Glasswerk are pleased to announce the return of lit pop hero Mc Lars. After the success of last year’s trip to the UK, he’s heading back to show us the true meaning of nerd rap and may even inspire you to be part of his post punk laptop.

21 October - Surya London
23 October - Factory Manchester

Having been labelled as one of the pioneers of the underground “nerdcore hip-hop” subgenre, Lars has recently expanded from the studio to the classroom. With visiting scholar/teacher residencies at USC, and in the UK, and across the US in Nantucket, Florida, California, Alaska, and Kansas, Lars has found joy in educating young people about “lit-hop,” a subject term he coined to highlight the connections between literature, classical poetry, and the cultural history of rap.

Lars has continued to work closely with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, teaching workshops on preventing self-harm, and positive ways to use music as creative therapy for depression. He has also worked with the American Heart Association, promoting youth heart health.

It’s been quite a decade