Miyu Takeuchi does it all — literally. From her home in Seoul, the 25-year-old singer-songwriter creates YouTube videos of herself covering songs as diverse as BTS’ “The Truth Untold” and Stevie Wonder’s “Sir Duke.” She’s also solely responsible for filming, editing and uploading the videos, as well as making the backdrops, using materials bought from the local fabric district.
“I thought that I could learn abilities other than what I’ve done as an artist, doing all of this myself,” Takeuchi says via video call, with one of her self-made backdrops visible behind her. She’s also personally responding to fans (and, to the surprise of this writer, media inquiries). “Sometimes, I get panicked … like, I have too much to do!”