Tom Karabachian, only 24 years old and son of singer and composer Paulinho Moska, began his career as an actor in movies and TV series, but because of his talent he has emerged as one of the highlights of the new Brazilian music scene, being recognized by artists like Mart'nália, who recorded two of his songs. As a composer, I have two songs recorded by Mart'nália , Melhor pra Você in 2018, from the album Misturadowhich won the Latin Grammy for Best Samba Album and another in his latest album Sou assim até mudar in 2021, which gave its name to the album title." Very creative, Tom brings other influences besides the mentioned MPB in his music: "Directly influenced by modern rock, my authorial repertoire goes through pop, samba rock, afrobeat, and brings a party atmosphere to this moment of rebirth, or rather birth of my first work called Aviciou.”
Launched in August 2021 Aviciou was very well received by the critics and showed Tom's musical personality that, even with his father's participation in the chorus of one song, proved that he has his own style and a well-structured path ahead of him.
Tom says he got a shock when he heard he had been chosen to perform at the SIM São Paulo's PITCH OF NEW ARTISTS: "I am good friends with the Abacaxepa band from São Paulo. Carol Cavesso tagged me in a post on Instagram and it was almost midnight... I didn't understand a thing... kkk, when I checked calmly, my name was there... That's great! I vibrated, shouted, and celebrated another victory. Now it's time to think about this presentation carefully and have fun, I must do something with voice and guitar. I don't want anything recorded. I don't like to think that it is a test, I am there to make my music and sing what I believe. The rest is just the result."
When asked how he feels to be among the selected artists, Tom says: "It is really gratifying to find myself side by side with so many revelations of the new generation of Brazilian music, important and talented names, more than half of whom I already admired. I think it is very nice to exchange experiences, because each one brings his reality and his experiences, not only in personal encounters but also in the compositions. Among the selected artists, those I didn't know, I now know, and I believe that this is the main strength of Pitch New Artists. The plurality that music can achieve. I am very happy with the opportunity to show my work and also learn from so many cool people."
Good luck to Tom!
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