RiYL

RiYL

Recommended if You Like: longform conversation with musicians, cartoonists, writers and other creative types.

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Episode 565: Tom Gauld
February 03, 202346:0440.46 MB

Episode 565: Tom Gauld

Ahead of our conversation at Greenlight Books in Brooklyn, Tom Gauld and I sat down to discuss his career. The cartoonist was on tour in the States to promote his latest Drawn & Quarterly collection, Revenge of the Librarians. The book is classic Gauld, gag strips with historic and literary edge...

Episode 564: Robyn Hitchcock
January 26, 202344:3734.95 MB

Episode 564: Robyn Hitchcock

Hard as it is to believe, the half-decade preceding last year’s Shufflemania was the Robyn Hitchcock has gone between albums since 1979’s Soft Boys debut, A Can of Bees. That band, while wildly influential, wasn’t long for this world, breaking up shortly after their second album, Underwater Moonligh...

Episode 563: Sadie Dupuis (of Speedy Ortiz)
January 16, 202347:4938.45 MB

Episode 563: Sadie Dupuis (of Speedy Ortiz)

Her second poetry collection, Cry Perfume, deals with a lot. There’s a lot to deal with, from overdoses to a society that allows its artists to simply scrape by as a result of making art. Her band, Speedy Ortiz, hasn’t toured for some time, owing to the constraints of the pandemic, but has still fou...

Episode 562: Tim Burgess (of The Charlatans)
January 13, 202337:0031.12 MB

Episode 562: Tim Burgess (of The Charlatans)

With his sixth solo album, Tim Burgess left nothing on the table. The 22-track album found every last new song put down on record. The singer says he wanted to give listeners ever once he had left. Of course, for some, creativity is a renewable resource. Since its formation in the late-80s, the Cha...

Episode 561: Anvil (with director Sacha Gervasi)
December 31, 202232:2323.85 MB

Episode 561: Anvil (with director Sacha Gervasi)

In April, Anvil! The Story of Anvil marked its 13th anniversary. Five months later, frontman Steve "Lips" Kudlow and drummer Robb Reiner joined the film’s director, Sacha Gervasi, to screen for a limited re-release. The film, which captures the ups and downs of the long-lived Canadian metal band dur...