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Ep. #711: Bret McKenzie

Bret McKenzie goes deep on the making of his solo debut, Songs Without Jokes, growing up a music fan in Wellington, New Zealand, writing serious songs that are still funny, sharp songwriters and a 1980s vibe, his killer studio band, Dire Straits and the War on Drugs, global warming and the pandemic, lightening up, Flight of the Conchords updates, tour dates, other future plans, and more. Supported by you on Patreon, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad’s Donuts. Support Y.E.S.S. and Black Women United YEG. Follow vish online.

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Ep. #700: Spoon

Britt Daniel and Alex Fischel of Spoon on living in the U.S.A., the band’s latest album Lucifer on the Sofa, leaving synths behind for rock ‘n’ roll, parents and religion, Bill Callahan, Bob Dylan, and ZZ Top, touring Canada hard, whether Spoon has a future, other future plans, and more. Supported by you on Patreon, Blackbyrd Myoozik, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad’s Donuts. Support Y.E.S.S. and Black Women United YEG. Follow vish online.

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Ep. #699: Joan Shelley

Joan Shelley discusses her lovely new album The Spur, life in Kentucky and its political power and reputation, musical traditions and temporality, parenting and childhood, working with Bill Callahan, Max Porter, and Nathan Salsburg, trends and functioning outside of them, internet primacy, Will Oldham’s inspiring work, future plans, and more. Supported by you on Patreon, Blackbyrd Myoozik, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad’s Donuts. Support Y.E.S.S. and Black Women United YEG. Follow vish online.