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Many thanks to Elle Magazine for including me in their #ThisIs30 feature!

A brief excerpt from the interview:

What keeps you up at night? What’s your biggest concern right now?

My biggest concern at this point is that the city is changing so rapidly that it’s leaving its artists behind, and it’s leaving the middle class behind. So even though I’ve gotten to a certain point with my career … it’s never quite enough because the cost of living is going up and venues are closing. I love it here. I’ve committed my life to being here. Is it going to be possible for me to continue to be here and do what I love to do?

When you were 13, what did you think your life would be like at 30, and how is it different?

I come from like the wrongest wrong side of the tracks in New Mexico. I was raised by a guitarist. I’ve always known I wanted to be a guitarist. But … I had no idea that I would ever be able to get myself here. … I think part of the reason I’m still here is because I really wanted to give that life to that little kid.

Read the whole article here.

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