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Wednesday, January 20th, 2021  
The Dears on “Lovers Rock”

Jan 19, 2021 Issue #67 - Phoebe Bridgers and Moses Sumney

After 25 years of making music, The Dears know how to adapt to an altered landscape. Husband and wife Murray Lightburn and Natalia Yanchek, the core duo of the Montreal, Canada rock band, have navigated twists and turns across a music industry landscape that looks nothing like it did when they released their first album. More

Marinho: Lisbon’s Finest New Musical Export

Jan 17, 2021 Web Exclusive

Portuguese singer/songwriter Marinho might just be Lisbon's finest new musical export. Here, she talks about the highs and lows of the past year   More

Tim Burgess of The Charlatans on His Twitter Listening Parties

Jan 15, 2021 Issue #67 - Phoebe Bridgers and Moses Sumney

COVID-19 may have put paid to most of 2020’s live music events, but one of the surprise hits of the lockdown has been Tim Burgess, frontman of The Charlatans, and his Twitter listening parties. More

Khruangbin on “Mordechai”

Jan 14, 2021 Issue #67 - Phoebe Bridgers and Moses Sumney

There is a one-of-a-kind, universally intriguing musical product that is generated when Khruangbin’s guitarist Mark Speer, bassist Laura Lee Ochoa, and drummer Donald “DJ” Johnson come together. A student of the world, Ochoa is a cultural anthropology enthusiast. It was her learning Thai that led to the band’s name, which loosely means “airplane.” More

Simon Raymonde on Lost Horizons’ New Album “In Quiet Moments”

Jan 11, 2021 Web Exclusive

Simon Raymonde has been a prominent figure in some of the most innovative music to emerge over the past four decades. Whether that be as a musician himself (as a member of Cocteau Twins), or in his guise as founder of highly respected independent label Bella Union. Here he talks about his new album with Lost Horizons (which is a duo with Richie Thomas). More

Jason Bentley on His New Podcast “The Backstory”

Jan 08, 2021 Web Exclusive

Musician and composer Terence Blanchard (BlackkKlansman, Malcolm X) and playwright-screenwriter Kemp Powers (Soul, Star Trek) worked together on the hotly-anticipated, Regina King-directed movie One Night In Miami—but the two mavericks had never met in person or really spoken to each other until The Backstory, the new podcast hosted by ex-KCRW Morning Becomes Eclectic host, Jason Bentley.  More

Andy Bell of Ride on His Debut Solo Album “The View From Halfway Down”

Jan 06, 2021 Web Exclusive

Andy Bell has had an illustrious career over the past 30 years as a member of Ride, Oasis, Beady Eye, and Hurricane #1. Last year he released his debut solo album The View From Halfway Down, which turned out to be one of 2020's finest.  More

John Cameron Mitchell on “Hedwig,” New York City, Death, Love, and “New American Dream”

Jan 05, 2021 Web Exclusive

John Cameron Mitchell is a Renaissance man. The creative individual behind the indelible musical, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, is also a songwriter, actor, and writer. More