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Ep. #878: Ted Leo

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Ted Leo discusses the 20th anniversary tour behind Shake the Sheets and the album’s contemporary resonance, moving back to New Jersey, Bruce Springsteen’s enduring influence and the realistic aspects of The Sopranos, punk rock influences and dark songs living in sunny arrangements, loving early Beatles and being part of the Dischord Records community in D.C., dense lyricism in rock and hip-hop, the isolation and exhaustion that inspired Shake the Sheets, how the Foreign Correspondents came about and why more people should listen to Michael Pagliaro, touring more, other future plans, and much more.  

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Ep. #874: Mdou Moctar

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Mdou Moctar and Mikey Coltun discuss their band’s wondrous new album Funeral for Justice, singing new songs about worldwide problems and not just in Africa, landing on an album title that tonally suits the lyrics and sound of Funeral for Justice, jet lag and feeling sleepy, why doing interviews is so important to explain Mdou Moctar songs, trust and being a better band, why their music and vocals might incorporate repetition, Mikey’s new tape label Purplish Records and Marc Masters’ book about cassette history and culture, new Mdou Moctar music and philanthropic projects, touring the world, other future plans, and much more.

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Ep. #871: Bill MacKay

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Bill MacKay is back, this time to discuss his new album Locust Land, lyrical themes and singing more, a song specifically inspired by Neil Young, travelling a lot as an adult after moving around a fair bit as a child, how our luggage connects us to our homes, the freeform but purposeful artwork he created for Locust Land, his collaborations with Cooper Crain and Janet Beveridge Bean among others, touring a lot, other future plans, and much more.

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