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Kevin Parker (Tame Impala) Talks with Dan Snaith (Caribou) on the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | October 15, 2020

Kevin Parker (Tame Impala) Talks with Dan Snaith (Caribou) on the Talkhouse Podcast

The brilliant musicians discuss their differing creative processes and confidence in art, plus take a deep dive on clutch music gear.

Carly Rae Jepsen Talks with mxmtoon on the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | October 8, 2020

Carly Rae Jepsen Talks with mxmtoon on the Talkhouse Podcast

The two pop stars go deep on the art of songwriting and live performance, and share their very different origin stories.

Mac DeMarco Talks with Dayglow on the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | October 1, 2020

Mac DeMarco Talks with Dayglow on the Talkhouse Podcast

They talk about the changing music industry, life as a musician in the time of COVID, and what “DIY” and “indie” mean in 2020.

Bob Mould Talks with Alicia Bognanno (Bully) on the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | September 24, 2020

Bob Mould Talks with Alicia Bognanno (Bully) on the Talkhouse Podcast

The two brilliant rockers touch upon their new albums, the importance of mental health care, and how the music industry has evolved.

Deerhoof Talks with Wadada Leo Smith on the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | September 17, 2020

Deerhoof Talks with Wadada Leo Smith on the Talkhouse Podcast

They discuss the magic of collaboration, improvisation, and other matters of cosmic music philosophy.

Shepard Fairey (Obey) Talks with Paul Banks (Interpol, Muzz) on the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | September 10, 2020

Shepard Fairey (Obey) Talks with Paul Banks (Interpol, Muzz) on the Talkhouse Podcast

They discuss the intricacies of collaborating, their political work, and Paul's new band Muzz.

Mike Hadreas (Perfume Genius) Talks with Jeremy O. Harris (Slave Play) on the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | September 3, 2020

Mike Hadreas (Perfume Genius) Talks with Jeremy O. Harris (Slave Play) on the Talkhouse Podcast

They discuss pushing boundaries and getting out of one’s comfort zone by showing the world one’s metaphorical—and literal—asshole.

Diplo (Major Lazer) Talks with Charley Crockett on the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | August 27, 2020

Diplo (Major Lazer) Talks with Charley Crockett on the Talkhouse Podcast

They discuss country music's changing looks and sounds, and the genre's deep connection with hip hop.

Bruce Hornsby Talks with James Mercer (The Shins, Broken Bells) on the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | August 13, 2020

Bruce Hornsby Talks with James Mercer (The Shins, Broken Bells) on the Talkhouse Podcast

The collaborators discuss the winding roads of their careers, both of which include Sir Elton John!

Phil Elverum (Mount Eerie, The Microphones) Talks with Mirah on the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | August 6, 2020

Phil Elverum (Mount Eerie, The Microphones) Talks with Mirah on the Talkhouse Podcast

The longtime friends and collaborators talk the magic of Olympia, WA in the late 90s, their brand new releases, and much more.

Hanif Abdurraqib Talks with Adia Victoria on the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | July 30, 2020

Hanif Abdurraqib Talks with Adia Victoria on the Talkhouse Podcast

They talk Little Richard, Flannery O'Connor, and why Beyonce is actually a blues singer.

Shamir Talks with Liza Anne on the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | July 23, 2020

Shamir Talks with Liza Anne on the Talkhouse Podcast

They talk spirituality, mental health, and which folk star Shamir was in a past life.

Revisited: Jarvis Cocker Talks with Stephin Merritt (the Magnetic Fields) on the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | July 16, 2020

Revisited: Jarvis Cocker Talks with Stephin Merritt (the Magnetic Fields) on the Talkhouse Podcast

In honor of Jarvis Cocker's new LP Beyond The Pale, we're rebroadcasting this wide-ranging talk between the songwriters.

Julien Baker (boygenius) Talks with Katie Harkin (HARKIN, Sleater-Kinney) on the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | July 9, 2020

Julien Baker (boygenius) Talks with Katie Harkin (HARKIN, Sleater-Kinney) on the Talkhouse Podcast

They discuss synthesizers, controlling one's own artistic destiny, John Milton... and dick pics.

