Deerhoof Talks with Wadada Leo Smith on the Talkhouse Podcast

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

To celebrate the release of their collaborative live LP To Be Surrounded By Beautiful, Curious, Breathing, Laughing Flesh Is Enough, experimental indie rockers Deerhoof and avant garde trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith chop it up on the Talkhouse Podcast.

Recalling the shows they’ve played together — including the one at Le Poisson Rouge here in New York that the record captures — they discuss the magic of collaboration, improvisation, and other matters of cosmic music philosophy.

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For this week’s episode, everyone you hear recorded themselves. Our producer is Mark Yoshizumi.

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