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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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