WILD Profile: Shy Girls, Just for a Minute

by: Blaine Skrainka

October 29, 2013

Who: Daniel John Vidmar, a.k.a. Shy Girls
Where he was born: State College, Pennsylvania
Where he lives now: Portland, OR
What he does: Make music and work at the local emergency room

Shy Girls interview WILD music
Photo by Dru Donovan

What he’s been up to lately:
Just got back from CMJ in NYC. Had a crazy week running around playing shows and trying to find parking.

Something he keeps forgetting to do:
Go grocery shopping.

What good energy means to him:
Sincerity.

If he were a sound, it would probably be:
Waves splashing against the side of a ship.

The best and the worst things he’s seen this week:
Best – my parents; Worst – my bank account.

A record that changed the way he hears music:
Alvo Noto – Xerrox Vol. 1

Heavy rotation:
Ryan Hemsworth – Guilt Trips

What he’s watching and reading:
I’m currently helping my girlfriend edit a short film, so I’m mostly watching footage from that. I’m reading lots of emails…

Where he goes to be alone:
My car.

What’s next:
More of the same but better?

Daniel’s WILD Wish:
To be an astronaut for just a minute.

 

Shy Girls debut EP is out today, grab a digital download from iTunes or order it on vinyl

 

 

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