Dom Major talks to Classic FM at the Schools Prom
12 November 2014, 16:41
Dom's a passionate young singer-songwriter who captures his ideas on his mobile phone.
Dom Major - that's his real name and not a clever musical joke - spends his time devising vocal hooks and catchy riffs which he captures on his phone.
"All songs start differently," Dom tells Classic FM's Tim Lihoreau. "A lot of songs start with just a title and then you go from there. A lot of times its just riffs or melodies...There's no right or wrong way to do it."
After discovering music technology, Dom swapped the acoustic guitar for an electric one and turned his pop melodies into an atmospheric mix of genres.
He's been working flat out with his new found band to bring their energetic and passionate live performance to the stage.
Their first piece at the Schools Prom draws on influences from Jeff Buckley and uses Dom’s haunting falsetto to full effect. The second uses a bouncy riff throughout before exploding to a dramatic crescendo.