Janet Weiss and Sam Coomes talk about their beautiful band Quasi and their excellent, 10th album, Breaking the Balls of History, Janet’s long, hard recovery from a debilitating 2019 car accident and how much more joy she’s gotten from drumming ever since, Sam’s intuitive songwriting and zen outlook on what it all means, how people are good and people are bad, whether Janet had any doubts about leaving Sleater-Kinney, the medical toll of being a musician, how reality is real, touring, 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.
Jon Spencer talks about the rise of the HITmakers and their outspoken, noisy, and reflective new album, Spencer Gets It Lit, recalling the sound of Pussy Galore, the end of the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, remembering Dallas Good, working with the Sadies, and chaotic studio sessions they shared with Andre Williams, encountering James Brown, future plans, and more! Supported by you on Patreon, Blackbyrd Myoozik, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad’s Donuts. Support Y.E.S.S. and Black Women United YEG. Follow vish online.