One On One: Tesseract’s Daniel Tompkins discusses “Sonder”, synthwave, and side projects

One cannot accuse Tesseract vocalist Daniel Tompkins of not being a busy guy. Between being a father, a touring musician, and having numerous side projects, the amount of free time he has is likely very low. It’s probably for the best, though. Besides also being a gifted vocal teacher, his other projects Zeta and White Moth Black Butterfly are fairly well-known as well. As they should be – the former is an exciting synthwave/electropop project that also features Chimp Spanner mastermind Paul Antonio Ortiz and Katie Jackson (seriously, listen to the record below, it’s worth your time), and the latter a more ambient and trip-hop influenced album. Think Massive Attack, or somewhere close to it.

It’s that diversity which fuels Daniel, and we had the chance to finally chat with Daniel about coaching the next generation of vocalists, his work with Tesseract, and his two side projects. Give the audio a spin below!

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