A Chat with Fish and Scales (20.07.23)

Encapsulating the mystical wonderment of folk music, German musician Fish and Scale (also known as Roland Wälzlein) searches for fulfillment and freedom in his tender melodies. We spoke with Fish and Scales about his EP Wonderfulwhat music means to him, life experiences and much more.

OSR: Cliché question but what drew you to music? What made you decide to pursue a career in music?

Fish and Scales: It was not a decision, I just followed my passion. 🙂

OSR: What does music mean to you?

Fish and Scales: Music can be a doorway to a mystical world in us, it could lead us to a place full of miracles,
I try to go there more and more and music helps me in this way.

OSR: What can you tell us about your EP Wonderful? Is there a backstory or theme to it?

Fish and Scales: Most of my songs are inner dialogues between the mind and an all-knowing inner entity. The new EP Wonderful describes the search for fulfillment and the final insight that everything we are looking for is already there and no longer needs to be found, because it is within us.

OSR: If you could change one thing about Wonderfulwhat would it be and why?

Fish and Scales: There is nothing to change. 🙂

OSR: What do you hope people take from your music?

Fish and Scales: Maybe they are just as touched by the songs as I was when I wrote them.

OSR: What was the most exciting thing about creating the video?

Fish and Scales: There are orbs in the video. 😉

OSR: What life experiences have helped you grow into the person you are now?

Fish and Scales: There are experiences in my life that influence my songwriting, especially the ones where I experienced life in full depth.

OSR: What is one thing you are truly grateful for?

Fish and Scales: I am grateful that I was able to experience what it means to recognize being here.

OSR: Do you have future plans as Fish and Scale?

Fish and Scales: Hopefully a tour through the USA one day.

OSR: Do you have a message for our readers?

Fish and Scales: Yes… give a try to my music.

Many thanks to Fish and Scale for speaking with us! For more from Fish and Scale, check out his official website, Facebook, Instagram and Spotify.

This artist was discovered via Musosoup #sustainablecurator

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