Carlos Lara is the lead singer and guitar player of Bootleg Rascal. Bootleg Rascal combines an eclectic mix of hip hop, reggae, indie-rock, dub and electronica; all while simultaneously delivering a cohesive sound they make their own.
Since their mid-2013 inception, Bootleg Rascal have released a slew of singles, an EP and two albums, all of which were warmly received globally by critics and fans alike. Multiple tracks and videos have been supported by Spotify, Apple Music, MTV, Rage (AUS), The Line of Best Fit (UK), Clash Magazine (UK), Hilly Dilly (CAN), Pilerats (AUS) and added to high rotation on Australia’s largest youth radio network triple j; as well as performing on the station’s esteemed ‘Like a Version’ segment.
We got to chat with Carlos and dig deep into what it’s like navigating the new world of music and how they’ve achieved millions of streams on Spotify, amongst other things!
We hope that you enjoy the episode.
Check out Carlos and Bootleg Rascal at the links below:
Carlos Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/carlito_lara_/