An Interview With

Alex Berg

SEASON 4 | EPISODE 85 | 13 MAY 2024

Embracing Your Inner Musician: Alex Berg Shares Her Musical Journey

In this episode, indie musician Alex Berg joins me to discuss her creative process, upcoming EP “Unstruck Sound”, and the role of music in self-expression.

We explore how Alex uses songwriting to work through emotions like grief and loss, reflecting the 5 stages in her album.

Alex opens up about overcoming self-doubt and imposter syndrome as an artist, and how she draws inspiration across genres from jazz to folk. We talk about the therapeutic benefits of music, whether listening or creating, and how a good song can provide answers when you listen to your inner voice.

Alex shares her musical journey and the importance of live performances to her. She delivers an uplifting message about embracing your creativity through music, taking lessons, and supporting indie artists. Tune in for an inspiring chat about music, emotions, creativity, and finding your voice

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A BIT ABOUT

ALEX BERG

Alex Be, a talented singer and songwriter hailing from the beautiful city of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, has made a name for herself with her soul-stirring indie soul style. Widely acclaimed for her ability to exude raw emotion and power, as well as her versatility and sensitivity on stage, Alex Be captivates audiences and fellow performers alike.

Drawing from storytelling traditions and personal experiences, Alex Be’s songs elevate and mesmerize listeners. Her journey in music began at a young age, as she has been singing for as long as she can remember. At the age of 16, she took her passion beyond shower singing and started formal lessons. From there, her musical foundations, built through years in concert bands, seamlessly transitioned into contemporary music.

Alex Be’s love for music led her to pick up the guitar at 18, learning from a local instructor. When she made the big move from Montreal to Victoria, she continued her studies at the prestigious Victoria Conservatory of Music. In 2020, she graduated from the Music Performance diploma program, and later completed a Graduate Certificate in Music Composition at Humber College in Toronto.

Despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, Alex Be prioritized live performances, delighting audiences in sold-out solo shows and performances with her beloved R&B community band.

Having received immense love and support from her local community, Alex Be feels privileged and is thrilled to be working towards making her mark on the broader Canadian music scene.

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DURING OUR CHAT

Alex & I DISCUSSED

⏰ Timecodes ⏰

Around 2:22 mark – Alex B shared about her upcoming album “Unstruck Sound” which explores the stages of grief through its songs.

Around 17:47 – They discussed Alex’s musical influences and favorite genres – jazz, R&B and folk

Around 24:19 – Alex talked about the therapeutic nature of music, both in listening and creating/performing

Around 26:01 – Birgit encourages listeners to support indie artists like Alex and explore making music themselves

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