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.
Mac McCaughan discusses Superchunk and their wonderful 2022 album Wild Loneliness, writing and recording songs during a pandemic, acoustic guitars and lovely singing, here’s where Owen Pallett’s strings come in, how we listen and contemplating humanity, working with Amy Poehler and Amber Tamblyn, Halloween, how he writes songs, future plans for Superchunk and Merge Records, 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.
Thurston Moore talks youthful musical discovery and encountering cool opening bands, underground and mainstream musical consumption, his new album By the Fire, Sonic Youth’s Washing Machine and live series, future plans, and more! Supported by you on Patreon, Live at Massey Hall, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad’s Donuts. Support Black Women United YEG.