Singer songwriter Nahko is best known as the frontman of the world music collective, Medicine For The People. He started playing piano at the age of 6, and his songwriting moved to a more grassroots style in about 2012, when he travelled around the US with his van and his dog. Nahko’s album, ‘My Name Is Bear’, is in essence a prequel to his work with Medicine For The People, with songs written primarily between the ages of 18 and 21 (with a few more recent than that).
Lisa caught up with Nahko while he was visiting London to promote his new album.
Eli Raybon grew up in Mississippi, Louisiana, and North Carolina, feeling at odds with society. Eli refused to accept the life chosen by his friends, of college, job, settling down and raising a family, and instead threw himself into his music, devouring and being inspired by artists such as Phoenix, The Killers, and The Smiths.