How Arcade Fire brought them together, the night they met, a harp that lives in Prague, and more.
The Death Cab frontman chats with one of his favorite songwriters about pandemic life and the thrilling prospect of post-pandemic rocking.
The two songwriters (and friends) talk about meaning, songwriting, and more.
Listen to a wide-ranging chat between the masterminds behind Tame Impala and Caribou.
Two incredible (and incredibly different) songwriters collide to discuss process, creativity, and vomit.
The two Baltimore acts chop it up about COVID, songwriting, and sports jazz.
Two very funny people talk about one very funny book (and lots more).
The two old friends talk about their great new album.
The Dr. Dog drummer chats with one of his music idols.
Two punk-inspired Social Distortion and Lucero frontmen talk craft.
The singer-songwriters discuss their craft, their pasts, and the future.
The Rilo Kiley and Postal Service member chats with her latest collaborator.
The two friends chat about their newest music, from Buzzy Lee and HAIM.
Two excellent singer-songwriters and friends talk about process and the pandemic.
The funk legend connects with the Beastie Boys' turntable maestro for a wide-ranging chat.
The friends and collaborators celebrate the release of Tweedy's new book with a convo about the parallels between songwriting and woodworking.
Goodbye and thank you.
A new podcast where musicians talk to scientists about science as it connects to their most famous songs.
Three incredible WOC artists discuss issues of space and representation in indie rock, and share their thoughts on how to fix them.
The soul legend and the indie wunderkind talk releasing music during the pandemic, privilege in the industry, and making Pete Townshend cry.
The star, writer-director and composer of the new film The Nest, out now through IFC, have a fascinating discussion about their collaboration.
The virtuosic musical legends discuss never playing predictably, violating ones own musical expectations, and their wonderful new collaborative album.
The twins chat with their new fave band about intense intra-band relationships, "success," and their deep need for pets.
Hot off the release of Deftones’ new LP Ohms, frontman Chino Moreno sat down for a chat with his old friend and tourmate, Reggie Watts.
This week on the podcast, we revisit a conversation between the two gentle musical mavericks.
The brilliant musicians discuss their differing creative processes and confidence in art, plus take a deep dive on clutch music gear.
The two pop stars go deep on the art of songwriting and live performance, and share their very different origin stories.
They talk about the changing music industry, life as a musician in the time of COVID, and what “DIY” and “indie” mean in 2020.
The two brilliant rockers touch upon their new albums, the importance of mental health care, and how the music industry has evolved.
They discuss the magic of collaboration, improvisation, and other matters of cosmic music philosophy.
They discuss the intricacies of collaborating, their political work, and Paul's new band Muzz.
They discuss pushing boundaries and getting out of one’s comfort zone by showing the world one’s metaphorical—and literal—asshole.
They discuss country music's changing looks and sounds, and the genre's deep connection with hip hop.
The collaborators discuss the winding roads of their careers, both of which include Sir Elton John!
The longtime friends and collaborators talk the magic of Olympia, WA in the late 90s, their brand new releases, and much more.
They talk Little Richard, Flannery O'Connor, and why Beyonce is actually a blues singer.
They talk spirituality, mental health, and which folk star Shamir was in a past life.
In honor of Jarvis Cocker's new LP Beyond The Pale, we're rebroadcasting this wide-ranging talk between the songwriters.
They discuss synthesizers, controlling one's own artistic destiny, John Milton... and dick pics.
Three incredible WOC artists discuss issues of space and representation in indie rock, and share their thoughts on how to fix them.
They discuss their erotic writings, the importance of expressing inner darkness, and the powerful role of language in self-identity.
The friends and collaborators share the role of belief in their art, memories of David Berman and Jason Molina, and thoughts on “fluffing the nest."
They discuss releasing music during quarantine, the tight community of “everybody in New York that makes weird music in Spanish,” and much more.
The IDLES' frontman discusses toxic masculinity, collaborating with The Streets, and putting human ashes into his band's vinyl.
This episode was just nominated for a Webby!
They discuss subverting expectations in songwriting; reuniting with their estranged fathers; “one time only” sexual fetishes; and much more.
They celebrate the magic of record stores and the new Other Music documentary.
They talk writing processes, the gentle joys of life, and how live performers need to be, um, doms.
The two award-winning authors talk about why it’s important to read fiction right now and Jesus the Temple-trashing tough guy.
We celebrate the launch of The Tweedy Show by revisiting this wonderful chat.
The pair discuss the making of their powerful, emotionally vulnerable new works.
Their conversation touches upon protest music, the democratization of music via technology, and much more.
Fans of each others' music, the two musicians take a dive deep on embracing irony and ridiculousness in songwriting.
They talk road-dogging with Dylan, scoring for Scorsese, and creating the seminal Music from Big Pink.
The two legends hilariously celebrate the life and work of the game-changing comedian Garry Shandling.
