If you’re an avid Kenyan EDM fan, then the stagename Sketch Mazing (LT Beats) is certainly not new. I first encountered Sketch on a trap beat, but this has changed with time, showcasing his fluidity in the beat-making skills. Real name, Michael Kiruti, Sketch is an EDM producer and remixer from Nairobi.
I caught up with Sketch and did some quick 101. Check this out.
What style of music do you identify with, and do you pursue a specific theme in your art?
Trap, chillstep, dubstep and Tropical house . No i don’t. I have different themes in the different genres that i do.
Collaborating with a well know artist in the industry and that’s one Kavyo Kforce in the track Stamina.
How has your musical journey been? Have you faced any challenges?
It’s been tough. …haven’t gotten much exposure so far and am currently only able to reach an audience of less than 2 thousand. The main challenge has been marketing of music.
What do you do outside music?
I am an animator and motion graphic artist. (Check out @Vizor Studios)
Name three artists you’d like to be compared to?
Fabian Mazur, Jahlil beats and Kygo.
What can’t you do without?
Earphones and anime
Good upcoming kenyan artists getting less support than bogus boring mainstream artists. (That’s deep – let’s support our own!)
Let’s take our music to the next level!! (Heck yeah!)
Sketch Mazing on Soundcloud