23 Jun 2018

The secrets of Boycrush's bountiful beats

From RNZ Music, 2:00 pm on 23 June 2018

Tony Stamp visited Alistair Deverick AKA Boycrush at his studio in Auckland where he revealed some of his favourite sounds on debut album Desperate Late Night Energy, and traced the journey of a few songs from early demos to finished album tracks.

 Alistair Deverick aka Boycrush.

Alistair Deverick aka Boycrush. Photo: James Lowe

Alistair already has a long and storied career as a drummer-for-hire. His main two gigs are behind the skins for Lawrence Arabia and Carnivorous Plant Society, but he’s also played with the likes of Neil Finn and Anika Moa, and estimates there have been around 100 in total.

Desperate Late Night Energy features vocals from Chelsea Jade, Yumi Zouma, Tom Young from Leisure and more.

Chelsea Jade and Alistair Deverick (aka Boycrush).

Chelsea Jade and Alistair Deverick (aka Boycrush). Photo: James Lowe

Boycrush tour dates:
Friday 29th June - The Cook, Dunedin w/ Jaggers x Lines
Saturday 7th July - Whammy Bar, Auckland w/ Peach Milk (DJ set)
Saturday 14th July - Caroline, Wellington w/ Borrowed cs