The old friends talk Narducy’s new musical, shooting Knives Out, and hanging with Chrissie Hynde.
The music legends talk the early years of Devo, Brian Eno’s proclivity for ménage à trois, and the differences between poker and making records.
The two gentle musical mavericks—and mutual fans—discuss creative process and identity on this week's show.
The female rock icons discuss life mantras, astrology, and "pussy premiums."
The Talkhouse staff come together to share bonus clips, big collaborations, and some of the podcast's most memorable moments of 2019.
A look back at one of our fan favorites of this year.
Introduced through Sarah Silverman, the pair are now collaborating!
The guys share some mind-blowing SNL moments, the artistic benefits of boredom, plus Portugal. The Man's most epic onstage meltdown.
The two musicians give a glimpse into their worlds full of collaborations and success in the streaming age.
Grab your headphones for Talkhouse’s first ever bilingual conversation.
The experimental guitar legends talk avant-garde recording sessions, NYC music scenes through the years, and Wilco's instrument collection.
The two get conceptual on the future of creativity at Life Is Beautiful festival.
The two collaborators talk about the benefits and drawbacks of a musical education, navigating record labels, studios, and much more.
The two spill some serious Bachelor Nation tea on the most XXX Talkhouse Podcast episode ever.
As we wrap up Life is Beautiful 2019, we revisit this favorite episode from last year's festival.
The two musician/painter/writers talk inspiration, new work, and skate heroes.
Catch these legendary artists—and current tourmates(!)—in conversation, only on the Talkhouse Podcast.
The two intertwined artists go deep into mental health, dealing with fans, and Mal’s lack of boundaries.
Two rising stars from the Chicago music scene compare notes on their wild rides to success.
The three musicians pay tribute and remember the life of Frightened Rabbit’s Scott Hutchison in this live podcast.
A powerful conversation and musical collaboration backstage at FORM Fest.
This podcast dives head first into the nitty gritty of writing, recording, doing press, and touring.
The two ambient musicians sit down backstage at FORM for an in-depth conversation, alongside a wonderful improvised musical collaboration.
The three rock legends dive deep into the formative, intimate, and downright weird moments of their careers.
The trio spoof Queen and Beyonce, cover the Beatles, and much more.
In our first of six FORM Festival episodes, the two musicians sat down for a chat and an intimate, improvised performance.
In this special episode, we hear from Prince Paul and his son DJ PForReal, plus horror director Larry Fessenden and his filmmaking son, Jack.
We revisit this cross-cultural talk on the occassion of A$AP Ferg dropping his new track “Pups.”
The Magnetic Fields’ mastermind and accordionist Daniel Handler (aka Lemony Snicket) revisit the classic 69 Love Songs on its 20th anniversary.
The two discuss the "secret sauce" that goes into writing Animal Collective and Shabazz Palaces songs.
With a ton of music festivals approaching, we have a special bonus episode during last year's Pitchfork Music Festival.
The two sat down at Desert Daze to chat artistic community, DIY culture, and the restorative power of seeing live music.
In our 250th episode, we celebrate mothers and maternal figures.
The comedian and the musician jump into this freewheeling conversation backstage at the Life is Beautiful festival.
The gonzo comedy legend gets political with an experimental musician turned progressive candidate.
These longtime friends chat about Kate's Maharaja musical, toxic masculinity, and of course, their incredible new records.
In a scooter filled SXSW, two of indie rock’s prolific, veteran singer-songwriters drop some serious insider knowledge.
The two old friends catch up during Chicago's Tomorrow Never Knows festival, plus they play a few songs.
The trio get on "like a house on fire" backstage at Life is Beautiful.
A look back on this enlightening conversation on first-person narratives, people's preconceptions about athletes and rock stars, and so much more.
We hear firsthand stories from Waxahatchee and Kevin Morby, Heather Matarazzo and Heather Turman, Natalie Prass and Eric Slick, and more.
The two gifted composers will be reconnecting for another episode of the Talkhouse Podcast coming up at Pitchfork's Midwinter 2019.
In this reflective conversation, the two musicians talk overcoming their worst performing nightmares, inspirational food, and more.
Plus, a mini, bonus episode featuring Geoff Barrow (Portishead, Beak>) and Annika Henderson (Anika).
A rare chance to catch these electronic music legends, speaking one-on-one.
The two Mexican Summer artists recorded this podcast during last year's 10 year anniversary party for the label.
The two future tourmates talk religion and the surprising effect it’s had on their art.
Tweedy and Jacobson find common ground in this thoughtful and funny conversation.
The two longtime friends and collaborators chat about work, friends, family, and pets.
Recorded backstage at Life is Beautiful, the two creators talk songwriting, American Vandal season two, and coming out through your art.
The two music legends share a rich and fascinating conversation backstage at Desert Daze.
