Marc Masters discusses his fascinating new book, High Bias –The Distorted History of the Cassette Tape, why we fixate on music formats, the democratization of sound, why cassettes are still revered and collected around the world, tapers, the Grateful Dead, and Sonic Youth, how tapes foretold modern notions of on-demand music portability, what might be next for sound carriers and makers, book tour dates, other future plans, and much more.
Hari Kondabolu discusses his brilliant new comedy special Vacation Baby, being a dad, Indian parents, Indian food, and yogurt, delving into cultural and familial backgrounds without mocking them, making art that changes things, perspectives on the impact of his film, The Problem with Apu, becoming friends with Hank Azaria and thinking about The Simpsons, the sharpness of his stand-up, (Extended) Vacation Baby, touring again, other 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.
Steph Yates discusses Cots and her new album, Disturbing Body, being quieter, loving alone time, vulnerable videos, working with Sandro Perri and Scott Merritt, 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.