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Ep. #877: Gastr del Sol

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David Grubbs and Jim O’Rourke discuss the history of their band Gastr del Sol and their beautiful new box set, We Have Dozens of Titles, comedy, Albert Brooks, and Robert Smigel, locating live recordings from a Canadian Gastr del Sol concert that was their final show, memories of living and working in Chicago, how Gastr del Sol inspired other musicians including Jim Guthrie, why the band ended, how David and Jim began communicating again, what’s next for Gastr del Sol, 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. #865: Myriam Gendron

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Myriam Gendron discusses her moving new album Mayday, some of the places in the world she lived in before moving to Montreal, a good job at a bookstore, playing in metal bands, a charming close encounter with Leonard Cohen, why she is generally disinterested in the personalities behind the art she loves, losing her mother and being a mother and some of the lyrical themes on the bilingual Mayday, collaborating with Bill Nace, Marisa Anderson, and Jim White among other people, why we love flowers, transmission and keeping our parents with us, how her boyfriend helps her be online, touring, writing more music, other future plans, and much more.  

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