Tell us about yourself, who are you and where do you come from?
I am Rikky Schumann. I live in Göttingen, Germany. The R.S.B. (Rikky Schumann Band) is a multi-genre project i started with Katja (Synthesizer and Brass) The new single is with italian singer Jenny Dolly, a wonderful, dreamy voice.
How was your passion for music born? Who are your idols?
The first music was played to me by my father. Mostly Johnny Cash, Bill Haley and Elvis. Later the Kinks and Beatles influenced me. As a teen i joined a punk band as a guitarist, later i played bebop jazz and now i listen to all kinds of music.
What kind of music do you do?
Multigenre. Every song i write gets the style that suits the message best. Sometimes Rock, sometimes Blues, Synthpop or Folk.
What is the most important song for you? What message do you want to convey to the listener?
„Into This Now“ It tells the story of passion, love and mistakes.
Why should a listener who doesn’t know you listen to your music?
The R.S.B. music is never boring and ever changing. A multiverse of change.
What are your future projects? Where do you see yourself 5 years from now?
We will produce a song with a famous producer to reach more audience for our songs.
Tell our readers a funny episode that happened in your career as an artist.
Of course when our singer got offered a pill before a gig by a stranger who had a bunch of pills inhis hand. The singer took all and swallowed them. The stranger was shocked and told us to observe the singer while the gig. It has been a crazy gig and the audience loved the strange moves and looks of our singer.