Black Belt Eagle Scout Talks with SASAMI (and Guest Host Vagabon) on the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | July 2, 2020

Black Belt Eagle Scout Talks with SASAMI (and Guest Host Vagabon) on the Talkhouse Podcast

Three incredible WOC artists discuss issues of space and representation in indie rock, and share their thoughts on how to fix them.

Jehnny Beth Talks with Jenny Hval on the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | June 18, 2020

Jehnny Beth Talks with Jenny Hval on the Talkhouse Podcast

They discuss their erotic writings, the importance of expressing inner darkness, and the powerful role of language in self-identity.

Scott Avett (The Avett Brothers) Talks with Eef Barzelay (Clem Snide) on the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | June 11, 2020

Scott Avett (The Avett Brothers) Talks with Eef Barzelay (Clem Snide) on the Talkhouse Podcast

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."

Helado Negro Talks with Buscabulla on the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | June 9, 2020

Helado Negro Talks with Buscabulla on the Talkhouse Podcast

They discuss releasing music during quarantine, the tight community of “everybody in New York that makes weird music in Spanish,” and much more.

Joe Talbot (IDLES) on the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | May 28, 2020

Joe Talbot (IDLES) on the Talkhouse Podcast

The IDLES' frontman discusses toxic masculinity, collaborating with The Streets, and putting human ashes into his band's vinyl.

Revisited: Fred Armisen and Mary Lynn Rajskub Talk with Lindsey Jordan (Snail Mail) for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | May 14, 2020

Revisited: Fred Armisen and Mary Lynn Rajskub Talk with Lindsey Jordan (Snail Mail) for the Talkhouse Podcast

This episode was just nominated for a Webby!

Jarvis Cocker Talks with Stephin Merritt (the Magnetic Fields) on the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | May 7, 2020

Jarvis Cocker Talks with Stephin Merritt (the Magnetic Fields) on the Talkhouse Podcast

They discuss subverting expectations in songwriting; reuniting with their estranged fathers; “one time only” sexual fetishes; and much more.

Matt Berninger Talks with Aimee Mann on the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | April 28, 2020

Matt Berninger Talks with Aimee Mann on the Talkhouse Podcast

They celebrate the magic of record stores and the new Other Music documentary.

Joe Pera Talks with You David Bazan (Pedro The Lion) on the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | April 23, 2020

Joe Pera Talks with You David Bazan (Pedro The Lion) on the Talkhouse Podcast

They talk writing processes, the gentle joys of life, and how live performers need to be, um, doms.

George Saunders Talks with Dana Spiotta on the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | April 16, 2020

George Saunders Talks with Dana Spiotta on the Talkhouse Podcast

The two award-winning authors talk about why it’s important to read fiction right now and Jesus the Temple-trashing tough guy.

Revisited: Jeff Tweedy (Wilco) Talks with Abbi Jacobson for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | April 9, 2020

Revisited: Jeff Tweedy (Wilco) Talks with Abbi Jacobson for the Talkhouse Podcast

We celebrate the launch of The Tweedy Show by revisiting this wonderful chat.

Katie Crutchfield (Waxahatchee) Talks with Whitmer Thomas on the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | April 2, 2020

Katie Crutchfield (Waxahatchee) Talks with Whitmer Thomas on the Talkhouse Podcast

The pair discuss the making of their powerful, emotionally vulnerable new works.

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

By Talkhouse Podcast | March 19, 2020

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

Their conversation touches upon protest music, the democratization of music via technology, and much more.

A.C. Newman Talks with Wesley Toledo (Post Animal) on the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | March 12, 2020

A.C. Newman Talks with Wesley Toledo (Post Animal) on the Talkhouse Podcast

Fans of each others' music, the two musicians take a dive deep on embracing irony and ridiculousness in songwriting.

Robbie Robertson (The Band) Talks with M.C. Taylor (Hiss Golden Messenger) on the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | February 20, 2020

Robbie Robertson (The Band) Talks with M.C. Taylor (Hiss Golden Messenger) on the Talkhouse Podcast

They talk road-dogging with Dylan, scoring for Scorsese, and creating the seminal Music from Big Pink.

