Richard Youngs

Glasgow

Tuesday 4th December 2018

Name, where are you from?
Richard Youngs, Glasgow.

Describe your style in three words?
Always moving on.

What’s the best gig you’ve ever been to?
Neil Young and Crazy Horse, Newcastle, 2012.
Mindblowingly full of joy and hope, simultaneously accessible and polarising.

If you could be on the line up with any two bands in history?
Furious Pig and Exaudi. I'd love to hear how much we all had in common.

Which Subcultures have influenced you?
Anarcho-punk - the DIY ethics. New Zealand - the DIY ethics.

If you could spend an hour with anyone from history?
Buddha.

Of all the venues you’ve played, which is your favourite?
Old Hairdressers, Glasgow. Feels like home.

Your greatest hero or heroine in music?
Brian Eno in the 1970's. He had everything.


Prolific, multi-genre and impossible to categorise, Richard Youngs has released around 140 albums. His latest release is 'Belief' released in 2018 on Tim Burgess's Ogenisis Recordings.

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