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“I don’t know if this is a therapy session or a podcast,” says Katie Monks (Dilly Dally) part way through this conversation with her brother Dave Monks (Tokyo Police Club). We here at Talkhouse think it’s a bit of both. We’re also excited to premiere a never-before-heard ambient collaboration between Katie and Dave.
The sibling frontpeople chopped it up in their hometown of Toronto, and their talk takes in a lot: how they saved each others’ bands; the life lessons they learned from those two kids down the street who copied everything they did; their upbringing, and how it influenced their artistry; and learning about religion through The Simpsons.
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—Elia Einhorn, Talkhouse Podcast host and producer @eliaeinhorn
This episode was recorded at Dine Alone in Toronto, and by Mark Yoshizumi at Hook and Fade Studios in Brooklyn. It was co-produced by Mark Yoshizumi.
The Talkhouse Podcast’s theme song was composed and performed by The Range.
Tokyo Police Club’s upcoming tour schedule:
10/25-26, Commonwealth Bar & Stage, Fleece, Calgary, Canada
10/29-30, Fox Cabaret, Fleece, Vancouver, Canada
10/31-11/1, Barboza, Fleece, Seattle, WA
11/2-3, Doug Fir Lounge, Fleece, Portland, OR
11/6, Bottom Of The Hill, Fleece, San Francisco, CA
11/7-8, The Moroccan Lounge, Fleece, Los Angeles, CA
11/9-10, Constellation Room, Fleece, Santa Ana, CA
11/16-17, Casbah, Fleece, San Diego, CA
3/8, The Sinclair, Cambridge, MA
3/9, Space, Hamden, CT
3/12, Warsaw, Brooklyn, NY
3/13, Boot & Saddle, Philadelphia, PA
3/15, DC9 Nightclub, Washington, DC
3/18, The Earl, Atlanta, GA
3/19, Saturn, Birmingham, AL
3/20, The High Watt, Nashville, TN
3/22, Grog Shop, Cleveland Heights, OH
3/23, Town Ballroom, Buffalo, NY
Dilly Dally’s upcoming tour schedule:
10/26, Gothic Theatre (w/ FIDLAR), Denver, CO
10/27, The Depot (w/ FIDLAR), Salt Lake City, UT
10/29, The Vogue Theatre (w/ FIDLAR), Vancouver, Canada
10/30, Showbox SoDo (w/ FIDLAR), Seattle, WA
10/31, Crystal Ballroom (w/ FIDLAR), Portland, OR
11/2, Fox Theater (w/ FIDLAR), Oakland, CA
11/3, Hollywood Palladium (w/ FIDLAR), Los Angeles, CA
12/6, Lee’s Palace, Toronto, Canada
1/24, Headrow House, Leeds, United Kingdom
1/25, The Cookie, Leicester, United Kingdom
(Original Photo Credit: Left, Mimi Raver; Right, Vanessa Heins)