Merrill Garbus is a musician, producer and composer who slams, wails, strums and shakes with her band, tUnE-YaRdS. You can follow her on Twitter here.
Laurie Anderson is an artist best known for her multimedia presentations and innovative use of technology. As writer, director, visual artist and vocalist she has created groundbreaking works that span the worlds of art, theater, and experimental music.
On the latest episode of The Talkhouse Music Podcast, Merrill Garbus from Tune-Yards talks with the iconic performance artist and musician Laurie Anderson. By turns funny and poignant, and always insightful, the conversation between these two creative powerhouses ranges from coping with sudden fame, “the art police,” the healing power of puppetry, their love/hate relationship with technology, the aesthetics of bubble gum, dehydrated kale bars and… hotel hotdogs.