Without the efforts of Compass Box creator John Glaser, the world of Whisky wouldn’t be quite the same. A lover of literature and wine, John Glaser has challenged assertions about flavor and providence in Whisky. He’s continued to fight for transparency in the wake of much controversy. And now, with the latest release of Myth’s and Legends, he takes almost a textbook approach, but not exactly. We chat R.E.M., art, and influence.