Interview with Shelia Chandra

Interview with Shelia Chandra

(Originally appeared in Mutant Renegade Zine #13, Winter 2000) At the age of 17, Shelia Chandra became Britain’s first mainstream Asian pop star as the voice of chart toppers Monsoon. Soon after she embarked on a solo career that has been instrumental in getting...
Who’s Your Hero?

Who’s Your Hero?

(Originally appeared in Mutant Renegade Zine #14, Spring 2000 – The Hero Issue) Captain Noah, The Incredible Hulk, My dad, John Lennon, Bart Simpson, Reggie White, Keith Haring, Kevin Spacey, Billie Holliday, Sid Vicious, Stephen Hawking, Terry Gilliam, Bob...
My Hero When I Was Growing Up – Joan Jett

My Hero When I Was Growing Up – Joan Jett

(Originally appeared in Mutant Renegade Zine 14, Spring 2000) I first heard the loud thunder of the drums on the song I Love Rock n Roll during my freshman year in high school. It was one of the moments that really shaped my life. It was one of those moments that a...
Interview with Joan Jett

Interview with Joan Jett

(Originally appeared in Mutant Renegade Zine #14, Spring 2000) Joan first gained notoriety as a member of the female rock ‘n’ roll band, the Runaways. After the Runaways broke up Joan went to England and while there she cut three songs with ex-Sex Pistols...
Interview with Irish Leo

Interview with Irish Leo

(Originally appeared in Mutant Renegade Zine #14, Spring 2000) About a year ago I was at Canal Street Tavern in Dayton, Ohio at the annual Battle of the Bands. Three things stood out that night; a chair throwing bar fight (nobody I’ve talked to could recall when...
Interview with Larry Fast

Interview with Larry Fast

(Originally appeared in Mutant Renegade Zine #10, Winter 1999) Larry Fast is best known for his series of pioneering electronic music albums recorded under the project name Syneragy, his synth work on early Peter Gabriel albums, and his electronic expertise. While in...