BB: Alright...so tell us about this upcoming tour. What cities are you playing in? Are you bringing a robot piano with you?
HE: This tour is three headlining dates in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and New York! There are indeed more dates I'll be playing around these but that's all I'm allowed to say for now. I am unfortunately not bringing the robot piano, but I am bringing an entirely new live set that I'm super excited about.
BB: Do you have favorite spots in any of the cities you're playing in? Any secret Hazey Eyes approved pre- or post-show must-gos?
HE: It's not really a secret, but I never get to experience In-N-Out since I live on the east coast, so I always hit that when I'm in LA. For New York, usually any food truck will do. By the time shows are over I'm super hungry and will eat anything.
BB: Can your fans expect any new music coming in 2019 around the tour?
HE: Yes, definitely. There will be a new single this month and even more to follow that, and the details about that will be released very soon.
BB: Do you ever get homesick on the road? If so, what's your cure for homesickness on the road?
HE: Yeah it gets weird sometimes being in a different city every day, but it makes going home feel fresh every time I do it which is kinda nice. So far I've had to bring homework with me on every tour and nothing gets me back into the Philly/school spirit like a nice coding assignment.
BB: Do you have any favorite songs to listen to on the road? What about before a show? Any funny pre-show rituals?
HE: I listen to a lot of LANY on the road while I'm traveling and stuff in a similar vein to that—not totally sure why but it hasn't failed me yet. Before a show I listen to some high energy music, whether it be rap or something electronic, just to get in the mood to give it my all during a performance. I don't have any pre-show rituals as of now, but that may change in the future. I like to stay in the moment and just go do it, ya know?
BB: Okay, now for the good stuff...do you have a favorite gif (or three)?
HE: Gifs from the Office are always super effective!