Judd Apatow Talks with David Duchovny on the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | February 13, 2020

Judd Apatow Talks with David Duchovny on the Talkhouse Podcast

The two legends hilariously celebrate the life and work of the game-changing comedian Garry Shandling.

Michael Shannon Talks with Jason Narducy on the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | February 6, 2020

Michael Shannon Talks with Jason Narducy on the Talkhouse Podcast

The old friends talk Narducy’s new musical, shooting Knives Out, and hanging with Chrissie Hynde.

Revisited: Steve Albini Talks with Jerry Casale (Devo) for the Talkhouse Podcast

Desert Daze sign - Talkhouse Podcast
By Talkhouse Podcast | January 30, 2020

Revisited: Steve Albini Talks with Jerry Casale (Devo) for the Talkhouse Podcast

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.

Dev Hynes (Blood Orange) Talks with Beverly Glenn-Copeland on the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | January 16, 2020

Dev Hynes (Blood Orange) Talks with Beverly Glenn-Copeland on the Talkhouse Podcast

The two gentle musical mavericks—and mutual fans—discuss creative process and identity on this week's show.

Suzi Quatro Talks with Donita Sparks (L7) for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | January 9, 2020

Suzi Quatro Talks with Donita Sparks (L7) for the Talkhouse Podcast

The female rock icons discuss life mantras, astrology, and "pussy premiums."

The Best Moments of 2019 on the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | December 19, 2019

The Best Moments of 2019 on the Talkhouse Podcast

The Talkhouse staff come together to share bonus clips, big collaborations, and some of the podcast's most memorable moments of 2019.

Revisited: Ariel Pink Talks with Cate Le Bon for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | December 12, 2019

Revisited: Ariel Pink Talks with Cate Le Bon for the Talkhouse Podcast

A look back at one of our fan favorites of this year.

Chelsea Peretti Talks with Will Schwartz (Imperial Teen) for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | December 5, 2019

Chelsea Peretti Talks with Will Schwartz (Imperial Teen) for the Talkhouse Podcast

Introduced through Sarah Silverman, the pair are now collaborating!

Portugal. The Man Talks with Fred Armisen and Chris Redd for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | November 21, 2019

Portugal. The Man Talks with Fred Armisen and Chris Redd for the Talkhouse Podcast

The guys share some mind-blowing SNL moments, the artistic benefits of boredom, plus Portugal. The Man's most epic onstage meltdown.

Shannon Shaw (Shannon and The Clams) Talks with Calvin Langman (The Happy Fits) for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | November 7, 2019

Shannon Shaw (Shannon and The Clams) Talks with Calvin Langman (The Happy Fits) for the Talkhouse Podcast

The two musicians give a glimpse into their worlds full of collaborations and success in the streaming age.

CHAI Talks with Stef Smith (Varsity) for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | October 31, 2019

CHAI Talks with Stef Smith (Varsity) for the Talkhouse Podcast

Grab your headphones for Talkhouse’s first ever bilingual conversation.

Lee Ranaldo (Sonic Youth) Talks with Ian Williams (Battles) for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | October 24, 2019

Lee Ranaldo (Sonic Youth) Talks with Ian Williams (Battles) for the Talkhouse Podcast

The experimental guitar legends talk avant-garde recording sessions, NYC music scenes through the years, and Wilco's instrument collection.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Talks with Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | October 17, 2019

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Talks with Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh for the Talkhouse Podcast

The two get conceptual on the future of creativity at Life Is Beautiful festival.

Pete Yorn Talks with Jackson Phillips (Day Wave) for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | October 10, 2019

Pete Yorn Talks with Jackson Phillips (Day Wave) for the Talkhouse Podcast

The two collaborators talk about the benefits and drawbacks of a musical education, navigating record labels, studios, and much more.

Nikki Glaser Talks with Kaitlyn Bristowe for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | October 8, 2019

Nikki Glaser Talks with Kaitlyn Bristowe for the Talkhouse Podcast

The two spill some serious Bachelor Nation tea on the most XXX Talkhouse Podcast episode ever.

