Jessica Jalbert and Rene Wilson discuss their band Faith Healer and brilliant new album, The Hand That Fits the Glove, strange Edmonton birds, why it’s been six years since they last released an album, working with many other people, intentionality and confidence, dogs and a specific dog, going viral, huge life news, other future plans, and much more.
Allison Russell discusses her celebratory, thoughtful new album The Returner, the heady success of her 2021 debut, Outside Child, an update about her forthcoming memoir and its structure, Back to the Future and other trilogies, the power of the Rainbow Coalition, the right-ward shift of politics and fighting fascism with facts, loving The Sound of Music, inspiring work by Roberta Flack, Mavis Staples, Minnie Riperton, and Prince, her friendship with Brandi Carlile and their recent collabs with Joni Mitchell, reading us a poem she wrote about Joni, upcoming tour dates, other future plans, and much 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.
Julianna Riolino on her stunning solo debut album, All Blue, life in Daniel Romano’s Outfit, theatricality and the Who, loving country, timeless music and longevity, Jay-Z, Bob Dylan, George Harrison, and Paul McCartney, wondrous wordplay and reflective songs, spirituality, future plans, and much 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.