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GET FUTURISTIC TRENDSETTER aka Mark Holiday

Happy Futuristic Year everybody! We entering really exciting era, where futuristic music, fashion and lifestyle will be dominating. To start this year right, we posting our exclusive interview with one of the most talented futuristic music producers – Trendsetter. He is also known as Mark Holiday. His music is incomparable, but still his style is like essential mixture of Daft Punk and Timbaland, with a bit of underground techno sound.

Mark already produced few really awesome beats and official remixes for artists like Dawn Richard (from Diddy Dirty Money), Trina, Platinum R&B singer Mya, Platinum UK based R&B singer Mark Morrison, Cheri Dennis, Rye Rye, Lumidee, Platinum Russian Hip-Hop singer Timati aka Black Star, Tony Williams, MC Jin (ex Ruff Ryders artist), Porscha Coleman, Brazilian singer Fernanda Porto, Tokyo Diiva, Really Doe, Shaka Dee, and many other great artists or our time.

His music style is his own invention – “Futuristic Hip-Hop” and “Futuristic Pop”. He received compliments from LL Cool J, Christina Milian, Flo Rida, Jordyn Taylor, just to name a few. Trendsetter producing music for 7 years already, since he was 17. Last year was very successful for his music career. So we decided to ask him few questions about his current work and future plans:

G.F. – Hello dear Mr.Holiday. First of all, from all Get Futuristic team, we want to thank you for supporting our blog, and futuristic movement in general!

Trendsetter: – It’s my pleasure guys, this is mutual support, I’m really glad to be involved!

G.F. – Seems like Futuristic trend become Worldwide contagious in 2010. How long do you pushing this style to the mainstream?

Trendsetter: – Well, I must say that Futuristic style was present whole past decade, remember influential tunes from Kanye West and Timbaland? great futuristic collections from Alexander McQueen and Balenciaga… But it is amazing how young street fashion trendsetters can be influential on mainstream!! I mean when designers like Stevie Boi, Coco & Breezy aggressively pushing their fresh futuristic accessories to celebrities, a lot of people picked that trend, and now we can see people wearing futuristic style on the streets all over the World! As to me, I’m writing futuristic music for seven years now. And finally It become demanded. =))

G.F.  – As you know we done exclusive interview with one of your colleagues – Dawn Richard from Diddy Dirty Money. She told us that you have few surprises for futuristic music fans. Can you tell us a little bit about it?

Trendsetter: – That’s right! We have a lot of surprises for you!! Dawn Richard is incredibly talented artist, I’m really lucky and honored to work with her. I think we suit each-outer very well creatively, musically. I’m having great time producing music for her, I’m already produced a lot of tracks for her personally and also we working together on songs for other artists, but that’s all I can tell for now! =)

G.F. – Who are you planning to work in 2011?

Trendsetter: – I’m not planning anything really, but I’m going to produce more tracks for Dawn, Mya, G.O.O.D. Music artist – Really Doe, because they like my music, and we all interested in mutual collaboration.

G.F. – We know that you collaborating with several FUTURISTIC fashion designers and brands. Please tell us a bit about it.

Trendsetter: – YES!! Futuristic fashion is my passion! =) I’m having great time collaborating with Steven Cornellz Casablanca Strawder aka Stevie Boi. I rock his masterpiece products on various photo-shoots, and I produced exclusive music for his video AD campaign and fashion show. Also I’m collaborating with Spanish eye-wear brand “Burciaga”, Incredibly talented designer Bukola Are from HVS. I’m also honored to work with one of the best Russian designers – Leonid Romanov.  I’d love to work with more talented designers and artists in nearest future! I’m open for collaboration! =)

G.F. – What is your prediction for futuristic movement in 2011?

Trendsetter: – I’m sure it will grow globally! With great help of Tron: Legacy movie, music of Daft Punk, and my great effort of-course! =)

G.F. – Who are you dreaming to work with?? =)

Trendsetter: – I would love to work with Mylene Farmer and Kanye West someday =)

G.F. – Do you have anything to say for futuristic people of the World?

Trendsetter: – Stay positive! Stay inventive! Stay fresh! Stay intelligent! Stay creative!! Futuristic is the MOVEMENT! LOVE

With all “Get Futuristic” crew we join Mark Holiday and wishing you to stay creative! We are at the beginning of exiting year, and decade. This is just the beginning!

