Rex Orange County is a multi-instrumentalist — a drummer, self-taught pianist, and learned to play the guitar at age 16. He said he was raised listening to Queen, ABBA, Green Day, and Weezer, along with more classical soulful artists, like Stevie Wonder who also inspired him. Rex Orange County’s music’s is classified in a wide range of categories, but for him, he simply describes it as “rough around the edges and lo-fi.”
With millions of streams on Soundcloud and Spotify and countless followers on YouTube, Rex Orange County is a certified hitmaker. With fans from all over raving about him, Rex OC expresses his dedication to his craft. “I don’t want to do anything else with my life,” he says. “This is the perfect job. I’m also aware that it’s brutal, and that’s where the pressure comes from – I know that people need to love it for this to continue”.