Quincy-bred artist gets Pharrell Williams Co-sign - Exclusive Q&A Interview
Updated: Jul 31, 2020
25-year-old Boston-bred singer, songwriter, and producer first ventured into music while in secondary school, fronting underground punk rock groups and touring the East Coast around 2010.
Boston recording artist glvsshouse built undeniable popularity with his magnetic sound and the recent hit, “games.” The irrefutable energy from the new artist received praise from one of music’s biggest names in superproducer Pharrell Williams. And with Skateboard P adding glvsshouse to his new compilation project, titled, I Am Other Vol.1. glvsshouse contributes with an exciting new song, titled “Broken & Lost.”
His most authentic song yet, he delves into his past darkness and describes the hold it has on you and how difficult it is to overcome. “Broken & Lost” is powerful, creative, engaging and so much more. It’s the perfect origin point for newfound fans whom will experience new music from glvsshouse and their favorite artists.
On making the new single, glvsshouse explains: “‘Broken & Lost’ is raw to me. It captures a stage in my life where self-destruction and addiction shattered relationships (both) new and old. Hopefully, this is something other people can relate to.”
Out now on all streaming platforms. I Am Other Vol.1 is also available now on Soundcloud. The ten-song project features guest appearances by KOTA The Friend, Ruuth, Mophead and many more. Check out his Instagram to see what he's working on.
Boston Culture: Where did you grow up? Glvsshouse: Quincy, MA. My Childhood was great. My parents exposed me to a lot of music. My mom put me onto motown music and my dad put me onto classic rock. These two genres shaped my ear for the sound I would eventually create.
Boston Culture: When did you first explore your talent as an artist? Glvsshouse: When I was in high school I kept trying to start punk rock bands. One of them actually had some traction. We did some shows and even performed at Van’s Warped Tour. Boston Culture: Your track "Games" has gained national spotlight. Glvsshouse: Games was my first release as Glvsshouse. I made it hungover after a long night of drinking. I was not expecting it to take on a life of its own like it has. I feel honored, blessed, and motivated. Boston Culture: How did you get plugged in with Olympus Projects? Glvsshouse: Peter Robinson has been a force in the Boston music scene since he was in high school. A few years ago I took one of his consulting courses and we hit it off. One of his goals was to produce a star out of Boston and help build an infrastructure for talent to rise up. Boston Culture: Have you been working with any new up and coming producers/artists? Who's on your dream project? Glvsshouse: Jake Mitchell a friend of mine/producer from MA. I have also worked closely with another producer from Mass, Mike Hector. I am currently building my dream project right now. Boston Culture: What was the best advice you got early in your career? Glvsshouse: Be myself. Stay consistent. Surround myself with a good team. Make the product jump off the shelf. Boston Culture:What inspires you to wake up everyday and stay focused, hungry and humble on your goals. Glvsshouse: My parents and my fans. Everyday I wake up with a goal to pour more of my heart and soul into the music than the day before. My songs are like a journal to me. It is where I vent and reflect on the things that weigh on me everyday. Boston Culture: What do you want to let your fans know that you haven't mentioned? Glvsshouse: EP soon!