Sareena Dominguez Is Taking a Little "Me Time" Before Next Album
As for writing new music, Dominguez is taking her time, hoping to refresh herself after touring. But first, she wants to take vocal lessons and music theory classes, explaining that she think it's better to "fine-tune myself before I jump into anything else."
"When I'm done with Moonbeams, I'll just 'Bon Iver it' and go in a room, become a musical hermit for a month or two, and just write a bunch of stuff," Dominguez muses. "I think that sounds amazing so that's kinda what I want to do."
That isn't to say that Dominguez hasn't been writing at all -- she'll even pull out a new song or two during her live sets, knowing her fans are familiar with Moonbeams. But in her words, "They're more like demos than actual full songs." For now, anyway.
Dominguez also adds that she's been pulling away from the coffee shop and dive bar scene. Her reasoning comes from a desire to play bigger venues, including festivals.
"I found that doing coffee shops and bars after a while kinda sucks," Dominguez says. "It's fun for every now and then, but just doing a shit-ton of coffee places and bars, you kind of lose confidence because a lot of people aren't there to listen to you. You kind of feeling like you're playing music to yourself. I've decided to kinda take a break, but not like I won't play them ever . . . [but] I definitely want to do bigger and better things with myself."
Her focus for bigger and better may take time, but if the past year has been any indication, it'll be worth the wait.
"Just stick with me," Dominguez adds, referring to her fans. "I hope people are patient as I'm trying to be. I'm not a patient person at all."
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