Steve Albini discusses Poverty Alleviation Charities’ annual Letters to Santa program and the 24 Hour Marathon variety show taking place on December 19, what’s new at Electrical Audio, pandemic touring with Shellac and their forthcoming new album, American politics, twitter, winning a second WSOP bracelet, his friend Dave Grohl, the band Dry Cleaning, and much 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.
Steve Albini on the star-studded 2020 24 Hour Improv benefit event, the failure of the U.S. to manage the pandemic and most other things, places he might move to, the grim prospects for music and his work at Electrical Audio, Elvis Costello’s opinion, the Houston Astros cheating, Shellac’s next releases, future plans, and more! Photo of Steve taken by vish when Shellac played Vancouver’s Starfish Room on August 21, 1999. Supported by you on Patreon, Live at Massey Hall, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad’s Donuts. Support Y.E.S.S. and Black Women United YEG.
Steve Albini on his busy 2018, guitar playing by St. Vincent and Malcolm Young, his big win at the World Series of Poker, the Democratic ‘blue wave,’ Heather Whinna’s Poverty Alleviation Chicago and Letters to Santa program, the 20th anniversary of Terraform, recording Kurt Cobain singing on Nirvana’s In Utero, forthcoming music and archival releases by Shellac and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad’s Donuts.