Sidewalk Talk has brought to life an entirely new concept on interviewing influential figures all over the world and has placed itself as one of the most captivating outlets for viewers of a variety of backgrounds. Its originality and raw discourse deliver a comforting sense of authenticity to viewers which has made a profound impact in the music industry. As of July 2019, Sidewalk Talk has wowed the community and successfully garnered over 4 million views across its YouTube channels and 51,000 followers across its social media platforms.


Through the walk and talk interview format, Sidewalk Talk has given a platform for artists from a plethora of musical genres to speak candidly. We’ve interviewed artists and bands from the following genres: Electronic Dance Music (Galantis, Getter, Adventure Club, KSHMR, Louis the Child, San Holo, Illenium, Ghastly, Ekali, Slander, Virtual Riot, Boombox Cartel, etc.), Pop (Lauv, Sasha Sloan, Kim Petras, EDEN, Maggie Lindemann, Jack & Jack, Loren Gray, Bea Miller, etc.) and Hip-Hop/Rap (Bhad Bhabie, Rico Nasty, Warhol SS, Ar’mon & Trey, Jack Bruno, etc.). The outlet also covers managers, writers and photographers/videographers.

Sidewalk Talk strives to tap into other aspects of the creative world to further shed light on intriguing topics in the industry.

Sidewalk Talk truly has no limit to its creative reach and our outlet continues to garner attention from major players in the music industry. With our dedicated team’s creativity and growing industry knowledge, there’s no telling what we’ll be up to next.


Sidewalk Docs is a series in which we go behind the scenes or dive deep into stories that go somewhat unnoticed; we’ve spoken to music executives, high profile artists, and more to learn more about the music industry.


Sidewalk Social is a weekly video series where we get social with our followers and provide our take on general EDM topics; our topics vary, but we cover items such as the top 10 EDM collaborations

Beyond the walk and talk format, the outlet has grown and developed a number of successful series. Sidewalk Fundamentals is an artist-incorporated short video series that covers the equipment that DJs/producers bring on tour; we’ve featured San Holo, Troyboi, QUIX and Manila Killa.Sidewalk Show Talk is a video series that provides summaries of shows and festivals; the team has covered HARD Fest, ULTRA, Holy Ship, Snowglobe, Mixmag events, Dirtybird, 88Rising Festival, Lollapalooza, MONSTERCAT and Audiotistic. Sidewalk Love Talk is a dreamy and entertaining video series where producers answer fan-submitted questions on dating and relationships; major participants have included San Holo and Minesweepa.


Weekly EDM Reactions is a fun weekly video series where we provide informative and honest feedback on newly released music; we’ve covered tracks by artists such as NGHTMRE, RL Grime, Zedd and many more.


Up&Coming is an Instagram Live video series that has given unsung producers and DJs the opportunity to share their stories and growth in the music industry; Lucille Croft, Xan Griffin and SWARM are just a few of the many talented music hustlers who we’ve chatted with.


Beat Challenge is a video series that highlights the skills of talented producers, prompting them to create a beat out of sounds from an activity with our team; Ramzoid made a trap beat out of natural and (wo)manmade noises during a hike. 


EDM News is a roundtable video series that engages our followers with discourse on the latest news in EDM music; the team has covered Marshmello’s collaboration with Chris Brown, Flume’s secret alias and much more.


Street Talk is a fun video series where we chat up strangers from across the globe and ask them what they think of EDM music; our reach has been felt in Japan and Korea.


Sidewalk Pajamas was an emotional video series created by Lara Santos (@laraisabird) that focused on drawing out the intimate side of an artist and bringing that to light; providing viewers with insight into how artists have handled suicidal thoughts, eating disorders, depression and more; Lauren Ruth Ward and Anakim have graced the interview seat.


Sidewalk Hangouts was a lighthearted vlog-style video series created by Lara Santos (@laraisabird) that showcased her team enjoying vast and random activities with major artists and bands; they made fresh pasta with Phantoms, adobo with Renee Dominique, and more.




Sidewalk Talk Founder


Growing up, music has always been a strong fascination for Lauren.  After moving to America for college she started doing music interviews for C-Heads Magazine she interviewed people including Alison Wonderland, Dmitri Vegas & Like Mike, JoJo and much more.  After graduating from Northeastern University in Boston Lauren moved back to Hong Kong where she is originally from and started vlogging.

Early 2017 she intertwined her passion for music interviews and vlogging and started doing the Sidewalk Talk walk and talk format that characterizes the whole brand.  Since moving to LA in the summer of 2017 she has interviewed some of EDM’s heavy hitters including Flux Pavilion, Galantis, Laidback Luke, KSHMR, R3HAB, Louis The Child and many others.  Few months later Lauren started interviewing more pop and rap musicians including Lauv, Bhad Bhabie, Saweetie, Kim Petras, etc.