Thursday May 28, 2020

On Song . . . Richie Egan of Jape

Richie Egan of Jape talks to Nadine O'Regan

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

8th February, 2015
Richie Egan: ‘American punk was where it started for me’

Growing up in Dublin, were you immediately drawn to electronica?

Richie Egan: I used to hate electronic music when I was younger. You often find that, with people who are into guitar music, they’ll resent electronic music. When you’re young, you just absorb whatever you get into first and you have to grow with that. For me, it started with US punk music – that was the door to realising that the world...

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