In her Irish accent, the singer and songwriter told us that she's been working on a second album, writing, recording, gigging, you know, the works. We asked what was inspiring her now to make music, she said it was her new 6 M13 pedal, "I've been experimenting with distortion sounds, going back to basics, and asking my dad for more guitar lessons [a blues musician]. Every time I sit with the pedal, I come up with these crazy distorted sounds." Packiam is truly a siren committed to her sound.
She's hobnobbed with all of Miami's sonic royalty. Packiam first came stateside
thanks to Jon Secada, who at the time was producing her music. After, she worked in Emilio
Estefan's studio and sang backing vocals for future mommy Shakira, whom
she calls a friend.
currently spending a ton of time at Davie studio Cutting Cane alongside experienced producers.
Jorge Noriega worked with Ricky Martin, while Jodi Marr produced
Mika, and Tim Mitchell, Shakira. Tony Bennett recently even recorded his
album at Cutting Cane. "We write up there," Packiam says of the Broward studio. "It's a great setting. It's green and
away from the city." The place is decorated with rugs and unique musical
instruments. They even have a sarangi, an instrument from India, her
father's country of origin.