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[MAGAZINE] MEET THE PRODUCERS: STEFAN PONCE

  • THE GRAMMY-NOMINATED CHICAGO PRODUCER SPEAKS ON HIS INSPIRATIONS

    Firstly, briefly introduce yourself.
    I am Stefan Ponce AKA YUNG JOHN TITOR. I’m from where the Matrix takes place and where Candyman is from: Chicago.

    How would you describe your style of production?
    If you mixed kale with pizza and then added some poop… you’ll have something terrible to eat while listening to my music that’s inspired by all genres.

    What would you say are the most popular beats you’ve created?
    That one that has a lot of plays on SoundCloud.

    What is your favourite song you’ve worked on and why?
    That one I made with my rapper guy friend and it ended up being a fun song.

    Do you think that production software is becoming more accessible to just anyone is a good or bad thing for music?
    Of course. I mean you buy a Mac and it has Garageband on it. I did the drum programming to [Chance the Rapper’s] ‘Good Ass Intro’ and a lot of my early beats on Garageband. I think the more creative people we have in the world is a good thing.

    What influences you as a producer?
    Stuff…. things… objects.. sounds….. butts… cats.. dogs….and interviews with Viper Magazine.

    How did you begin making music? Was it a particular influence or circumstance?
    There was always art being created at my house. I was born to create and be a creator. I honestly wish I had a better story but making music has always felt just as natural as breathing.

    What draws you to creating instrumentals?
    I don’t draw when I create instrumentals =( Should I try it? I read a lot of books when I do.

    @stefanponce

    Photo by Bryan Allen Lamb

    Read the full article in the Spring Summer 2015 issue of Viper Magazine. Buy a copy here.

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