Markus Floats discusses the lovely Fourth Album, working in Montreal, shifting from solitary to collaborative work with Egyptian Cotton Arkestra, fixed and fluid art, a koan by Fred Moten, problems and solutions, tarot cards and astrology, darkness and hope, playing shows, other future plans, and much more.
Jessica Jalbert and Rene Wilson discuss their band Faith Healer and brilliant new album, The Hand That Fits the Glove, strange Edmonton birds, why it’s been six years since they last released an album, working with many other people, intentionality and confidence, dogs and a specific dog, going viral, huge life news, other future plans, and much more.
Sean Michaels discusses his compelling, contemporary novel, Do you remember being born?, the time we shared a helicopter ride in the Yukon, the late poet Marianne Moore’s life and how it inspired this book, his exploration and use of ChatGPT and A.I. to tell this story, what Nick Cave and Marc Maron might have wrong about such technology, collaboration, his book tour, 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.