Interview: Kristin Hersh

Interview: Kristin Hersh

Monday 25th August, 2014 11:22AM

Kristin Hersh’s career in music spans over 25 years, although I’m sure if she heard it described as a 'career' she’d protest. Having founded Throwing Muses as a teenager, Hersh was at the forefront of a alt-rock-grunge-punk sound that can be hard to categorise, but universally recognised. Hersh has gone on to release solo albums, form hardcore punk-influenced trio 50footwave, and pursue a number of writing projects, including releasing a memoir and writing a children’s book.

Hersh will be in the country to perform in Wellington and Auckland, as well as speak at Word Christchurch – a festival of writing taking place in the Garden City next week. Under the Radar spoke to Hersh about her visit, the projects she is involved in at present, and where she expects music will take her in future...

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