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Julie Byrne Talks with Lætitia Tamko (Vagabon) for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | August 16, 2018

Julie Byrne Talks with Lætitia Tamko (Vagabon) for the Talkhouse Podcast

Listen to an incredible conversation between two of the breakout artists of 2017, recorded backstage at Pitchfork Music Festival.

Michelle Zauner (Japanese Breakfast) Talks with Alex Cameron for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | August 2, 2018

Michelle Zauner (Japanese Breakfast) Talks with Alex Cameron for the Talkhouse Podcast

These two brought their onstage energy to our trailer backstage at Pitchfork Music Festival.

The Best Moments of 2018 (So Far) on the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | July 19, 2018

The Best Moments of 2018 (So Far) on the Talkhouse Podcast

Our staff rewind and reflect on unique, hilarious, and thought-provoking clips from the past few months.

Devendra Banhart Talks with Tim Kinsella (Joan of Arc) for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | July 12, 2018

Devendra Banhart Talks with Tim Kinsella (Joan of Arc) for the Talkhouse Podcast

The two multi-hypenates—who recently covered each other's music—talk spirituality, staying sane, and hallucinatory experiences.

Revisited: David Cross Talks with Jean Grae and Fab Moretti for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | July 5, 2018

Revisited: David Cross Talks with Jean Grae and Fab Moretti for the Talkhouse Podcast

For the holiday break, we revisit one of our favorite episodes of the past year.

Natalie Prass Talks with Matthew E. White for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | June 28, 2018

Natalie Prass Talks with Matthew E. White for the Talkhouse Podcast

Recorded at The Strand, Natalie Prass and her producer chat about the process behind creating her new LP, The Future and The Past.

The Raincoats Talk with Protomartyr for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | June 21, 2018

The Raincoats Talk with Protomartyr for the Talkhouse Podcast

The legendary proto-punk band sits down with the emerging punk band, Protomartyr, at Rough Trade in London.

Shame Talks with Goat Girl and Konshens Talks with Bad Gyal for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | May 24, 2018

Shame Talks with Goat Girl and Konshens Talks with Bad Gyal for the Talkhouse Podcast

A two part podcast featuring a pair of bands from south London's indie scene, then an international dancehall summit.

Will Sheff (Okkervil River) Talks with A.C. Newman (The New Pornographers) for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | May 17, 2018

Will Sheff (Okkervil River) Talks with A.C. Newman (The New Pornographers) for the Talkhouse Podcast

To celebrate the release of Okkervil River's In the Rainbow Rain, Will Sheff chats with a friend, collaborator, and current neighbor.

Andrew W.K. Talks with Albert Hammond Jr. for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | May 10, 2018

Andrew W.K. Talks with Albert Hammond Jr. for the Talkhouse Podcast

Two longtime friends and rock veterans sit down for a chat during South By Southwest.

Chelsea Manning Talks with Nadya Tolokonnikova (Pussy Riot) for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | April 26, 2018

Chelsea Manning Talks with Nadya Tolokonnikova (Pussy Riot) for the Talkhouse Podcast

Listen to first-hand perspectives from these two well-known activists who have been jailed for their actions and views.

Billy Bragg on the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | April 5, 2018

Billy Bragg on the Talkhouse Podcast

The English folk-punk activist talks skiffle and his new book, Roots, Radicals and Rockers.

Meredith Graves (Perfect Pussy, MTV News) Talks with Cameron Lynch (NFL Athlete) for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | March 29, 2018

Meredith Graves (Perfect Pussy, MTV News) Talks with Cameron Lynch (NFL Athlete) for the Talkhouse Podcast

Recorded at On Air Fest, this talk dives into first-person narratives, people's preconceptions about athletes and rock stars, and so much more.

Chris Frantz (Talking Heads, Tom Tom Club) Talks with Richard Lloyd (Television) for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | March 22, 2018

Chris Frantz (Talking Heads, Tom Tom Club) Talks with Richard Lloyd (Television) for the Talkhouse Podcast

In honor of Lloyd's new memoir, the two sit down to recount stories of CBGB, Jimi Hendrix, and advice from John Lee Hooker.

Talkhouse is Coming to SXSW

By Talkhouse Podcast | March 13, 2018

Talkhouse is Coming to SXSW

We're hosting (and streaming!) three live talks at the festival.

Sam Harris (X Ambassadors) Talks with Kendra Foster (D’Angelo, Parliament Funkadelic) for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | March 8, 2018

Sam Harris (X Ambassadors) Talks with Kendra Foster (D’Angelo, Parliament Funkadelic) for the Talkhouse Podcast

Two master songwriters go deep on their work with D’Angelo and Rihanna.

Jenn Wasner (Wye Oak, Flock of Dimes) Talks with Jana Hunter (Lower Dens) for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | February 22, 2018

Jenn Wasner (Wye Oak, Flock of Dimes) Talks with Jana Hunter (Lower Dens) for the Talkhouse Podcast

This talk actually started years ago when they were coworkers at a Baltimore restaurant.

Jlin Talks with William Basinski for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | February 8, 2018

Jlin Talks with William Basinski for the Talkhouse Podcast

These two musicians bridge their generational gap during a conversation at Brooklyn's Northside Festival.

Revisited: Andy Rourke (the Smiths) Talks with Dolores O’Riordan (the Cranberries) for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | February 1, 2018

Revisited: Andy Rourke (the Smiths) Talks with Dolores O’Riordan (the Cranberries) for the Talkhouse Podcast

To honor the Cranberries' Dolores O'Riordan's untimely passing, we revisit her talk with D.A.R.K. collaborator, Andy Rourke.

Vivian Howard Talks with Cynthia Hill for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | January 11, 2018

Vivian Howard Talks with Cynthia Hill for the Talkhouse Podcast

Meet the duo behind A Chef's Life on PBS.

