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00:00 Introduction and Background
02:06 Early Influences and Musical Journey
07:01 Discovering Rock Music and Forming Bands
11:15 Challenges and Trauma in the Desert
13:46 Influence of Kurt Cobain and Resentment
15:33 Starting to Play Professionally
18:59 Transition to Solo Career
22:36 Review of Songs: Razorlike
23:58 Review of Songs: Poet of the Damned
29:59 Review of Songs: Fader
32:47 Review of Songs: The Demon
36:37 Review of Songs: Hideaway
38:42 Confronting Childhood Trauma
50:31 Favorite Guitars
56:06 Worst Gig Ever
57:50 First Album Bought
01:05:12 Unforgettable Moments
01:11:57 Lessons from Getting Older
01:14:12 Best Decision Made
01:16:07 Important Lessons from Father
01:19:00 Lessons from Father and Mother
01:20:43 Hobbies and Interests
01:21:26 Favorite Travel Destinations
01:22:35 Best Advice Received
01:24:50 Most Fun Experience
01:25:30 Personal Growth and Change
In this Imaad Wasif interview: Imaad, a musician, artist, guitarist, songwriter, and singer, shares his musical journey and influences with Craig Garber on the Everyone Loves Guitar podcast. Ahmad discusses growing up in Western Canada and the challenges his family faced due to religious persecution.
He talks about discovering rock music and forming bands, as well as the impact of Kurt Cobain and the grunge era. Imaad also shares his transition to a solo career and the inspiration behind some of his songs, including ‘Razorlike,’ ‘Poet of the Damned,’ ‘Fader,’ and ‘The Demon.’ He also discusses his collaboration with Karen O for the movie ‘Where the Wild Things Are.’
In this part of the conversation, Imaad Wasif discusses his experience with childhood trauma and the importance of confronting it. He also shares his favorite guitars and talks about the worst gig he ever had.
Imaad reflects on the first album he bought and the unforgettable moments he has had in his life. He discusses the lessons he has learned from getting older and the best decision he ever made. Finally, he talks about the energy he possesses and the important lessons he learned from his father. Imaad shares lessons he learned from his father and mother, the importance of recognizing negativity, and the value of discipline.
He also talks about his love for cooking, his favorite travel destinations, and the best advice he has received. Additionally, he reflects on personal growth and the changes he has experienced over the past 10 years.
Confronting childhood trauma is essential for personal growth and healing.
Favorite guitars can have a significant impact on a musician’s sound and style.
Even experienced musicians can have challenging gigs that teach valuable lessons.
The first album someone buys can have a lasting impact on their musical taste and influences.
Unforgettable moments can shape a person’s perspective and inspire creativity.
Getting older brings awareness and the importance of being giving.
Fatherhood can be a transformative experience that teaches accountability and selflessness.
Embracing one’s energy and regenerative power can be a source of strength and positivity.
Lessons from fathers can shape a person’s values and guide their actions. Lessons from parents can shape one’s perspective and approach to life.
Recognizing negativity and choosing not to be consumed by it is important for personal well-being.
Discipline is a key factor in achieving success.
Hobbies and interests outside of one’s profession can provide balance and enjoyment.
Traveling to new places can be a source of inspiration and wonder.
Receiving advice from experienced individuals can offer valuable insights and guidance.
Personal growth often involves learning patience and embracing vulnerability.