Hi Kary. Can you give us a bit about your background, and what got you into music?
I studied music and visual art when I was in college. I took music classes as a hobby ‘coz I was always a huge music fan since I could remember and I secretly wanted to be a musician or a singer when I was a kid. However, the thought of being a music artist was kinda diminished after I grew up. I thought I would be a graphic designer working a 95 job. It is amazing how life works itself out, I got hired as a producer/songwriter before I graduated. And I never really looked for a job as a graphic designer after that.
You have two personas, the good girl, and bad girl… so which one is doing this interview and why?
Haha, people always ask me which “Kary Sit” are they talking to and they get excited if they are talking to the provocative Kary Sit who dresses in sexy black outfit. Unfortunately, I am the girl next door type most of the time. My alterego only kicks in when no one’s around or during weird hours. I guess it’s good that it is still under my control and I am the one doing this interview ‘coz my alterego doesn’t have much patience.
Having worked with so many other talented singers, and producers, what have you learned from these experiences?
I’ve learned a lot from them. Each artist has his own talent and skills. They all have little tricks in music and recordings. I picked up their tricks when working with them which helped me so much down the road. I also learned a lot about life and the music industry when working with them. I can never learn those from school.
Your videos have incredible production value… it’s very impressive. What inspires these unique locales, and set designs?
Well, thanks so much to my amazing production team in Hollywood and my video director Crystal Wortman! She’s an amazing director and producer in the movie and TV industry. I basically brainstormed with her and I told her how I visioned myself and my fantasies in my videos. Then she turned my vision into execution and brought it to life. I love working with her. I also have to thank her for believing in me and my crazy fantasies. It was funny when she made a comment about me being her first artist turned her hospital set into the sexiest dance scene. Of course the whole production team was amazing and very talented to work with, without anyone of them it would not have been possible.
You’ve done a great deal of work in Japan, how does the American audience differ from Japanese?
They are very different and I actually love them all. American audience are more direct and upfront, they get excited easily and they are very passionate, in opposed to Japanese audience are slower to warm up but they are very loving. Both are very supportive in different ways.
Can you tell us about some of your favorite TV spots, or performances?
It’s very hard to say because every TV spot and performance is different, and of course the crowds, the response and the atmosphere are very unique too. I guess in general, every artist loves to perform to a happy and responsive crowd.
Where can we pick up a copy of your music?
Sure! You can go to most of the online digital music stores to get my music. Here are a few
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Interviewing Pop Star Kary Sit