Revisited: Jaboukie Young-White Talks with The Drums for the Talkhouse Podcast

Jaboukie Young-White and The Drums at Life is Beautiful.
By Talkhouse Podcast | September 26, 2019

Revisited: Jaboukie Young-White Talks with The Drums for the Talkhouse Podcast

As we wrap up Life is Beautiful 2019, we revisit this favorite episode from last year's festival.

Devendra Banhart Talks with Alison Mosshart (The Kills, The Dead Weather) for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | September 19, 2019

Devendra Banhart Talks with Alison Mosshart (The Kills, The Dead Weather) for the Talkhouse Podcast

The two musician/painter/writers talk inspiration, new work, and skate heroes.

Brian Wilson Talks with The Zombies for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | September 12, 2019

Brian Wilson Talks with The Zombies for the Talkhouse Podcast

Catch these legendary artists—and current tourmates(!)—in conversation, only on the Talkhouse Podcast.

Chris Gethard Talks with Mal Blum for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | September 5, 2019

Chris Gethard Talks with Mal Blum for the Talkhouse Podcast

The two intertwined artists go deep into mental health, dealing with fans, and Mal’s lack of boundaries.

FORM x Talkhouse: Trevor de Brauw (Pelican) Talks with Nate Kinsella (American Football, Joan of Arc) for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | August 29, 2019

FORM x Talkhouse: Trevor de Brauw (Pelican) Talks with Nate Kinsella (American Football, Joan of Arc) for the Talkhouse Podcast

Listen to this love letter to Chicago's post rock, punk, and emo scenes.

Tasha Talks with Lillie West (Lala Lala) for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | August 15, 2019

Tasha Talks with Lillie West (Lala Lala) for the Talkhouse Podcast

Two rising stars from the Chicago music scene compare notes on their wild rides to success.

Craig Finn, Peter Katis, and Katie Harkin Talk Frightened Rabbit on the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | August 8, 2019

Craig Finn, Peter Katis, and Katie Harkin Talk Frightened Rabbit on the Talkhouse Podcast

The three musicians pay tribute and remember the life of Frightened Rabbit’s Scott Hutchison in this live podcast.

FORM x Talkhouse: Yrsa Daley-Ward Talks with Kelsey Lu for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | August 1, 2019

FORM x Talkhouse: Yrsa Daley-Ward Talks with Kelsey Lu for the Talkhouse Podcast

A powerful conversation and musical collaboration backstage at FORM Fest.

Butch Vig Talks with Brian Aubert (Silversun Pickups) for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | July 25, 2019

Butch Vig Talks with Brian Aubert (Silversun Pickups) for the Talkhouse Podcast

This podcast dives head first into the nitty gritty of writing, recording, doing press, and touring.

FORM x Talkhouse: Julianna Barwick Talks with Mary Lattimore for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | July 18, 2019

FORM x Talkhouse: Julianna Barwick Talks with Mary Lattimore for the Talkhouse Podcast

The two ambient musicians sit down backstage at FORM for an in-depth conversation, alongside a wonderful improvised musical collaboration.

Wayne Coyne Talks with Sean Lennon and Les Claypool for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | July 11, 2019

Wayne Coyne Talks with Sean Lennon and Les Claypool for the Talkhouse Podcast

The three rock legends dive deep into the formative, intimate, and downright weird moments of their careers.

FORM x Talkhouse: Fred Armisen and Mary Lynn Rajskub Talk with Lindsey Jordan (Snail Mail) for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | July 9, 2019

FORM x Talkhouse: Fred Armisen and Mary Lynn Rajskub Talk with Lindsey Jordan (Snail Mail) for the Talkhouse Podcast

The trio spoof Queen and Beyonce, cover the Beatles, and much more.

