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Ep. #826: Steve Albini and Fred Armisen

Steve Albini and Fred Armisen discuss Letters to Santa: The Holiday Gala in Chicago, which stars John Mulaney and takes place December 5 in Chicago, and Letters To Santa: The 24 Hour Comedy and Music Marathon in Los Angeles on December 16-17, their long friendship, their respective interactions with Conan O’Brien, Fred’s talents for mimicry, Steve’s penchant for comedic logic, Chicago’s distinction as a hub for top-tier comedy, music, and recording studios, Fred’s interest in “complicated drumming techniques,” the fact that a new Shellac album will likely be released soon, other future plans, and much more.

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Ep. #822: MAYBEL

In their first ever interview, Fez Gielen, Ali Hendra, Loris Kecaj and Lauren Spear from MAYBEL discuss their wonderful new and second album, Gloam, loving Montreal but moving away, working with producer Jonas Bonnetta from Port William Sound/Evening Hymns, folk singer Bob Dylan from Minnesota, how this band first met and began working together, obsessions, classical music, bluegrass, Nirvana, and O Brother, Where Art Thou?, MAYBEL’s future plans, and much more.

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Ep. #806: The Breeders

Kelley Deal and Josephine Wiggs from the Breeders discuss Last Splash (30th Anniversary Original Analog Edition) and the making of this landmark album in 1993, Local Rabbits and Protomartyr, photo curation, archiving, and social media pros and cons, how they first came to know each other and collaborate, how the success of Last Splash impacted the band, Kelley on playing a sewing machine and making a quilt, J Mascis singing lead, things that are also in Canada, touring, writing new music, other future plans, and much more.

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