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Ep. #885: Laughing

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Laura Jeffery, Josh Salter, Andre Charles Thériault, and Cole Woods from Laughing discuss their debut album, Because It’s True, our previous interactions and how this band formed around a democratic principle of four singers and songwriters who can swap instruments where necessary, their love of power pop and bands like Big Star, the Replacements, and Pavement, writing clever, biting songs about love and being outside, making their album with Faith Healer’s Renny Wilson, promoting Montreal businesses like Pizza Bouquet and Star Bar, what’s next for Laughing and the members’ respective pursuits, other future plans, and much more!

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Ep. #854: METZ

Alex Edkins, Hayden Menzies, and Chris Slorach from METZ discuss their new album Up on Gravity Hill, its hard themes and dynamic emotional tenor, the evolution of METZ and the beginning of a new chapter, surprising each other musically, music videos and how songs can be de-valued, loving Eric’s Trip, working with producer Seth Manchester, filmmaker Colin Medley, and musician Owen Pallett, comfort, confidence, and consumption, touring again, other future plans, and much more.      

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Ep. #837: Aparna Nancherla

Aparna Nancherla discusses her return to standup and public life after taking time away to write a book of personal essays called Unreliable Narrator: Me, Myself, and Imposter Syndrome, when interviewers don’t engage with the things you make, being the child of immigrants and first generation anxiety, keeping up South Asian appearances, familial mental health stigmas and acceptance, an unforgettable joke, performing at JFL Vancouver on February 16 and 17, and much more.

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