Revisited: Robin Pecknold (Fleet Foxes) Talks with Nilüfer Yanya and Dev Hynes (Blood Orange) Talks with Raphael Saadiq for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | July 4, 2019

Revisited: Robin Pecknold (Fleet Foxes) Talks with Nilüfer Yanya and Dev Hynes (Blood Orange) Talks with Raphael Saadiq for the Talkhouse Podcast

FORM x Talkhouse: Robert Glasper Talks and Jams with Vieux Farka Touré for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | June 27, 2019

FORM x Talkhouse: Robert Glasper Talks and Jams with Vieux Farka Touré for the Talkhouse Podcast

In our first of six FORM Festival episodes, the two musicians sat down for a chat and an intimate, improvised performance.

Talkhouse Podcast: Father’s Day Edition

By Talkhouse Podcast | June 13, 2019

Talkhouse Podcast: Father’s Day Edition

In this special episode, we hear from Prince Paul and his son DJ PForReal, plus horror director Larry Fessenden and his filmmaking son, Jack.

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

By Talkhouse Podcast | June 6, 2019

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

We revisit this cross-cultural talk on the occassion of A$AP Ferg dropping his new track “Pups.”

Stephin Merritt (the Magnetic Fields) Talks with Daniel Handler (Lemony Snicket) for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | May 30, 2019

Stephin Merritt (the Magnetic Fields) Talks with Daniel Handler (Lemony Snicket) for the Talkhouse Podcast

The Magnetic Fields’ mastermind and accordionist Daniel Handler (aka Lemony Snicket) revisit the classic 69 Love Songs on its 20th anniversary.

Avey Tare (Animal Collective) Talks with Ish Butler (Shabazz Palaces, Digable Planets, Knife Knights) for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | May 23, 2019

Avey Tare (Animal Collective) Talks with Ish Butler (Shabazz Palaces, Digable Planets, Knife Knights) for the Talkhouse Podcast

The two discuss the "secret sauce" that goes into writing Animal Collective and Shabazz Palaces songs.

Tierra Whack Talks with Nnamdi Ogbonnaya for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | May 21, 2019

Tierra Whack Talks with Nnamdi Ogbonnaya for the Talkhouse Podcast

With a ton of music festivals approaching, we have a special bonus episode during last year's Pitchfork Music Festival.

Grasshopper (Mercury Rev) Talks with Lia Braswell (A Place to Bury Strangers) for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | May 16, 2019

Grasshopper (Mercury Rev) Talks with Lia Braswell (A Place to Bury Strangers) for the Talkhouse Podcast

The two sat down at Desert Daze to chat artistic community, DIY culture, and the restorative power of seeing live music.

Mother’s Day Moments on the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | May 9, 2019

Mother’s Day Moments on the Talkhouse Podcast

In our 250th episode, we celebrate mothers and maternal figures.

Knox Fortune Talks with Brandon Wardell for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | May 2, 2019

Knox Fortune Talks with Brandon Wardell for the Talkhouse Podcast

The comedian and the musician jump into this freewheeling conversation backstage at the Life is Beautiful festival.

Tim Heidecker Talks with Hayden Pedigo for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | April 18, 2019

Tim Heidecker Talks with Hayden Pedigo for the Talkhouse Podcast

The gonzo comedy legend gets political with an experimental musician turned progressive candidate.

Clem Creevy (Cherry Glazerr) Talks with Kate Nash for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | April 11, 2019

Clem Creevy (Cherry Glazerr) Talks with Kate Nash for the Talkhouse Podcast

These longtime friends chat about Kate's Maharaja musical, toxic masculinity, and of course, their incredible new records.

Kevin Drew (Broken Social Scene) Talks with John Vanderslice for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | March 28, 2019

Kevin Drew (Broken Social Scene) Talks with John Vanderslice for the Talkhouse Podcast

In a scooter filled SXSW, two of indie rock’s prolific, veteran singer-songwriters drop some serious insider knowledge.

Mike Kinsella (American Football) Talks with Andy Hull (Manchester Orchestra) for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | March 21, 2019

Mike Kinsella (American Football) Talks with Andy Hull (Manchester Orchestra) for the Talkhouse Podcast

The two old friends catch up during Chicago's Tomorrow Never Knows festival, plus they play a few songs.

