St. Lucia: How One Man Went From Choirboy to Electropop Frontman




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St. Lucia frontman Jean-Philip Grobler’s musical background is varied — and that’s putting it lightly. The South African-born musician grew up performing in a traveling, internationally performing boys choir. This group, the Drakensberg Boys Choir, is also a school nestled in an isolated mountain range, which Grobler attended for five years

From there, Grobler went on to study music in Liverpool, eventually relocating to Brooklyn after landing a gig as a commercial musician. Through penning and mixing jingles, Grobler dipped into genres that he hadn’t previously explored. And it opened doors for him Read more…

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