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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. #862: Jon Mckiel

Jon Mckiel discusses his excellent and beguiling new album, Hex, Canadian cities he’s lived in and his connections with Jay Crocker and Chad VanGaalen, drop C tuning, the hip-hop flavours of the otherwise indie-folk album Hex and whom it may be inspiring to rap, hexes, conspiracies, capitalism, and The Curse, movie scores and the musical touchstone that is the Arnold Schwarzenegger film, Predator, feeling burdened, videotaping MuchMusic programming as kids, that time his album 2020 album Bobby Joe Hope went viral, future plans, and much more.  

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Ep. #852: FYEAR

Kaie Kellough and Jason Sharp discuss their work together in FYEAR and their new, self-titled debut album, our Alberta commonalities and the Edmonton Oilers, the origin of their social and musical relationship, writing one piece that has been divided into chunks for this dynamic album and its concept and sound, what certain children think of the record, being a tension, how they work together, writing more music, other future plans, and much more.

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