The Recording Academy Texas Chapter played host for GRAMMYs On The Road At Austin City Limits Music Festival during the festival's 10th anniversary from Sept. 16–18 at Zilker Park in Austin, Texas. The Chapter conducted exclusive backstage interviews with artists performing at the festival, including rap/R&B artist/MC Theophilus London and Americana singer/songwriter Hayes Carll.
London discussed his songwriting process, social media, recording his new album, Timez Are Weird These Days, and advice for aspiring artists.
"I start working on the music first, and then build the melody around [it]," said London on songwriting. "A lot of it [is] from my point of view of fantasy."
Carll discussed musical influences, his biggest career moment, songwriting, and advice for aspiring musicians.
"Just get out and do it," said Carll regarding his advice for aspiring musicians. "Almost everything good that's come in my career has been a result of going out and playing."
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