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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

Divide & Dissolve

2/11/2019
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This week on Talking to Ghosts we have Australia-based progressive doom metal band Divide & Dissolve! We talked about making their album and performance deaf accessible, working on empathy, and how accessibility fights colonialism. Divide & Dissolve just announced their tour with Deafheaven, so definitely check that out! You can find Talking to Ghosts on our official website.

Duration:01:50:15

Blackwater Holylight

1/28/2019
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This week on the show we have Blackwater Holylight, who are a doom/ heavy psych metal project from Portland. We talked to them about forming a supergroup with the talented folks they knew, making their debut album, and setting time aside for practice. Blackwater Holylight’s debut album is out now on RideEasy Records

Duration:03:09:04

Mor Elian

1/14/2019
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This week on the show we have techno producer, DJ, and label owner Mor Elian! We talked about moving and living in Berlin, playing your own tracks in your DJ set, and her crazy travel schedule. All of Mor Elian's info can be found on her Resident Advisor page. Talking to Ghosts is best found on our official website.

Duration:02:12:56

Thou

12/31/2018
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This week on Talking to Ghosts we have the final episode for 2018! Thou is an experimental metal band from Baton Rouge who put out a crazy number of records this year! We had the opportunity to sit down with Thou frontman Brian Funck after their run of two Portland shows to talk about working on records from different parts of the US, their various projects, and being a workaholic to keep things level. Thou is out on the road near constantly and we highly recommend you check out all of...

Duration:01:04:04

SciFiSol

12/17/2018
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This week on Talking to Ghosts we have Christina from SciFiSol! We talked about her website Femme Cult and making time for your own music while trying to support others, looking for a techno label for her last album, and getting over some self-promotional imposter syndrome. Sci Fi Sol will be playing the January edition of Volt Divers in Portland! Solar Drift on SDM Records Camino Acid on Soundcloud Earthlings Compilation (feat. Sci Fi Sol and Camino Acid) Femme Cult is a great website...

Duration:03:07:50

Sabine Rear

12/3/2018
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This week on Talking to Ghosts we have Sabine Rear! Sabine is an autobiographical illustrator and zine-maker in Portland who loves wrestling and comics. We talk to Sabine about women's studies, working with the Portland Independent Publishing Resource Center on learning comics, and the editing process. You can find Sabine's work on her website, or if you are in Portland on Dec. 13th at Clinton Street Theater for the Holiday Comics Spectacle! Talking to Ghosts is online, but the best place...

Duration:02:42:28

SRSQ

11/19/2018
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This week on Talking to Ghosts we have SRSQ, who recently put out their project debut album on Dais Records. SRSQ is the solo project of Kennedy Ashlyn, who was the keyboard/vocalist for Them Are Us Too. We talk about the mental health of touring, home decorations, and how to make sad music while still living a functional life. SRSQ is opening for Godflesh in Portland on December 5th. Talking to Ghosts is best found on our Official Website.

Duration:02:14:59

Halloween Special with Guests!

10/31/2018
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This week on Talking to Ghosts we have a very SPOOKY Halloween special episode. We reached out to some of our friends and fans and asked for Halloween stories and got some great stuff back! This episode features stories from: Alex Kennedy from the fabulous website I Die: You Die (and the podcast they do called We Have A Technical) Matt Fanale from Caustic and Klack and The Causticles and Beauty Queen Autopsy and Daddybear and who knows what else! Eric Gottesman from Everything Goes...

Duration:01:08:50

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