Talkhouse x Food Republic: Paul Kahan Talks with Mark Ibold (Sonic Youth, Pavement) for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | December 28, 2017

Talkhouse x Food Republic: Paul Kahan Talks with Mark Ibold (Sonic Youth, Pavement) for the Talkhouse Podcast

These two cultural icons talk about what really matters in life—cooking, creating music, and everything in-between.

Sinkane Talks with Oddisee for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | November 30, 2017

Sinkane Talks with Oddisee for the Talkhouse Podcast

The old friends powerfully- and hilariously- share the triumphs and travails of pursuing careers in music as Sudanese-Americans.

NE-HI Talks with Spencer Tweedy for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | November 24, 2017

NE-HI Talks with Spencer Tweedy for the Talkhouse Podcast

NE-HI’s Jason Balla and Mikey Wells chat with Spencer Tweedy about what really matters in life backstage at Pitchfork Music Festival 2017.

Jamila Woods Talks with Ohmme for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | November 21, 2017

Jamila Woods Talks with Ohmme for the Talkhouse Podcast

Recorded at Pitchfork Music Festival 2017, these three musicians are at the heart of Chicago’s diverse and vibrant music scene.

Katie Alice Greer and Daniele Daniele (Priests) Talk with Tyler Pope (LCD Soundsystem) for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | November 2, 2017

Katie Alice Greer and Daniele Daniele (Priests) Talk with Tyler Pope (LCD Soundsystem) for the Talkhouse Podcast

These three trade stories, talk about running their own record labels, and more from backstage at the 2017 Pitchfork Music Festival.

Voice Memos: Shamir on the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | October 26, 2017

Voice Memos: Shamir on the Talkhouse Podcast

Peer into an artist's most intimate moments with the inaugural episode of our new audio diary series.

Frankie Cosmos Talks with Vagabon for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | October 19, 2017

Frankie Cosmos Talks with Vagabon for the Talkhouse Podcast

The two discuss a day in the life of an indie musician while backstage at the 2017 Pitchfork Music Festival.

Chuck D (Public Enemy) Talks with Tom Morello (Rage Against The Machine) for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | October 5, 2017

Chuck D (Public Enemy) Talks with Tom Morello (Rage Against The Machine) for the Talkhouse Podcast

The iconic musicians and current collaborators discuss the relationship between protest music and politics.

Tunde Adebimpe (TV on the Radio) Talks with Grammy-Winning Producer Ian Brennan for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | September 28, 2017

Tunde Adebimpe (TV on the Radio) Talks with Grammy-Winning Producer Ian Brennan for the Talkhouse Podcast

The two longtime friends and collaborators discuss artists who prize spirit over virtuosity, the Western music industry's proximity bias, and more.

Tyler Pope (LCD Soundsystem) Talks with Thurston Moore (Sonic Youth) for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | September 26, 2017

Tyler Pope (LCD Soundsystem) Talks with Thurston Moore (Sonic Youth) for the Talkhouse Podcast

Plus, find out which techno tracks Pope recommends for Moore.

Helado Negro Talks with Sylvan Esso for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | September 21, 2017

Helado Negro Talks with Sylvan Esso for the Talkhouse Podcast

These friends and current tourmates discuss a songwriter's quest for self-expression, freedom, money, and transcendence.

Talkhouse x Food Republic: A$AP Ferg Talks with Andrew Carmellini for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | September 14, 2017

Talkhouse x Food Republic: A$AP Ferg Talks with Andrew Carmellini for the Talkhouse Podcast

In the first installment of Talkhouse Food, these two creators talk about the intersection of their respective crafts.

Courtney Barnett Talks with Julia Shapiro (Chastity Belt) for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | August 31, 2017

Courtney Barnett Talks with Julia Shapiro (Chastity Belt) for the Talkhouse Podcast

These two mutual fans, friends, and frequent tourmates catch up together on today's episode.

Paul Major Talks with Stephen Malkmus for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | August 24, 2017

Paul Major Talks with Stephen Malkmus for the Talkhouse Podcast

Music aficionado Paul Major recalls some interesting and funny stories on record collecting, meeting musicians, and one lucky dog bite.

Lizzy Goodman Talks with Kyp Malone (TV on the Radio) and Brian Chase (Yeah Yeah Yeahs) for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | August 17, 2017

Lizzy Goodman Talks with Kyp Malone (TV on the Radio) and Brian Chase (Yeah Yeah Yeahs) for the Talkhouse Podcast

The trio remembers New York City in the early 2000s and its music scene.

The Best Moments of Spring 2017 on the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | July 6, 2017

The Best Moments of Spring 2017 on the Talkhouse Podcast

Our staff share behind the scenes commentary and context with each talk, plus an unreleased outtake.

Norman Blake (Teenage Fanclub) Talks with Ryley Walker for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | June 16, 2017

Norman Blake (Teenage Fanclub) Talks with Ryley Walker for the Talkhouse Podcast

The two discuss recording habits, how Ryley discovered Teenage Fanclub, and the much needed laundry days while on tour.

Patterson Hood (Drive-By Truckers) Talks with Talib Kweli for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | June 9, 2017

Patterson Hood (Drive-By Truckers) Talks with Talib Kweli for the Talkhouse Podcast

The two musicians address social and political issues, both in hip-hop and in rock & roll.

Cosey Fanni Tutti (Throbbing Gristle) Talks with Lenny Kaye (Patti Smith Group) for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | May 18, 2017

Cosey Fanni Tutti (Throbbing Gristle) Talks with Lenny Kaye (Patti Smith Group) for the Talkhouse Podcast

The two discuss Cosey Fanni Tutti's autobiography including and a hilarious story about Tutti using “Because The Night” during her strip routine.