Josh Islas

Writer + Wordsmith

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Hey! I'm Josh Islas and I write lyrics. I've been writing for over 10 years and have a knack for taking elusive emotions and putting them into meaningful words.

A lyricist with an appreciation for craft cocktails and a penchant for eating too many donuts. Fuel with high grade caffeine. For optimal results, avoid exposure to vegan meat alternatives.

Contact me through the green button above and let's get to work.

Interview with Josh Islas

  1. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  2. A: Lyric creating and editing

  3. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  4. A: Conor Oberst, Marcus Mumford, Freddie Mercury, Bob Dylan, Elliot Smith, Kanye West

  5. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  6. A: A cup of coffee, a shot of whiskey, a weathered notebook, and a ball-point pen.

  7. Q: What's your typical work process?

  8. A: Drink, write, repeat.

  9. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  10. A: Emotional depth.

  11. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  12. A: Empathy and analogy.

  13. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  14. A: Lyrically driven pop and rock.

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