Recording his personal music was by no means the plan for Reese Fleming, however after time spent taking part in for his family and friends, he was impressed to share his music with others.
Fleming, senior in aerospace engineering, started his curiosity in music by taking part in the piano.
“I took piano classes in eighth grade for a few months, then I began educating myself from Youtube,” he stated.
When his brother was given a keyboard for Christmas one 12 months, Fleming stated he was the one who ended up taking part in it.
“I did the worship band at church in highschool,” he stated. “That was after I solely performed the piano after which I began studying guitar.”
As he obtained older, his musical pursuits expanded to incorporate guitar and songwriting. He stated he initially began an Instagram account for his family and friends to take heed to his music.
“My buddies had at all times listened to me play they usually have been just a little upset that going to school would pull individuals away from one another,” Fleming stated. “I made that account so my family and friends may sustain with what I’ve been doing.”
He most frequently posts on his Instagram account but additionally posts a few of his songs on his Soundcloud and uploads most to Spotify and Apple Music.
He stated he hopes to place two singles out this semester.
“I wrote a music again in Could that I recorded over the break and I’ve one other music that I recorded that I’m going to place out this semester,” Fleming stated. “We’re recording the drums this weekend.”
He additionally recorded acoustic units for each of the singles together with his pal who used a video digicam to movie him taking part in.
“[My friend is] engaged on placing these movies collectively, so I’ve acoustic units to advertise the precise songs every time that point comes round,” Fleming stated.
With an prolonged play known as “You, the Magnificent Solar” out on Spotify and Apple Music, which is a recording of considered one of his different acoustic units, Fleming is planning on including his new singles to each platforms as effectively.
On his Soundcloud, he has a music titled “We Purchase Gold,” which Fleming described as a sarcastic music about individuals obsessing over cash.
“I form of wrote that out of frustration [due to] a whole lot of my buddies or household simply by no means being glad with stuff they purchase and I don’t actually discover any connection to cash,” he stated.
Because the musician can be a graduating senior this semester, he expressed he will probably be focusing extra on college this semester and hopefully returning to a give attention to music after commencement.
“After commencement, I’m going to have much more free time to have the ability to learn to do music manufacturing on my computer systems so I wish to get into with the ability to produce any form of music that I wish to make whether or not that’s Indie or Jazz or some cool beats,” he stated.
Fleming additionally expressed that he desires to proceed to be taught new devices such because the bass.
“I don’t suppose it’s ever too late to start out music or choosing up new hobbies,” he stated. “I’ve a really wide selection of pursuits from house to music to faith, and I’m curious to see what I choose up subsequent sooner or later.”
Moreover, Fleming stated throwing himself into music has helped him develop as an individual.
“The largest factor for me was getting over the uncomfortableness of attempting new issues and that’s form of taught me to not be afraid to not be okay at issues,” he stated.