Xliro is a young English musician from the UK. Xliro started making music in his room when he was 15, he then later uploaded then songs on soundcloud. Now after improving and focusing he is now on the Spotify platform. Recently he has released the EP Cherries & Ice and we will be looking forward to hearing more music from him in the future!
How do you shut things out?
Sometimes it’s hard to fully shut something out, as it’ll always be at the back of your mind. Sometimes it’s best to face your problems face on and find the answer.
What’s your motto or the advice you live by?
Trail and error, if it doesn’t work the first time. Stop and wait for an answer. Nothing is impossible!
What’s your fondest musical memories? In your house? In your Neighbourhood or town?
I remember when me and my mates would go to bare parties and just get waved to music, like drum & bass and hard trance, really good summer memories. I hope to create more soon!
What instrument do you play?
To be honest I play no instruments, I’d like to learn one however. I just enjoy writing lyrics and just getting my feelings and emotion out through lyrics.
For our readers who have never heard your music, explain your sound in 5 words?
Night time cruising with friends.
Who are your inspirations?
My biggest inspirations would have to be everyone who came from nothing and became something, like if you came from absolutely nothing, you are a inspiration to me.
When and why did you start playing?
I’ve always been making music, even when I was younger. Music has always been a big part of me. I started making music properly when I was 15 I just wanted to find a way to vent emotion and feelings that I couldn’t tell anyone else.
Were you influenced by old records & tapes? Which ones?
Yes I was hugely influenced by loads of old records and tapes like my family are heavily into many different types of music from classical all the way to garage. So that has defiantly helped influence me to have a good taste in music.
Do you have any advice for anyone wanting to sing as a career or just advice about careers in general?
Yeah, don’t go all into it. Just keep doing what you are doing then it’ll gradually get speed then you’ll get where you wanna be!
You write all of your own music; where do you draw inspiration from when you write songs and what’s your favorite part about the proccess?
My favourite part would defiantly have to be hearing the finished product and enjoying hearing what I made!