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Ep. #872: Mike Watt and Papa M

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Mike Watt and Papa M‘s David Pajo talk about their new split-single for Red Parakeet Records’ “one-for-one” series, their history together as admirers and friends and a fateful party for Lance Bangs, how punks share helpful information, the vaudeville circuit, the Beatles and arena rock, J Mascis and the Breeders, David’s work in Gang of Four and a project between him, watt, and Hugo Burnham, the brilliance and resourcefulness of George Hurley, a musical project that watt and I are working on together, other future plans, and much more.

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Ep. #854: METZ

Alex Edkins, Hayden Menzies, and Chris Slorach from METZ discuss their new album Up on Gravity Hill, its hard themes and dynamic emotional tenor, the evolution of METZ and the beginning of a new chapter, surprising each other musically, music videos and how songs can be de-valued, loving Eric’s Trip, working with producer Seth Manchester, filmmaker Colin Medley, and musician Owen Pallett, comfort, confidence, and consumption, touring again, other 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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