10 Questions with Rising Country Artist Alex Stern
Thank you so much for talking with us and sharing your music Alex! At the end of the day, what do you hope is the message of your music? What do you hope people take away from your songs? I hope that people take away a feeling of honesty if they hear my music. I think we all want to find, feel and hear something that is authentic, so I hope they take away a trust in me that I’m always gonna give them music that’s created from a genuine place.
Who have been some of your biggest musical influences growing up and do the same artists currently continue to influence you now? Definitely Faith Hill and Shania Twain. Yes, they still both influence me to not limit the ways I approach my artistry and career. They both created music that blurred the lines of their genre and that mentality of boldness will always inspire me.
The best piece of advice you’ve ever been given about your music? Ignore your fears.Trust your instincts.
You’ve met a lot of people and musicians during your career. Who has made an impact on you and why? Meeting Luke Combs made an impact on me because he’s such a great example of someone who both works hard, treats everyone he meets with kindness and has the confidence to pave his own path. He’s the real deal both as a musician and as a person.
What song that you have recorded means the most to you and why? My newest single “The Choice," because it’s the most personal song I’ve recorded so far.
Where is your favorite place to eat in your hometown? Sadie’s of New Mexico
What is an example of a menu you would prepare if I came over? A New Mexican inspired menu with recipes from my hometown, Albuquerque.
What is your favorite dish to cook? Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas
How do you drink your coffee? Black
Finally, if you could be sponsored by one food/drink brand who would it be and why? For a drink it would be Top Chico, because it’s so refreshing and I drink it all the time. For food I would say RX Bars because they are healthy, easy to grab on the go and DELISH.