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.

This week’s Talkhouse Podcast episode features a fantastic conversation between The Raincoats and Protomartyr, recorded live at Rough Trade East in London, followed by an audience Q&A session.

My special guest host is Jenn Pelly, Contributing Editor at Pitchfork — where she glowingly reviewed Protomartyr’s new Consolation EP last week — and author of the 33 1/3 series book on The Raincoats’ self-titled debut album.

The bands’ talk takes in a lot: presenting oneself as you are versus a cultivated rock star image; Protomartyr’s collaboration with Kelley Deal of The Breeders and The Raincoats’ work with Angel Olsen; how Kurt Cobain’s fandom forever changed The Raincoats’ career; and much, much more.

Check it out, and subscribe now to stay in the loop on future episodes of the Talkhouse Podcast.
— Elia Einhorn, Talkhouse Podcast host and producer @eliaeinhorn

Today’s episode is in partnership with Rough Trade. It was recorded by James Spinks and co-produced by Mark Yoshizumi.

Original image credit: Klaudija Visockyte

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