James first met Dankie in Sydney in 2013. James was still a teenager. He showed Dankie his demo. Seven years later, 2020, they met again, in Denpasar. This time Dankie shows James rock-n-roll survival manual.
Music journalist, writer, radio DJ, socio-political activist, creative industry leader, and a qualified librarian, Rudolf Dethu is heavily under the influence of the punk rock philosophy.