AMPLIFY BY ATMOS: MEET IRIS MILLER

WHAT INSPIRED YOUR LOVE FOR MUSIC?

My parents definitely inspired my love for music. They are both musicians and collectors of music. I was lucky enough to grow up in a loving home full of music, and it has always been an essential component of my everyday maneuvers. I can't go an hour without it. 

WHAT GOES INTO A GOOD PLAYLIST?

It's important for one's playlist/mix to tell a story; a beginning, middle, and end. It helps you stay organized and keep your audience in mind while creating it. 

WHAT IS THE IMPORTANCE OF A GOOD PLAYLIST IN A STORE LIKE ATMOS?

The significance of a good playlist in a store like atmos is that it serves as motivation for staff to stay focused and in good spirits for the remainder of the workday. A good playlist sets a tone for customers' and visitors' experiences and could inspire them to make decisions. I've seen people come into atmos who maybe aren't having a great day and start smiling and dancing as soon as they hear a song they like. 

WHAT WAS THE THINKING THAT WENT INTO THE MAKING OF YOUR ATMOS PLAYLIST?

I usually overthink when I make playlists because I want to cater to my audience. This time around, I decided to list some women artists who have impacted my life or who undeniably make great music that I wanted to share. I wanted to add an even selection of upbeat artists/songs and slower jams. 

WHO ARE 3 ARTISTS PEOPLE SHOULD KNOW ABOUT?

Su'lan, Kadhja Bonet, and Bree Runway.

3 ALBUMS PEOPLE SHOULD KNOW ABOUT?

Choose Your Weapon by Hiatus Kaiyote, Black Messiah by D'Angelo and the Vanguard, and Barter 6 by Young Thug.

WHAT'S THE LAST SONG YOU LISTENED TO?

The last song I listened to was Epiphany by Reaction Band.

HOW DO YOU DISCOVER NEW MUSIC?

I find out about new music literally everywhere. My parents, friends, and co-workers listen to many mixes on SoundCloud, Shazaming music I hear on TV, Spotify, and Apple Music suggestions.  

Check out Iris' mix that she curated for Women's History Month in the player below. 

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