Stuart Braithwaite from Mogwai is the embodiment of DIY culture. His band Mogwai have been making music on their own terms for 20 years and in one of this year’s heart warming stories cored a number UK album and a top 10 album in America on their own creative and cultural terms. He talks to John Robb about this in depth in this interview ad his influences in growing up on the edge of Glasgow and his sister’s Goth music collection and how to survive in modern music…

 

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Award winning journalist and boss of Louder Than War. In a 30 year music writing career, John was the first to write about bands such as Stone Roses and Nirvana and has several best selling music books to his name. He constantly tours the world with Goldblade and the Membranes playing gigs or doing spoken word and speaking at music conferences.

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