John Cafiero on Osaka Popstar’s “The Land of Hatchy Milatchy”

“Uniqueness has always come easy to me because I’ve always just been a unique person, and I like unique things.” – John Cafiero

John Cafiero, singer, producer, and platinum-selling director, discusses the new comic and song for “Sweetie Candy Vigilante.” John talks the origins of “The Land of Hatchy Milatchy”, his punk rock influences, and the creative process with his wife who created the series. Dive into the mind behind the sugar sweet punk power rock fun in this episode of Beyond the Mic with Sean Dillon.

Welcome John Cafiero:

We’re joined on the Starline by singer, producer, platinum selling film and video director. Last time we talked he was dealing with Osaka Popstar’s “Ear Candy”. Our old friend joins us breaking down a new volume of sugar sweet punk power rock fun of “Sweetie Candy Vigilante”. We welcome back John Cafiero.

Let’s go Beyond the Mic. How did you come up with “The Land of Hatchy Milatchy”?

And you take everything to 110%, no rest for the wicked, cause you are always working!

John, your wife created and wrote “Sweetie Candy Vigilante.” How important was it for you, as producer, editor and art director for the series, to get her vision perfect, especially if you screw this up you’re on this couch?

Why is Osaka and Sweetie just complementary of each other?

How has punk rock changed you and how have you changed punk rock?

The Rockin’ 8:

It’s time for the Rockin’ 8, 8 random questions, answer with the first thing that comes to your mind. There is no Pressure.

1. Nearsighted or farsighted?

2. 1st album you ever bought?

3. Best KISS song of all time since you were there for their final show?

4. Top 4 comics you had growing up?

5. Favorite city tour stop?

6. Best Halloween costume you wore growing up?

7. John, is change easy for you?

8. Candy bar you love?

The Back Half:

She’s on a mission to make every dentist dream house come true. You’ve stayed in New York City for the series, but would Sweetie make a trip to the left coast in the future?

The debut issue comes with a free MP3 of the song “The Land of Hatchy Milatchy” a new, never before released track by Osaka Popstar. Why was it important for you to give away the song?

You are never thinking like the rest of the world, you have vertical ideas that come across every platform. Why is this concept so easy for you and how hard is it for others to accept?

When you are working, what do you do to relax? In other words, how does your wife pull you away for date night?

How has music touched your life?

One Big Question:

When you go out on the road, how do you balance all of your projects even though you sleep only 4 hours a night?

The Wrap:

He’s always on call, loves Strawberry Twizzlers and want you to read “Sweetie Candy Vigilante” John Cafiero thanks for taking the time to talk with us today.

And that my friends is Beyond the Mic.

Check out Osaka Popstar at their website here.

Find out more about “Sweetie Candy Vigilante here.

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