Angel Olsen

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Angel Olsen

Posted by on Nov 21, 2017

Singer and Songwriter Angel Olsen’s latest record “Phases” is a collection of B-sides and rarities that chronicles her musical journey. Listen as she describes how the The Velvet Underground influenced her on that journey, and how Lou Reed’s “Coney Island Baby”  is helping her in the current moment.

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Check out Angel Olsen’s New Record “Phases”

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Hamilton Leithauser

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Hamilton Leithauser

Posted by on Nov 15, 2017

Hamilton Leithauser is the former lead singer of the Walkmen and as well as a talented solo artist. Last year, he teamed up with former Vampire Weekend member Rostam for I Had A Dream That You Were Mine, and he also just released a duet with Angel Olsen called “Heartstruck (Wild Hunger).”  Listen as Leithauser talks about how Fleet Foxes’ “Ragged Wood” helped shake him out of a creative rut, what it was like to collaborate with Rostam, and how his latest single with Olsen was difficult for him to “get out of the shed.”

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  Check out Hamilton Leithauser’s Tour dates

Check out the This Song episode featuring Robin Pecknold of Fleet Foxes

Check out Hamilton Leithauser’s Studio 1A performance

Listen to Songs from Episode 105 of This Song

 

Gregory Porter

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Gregory Porter

Posted by on Nov 8, 2017

On “Nat King Cole and Me,” Grammy winning jazz vocalist and songwriter Gregory Porter pays tribute to one of the greatest jazz artists of the 20th century.  Listen as he describes the profound effect that Nat King Cole’s music had on him as a young child, and how his relationship to that music has inspired him throughout his career.

Listen to “Nat King Cole and Me”

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Listen to Songs from Episode 104 of This Song

 

A Giant Dog — ReRun

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A Giant Dog — ReRun

Posted by on Oct 25, 2017

Austin’s A Giant Dog just released their third record Toy on Merge records. Listen as Sabrina Ellis and Andrew Cashen, the songwriting duo behind the band, talk about the power of Iggy Pop’s “Search and Destroy,” Regina Spektor’s songwriting and the origins of their partnership.

A Giant Dog is on tour on the West Coast!  Check out their tour dates here.

Check out A Giant Dog’s Studio 1A performance

Vickie Howell — Rerun

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Vickie Howell — Rerun

Posted by on Oct 17, 2017

Vickie Howell just released her new web series “The Knit Show with Vickie Howell.”  The project, which Howell conceived and developed, was funded through a successful crowdfunding campaign.  Hear how the So-Cal punk scene inspired her life as a DIY entrepreneur, and how she’s working to inspire us all to “DIY your dreams.”

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