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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. #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. #841: This is The Kit

Kate Stables discusses Careful of Your Keepers, the latest album by This is The Kit, touring Canada in the winter, why references to The Simpsons, Despicable Me, and Pride and Prejudice might make it into her songs, chewing, biting, babies, and dogs, how repeating the same things doesn’t mean they’re not changing, being parented and parenting, more touring, other future plans and much more.

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