Barbie and Wills write all original music together sharing ideas as each track is created. Barbie plays keys and does vocals. Wills plays keys, guitar, bass, drums and does some vocals as well as producing the recordings.
Barbie and Wills hope to impact someone in a positive way today.
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What Musical Genre Do You Feel Best Describes Your Music And How Would You Describe Your Sound?
Rock Genre. Our sound is primarily a melodic Rock sound. Some songs have different "flavors" of sounds which can cross genres
How Did You Get Your Name? Is There A Story?
Our Band name is Barbie Wills Dymond. Barbie and Wills are married and use the sir name Dymond in the band name.
What Are or Have Been Your Musical Influences?
Wills- Has always loved classic rock music. Bands like Fleetwood Mac, Styx and many more Barbie- has always loved R & B, Soul, Rock, Alternative Rock, Christian Rock. Life House, Mercy Me, Fleetwood Mac, Gino Vanelli, Chicago, John Legend and many more.
What Are You Working On Now? Any Future Collaborations We Can Look Forward To?
We are currently completing a track called "Make It Real" and music video will follow. With two songwriters in the home, there is always something in the works as creative ideas are put into action.
What Is Your Ultimate Goal In The Music Industry? What Is Your Plan Of Action?
First goal is to impact someone in a positive way with either a message heard within a song, a good feeling / inspiration or just simply to entertain someone for that moment in time. We are always looking for opportunity in the music world through a Publishing Deal, Record deal or what ever door can open us to more listeners.
What Is Your Favorite Track To Perform Live and Why?
We don't play shows as our music is all created at home in the studio. We do enjoy the jam sessions together in the studio as we experiment with songs.
What Has Been The Biggest Challenge In Your Career Thus Far?
Making the right contacts to be heard.
What’s Your Typical Songwriting Process?
We collaborate, as either one of us will come up with a Song Title, and then what we want the story to be about. We usually compose the music first. Wills will come up with the melody on the guitar, and, or Barbie will compose tune on the piano. We respect each other's ideas and come up with the final tune. Barbie usually writes the lyrics and piano. Wills does some lyrics as well. After we record the chord progression and tempo, we build the structure, Barbie sits down with lyrics and sings it. After vocals are recorded, Wills fills in on drums, base guitar and keys. He then does all editing and production.
How Has Social Media Influenced Your Career As An Artist?
We enjoy listening to other artists through all the available social sites. It also helps us get our music out to the world as well.
What Are Some Tracks and Artists Currently On Your Playlist?
We have a wide range of artists / tracks on the playlist. Some include: Molly Hatchet, Styx, Rush, Fleetwood Mac, Van Halen, Life House, Mercy Me, John Legend, Usher.
What Did You Do Before You Started Making Music?
Wills has been a Manager in the retail business world for many years. Wills also started very young playing music and enjoyed playing many shows around the state on Michigan. The serious writing of music stared when Barbie and Wills were jamming together for fun in spring of 2013.
Barbie took piano lessons for 9 years growing up, sang solos in church, was part of Youth Choir. She was also on a radio show called "Children's Bible Hour" for 7 years, singing in the choir and a trio. She was an R. N. for 23 years, after which she has been and is currently in Retail Management. She thought she could only play the piano, reading music. However, Wills inspired her to play by ear. Ever since then, that is how she composes and jams with Wills.
Any Advice For Young People (Men or Women) That Want To Succeed In The Music World?
We would say to just stay true to your own form of art and be genuine while still listening and learning from those who have already made an impact in the business.
What Would You Change In The Music Industry If You Were A Top Music Executive?
Try to create even more opportunity for the aspiring artist.
How Do You Feel About Originality?
We believe in authenticity!
Is There Anything Else We Should Know About You Or That You Would Like to Add?
We appreciate this opportunity and express thanks to many who have helped us so far along the way.