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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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English


Episodes

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

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

Michael and Wes Talk About Shows

1/15/2018
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This week on Talking to Ghosts we talk to each other about going to shows! We chat about our first shows, the craziest shows that we have been to, and what makes a show good for us. If you are planning to submit a remix of the theme song, this is the last week! Get them in before the 24th of January if you want to be included in the contest. You can find Talking to Ghosts on Facebook, Twitter, or on our official website.

Duration:02:04:25

Episode 98 - The Body

1/1/2018
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This week on Talking to Ghosts we talk to Lee Buford, who is one half of The Body. We chatted about playing with bands outside of your normal, designing and screen printing their own shirts, and the difficulty of touring with a choir. The Body has a new record out in 2017, and 3 new records coming up in 2018 (including a collab with Uniform). You can find all of their music on The Body Bandcamp. You can find Talking to Ghosts on Facebook, Twitter, and our official website.

Duration:03:22:16

Episode 97 - Jason Walton (Khôrada, Snares of Sixes, ex-Agalloch)

12/18/2017
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This week we talked to Jason Walton, who you may know from Cascadian black metal legends Agalloch, his upcoming new project Khôrada, or his even old noise project Nothing! We chatted about the beginnings of Agalloch, going from bars to huge festivals, the importance of clean socks, and how Khôrada will be different from his past work. You can find Talking to Ghosts on Facebook or Twitter, or on our official website!

Duration:01:22:41

Episode 96 - Patricia Wolf

12/4/2017
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This week on Talking to Ghosts we have Patricia Wolf who is a solo producer and part of the duo Soft Metals. We chatted about Variform Gallery, Maximus P/Pure Data, and the weird ways that people are affected by sound. Check out Patricia’s solo work on Soundcloud or Soft Metals on Bandcamp. Be sure to check out her Facebook or Instagram for more of her work and live dates. You can find Talking to Ghosts on Facebook or Twitter, or on our official website!

Duration:01:25:47

Episode 95 - Blanck Mass

11/20/2017
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This week on Talking to Ghosts Michael talks to Blanck Mass before his Portland show! We talked about field recording and sample manipulation, touring with the new show, and creating an album that reflects the spaces that you are in. We also have a great review of the Blanck Mass show from our good friends at I Die: You Die. Definitely check out their podcast: We Have a Technical. You can find Talking to Ghosts on our official website, Facebook, or Twitter!

Duration:01:59:27

Episode 94 - Steve Gaynor (Episode 45 Re-release)

11/6/2017
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This week we have something a little different. We're re-releasing an older episode that we really enjoyed. Back in December of 2015 (wow, that long ago???) we talked with Steve Gaynor of Fullbright (makers of Gone Home and Tacoma). The recording starts a little after we started talking, so you catch us talking about living with studio mates. We talked about game design, finding inspiration, and bad vegetarian jerky. You can find Talking to Ghosts on Facebook and Twitter

Duration:01:00:07