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Ep. #874: Mdou Moctar

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Mdou Moctar and Mikey Coltun discuss their band’s wondrous new album Funeral for Justice, singing new songs about worldwide problems and not just in Africa, landing on an album title that tonally suits the lyrics and sound of Funeral for Justice, jet lag and feeling sleepy, why doing interviews is so important to explain Mdou Moctar songs, trust and being a better band, why their music and vocals might incorporate repetition, Mikey’s new tape label Purplish Records and Marc Masters’ book about cassette history and culture, new Mdou Moctar music and philanthropic projects, touring the world, other future plans, and much more.

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Ep. #851: Mark Mothersbaugh

Mark Mothersbaugh from DEVO discusses his new hardcover art book, APOTROPAIC BEATNIK GRAFFITI, how limited eyesight helped make him a visionary, a 2020 hospital admission for COVID-19 that changed his life forever, mail art and thousands of art cards, how visual art led to the pursuit of music and DEVO’s formation, very old and very recent personal interactions with three Beatles, loving the Rolling Stones and avoiding LSD, the essay Ian Svenonius wrote for this book, the current state of devolution, what’s next for him and DEVO, other future plans, and much more.  

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Ep. #839: Mary Timony

Mary Timony discusses her excellent and introspective new album, Untame the Tiger, teaching guitar and creative coaching, caring for and then losing her parents to illnesses, what that taught her about herself, thinking about thinking and writing songs about her brain, favourite guitarists like Jimi Hendrix and Christina Billotte, touring a lot, other future plans and much more.

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