Markus Floats discusses the lovely Fourth Album, working in Montreal, shifting from solitary to collaborative work with Egyptian Cotton Arkestra, fixed and fluid art, a koan by Fred Moten, problems and solutions, tarot cards and astrology, darkness and hope, playing shows, other future plans, and much more.
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.
John Wright from Nomeansno discusses his new band Dead Bob and their debut album, Life Like, living in a remote cabin in the woods, his time working with the robot rockers in Compressorhead, the forthcoming Nomeansno book, the state of Nomeansno reissues on Alternative Tenatacles, one-off t-shirts, 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.