In January 2013, Wojniak left his Midwestern hometown of Columbus, Ohio, and settled in San Diego, California where he has been writing and performing ever since. Recently, Wojniak partnered with a new independent label, and after more than a decade of music making as an independent artist, Wojniak will release his third studio effort, Anima Mundi, through Golden Wave Records
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ARTIST: Mike Wojniak
SONG: Stone & the Sea
HOMETOWN: Columbus, OH
CURRENT LOCATION: San Diego, CA
AMBITIONS: I want my music to affect people in a positive manner, to motivate them, to bring love, comfort, and to allow the listener to connect in a deeply personal manner.
DREAM GIG: The Greek Theatre
FAVORITE LYRIC: This is tough with so many great lyrics out there, but I really like the words in Sleeping at Last’s song, “Clockwork.” A few lines are “future gardens wait patiently below and somehow we smell them, blossom through the snow.”
CRAZIEST PERSON I KNOW: Me
SONG I WISH I WROTE: Radiohead “Bulletproof”
5 PEOPLE I’D MOST LIKE TO HAVE DINNER WITH: Albert Einstein, Justin Vernon (Bon Iver), Carl Jung, Mozart, Henry David Thoreau
MY FAVORITE CONCERT EXPERIENCE: Seeing Sigur Rós live for the first time was mind blowing.
I WROTE THIS SONG: To tell a story about the journey of searching for true meaning in a relationship with a person and “finding what we are looking for.”