Our final episode of “72 Hours in Newport” features alternative blues band, Houndmouth! This week our confessor shares a story of his death-defying sailing trip from Hawaii to California, ultimately pushing him to propose to his then-girlfriend. Later, Walker sits down with Matt Myers of Houndmouth to discuss how the music industry can adapt post-Covid, Houndmouth’s secret band member, and how Matt is unintentionally romantic.
Episode 4 of “72 Hours in Newport” features Austin-based indie pop band, Wild Child! In this episode our confessor tells us about meeting her long lost half-brother at a party in high school. (Oh, she had no idea he even existed beforehand.) Later, Zac and Kelsey Wilson of Wild Child discuss how boring the ‘end of the world’ is, finding her voice in multiple musical projects, and building community around her.
Episode 5 of the “Love In Quarantine” mini-season features indie-pop outfit Royal Teeth and their bitter sweet song, “Things That Make Me Happy.” You’ll hear the confession that inspired the song as well as Zac’s interview with lead singer and head songwriter Gary Larsen. Later, Zac and Walker reflect on what we’ve learned about romance throughout our mini-season, Love In Quarantine.
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Episode 4 of the “Love In Quarantine” mini-season features Denver-based indie folk singer-songwriter Esme Patterson and her rejuvenating tune, “Lets Grow.” You’ll hear the anonymous confession that inspired the song and an interview of her explaining the benefits of companion planting, Kung fu, and subliminal messages.
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Episode 6 of Song Confessional features the Ypsilanti, Michigan-based, DIY bedroom pop outfit, Minihorse, and the world premier of their new song, “Not A Clever as You Think”. You’ll hear a man confess to carrying on three relationships simultaneously-unbeknowst to any of the women. (Oh and he thinks he got a fourth woman pregnant.) You’ll also hear Minihorse’s lead singer, Ben Collins, and Walker discuss the creation of this send up, toxic masculinity in the music scene, and more.