Sylvan Esso Talk with Anna Drezen (Saturday Night Live) for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | February 28, 2019

Sylvan Esso Talk with Anna Drezen (Saturday Night Live) for the Talkhouse Podcast

The trio get on "like a house on fire" backstage at Life is Beautiful.

Revisited: Meredith Graves (Perfect Pussy) Talks with Cameron Lynch (NFL Athlete) for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | February 21, 2019

Revisited: Meredith Graves (Perfect Pussy) Talks with Cameron Lynch (NFL Athlete) for the Talkhouse Podcast

A look back on this enlightening conversation on first-person narratives, people's preconceptions about athletes and rock stars, and so much more.

Artist Couples Talk on the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | February 14, 2019

Artist Couples Talk on the Talkhouse Podcast

We hear firsthand stories from Waxahatchee and Kevin Morby, Heather Matarazzo and Heather Turman, Natalie Prass and Eric Slick, and more.

Revisited: Jlin Talks with William Basinski for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | January 31, 2019

Revisited: Jlin Talks with William Basinski for the Talkhouse Podcast

The two gifted composers will be reconnecting for another episode of the Talkhouse Podcast coming up at Pitchfork's Midwinter 2019.

John Grant Talks with Jake Shears (Scissor Sisters) for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | January 24, 2019

John Grant Talks with Jake Shears (Scissor Sisters) for the Talkhouse Podcast

In this reflective conversation, the two musicians talk overcoming their worst performing nightmares, inspirational food, and more.

Matt Flegel (Preoccupations) Talks with Joe Casey (Protomartyr) for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | January 17, 2019

Matt Flegel (Preoccupations) Talks with Joe Casey (Protomartyr) for the Talkhouse Podcast

Plus, a mini, bonus episode featuring Geoff Barrow (Portishead, Beak>) and Annika Henderson (Anika).

Vince Clarke Talks with Orbital for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | January 10, 2019

Vince Clarke Talks with Orbital for the Talkhouse Podcast

A rare chance to catch these electronic music legends, speaking one-on-one.

Ariel Pink Talks with Cate Le Bon for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | January 3, 2019

Ariel Pink Talks with Cate Le Bon for the Talkhouse Podcast

The two Mexican Summer artists recorded this podcast during last year's 10 year anniversary party for the label.

Pedro the Lion Talks with Tomberlin for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | December 18, 2018

Pedro the Lion Talks with Tomberlin for the Talkhouse Podcast

The two future tourmates talk religion and the surprising effect it’s had on their art.

Jeff Tweedy (Wilco) Talks with Abbi Jacobson for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | December 13, 2018

Jeff Tweedy (Wilco) Talks with Abbi Jacobson for the Talkhouse Podcast

Tweedy and Jacobson find common ground in this thoughtful and funny conversation.

Neko Case Talks with Eric Bachmann for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | December 6, 2018

Neko Case Talks with Eric Bachmann for the Talkhouse Podcast

The two longtime friends and collaborators chat about work, friends, family, and pets.

Jaboukie Young-White Talks with The Drums for the Talkhouse Podcast

Jaboukie Young-White and The Drums at Life is Beautiful.
By Talkhouse Podcast | November 29, 2018

Jaboukie Young-White Talks with The Drums for the Talkhouse Podcast

Recorded backstage at Life is Beautiful, the two creators talk songwriting, American Vandal season two, and coming out through your art.

Steve Albini Talks with Jerry Casale (Devo) for the Talkhouse Podcast

Desert Daze sign - Talkhouse Podcast
By Talkhouse Podcast | November 15, 2018

Steve Albini Talks with Jerry Casale (Devo) for the Talkhouse Podcast

The two music legends share a rich and fascinating conversation backstage at Desert Daze.

Lucy Dacus (boygenius) Talks with Dave Depper (Death Cab for Cutie) for the Talkhouse Podcast

Dave Depper and Lucy Dacus at Travelers' Rest
By Talkhouse Podcast | November 8, 2018

Lucy Dacus (boygenius) Talks with Dave Depper (Death Cab for Cutie) for the Talkhouse Podcast

The two musicians sat down at Travelers' Rest Festival for this freewheeling chat and tarot card reading.

