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RiYL

Recommended if You Like: longform conversation with musicians, cartoonists, writers and other creative types.
Episode 526: Felix Cavaliere (of The Rascals)
May 20, 202244:0234.48 MB

Episode 526: Felix Cavaliere (of The Rascals)

The transition into the 70s wasn’t an easy one of for The Rascals. But it had been an extraordinaire run before the wheels came off, penning several songs that helped define what could reasonable be called pop music’s greatest decade. Throughout it all, Felix Cavaliere never stopped working. It’s a ...

Episode 525: Joe Rainey
May 14, 202246:4436.53 MB

Episode 525: Joe Rainey

Niineta opens unexpected. A call from inside the penitentiary. It’s a cousin of Joe Rainey’s – but one he considers close enough to call a brother. It’s a striking opening for a striking album that explores the traditional indigenous songs he grew up singing at Pow Wow, set to modern production. The...

Episode 524: Simone Giertz
May 08, 202235:1131.39 MB

Episode 524: Simone Giertz

The last time we chatted was on stage in October 2019, not long before the world changed. Simon Giertz had recently dealt with some health struggles, chronicling her successful battle with a brain tumor in a very public way. Over the years, her wildly popular YouTube channel has served a number of r...

Episode 523: Anton Newcombe (of Brian Jonestown Massacre)
May 05, 202233:0027.17 MB

Episode 523: Anton Newcombe (of Brian Jonestown Massacre)

Life off the road is a strange thing after 18 albums and 30 years , but Anton Newcombe is thriving. After decades in San Francisco, he settled in Berlin with a wife, kid and a dog – the whole deal. He calls me from Germany, giving me a makeshift tour of his home, as he holds his phone to his face. W...

Episode 522: Lyrics Born
April 29, 202255:3046.61 MB

Episode 522: Lyrics Born

Facing an indeterminate period of isolation, Lyrics Born did what any rational person would: he started a podcast. While he’s quick to note that the last two years offered a period of reflection and a rare moment to catch his breath during an impressive 25-year career in hip-hop, Mobile Homies was, ...