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Ep. #800: Buck 65

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.

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Ep. #737: Rich Aucoin

Rich Aucoin discusses how his four-album series, Synthetic – A Synth Odyssey, will feature the most synthesizers in recorded history, the fun, ambitious Halifax mindset, good parts of social media and the twitter debacle, the millions of instruments he can play really well, touring across North America by bicycle, future plans, and much more. Supported by you on PatreonPizza Trokaderothe BookshelfPlanet Bean Coffee, and Grandad’s Donuts. Support Y.E.S.S. and Black Women United YEG. Follow vish online.

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Ep. #729: Hammered Hulls

Alec MacKaye on his band Hammered Hulls, their unique sound, and their new album Careening, the early days of Dischord Records and his bands the Faith and Untouchables, why he resumed writing songs and performing, recording with his brother Ian MacKaye and Don Zientara, multilayered lyrics, future plans, and much 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.

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