We had the good fortune of connecting with Space Lounge and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Space, is your business focused on helping the community? If so, how?
I like to think that running a page like Space Lounge helps to put ambient, experimental, and sound design music in front of a wider audience. I had very little knowledge about sound design prior to stumbling across a few obscure IG posts, and as I started finding more and more, eventually I couldn’t get enough! I think most people would find it both as musically stimulating as it is visually, most times, and most likely have a similar reaction. My goal is to maximize that possibility.

Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
I’ve been a blue collar worker for the majority of my adult life, working every job from restaurant work to salaried office jobs. I’m currently employed at a medical marijuana lab and finding my place within the industry. The cannabis industry is very fast, and extremely demanding, which makes my creative endeavors much harder, however, it’s afforded me the money I require to continue pushing Space Lounge, and myself, even further!

Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
Allentown is easily the worst place I’ve ever lived as a creative person. There’s no music scene and it wears on my soul. That being said, the food here is phenomenal, and there’s no shortage of any particular nationality of cuisine. I’m currently planning on moving my wife and I to Sacramento, California to be closer to Devon and other creative types, however, the food here in Allentown is something we’ll both surely miss!

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
If I had never crossed paths with Devon Blue Whitaker AKA Boy Indigo via Instagram, I would never have had the inspiration to even start the Space Lounge community. Devon has been a constant source of inspiration and a confidant of sorts. He’s one of the most talented artists I know, and because our connection on IG became so strong, we’ve even visited each other’s homes. Him living in California, and me in Pennsylvania.

Website: www.welcometospacelounge.com

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/welcome.to.space.lounge

Image Credits
First photo by @northgamestudio on IG

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