The two longtime friends and collaborators discuss artists who prize spirit over virtuosity, the Western music industry's proximity bias, and more.
The trio remembers New York City in the early 2000s and its music scene.
"You can ask me whatever the fuck you want," says big-time UMO fan Adebimpe. And big-time TVOTR fan Nielson gladly obliges. It's a great conversation.
With flair, aplomb and a dip into personal history, the New Orleans rocker overcomes his terror of writing about a band that has never disappointed.