Chris Knox's music career began with legendary Dunedin punk band The Enemy, followed by post-punk heroes Toy Love, then Tall Dwarfs and his own solo work. Knox has reviewed films for arts shows The Edge and Backch@t, and hosted series The New Artland. As a singer-songwriter and music video director, he is known as a pioneer of lo-tech, DIY classics. For this special two-part ScreenTalk interview, Flying Nun founder Roger Shepherd chatted with Knox about his life and career.
In part one, Knox talks about:
Part two of this interview can be found here, where Knox talks about moving into making his own videos, being a film reviewer and TV presenter, and his comic strip Max Media.