My guest on the show this week is drummer Rikki Watson!
Rikki, aka Rikki Styxx, is a very hard working punk rocker who currently resides in Los Angeles, California and is a member of 4(!) incredible bands. She is in the punk pop band The Dollyrots, the ’60’s inspired beat band The Outta Sites, The Two Tens, a killer two-member garage punk band which she founded with the super talented Adam Bones, and her latest project, the all-girl garage-psych super group, The Darts!
What I love about doing these interviews is not only hearing all about the exciting things everybody is doing but hearing everybody’s interesting and inspiring stories of how they got to where they’re at. Rikki’s story is no exception and after speaking with her I was super impressed by her unstoppable can-do spirit! It’s clear to me how Rikki has been able to accomplish all that she has and I see a very bright future for this incredibly gifted and remarkable person!
Rikki is currently having the time of her life rocking Europe with The Two Tens, a tour which started on December 6th in Italy and this week they start a string of shows in Spain! So as you can see, Rikki is ending the year on a high note and as you’ll hear from her interview she has a big 2017 ahead of her with more touring and album releases!
In honor of Rikki, be sure to check out some of her music this week! The Two Tens debut album ‘Volume’, as well as the recently released self-titled debut EP from The Darts have been in heavy rotation around here, as I’m sure they will be at your place very soon! So give them a listen, you’ll be glad you did!
I really hope you enjoy Rikki’s interview and thank you very much for listening to the show!