We reached out to Singer/Songwriter Bryant Waghorn, the genius behind Solomon's Architects for an interview. Fresh off his latest album, 'The Edge Of It All', Solomon's Architects is just getting started.
1) When did you realise that you had a passion for music?
When I was 5 years old I got my first guitar. My grandfather also taught me how to play a mandolin. As far back as I can remember I always had a love for music.
2) Who are your main inspirations as an artist?
All my influences are from music I listened to avidly in my younger years, such as local Windsor band The Tea Party, Our Lady Peace, and the Tragically Hip. Musically my producer and I are both fans of Muse also.
As a vocalist I have to say my ultimate inspiration was Freddy Mercury. You can tell he had a passion for music and for life. He breathed life into his songs with his lyric and melody writing.
3) What would you like to achieve as an artist?
My goal is to make at least one song that over a million people will hear. My more lofty goals include performing at venues such as the casino auditorium someday. And perhaps doing more than a solo project and actually getting a full band together, so I can focus on vocals and be the lead singer I was born to be.
4) What is your most memorable moment while being an artist?
My album release party on September 27th, 2019, at the Thirsty Butler in Windsor Ontario, when I released my first album that spanned 17 years of writing, "The Edge of it All," was the most exciting day so far. We had a great turnout and everyone was very supportive of our new release .
5) Who is the biggest artist you’ve worked with?
I guess that's my producer, Luc Michaud. He is part of a popular gig band in Windsor, and he was also a part of a well known band called "One Man's Opinion". His electric guitar riffs, bass lines and excellent drums , as well as his mixing and producing work, have greatly enhanced my vision for "Solomon's Architects" releases.
6) Tell us a little more about your recent project?
The new album dropping spring 2020, called "Jet Fuel Juliet," is a testament to the progress Luc and I have made in our sound as "Solomon's Architects," and I am excited to release 13 tracks of brand new music , all of which I wrote since September, so yes, we have been very busy in the studio. I believe there are a few potentially viral hits on this new album, and truly cannot wait for release!
7) What should we be looking forward to from you in the future?
I intend to continue to put out a lot of new content. Fans of "Solomon's Architects" will have no time to be bored waiting for new music. You will also see my side project soon, called "Weird Flex" which will be a light fun EDM style solo project, but this won't delay any new releases from "Solomon's Architects!"
We may also release more music videos. If you check out "Solomon's Architects" on YouTube, you will find a lot of music videos, all of which were a lot of fun to plan and the one that we shot locally was a blast.
Is there anything else you would like to tell our readers?
I would love to thank everyone around the world who is listening to "Solomon's Architects" album, "the Edge of it All." We had 28,000 listeners on Spotify during the month of December 2019, which is a very encouraging number. I have high hopes for the future, especially the album we are currently working on, "Jet Fuel Juliet."
I also want to say I'm going to continue to release music no matter what, because I'm never giving up on my dream to write music and travel the world on tour someday as lead singer of a full band.