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Ep. #884: Tim Kinsella

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Tim Kinsella discusses the elaborate new Joan of Arc box set, A Window & A Mirror, his Chicago upbringing and how he and his brother, Mike Kinsella from American Football, first got into playing music, their band Cap’n Jazz and its post-breakup mythological status, Tim’s relationship with music journalism and his public personas, punk rock and rebellious conservatism, times I saw the Promise Ring and Joan of Arc in southern Ontario in the mid-to-late 90s, why Joan of Arc might sound more normal these days, the band Tim Kinsella & Jenny Pulse and their next album, an upcoming reunion show by Cap’n Jazz and why Tim would love to write new songs with them, other future plans, and much more.

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Ep. #880: Guided By Voices

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Doug Gillard from Guided By Voices discusses the band’s 41st album, Strut of Kings, living in Queens and a Joey Ramone encounter, how Robert Pollard writes and shares songs with the rest of GBV and how his collaboration with Doug has evolved over three decades, loving Canadian comedy and sharing a flight with Kids in the Hall’s Dave Foley, late night TV talk show performances on Open Mike with Mike Bullard, loving Conan O’Brien and writer-performers like Robert Smigel and Brian Stack, appearing on Late Night with Conan O’Brien the night Bill Hader made his panel debut, what got Doug into music and the love he and Bob share for the Beatles, why Bob doesn’t really do radio or podcast interviews these days, GBV tour dates, another Doug solo album, other future plans, and much more.   

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Ep. #812: Michael Azerrad on ‘The Amplified Come As You Are – The Story of Nirvana’

Michael Azerrad discusses his wonderful new book, The Amplified Come As You Are: The Story of Nirvana, interviewing Kurt Cobain, Dave Grohl, and Krist Novoselic for the original Come As You Are book and his subsequent friendship with the band, the truth and rock mythology, self-consciousness and indifference about perception, Kurt’s clinical conditions, how he seemed so relatable, shame, collage, and other recurring motifs in Nirvana’s work, jamming with Nirvana, citing certain podcasts, possible prequels, other future plans, and much more.

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