Kyle Van Sickle is one of the members from Kevin Dyled, a local Kelowna band that is currently working on a new album at Music City Studio.Their nomination states, "I just watched them recording their second album in the studio the past few nights – they are amazing." In anticipation of their forthcoming album, Kyle took some time to answer our In Focus questionnaire.
What is your name?
What do you always find yourself saying?
Live life to the fullest
If you could spend one whole day with anyone in the world who is currently alive, who would you select?
Mark Tremonti- Amazing guitar player who has inspired alot of our music.
If you were to receive any existing public award, what award would you like to win?
Rock n Roll Hall Of Fame... If that doesn't count then maybe Noble Peace Prize
If you could spend a day with any historical figure, who would you choose?
Johnny Cash- One of the most inspirational musicians off all time, he has written hundreds of songs. Just to be able to hear him sing live would be amazing.
Who inspires you?
Our family, Friends and Fans
What are 3 things on your bucket list?
1-Get a record deal
2-Raise money for Charity by playing shows
3-Write a platinum record
If you had an enormous yacht, what would you name it?
Carlton -yes from Fresh Prince
If you could foresee a single day of your future in its entirety, what date would you select?
Signing a record deal
What are you passionate about?
What has been your favourite day of your life, up to this point?
Any day we get to go in to the studio and record and write music
What has been your proudest accomplishment?
Getting our first cheque from iTunes, just knowing there are people out there who are listening to our music and downloading it.
Where is your favourite place to dine in Kelowna?
What is your favourite activity or event in Kelowna?
Get as many people to listen to our music as possible
If you could achieve one thing within your field, what would it be?
Signing a record deal
Where do you want your business/organization to be in 5 years?
Playing the biggest shows in front of the biggest crowds
Who do you consider to be a forerunner within your field?
Too many to name
What 3 qualities do you feel that your business/organization exemplifies?
What would you like to say to your employees/volunteers?
We couldn't do it with out you!
How does your business/organization impact the community?
Music in general has a huge impact on the community.
If you were trapped in an elevator with several wealthy investors from any field, which field would you want them to be experts in? What would say to them/talk about?
We would want them to be experts in the music industry. Talk to them about investing in our music and show them some of our music on Itunes.
If I could change 1 thing about Kelowna, it would be:
Nothing. Kelowna is amazing
What do you think makes Kelowna great?
Kelowna is the perfect size city with so much to do. We have a great WHL team and an amazing music scene. We are surrounded by lakes, rives and mountains which gives endless possibilites to outdoor activities. Couldn't ask for a better place to live.
Some general comments I would like to share are:
We just want to share our music with as many people as possible and hope people enjoy listening to it as much as we love writing it.
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