P.S. Here is few videos from youtube with Mark Holiday music:

TRENDSETTER’s OFFICIAL TWITTER

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with DAWN RICHARD. via GET FUTURISTIC

Dawn Angelique Richard is not just incredibly talented singer / songwriter and dancer, she really is music trendsetter! She is musical and fashion idol of futuristic movement. Dawn Richard style is always fresh and unpredictable. Her music is innovative and futuristic. And that’s why we love her! =) Recently we had amazing opportunity to ask Dawn few questions about her style and future plans, and she was extremely nice and answered em exclusively for our blog. So here they are:

G.F. – You are one of the most stylish artists in industry! Internet are full of pictures where you rocking futuristic style! We love it!! =) Please name us your favorite fashion brands?

Dawn – My favorite brands …hmm… I adore the Row, Alexander Wang , and Chloe… But I appreciate any line that inspires and reinvents 🙂

G.F. –  We absolutely in love with your work! We enjoying your solo songs as well as in Dirty Money Band. Futuristic style dominates in your music! Are you planning on going in that direction in future?

Dawn – I definitely think my music in the future will heavily be influenced by Dirty Money. A lot of my and Kalenna’s soul went into Last train to Paris. So whatever comes next the story and the sound will continue and evolve as well.

G.F. – Recently we’ve noticed that one of our favorite futuristic musicians Mark Holiday (Trendsetter), tweeting about you. Are you guys working together?

Dawn – Mark is great! We definitely have some surprises for you guys.

G.F. – Again to your flow in fashion, are you planning to launch your own clothing or accessories line?

Dawn – I do see a clothing line in the future… I actually have sketches and fabrics I’ve been playing with. Fashion has always been a secret pleasure of mine for a long time.

G.F. – We are super-excited about your future album “A-Tell Tale Heart”. Please tell us a little bit about it? what producers and artists should we expect in it?

Dawn – A tell-tale heart- is a musical journal. I have had a hard run these past 5 years… I’ve worked extremely hard and went through a lot to finally be able to tell my story. And this is it…. If you fell in my heart and took a look around this music would be what you hear…

G.F. – random question… Who’s your celebrity star crush? =)

Dawn – My secret crush is Zoe Kravitz. She is a hottie

Short bio:

Dawn is a former member of the musical group Danity Kane, from 2005 to 2009. She is currently a member of the group Dirty Money, along with label head Sean “Diddy” Combs and another singer/songwriter named Kalenna Harper. Dawn’s debut solo album will be titled “A Tell-Tale Heart”, no release date information has been announced as of yet. The first single from the album is a track called “Bottles”, featuring Trina. Right now she is also working with Trendsetter (producer) for her upcoming album.

Interview was taken by Veronika Burciaga, exclusively for “Get Futuristic” network.

Autumn 2010

P.S. Few photos for Dawn Richard fans:

Get Futuristic Ken Dahl interview

Today we want you to meet up and coming star, futuristic pop music artist Ken Dahl. He had released his name titled album recently, and if you are a fan of modern pop music, you should check it out. We always wondering about his style, and he pleasantly agreed to answer on our questions, so here is the exclusive interview with Ken Dahl:

Veronika: We see you everywhere in internet rocking those futuristic shades. Who made those?

Ken Dahl: Thank you! They’re designed by Coco&Breezy!

Veronika: It seems like you’re huge fan of futuristic style. Please name us your favorite fashion brands?

Ken Dahl: I’m really into new and upcoming designers, especially Chad Leon and Coco&Breezy!

Veronika: Regarding your music, It’s awesome! We really enjoying it! You have some futuristic style in your music as well. Are you planning on going in that direction in future?

Ken Dahl: Most definitely. I love anything that’s fresh and forward. I never like looking like anyone else!

Veronika:What you favorite music producers are?

Ken Dahl: Gene “Garlic Bread” Thompson and Matthew Kurz

Veronika: Your next step… To record album? or maybe you wand to launch your own clothing line??

Ken Dahl: I have a new video for my song “Lucifer” coming up soon, as well as “F^ck Dat N^gga”. And I have some performances coming up, including New Jersey Pride on Sep 12!

Veronika: Who are you planning to work with in nearest future?

Ken Dahl: Right now I’m networking, now that the album is done — with DJs, event organizers and more! It’s going to be a fun ride.

Veronika: random question… Who’s your celebrity crush? =)

Ken Dahl: Definitely Jamie Foxx. 😀 Since I was little I’ve crushed on him.

Interview was taken and posted by Veronika Burciaga