Alex Wong
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We would love to have you play here in Sacramento, CA. Would you be interested in playing a house concert in my home while you are in the bay area in September?


Alex Wong responded on 07/29/2012
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hello! i'd love to talk to you more about this! please shoot me an email at alex@highceilingsmusic.com and we can figure it out. thanks again,
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Is it still possible to get the album? coz I couldn't get in acityonalake.com.


Alex Wong responded on 07/29/2012
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hi there, you can now buy the physical album on the website by clicking the "buy now" menu button. sorry for the delay! thanks for listening! a

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What are the dates for Japan? I don't see them in the Tour Calendar, above.


Alex Wong responded on 03/20/2012
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hi hunter, the tour dates are posted here: http://highceilingsmusic.com/tour.php

hope to see you there!
alex

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What are you going to be doing on the Japan tour?


Alex Wong responded on 03/19/2012
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hi hunter, i will be there playing drums with Ximena Sarinana (ximenamusic.com). we will be in tokyo, if you have some good recommendations for things to do/see/eat we'd love to know! cheers, a

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Do you register your songs just as you finish writing them or do you let them "gel"a little and do it as a group or album? It must feel good when someone wants to do one of your songs.


Alex Wong responded on 10/08/2011
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do you mean with a copyright/PRO? i don't typically register songs until they've been recorded in their final form. i like to play songs live for a while before committing them to a recording as well. i've only had a few people cover my songs but it does feel pretty damn great...

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When a project you're working on doesn't get the exposure or just due you feel it deserves, who do you call? You have a ton of fans, muscians, radio personalities and that ilk. Can we help?


Alex Wong responded on 10/08/2011
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hey there, thanks for the question and sorry for the delay! i typically call ghostbusters, but when they don't pick up i just keep on making more music. you can't really dwell on why something is or is not successful... there are so many factors that are beyond your control. i find a better way to channel that energy if you're frustrated about something not blowing up the way you thought it should has been to try to outdo yourself on the next one. thanks so much for the offer to help! you can definitely help by spreading the word, encouraging people to buy my music and spreading the word some more :) i really appreciate the support! cheers, a

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Who do you listen to when you're chillin'? When you need a quick infusion of "muse"? or you're out on the town? Is it like a winemaker who is embarassed to be seen drinking someone else's brew?


Alex Wong responded on 03/24/2011
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man, i couldn't stand to only listen to my own music! when there's so much amazing stuff out there... i like to listen to anything that catches my ear and makes me stop what i'm doing and concentrate on it. currently listening to the new Elbow, Beady Eye, Alyson Greenfield, Borromeo Quartet, Jay Z, Alternate Routes...

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are you surprised by which songs become popular vs unnoticed, or do you know which songs will appeal to your audience more? do you write to your current audience or new listeners or just for yourself?


Alex Wong responded on 03/24/2011
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sometimes i finish a song and know the audience will like it... sometimes i'm completely shocked. i always write with the audience in mind on some level... i really believe songwriting and performing is a two way street, and i want people to get what i'm saying, to feel what i'm expressing... so i think i can't be too completely self involved in that process.

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What does "High Ceilings Music" mean in relation to your work and/or yourself?


Alex Wong responded on 03/24/2011
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High Ceilings was the name of the first song i wrote where i was really proud of the writing and production at the time. i look back on it and cringe but i remember the feeling i had when i made it and want that feeling whenever i create something new. it also represents a roomy, natural sound and lofty mindset where thoughts have plenty of room to float around in the space over my head :)

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to establish new neural pathways for those folks who have lost or weakened pathways(like in multiple sclerosis)it's proven that learning to play a new instrument is beneficial. What would be yours?


Alex Wong responded on 03/24/2011
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um, what would be my new instrument?

at this point in time, the next instrument i want to learn is the clarinet...