Meet “Singing ASMR”, an ASMR artist on YouTube who creates tingly lullabies

ASMR Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response UniversityKarin was born in Bucharest, Romania and now resides in South Germany. She has a Magister Artium’s Degree in German literature and minored in sociology and philosophy.

Karin is also the ASMR artist known as “Singing ASMR” on YouTube.

My initial thought about her was that she might be confusing “frisson”, the chills due to music, with ASMR. I expected to hear someone singing in a typical voice, which is not commonly considered a usual trigger for ASMR.

But then I listened to one of her videos.

She sings very softly and gently, almost in a whisper voice. “ASMR lullabies” may be a great way to describe her style – her singing is likely to be soothing to children and adults alike. Her channel also includes videos of role plays, tappings, brushings, layered sounds, and more.

In my interview with Karin she shares how she came up with the idea of singing ASMR, insight about her most popular video, challenges with creating ASMR videos, ideas for ASMR research, and more.

Below are my questions in bold, her replies in italics, and links to her YouTube channel and other sites.

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