After a breakthrough yr, Dom Dolla acquired his first-ever Grammy nomination for greatest remix recording of his remix of “New Gold” by the Gorillaz and Tame Impala, and to have fun, he sat down with Billboard‘s Katie Bain to debate how he discovered in regards to the nod.
“I used to be in mattress, I awoke, checked my telephone and began swearing,” he remembers with amusing. “It was a bizarre morning. Actually, again dwelling in Australia, it’s the one award that each one of my Australian family and friends perceive is the very best nationwide honor of music. It’s been the best half. I used to be again dwelling in Australia and all my pal and household had been bugging out.”
He continued, “I used to be pondering of inviting my mother over and bringing her to the. I get pleasure from sharing these moments with household.”
As for the place he will get inspiration to create music, Dom says that it’s very private. “A whole lot of the time, it’s turning my telephone off, having a espresso, going by — I’ve a folder of inspiration of issues that I really like, whether or not that’s moods or vocals that I like or sure tones or sounds that I actually get pleasure from,” he explains. “It’s simply each track that I ever listened to that I used to be a fan of rising up put right into a blender that in my mind and spat out the opposite aspect.”
The 66th annual Grammy Awards will air reside on Sunday (Feb. 4) on CBS at 8 p.m. ET. Watch Billboard‘s full interview with Dom Dolla above.