I realised something pretty obvious recently; it’s no big deal to stake your reputation on something if you don’t really have one.
We don’t do enough to promote rap music in Scotland.
“For a long time, I stopped playing music in general…”
On Rishi Sunak
It’d be an absolute groaner to say something like “inspiration comes from the strangest places!” and to be surprised that music like Salad Culture’s could possibly come from the fishing town of Inverbervie in Aberdeenshire in the age of the internet and the death of the geographic “scene”.
Ah, man. It’s such a shame you’re not going to be in a club any time soon, because ‘Time To Care’, simply put, bangs.
“Seeing people not carry anything to gigs… I was just like ‘I want to not carry anything.’” Interviewing people can be a nightmare, or the best fun. In my surprisingly long and anti-climactic journalism career, I’ve asked for interviews from a range of famous people. Wagner (X-Factor) declined on the basis that I wouldn’t pay…
“I don’t want to just A-B-C it… I want to throw a D in there” The cardinal sin of interviewing bands is asking them what they sound like, but as we’re cramped into a nook in the Curler’s Rest on Byres Road, I’m sort of forced to. As a nearby, raucous table of politics students…