What name do you go by/perform under/etc?
yadira brown, coraverde

Where do you live? Why?
i live/love in austin, tx. this is my home town, my roots here are strong.

Why do you make a good unemployee?
i have a tendency to come up with really good song or recording ideas at the least opportune times, like at 3 am when i should be asleep, or at noon when i know i’m facing another half a day before i can get home to the computer. i also check Perez Hilton multiple times a day (hour, whatever).

Whats the craziest thing you’ve done for money?
sold the rights to a song i wrote for $100

What was your favorite gig?
my favorite gig so far is every gig. i had a great couple of shows during SXSW this year, and i just played at Mohawk for EKE 6–so fun!!

What are you most passionate about?
following my heart

What are you the best at?

What are you the worst at?
hiding it

What are 3-5 things you can’t live without?

What city/place in the world would you live in (at least part time)?
i’d love to live in NYC

How does music effect your life?
i have never not thought about music, in some form. the more i give to music, the more it gives me back.

What were you doing at exactly 4:20 (am or pm) yesterday?
is this a trick question?

A favorite/inspiring quote to live by?
life itself may be only a series of illusions. why not pick the ones that bring us the most enjoyment?