Auckland Graffiti History with Askew OneExplicit

by Elliot O'Donnell aka Askew One

I'm having weekly conversations on my Instagram Live with many of the key figures from Auckland's graffiti scene. Here are the conversations edited down slightly and in audio format for those that would rather listen while they do other things. Enjoy! 

Podcast episodes

  • Season 1

  • S01 E08 - Deap One aka Jamie McCready

    S01 E08 - Deap One aka Jamie McCreadyExplicit

    So good to catch up with one of my long time friends and crew mates Deap One aka Jamie McCready graffiti & Hip Hop documentarian. We talked about his beginnings taking photos, the changing graffiti scene, his archive with Auckland...

    Mar 15 2021
    Mar 15 2021
  • S01 E07 - Mean PFB

    S01 E07 - Mean PFBExplicit

    A genuine pleasure to catch up with my old friend and total legend Mean PFB from London. It was a really entertaining 2 hour chat where we reminisced about all our wild adventures during his year living in Auckland in 1999.

    Mar 09 2021
    Mar 09 2021
  • S01 E06 - Otis Frizzell aka Opto

    S01 E06 - Otis Frizzell aka OptoExplicit

    So awesome to catch up with Opto aka Otis Frizzell and discuss his incredibly varied career doing everything from being a pioneering graffiti artist, musician, TV & Radio host, contemporary artist, driver to the stars and taco tru...

    Mar 02 2021
    Mar 02 2021
  • S01 E05 - Merksta DAF

    S01 E05 - Merksta DAFExplicit

    I had a chat with Merksta of the infamous DAF crew. During the early to mid 90's Merksta along with this crew mates innovated and pushed the Auckland scene to new levels. Merk discusses his early days in Greymouth, New Plymouth an...

    Feb 23 2021
    Feb 23 2021
  • S01 E04 - Darryl Thomson aka DLT

    S01 E04 - Darryl Thomson aka DLTExplicit

    It was an absolute honour to have this chat with pioneering graffiti artist and musician Darryl Thomson aka DLT. Darryl was one of the earliest graffiti writers in the Wellington region before he moved up to Auckland as part of th...

    Feb 23 2021
    Feb 23 2021