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Ep. #876: Ibibio Sound Machine

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Enno Williams and Max Grunhard discuss the brilliant new Ibibio Sound Machine album, Pull the Rope, living in London and loving Ninja Tune Records, aspirational truths and the clarinet, how music is a language, Enno’s exposure to highlife and jùjú music and why openly loving Fela Kuti could be precarious, empathy, inclusion, and improvisation, intergenerational culture clashes, working with Ross Orton, upcoming tour dates, other future plans, and much more.  

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Ep. #854: METZ

Alex Edkins, Hayden Menzies, and Chris Slorach from METZ discuss their new album Up on Gravity Hill, its hard themes and dynamic emotional tenor, the evolution of METZ and the beginning of a new chapter, surprising each other musically, music videos and how songs can be de-valued, loving Eric’s Trip, working with producer Seth Manchester, filmmaker Colin Medley, and musician Owen Pallett, comfort, confidence, and consumption, touring again, other future plans, and much more.      

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Ep. #828: ‘Bob Dylan: Mixing Up the Medicine’ with Mark Davidson & Parker Fishel

Mark Davidson and Parker Fishel discuss their work on the essential new book, Bob Dylan: Mixing Up the Medicine, its fascinating essays and notable contributors and their access to almost any of Dylan’s manuscripts and lyric notebooks at the Bob Dylan Center that they asked for, clamouring for mythical material by Dylan, Charlie Parker, and Fugazi, why it feels like Dylan is telling us he’s retiring, the latest on the Bob Dylan Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, other future plans, and much more.

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