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Wesley Mueller and Michael Kurt bring you Talking To Ghosts, the manifestation of their fascination with the dark arts. Talking To Ghosts gets into the creative minds of artist, musicians, and other dark souls to see how they work and share fun stories about the oddities of life.

Wesley Mueller and Michael Kurt bring you Talking To Ghosts, the manifestation of their fascination with the dark arts. Talking To Ghosts gets into the creative minds of artist, musicians, and other dark souls to see how they work and share fun stories about the oddities of life.
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Wesley Mueller and Michael Kurt bring you Talking To Ghosts, the manifestation of their fascination with the dark arts. Talking To Ghosts gets into the creative minds of artist, musicians, and other dark souls to see how they work and share fun stories about the oddities of life.

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Michael and Wes (Again, ugh!)

10/22/2018
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This week on Talking to Ghosts the hosts step in to talk about recent traveling, books, TV, and video games, and Sophie does some crazy memorization mentalism tricks. You can find Talking to Ghosts on our official website.

Duration:02:43:56

Sloane Leong

10/8/2018
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This week on the podcast we have Sloane Leong who is the creator behind Prism Stalker (Image Comics) and the upcoming A Map To The Sun (First Second) comics. We talked about making Prism Stalker and working on creator owned material vs. working with a larger team, heritage, and body horror! Sloane also has a podcast called Salt & Honey. The best way to get ahold of us, or find more episodes, is by visiting our official website.

Duration:02:34:37

MSC

9/24/2018
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This week on the show we have MSC, which is the new project from Zack and Isaac from Brave Young and Giant. We talked about band interviews, forming MSC after Braveyoung, and how to come to peace with being an anti-capitalist who wants to sell records. You can check out MSC on Soundcloud now. The best place to find Talking to Ghosts is on our Official Website.

Duration:04:43:00

Susan Subtract

9/10/2018
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This week on the podcast we have Susan Subtract from Physical Wash, High-Functioning Flesh, and Branes. We talked about the evolution into Physical Wash after High-Functioning Flesh went on an indefinite hiatus, the writing of Culture Cut (and the gear), and meeting Sid from Schwefelgelb for the first time. Physical Wash has a show coming up: Cold Waves LA Kick Off Party (opening for previously featured guest Rhys Fulber) on September 26th! You can find Talking to Ghosts on our official...

Duration:03:18:03

Uniform

8/27/2018
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This week on the podcast we have Uniform, an industrial noise project from New York! We talked about adjusting to the size of the Deafheaven tour, recording the collaboration album with The Body, and the sustainability of modern capitalism. Uniform have a brand new album out on Sacred Bones called "The Long Walk." They will also be out on the road later this year with The Body (as a collective), Author and Punisher, and Street Sects! (which is very exciting). Talking to Ghosts is best...

Duration:01:58:12

Lingua Ignota

8/13/2018
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This week on Talking to Ghosts we caught up with Lingua Ignota at the end of a long run with The Body. We talked about the rerelease of her latest album, the experience of a listener vs. the experience of a creator, and being accountable for your message. You can find Lingua Ignota on bandcamp. Talking to Ghosts is best found on our Official Website.

Duration:02:19:31

Amenra

7/30/2018
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This week on the podcast we talk to Colin H. van Eeckhout of the blackgaze / ritual metal band Amenra! We chatted about the Church of Ra collective, writing a WWI memorial set for a special performance which included a bell tower, and evolving their music together without changing heart. Amenra has a number of great albums. The most recent, Mass VI, can be found on their Bandcamp. The best place to check out Talking to Ghosts is on our official website.

Duration:03:34:01

Eleri Harris

7/16/2018
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This week on the podcast we have comics journalist and debut editor at The Nib Eleri Harris! We spoke to Eleri about her long-form piece "Reported Missing", coming from a creative family, and writing for an American audience. Some recommendations from this episode: - "The American Revolution's Greatest Leader Was Openly Gay" by Josh Trujillo and Levi Hastings - "How To survive In The North" by Luke Healy The best place to find Talking to Ghosts is on our Official Website.

Duration:04:13:44

Zola Jesus

7/2/2018
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This week on the podcast we have Zola Jesus! We talked about looking for experimental music after studying opera, performing at the Guggenheim with JG Thirlwell conducting a string quartet, and making music based on how it feels. You can grab the new Zola Jesus record, Okovi, on Bandcamp. The best place to find Talking to Ghosts is on our Official Website.

