“My earliest memories of vinyl was dancing (terribly) and wildly to Whitney Houston in my parent’s living room when I was four years old. It was a visceral experience for me, I was often drawn to touch (and break) the needle and feel the record spin. I remember the feeling of carpet beneath my bare feet, I remember stopping only to catch my breath or when my mom told me to turn it off. Those very early interactions with music hugely inform my life as a musician and songwriter today.”

Read the full interview here: http://www.thevinyldistrict.com/storefront/2016/02/banta-the-tvd-first-date/