Sophomore Andy Putterman has always been interested in music, and this year he took a major step towards furthering his passion. The Westword sat down with Putterman to discuss his creative process and interest in music.
The Westword: When did you start singing?
Andy Putterman: I’ve been singing as long as I can remember.
TW: What got you interested in singing?
AP: Listening to the car radio and hearing the talent. The catchiness of songs helped me to get more involved in singing.
TW: What’s your favorite genre of music to listen to?
AP: R&B and Soul for sure.
TW: Do you take vocal classes?
AP: No, I do not.
TW: What’s it like having a song on ITunes?
AP: It’s really cool. It’s fun to be able to have created something original and to be able to share it with family, friends and the world.
TW: Who’s your biggest inspiration?
AP: Hmm that’s a tough one. I’d have to say Justin Timberlake.
TW: What’s your favorite time period in relation to music?
AP: Probably the early 2,000’s.
TW: Are you thinking about pursuing music in college?
AP: Probably not, because I think I want to pursue politics and law. But I’ll always have a passion for music and will continue to sing.
TW: What’s your favorite song right now?
AP: Right now? I would have to say Sorry by Justin Bieber.