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Ep. #851: Mark Mothersbaugh

Mark Mothersbaugh from DEVO discusses his new hardcover art book, APOTROPAIC BEATNIK GRAFFITI, how limited eyesight helped make him a visionary, a 2020 hospital admission for COVID-19 that changed his life forever, mail art and thousands of art cards, how visual art led to the pursuit of music and DEVO’s formation, very old and very recent personal interactions with three Beatles, loving the Rolling Stones and avoiding LSD, the essay Ian Svenonius wrote for this book, the current state of devolution, what’s next for him and DEVO, 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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Ep. #807: DFL

Monty Messex discusses the new reissue of My Crazy Life by DFL, seeing early shows by and becoming friends with members of Black Flag, the Germs, and Guns ‘N’ Roses, making music with the likes of Izzy Stradlin, Carla Bozulich, and Adam “Ad-Rock” Horovitz, being in Beastie Boys’ social circle, signing with Epitaph as punk went mainstream again, what makes “Crazy” Tom Davis so crazy, touring, making a new album, other future plans, and much more.

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