The two musicians sat down at Travelers' Rest Festival for this freewheeling chat and tarot card reading.
The musician and chef chop it up at Virgin Hotels Chicago.
Plus, the musical siblings premiere a new collaboration.
The two indie icons connect the dots from their teenage years up to their recent LPs.
The two labelmates sit down for a chat ahead of their upcoming tour together.
DeMarco invites the father-son duo into his Los Angeles garage studio for this chat.
Angel Olsen speaks with one of her favorite new singer-songwriters.
With the release of Terence Nance‘s acclaimed HBO series Random Acts of Flyness, we revisit this talk between the two multi-hyphenates.
Talkhouse teams up with the squad behind Basilica Soundscape for our first ever guest-curated episode.
Plus, the Talkhouse Podcast gets a shiny new theme song.
The two vocalists dive into diva moves for one's show rider, finding non-traditional places to warm up while on tour, and much more.
Listen to an incredible conversation between two of the breakout artists of 2017, recorded backstage at Pitchfork Music Festival.
These two brought their onstage energy to our trailer backstage at Pitchfork Music Festival.
Our staff rewind and reflect on unique, hilarious, and thought-provoking clips from the past few months.
The two multi-hypenates—who recently covered each other's music—talk spirituality, staying sane, and hallucinatory experiences.
For the holiday break, we revisit one of our favorite episodes of the past year.
Recorded at The Strand, Natalie Prass and her producer chat about the process behind creating her new LP, The Future and The Past.
The legendary proto-punk band sits down with the emerging punk band, Protomartyr, at Rough Trade in London.
A two part podcast featuring a pair of bands from south London's indie scene, then an international dancehall summit.
To celebrate the release of Okkervil River's In the Rainbow Rain, Will Sheff chats with a friend, collaborator, and current neighbor.
Two longtime friends and rock veterans sit down for a chat during South By Southwest.
Your chance to see Talkhouse conversations live, in-person and in cyberspace.
Listen to first-hand perspectives from these two well-known activists who have been jailed for their actions and views.
The English folk-punk activist talks skiffle and his new book, Roots, Radicals and Rockers.
Recorded at On Air Fest, this talk dives into first-person narratives, people's preconceptions about athletes and rock stars, and so much more.
In honor of Lloyd's new memoir, the two sit down to recount stories of CBGB, Jimi Hendrix, and advice from John Lee Hooker.
We're hosting (and streaming!) three live talks at the festival.
Two master songwriters go deep on their work with D’Angelo and Rihanna.
This talk actually started years ago when they were coworkers at a Baltimore restaurant.
These two musicians bridge their generational gap during a conversation at Brooklyn's Northside Festival.
To honor the Cranberries' Dolores O'Riordan's untimely passing, we revisit her talk with D.A.R.K. collaborator, Andy Rourke.
Meet the duo behind A Chef's Life on PBS.
These two cultural icons talk about what really matters in life—cooking, creating music, and everything in-between.
The old friends powerfully- and hilariously- share the triumphs and travails of pursuing careers in music as Sudanese-Americans.
NE-HI’s Jason Balla and Mikey Wells chat with Spencer Tweedy about what really matters in life backstage at Pitchfork Music Festival 2017.
Recorded at Pitchfork Music Festival 2017, these three musicians are at the heart of Chicago’s diverse and vibrant music scene.
These three trade stories, talk about running their own record labels, and more from backstage at the 2017 Pitchfork Music Festival.
Peer into an artist's most intimate moments with the inaugural episode of our new audio diary series.
The two discuss a day in the life of an indie musician while backstage at the 2017 Pitchfork Music Festival.
The iconic musicians and current collaborators discuss the relationship between protest music and politics.
The two longtime friends and collaborators discuss artists who prize spirit over virtuosity, the Western music industry's proximity bias, and more.
Plus, find out which techno tracks Pope recommends for Moore.
These friends and current tourmates discuss a songwriter's quest for self-expression, freedom, money, and transcendence.
In the first installment of Talkhouse Food, these two creators talk about the intersection of their respective crafts.
These two mutual fans, friends, and frequent tourmates catch up together on today's episode.
Music aficionado Paul Major recalls some interesting and funny stories on record collecting, meeting musicians, and one lucky dog bite.
The trio remembers New York City in the early 2000s and its music scene.
Our staff share behind the scenes commentary and context with each talk, plus an unreleased outtake.
The two discuss recording habits, how Ryley discovered Teenage Fanclub, and the much needed laundry days while on tour.
The two musicians address social and political issues, both in hip-hop and in rock & roll.
The two discuss Cosey Fanni Tutti's autobiography including and a hilarious story about Tutti using “Because The Night” during her strip routine.
Our staff revisits some recent podcast highlights including Jarobi White, Wayne Coyne, and De La Soul.
The two trade secrets about their upcoming albums and tours.
Naturally, Taylor Swift comes up.