Ariel Engle discusses the brilliant new album, XO Skeleton, by La Force, Paris and fandom, family ties that bind, grief and reflection, making heavy pop music, cynical mysticism, working with Andrew Whiteman, Shahzad Ismaily, and Warren Spicer, cigar box guitars, “Song a Day” and Feist, touring, new music, other future plans, and much more.
Hayden discusses his lovely new album, Are We Good, hair checks and fake IDs, opening bands and why New Zealand feels like a second home, the power of Feist, the Tom Hanks timeline, slapping the bass, nostalgia, reflection, and invention in songwriting, collaborating with the National’s Matt Berninger and Aaron Dessner, the annual Dream Serenade benefit, playing Massey Hall, other future plans, and much more. Supported by you on Patreon, Blackbyrd Myoozik, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad’s Donuts. Support Y.E.S.S. and Black Women United YEG. Follow vish online.
Nathan Lawr discusses his new solo album, Apocalypse Marshmallow, parenting, history and media literacy, intensity, playing the drums, future plans, and much more! Supported by you on Patreon, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad’s Donuts. Support Y.E.S.S. and Black Women United YEG. Follow vish online.