Blake Schwarzenbach (Jawbreaker) Talks with Graham Elliot (Masterchef, Top Chef) for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | November 1, 2018

Blake Schwarzenbach (Jawbreaker) Talks with Graham Elliot (Masterchef, Top Chef) for the Talkhouse Podcast

The musician and chef chop it up at Virgin Hotels Chicago.

Dave Monks (Tokyo Police Club) Talks with Katie Monks (Dilly Dally) for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | October 25, 2018

Dave Monks (Tokyo Police Club) Talks with Katie Monks (Dilly Dally) for the Talkhouse Podcast

Plus, the musical siblings premiere a new collaboration.

Ben Gibbard (Death Cab For Cutie) Talks with Alan Sparhawk (Low) for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | October 9, 2018

Ben Gibbard (Death Cab For Cutie) Talks with Alan Sparhawk (Low) for the Talkhouse Podcast

The two indie icons connect the dots from their teenage years up to their recent LPs.

Merrill Garbus (Tune-Yards) Talks with Meghan Remy (U.S. Girls) for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | October 4, 2018

Merrill Garbus (Tune-Yards) Talks with Meghan Remy (U.S. Girls) for the Talkhouse Podcast

The two labelmates sit down for a chat ahead of their upcoming tour together.

Mac DeMarco Talks with Neil Finn (Fleetwood Mac, Crowded House) and Liam Finn for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | September 27, 2018

Mac DeMarco Talks with Neil Finn (Fleetwood Mac, Crowded House) and Liam Finn for the Talkhouse Podcast

DeMarco invites the father-son duo into his Los Angeles garage studio for this chat.

Angel Olsen Talks with Nic Russo (Dick Stusso) for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | September 20, 2018

Angel Olsen Talks with Nic Russo (Dick Stusso) for the Talkhouse Podcast

Angel Olsen speaks with one of her favorite new singer-songwriters.

Revisited: Terence Nance (Random Acts of Flyness) Talks with Flying Lotus for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | September 13, 2018

Revisited: Terence Nance (Random Acts of Flyness) Talks with Flying Lotus for the Talkhouse Podcast

With the release of Terence Nance‘s acclaimed HBO series Random Acts of Flyness, we revisit this talk between the two multi-hyphenates.

Taja Cheek (L’Rain) Talks with Hisham Bharoocha (Soft Circle, Black Dice) for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | September 6, 2018

Taja Cheek (L’Rain) Talks with Hisham Bharoocha (Soft Circle, Black Dice) for the Talkhouse Podcast

Talkhouse teams up with the squad behind Basilica Soundscape for our first ever guest-curated episode.

Robin Pecknold (Fleet Foxes) Talks with Nilüfer Yanya and Dev Hynes (Blood Orange) Talks with Raphael Saadiq for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | August 30, 2018

Robin Pecknold (Fleet Foxes) Talks with Nilüfer Yanya and Dev Hynes (Blood Orange) Talks with Raphael Saadiq for the Talkhouse Podcast

Plus, the Talkhouse Podcast gets a shiny new theme song.

Nika Danilova (Zola Jesus) Talks with Haley Fohr (Circuit des Yeux) for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | August 23, 2018

Nika Danilova (Zola Jesus) Talks with Haley Fohr (Circuit des Yeux) for the Talkhouse Podcast

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.

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.

Upcoming Events

By Talkhouse Podcast | May 7, 2018

Upcoming Events

Your chance to see Talkhouse conversations live, in-person and in cyberspace.

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.

The Best Moments of Winter 2017 on the Talkhouse Music Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | April 20, 2017

The Best Moments of Winter 2017 on the Talkhouse Music Podcast

Our staff revisits some recent podcast highlights including Jarobi White, Wayne Coyne, and De La Soul.

Rachel Goswell (Slowdive) Talks with Michelle Zauner (Japanese Breakfast) for the Talkhouse Music Podcast

By Talkhouse Podcast | April 4, 2017

Rachel Goswell (Slowdive) Talks with Michelle Zauner (Japanese Breakfast) for the Talkhouse Music Podcast

The two trade secrets about their upcoming albums and tours.