In his first interview in nearly a decade, Buck 65 explains his self-imposed exile from hip-hop and why he’s back, incredible recent albums like 2022’s King of Drums and 2023’s Super Dope and making beats in secret, giving up space for other artists, attracting the attention of a New York Yankees scout as a kid and making a triumphant return to baseball as a middle-aged man, working with Controller 7 and asking Vincent Gallo for permission to create Billy, rapping his ass off, releasing more records, his Substack, other future plans, and much more.
Bill Nace discusses his stirring new album Through a Room, his musical life in places like Jersey, Philadelphia, and western Massachusetts, playing on his own and in collaboration, working on various things during a pandemic, playing a donut pipe, punk and jazz, his label Open Mouth Records, trippy album art by Daniel Higgs, Kim Gordon and a new Body/Head release, touring, other future plans, and much more. Supported by you on Patreon, Blackbyrd Myoozik, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad’s Donuts. Support Y.E.S.S. and Black Women United YEG. Follow vish online.
Eric Chenaux discusses his lovely new album Say Laura, life in France, his collaborator Ryan Driver, how Gang Starr, EPMD, and drum machines influenced Say Laura, the work of Gavin Bryars, comedy, surrealism, guitar effects, and improvisation, future plans and more! Supported by you on Patreon, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad’s Donuts. Support Y.E.S.S. and Black Women United YEG. Follow vish online.