#49 OKIEM - On creating sensory experiences through music and finding your meaning of success
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#49 OKIEM - On creating sensory experiences through music and finding your meaning of success Okiem (@OkiemOfficial) is an exceptional Pianist and Composer who's music is described as "cinematic classical”. He creates his signature sound by combining piano, orchestral instruments and synthesisers. He has toured on keyboards for many of the biggest artists in the music industry from Leona Lewis, to Tinie Tempah, to Boy George. Prior to that he toured with Russian sensation Sergey Lazarev which involved relocating to Moscow for 3 years. Okiem wrote 3 songs for Sergey’s album ‘Electric Touch’ (Certified Gold) including the song ‘Instantly’ which featured on the Hollywood movie ‘The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader’. This unique wealth of experience with top class artists helps to shape his unique sound, compositions, and astounding live performance that continues to captivate his audiences. Okiem has been compared to composers such as Ludovico Einaudi and Olafur Arnalds. His contemporary take on the classical genre is expressed in the debut solo album XIRO which he recently launched and is now performing with his collective of astounding musicians that he has called The Infinity Orchestra. WHAT WE CHAT ABOUT -Creating sensory experiences through music -The process of song writing -Moving to Moscow to tour with biggest Russian pop-star -Saying no to Leona Lewis -Getting slated by Simon Cowell on live TV -Navigating self-promotion and ego -What it means to be successful -Positive personal development habits - 10% off Liforme yoga mats with affiliate code THEHUSLERS 37% on the MP website with affiliate code THEHUSLERS 25% off The Huslers online platform with code THEHUSLERS25 (25% off single 12 month membership or reoccurring monthly membership until cancellation)
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