Elizabeth Powell discusses the new Land of Talk album Performances, caregiving and a culturally-rich upbringing, experimenting with their singing voice, trading guitar in for keys, gender fluidity, abuse, and the lack of protection in music communities and infrastructures, voyeurism, objectification, and dress codes, sitcoms like Family Ties, the Twin Peaks theme song, reflecting on who they are and who they are becoming, Patreon treats, other future plans, and much more.
Douglas McCombs and Charles Rumback discuss their band Black Duck and new self-titled debut album, jazz, punk, and freedom, the Slint/Tortoise connection, why producers like J Dilla are really influential for drummers, improvisation and composition, Bill MacKay’s guitar playing, working with John Hughes III, Cheap Trick and Superchunk, Seven Bridges, Black Duck shows, a Tortoise album update, 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.
Black Eyes discuss the twentieth anniversary reissue of their self-titled debut on Dischord Records and their first three shows in decades, Washington D.C. life in a post-Fugazi, post-hardcore era, musical wildness and recording with Ian MacKaye, how you often have to fight for your right to party, the sweetness of friendships and reunions, playing music again, 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.