Under Covid, artistic life has been an every day fight. With the closing of music venues, musicians had to reinvent themselves! Gilmas bright-sided the lockdown situation by producing numerous tracks in his Williamsburg digital studio, such as Sogno D’Italia, a tribute to the Italian people who suffered so much during the epidemic, where he mixes electronic sounds and operatic-like voices. In this challenging time, we were looking for inspirational people who made their name with their talent. Gilmas’ journey attracted us the most because his passion for Music forced him to change his field. Gilmas used to be a philosophy professor in Paris-La Sorbonne but his love for Music finally took over. As we say, where there is a will, there is a way. He listened to his heart and started his journey in Music; his E.P Starting Over, released in 2019, describes the excitement and challenges of change, in nostalgic and yet upbeat songs such as You Crazy You and Stalling.
Today his name comes in topmost music producer a self-made music producer who started Piano playing at 12 and then tried singing-writing and now producing songs and albums from the ground up with his own label, Get Started Music.
For his Music love, he went from Paris to New York: ‘I feel Paris and New York are twin cities, says Gilmas, ‘but the vibe here is more positive and inspiring for artists and entrepreneurs.’
Gilmas has also updated a lot in a musical career. Yes from simple music instruments to a new era of technological gadgets which help musicians produce some stunning tracks in just one fingertip.
He uses samples and loops, program beats but also plays and records live instruments such as bass, Piano, guitar, ukulele, mandolin, percussions, etc. Digital Music is a dream come true for control freaks like him.
Gilmas’ journey started as a singer-songwriter, accompanying the Piano. He did two albums in France the old-school way, in professional studios with session musicians but however satisfactory was the result, He always felt frustrated not to have total mastery of every part of the process.
As a musician, his dreams were high from the starting; he kept that hunger alive and decided to work on skills and make it big on his foot, not with others’ help. He developed all the significant expertise and became a package which was lethal than most in the market.
2020 has been the worst year of our time; we look for people who can inspire us from our home. So come up with the inspirational short story of a musician Gilmas. People like him we feel can inspire young talent who are losing hope in their life. We wish Gilmas all the best for his upcoming projects, and we hope he inspires more people with his musical journey.