Alan Palomo and I sit and talk for almost an hour about the Tomb Raider Soundtrack. There are also side conversations about sensory deprivation tanks on tour, growing up in Monterrey, Mexico and San Antonio, and the new Neon Indian album "Vega Intl. Night School"
I try not to dwell too much on the young age of my guest this week, Garrett Borns. He records as BØRNS and his new album "Dopamine" is out right now on Interscope. He tells me about how he went from a kid in Michigan doing online jingle contests to an international recording artist in record time.
Amanda Warner is MNDR and on this episode she shares her story: from growing up on a farm in North Dakota to auditioning to play bass for Hole (!) to the warehouse world of Oakland, to having a number one song in Europe, to writing a thousand songs for other artists, and, if you can believe it, much much more.
She is amazing, an A+ guest, I loved talking to her, and you will love listening to her, so please do that!
Recorded out in LA back in March of 2015, my guest this week is LA based slasher Jason Stewart. He's the DJ slash podcaster slash music supervisor slash "food enthusiast" known as Them Jeans.
We talk about the heyday of blog djing in the mid 2000's, DJ's complaining, and a variety of other subjects as I unload all of my DJ related material on him.
Arthur Ashin, the artist currently known as Autre Ne Veut, joins me to tell me about his parents, his near birth experience, his favorite concert of all time, his new album, his college theory days, and much much more.
His new album "Age of Transparency" is available now from Downtown Records.
Trevor Powers records as Youth Lagoon and he has a great new album out right now called "Savage Hills Ballroom." Go listen to it!
He's an amiable guy who was happy talk baseball, to listen to me casually psychoanalyze his love of the movie "Castaway" and much MUCH more
Welcome to episode 45 of No Effects with Jesse Cohen! On this episode, my guest, Ed Droste, and I talk about the early days of his band Grizzly Bear, moving to Los Angeles, envying DJ's, writing music for the radio, and much much more.
FYI: I recorded this conversation at Ed's home in Los Angeles back in March, about 6 months ago.
Albert Hammond, Jr joins me in my kitchen to talk about his new album "Momentary Masters" and married life upstate. We talk about the time that Tanlines played the main stage at FYF before the Strokes, we talk about difference between making an album 10 years ago and today, and we talk about much much more.
Molly Lambert is a writer for Grantland and a podcast host there as well. She's a dear dear friend and I was very happy to talk to her back in March in Los Angeles. She tells me about how she started writing and how she believes that every TV writer has a deep, dark, secret.