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Ep. #878: Ted Leo

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Ted Leo discusses the 20th anniversary tour behind Shake the Sheets and the album’s contemporary resonance, moving back to New Jersey, Bruce Springsteen’s enduring influence and the realistic aspects of The Sopranos, punk rock influences and dark songs living in sunny arrangements, loving early Beatles and being part of the Dischord Records community in D.C., dense lyricism in rock and hip-hop, the isolation and exhaustion that inspired Shake the Sheets, how the Foreign Correspondents came about and why more people should listen to Michael Pagliaro, touring more, other future plans, and much more.  

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Ep. #775: Will Oldham & Lori Damiano

Will Oldham and Lori Damiano discuss their beautiful and funny new children’s book, Shorty’s Ark, gardening and horses, what children’s books are like, zoos and this Live Sea Otter Cam, wild illustrations, the circuitous origin of the song “Shorty’s Ark,” giraffes who wear boots, naming the animals while we can, future plans, and much more. Supported by you on PatreonBlackbyrd MyoozikPizza Trokaderothe BookshelfPlanet Bean Coffee, and Grandad’s Donuts. Support Y.E.S.S. and Black Women United YEG. Follow vish online.

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Ep. #752: Yo La Tengo

Ira Kaplan discusses the lovely new Yo La Tengo album, This Stupid World, health, wellness, and the movies, writing and recording the new album in an unusual way, longevity and external expectations, John McEntire and Rick Moranis, remembering Dallas Good of the Sadies, an Edmonton visit, touring again, other future plans and much more. Supported by you on PatreonBlackbyrd MyoozikPizza Trokaderothe BookshelfPlanet Bean Coffee, and Grandad’s Donuts. Support Y.E.S.S. and Black Women United YEG. Follow vish online.