In a recent YouTube video, Kira-Lise, a multi-talented singer-songwriter and instrumentalist from Orange County, California, shared her journey to becoming a TikTok sensation. Known for her unique covers and live music streams on TikTok, Kira-Lise has managed to carve out a niche for herself in the competitive world of social media.
The video, titled “How to make it as a musician on TikTok feat. @kira-lise,” was published on June 28, 2023, by EVO Audio. It offers an in-depth look into Kira-Lise’s journey, her struggles, and the strategies she used to gain recognition on the platform.
Kira-Lise’s breakthrough came in early 2021 when she started playing popular major key songs in a minor key, giving them a dark and eerie twist. This unique approach quickly caught the attention of TikTok users, and her covers started to go viral. She used this newfound fame to her advantage, making these major-to-minor key covers a part of her image.
However, Kira-Lise’s success didn’t come without its challenges. She admits that she struggled with connecting high-quality audio to her phone for her live streams. She eventually found a solution using the EVO4 and a mixer, which allowed her to produce high-quality audio without needing to connect to a digital audio workstation (DAW) or recording software.
Despite her success, Kira-Lise emphasizes the importance of authenticity and persistence for aspiring musicians. She advises them not to get discouraged by the judgmental nature of social media platforms and to focus on their craft. “You don’t just wake up with millions or hundreds of thousands of followers overnight. You have to work for it,” she says.
Kira-Lise also shared her excitement about recording her EP, which she has been working on for about two years since the start of the pandemic. She expressed her eagerness to have more of her music out in the world for people to listen to and enjoy.
This video provides invaluable insights for aspiring musicians and content creators looking to make their mark on TikTok. It serves as a testament to Kira-Lise’s talent, hard work, and determination, and her story is sure to inspire many others to follow in her footsteps.