conversations with bianca

Celebrating: Creativity. Positivity. Music. Art. DIY Culture.

The Bronx’s Matt Caughthran: “I had a panic attack and a breakdown…”

I adore punk band, The Bronx! I first spoke with Matt back in 2003 when their first self-titled record came out, and have continued to keep the conversation going over the years; it’s amazing to […]

L.A. hardcore band Countime’s frontman Junior: “You don’t have to be a product of your environment if you don’t want to…”

On the first day I was in Los Angeles on my last trip to Califas I pretty much got off the plane, headed to where I was staying, then Junior swung by, picked me up […]

Hip Hop Artist Pataphysics: “we can improve on things in our existence”

Pataphysics a.k.a. Pat Marks is a truly underrated hip hop treasure. The MC, multi-instrumentalist’s Tip Of The Spear record was one of my favourite local releases of last year when it came out in November. […]

Sep, 02

Los Angeles artist Joe Cardamone’s Holy War: Death, Rebirth & Second Chances.

Los Angeles artist, Joe Cardamone, is producing some of the most interesting music and film I have seen and heard in some time. Beautiful and heavy, he channels the pain, frustration and experiences of the […]

Sep, 01

Ian MacKaye: “Life doesn’t make sense, and that it’s ok.”

In the summer of 2002 I got to do an email Q&A with Fugazi’s Ian MacKaye for my punk zine. I was so stoked when I wrote him, he wrote back and was more than […]

Apr, 08

Dr Octagon Returns! Dan The Automator: “Creepy synths, the bangin’ beat thing—I just feel good when I hear that…”

Dr Octagon is back! The extra-terrestrial time traveling gynaecologist and surgeon from planet Jupiter on the mic flowing through prolific rapper Kool Keith, anchored by Dan the Automator’s beats and DJ QBert’s next level scratching […]

Apr, 01

Kid Congo Powers: “As long as you’re engaged and excited I think there’s always hope for you.”

I adore Kid Congo Powers! He’s been a Cramp, Gun Clubber and a Bad Seed, and right now he’s still making exciting, unique and super fun music with the Pink Monkey Birds. Ahead of his […]

Mar, 22