Duration:02:04:43

HIDE

6/18/2018
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This week on the podcast we have Chicago industrial band HIDE. We talked about some of their early work together, playing a hotline-only fetish party, and some of their individual and collaborative art installations! HIDE have a new album out on Dais Records that you can check out here. For more episodes and other fun stuff, please check out the Talking to Ghosts official website.

Duration:02:13:24

Daniel B.

6/4/2018
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This week on Talking to Ghosts we chat with Daniel B. of Front 242 and many other projects! We talked about what it was like to sign with Sony in the early years of Front 242, the complications of getting out of that deal, and the kinds of trashy novels that you bring on tour. As mentioned in the intro, Daniel B. has a new album out on Alfa Matrix! The best place to find Talking to Ghosts is on our official website.

Duration:01:41:20

108 - Thor Harris

5/21/2018
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This week on Talking to Ghosts we chat with Thor Harris before his Thor & Friends show here in Portland! We talked about being suspended from twitter, the subversive nature of kindness, and dealing with depression. Thor & Friends have a new album out called “The Subversive Nature of Kindness,” which is available now from Living Music Duplication. You can find Talking to Ghosts on our Official Website. (episode fixed 5/21 - 1830 - MK)

Duration:02:58:24

Noelia Towers

5/7/2018
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This week we talked to Noelia Towers who is a fine artist from Chicago. We chat about growing up in Barcelona, touring with Russian Circles, and all of her great art projects! You can find Noelia Towers and her art on her official website. Talking to Ghosts is best found on talkingtoghosts.com

Duration:01:32:45

106 - King Woman

4/23/2018
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King Woman is the drudge / doom metal project led by Kristina Esfandiari (Miserable, Nghtcrwlr), who have a new album out now on Relapse Records! We spoke to Kristina outside of their Portland show about the new Miserable EP, doing what makes you happy, and finding the right people to be in your band. Check out our website for a list of music suggestions at the end of this episode! You can find Talking to Ghosts on our official website!

Duration:01:48:50

Episode 105 - Ritualz

4/9/2018
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This week on Talking to Ghosts we talked with Ritualz! We chat about touring in Greece, running a tape label, and a particularly funny story about losing a shoe at a show. Ritualz has a new album out now on Artoffact Records! His tape label, Maligna, has some great tapes up on Bandcamp! You can find Talking to Ghosts on our Official Website, Facebook, and Twitter.

Duration:02:24:27

Episode 104 - Kontravoid

3/26/2018
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This week on Talking to Ghosts we talked with Kontravoid about Terminus Festival, producing on hardware, and how EBM is like drumming on a bass synth. You can pre-order the new Kontravoid album now (out in April 2018 from Fleisch Records)! You can find Talking to Ghosts on our official website, Facebook, and Twitter.

Duration:02:15:52

Episode 103 - Kelly Fitzpatrick

3/12/2018
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This week we talked to comic book colorist Kelly Fitzpatrick! We chatted about her cute dog and his comic namesake, the different roles of artists in the comic world and how they're credited, avoiding movie spoilers and a lot more! You can find Talking to Ghosts on Facebook, and Twitter!

Duration:01:32:14

102 - GLAARE

2/26/2018
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This week on Talking to Ghosts we spoke with GLAARE at their Portland show! We chatted about translating the recorded material to a more exciting live show, hitting your stride as a band, and some of their favorite shows on the tour. GLAARE has a new album out now called To Deaf and Day on Weyrd Son Records! You can find Talking to Ghosts on our official website, Facebook, and Twitter!

Duration:03:03:27

Episode 101 - Cold Showers

2/12/2018
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This week on Talking to Ghosts we talk to Cold Showers before their show in Portland! We chatted to them about going on tour for the first time in four years, their new music coming out on Dias, and food on tour! You can find Talking to Ghosts on our Official Website, Twitter, and Facebook.

Duration:02:23:35

Episode 100 - Amulets

1/29/2018
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This week on Talking to Ghosts, for a very special 100th episode, we have Amulets! We chatted about tape loops, the Goodwill Bins, and incorporating tapes into art installations. Theme Remixes: Intro - SOLVE | Transition 1: FIRES | Transition 2: Cryounit | Outro: Monomorte Thank you everyone for sticking around for 100 episodes, it means a lot to us! You can find Talking to Ghosts on our Official Website, Facebook, and Twitter.

Duration:01:30:57