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Kyle Meredith With... is an interview series in which WFPK's Kyle Meredith speaks to a wide breadth of artists. Meredith digs deep to find out how their work is made and where their journey is going. From legendary artists to the newer class, from musicians to film & television stars, you'll hear about the things you were always curious about from all of your favorites.

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United States

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Kyle Meredith With... is an interview series in which WFPK's Kyle Meredith speaks to a wide breadth of artists. Meredith digs deep to find out how their work is made and where their journey is going. From legendary artists to the newer class, from musicians to film & television stars, you'll hear about the things you were always curious about from all of your favorites.

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English

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954-294-9298


Episodes
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Andrew McCarthy on Making Peace with and Celebrating the Brat Pack

6/19/2024
Andrew McCarthy joins Kyle Meredith to talk about Brats, the new documentary that takes a deep dive into the famed "Brat Pack" of 1980s Hollywood stars. Listen to the interview now. McCarthy chats about why he finally stopped running from this period of his past and explains how he has finally made peace with the term "Brat Pack," which McCarthy and his fellow actors weren't exactly huge fans of. He explores how the frenzy affected all of their lives, as well as the different reactions the other members had, like Emilio Estevez, Jon Cryer, Lea Thompson, Rob Lowe, Ally Sheedy, and Demi Moore. The Pretty in Pink and St. Elmo's Fire star also discusses his journey of finding closure, as well as the iconic music that soundtracked his rise. Listen to Andrew McCarthy chat about all this and more in the new episode or watch it on YouTube. Please take the time to like, review, and subscribe to KMW wherever you get your podcasts, and keep up to date with all our series by following the Consequence Podcast Network. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:23:55

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Alexis Ren on Gaming, Solitude, and Her New Sci-Fi Thriller Latency

6/17/2024
Alexis Ren drops by to talk with Kyle Meredith about Latency, her new sci-fi thriller that follows a professional gamer tasked with testing new gaming equipment that's capable of reading her mind. Listen to the interview now. Ren explains the unique acting challenges Latency posed, as the cast is solely made up of her and Sasha Luss. She details how such an intimate on-screen crew helps elevate the film's themes of solitude and mental health. To that point, the actress also explains the parallels the role had with the work she's done as a mental health activist. Then, Ren tells the story of how director James Croke originally wanted her to shave her head for the roll before recalling her time on Dancing with the Stars. She also dives into her many hobbies, as well as her take on working opposite CGI. Listen to Alexis Ren chat about all this and more in the new episode or watch it on YouTube. Please take the time to like, review, and subscribe to KMW wherever you get your podcasts, and keep up to date with all our series by following the Consequence Podcast Network. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:17:42

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Kyle Meredith Rewind: Kim Gordon Looks Back At Sonic Youth Classics, 80's Hip Hop, & Fleetwood Mac

6/15/2024
In this pair of interviews from the vault, Sonic Youth co-founder Kim Gordon joins Kyle Meredith to talk about her debut solo venture, No Home Record. Hear the full conversation now. In a clip from 2019, the bassist and songwriter digs into her love of '80s hip hop and Fleetwood Mac, as well as her thoughts on the anniversaries of Sonic Youth's Daydream Nation and A Thousand Leaves. Then, the clock turns back to a 2014 interview with both Gordon and Bill Nace, who discuss their band Body/Head and Gordon's memoir, Girl in a Band. Listen to Kim Gordon chat about all this and more in the new episode or watch it on YouTube. Please take the time to like, review, and subscribe to KMW wherever you get your podcasts, and keep up to date with all our series by following the Consequence Podcast Network. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:44:48

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Mike Campbell on Recording with Chris Stapleton, Reuniting The Heartbreakers for Bob Dylan & Getting Called Out by George Harrison

6/14/2024
Mike Campbell catches up with Kyle Meredith to talk about Vagabonds, Virgins & Misfits, his third album with The Dirty Knobs. Listen to the interview now. The Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers guitarist discusses why he wanted the new record to feel grander than the boogie rock of The Dirty Knobs' first two LPs, as well as honoring his legacy with music and perfecting a certain "effortless" style. He also dives into the many guests of Vagabonds, Virgins & Misfits, like Chris Stapleton, Graham Nash, and Lucinda Williams Campbell also touches on reuniting with The Heartbreakers to play with Bob Dylan at last year's Farm Aid. Speaking of all-time greats, he then tells the story of getting called out by George Harrison for his Harrison-esque guitar part on The Wallflowers "6th Avenue Heartache." Listen to Mike Campbell chat about all this and more in the new episode or watch it on YouTube. Please take the time to like, review, and subscribe to KMW wherever you get your podcasts, and keep up to date with all our series by following the Consequence Podcast Network. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:22:03

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Jeff Daniels on New Music, American Rust & A Man in Full

6/12/2024
Jeff Daniels joins Kyle Meredith to talk about his musical side, as well as his roles in American Rust, A Man in Full, and Newsroom. Listen to the full chat. Daniels, who's a talented musician in addition to being an accomplished actor, runs through his unique approach to songwriting, diving into songs that boast topics like, "What if Jesus was a stoner?" The artist then touches on taking inspiration from a wide breadth of figures, including the likes of John Prine, Jim Carey, Robin Williams, Jason Isbell, and Noah Baumbach. The Dumb and Dumber star also discusses his filmography, from his recent tenure in American Rust and A Man in Full to the classic characters he's portrayed in the past. He explains how ideas like embracing the unexpected and playing against type heavily influence his role selection, as well as the rest of his creative life. Listen to Jeff Daniels chat about all this and more in the new episode or watch it on YouTube. Please take the time to like, review, and subscribe to KMW wherever you get your podcasts, and keep up to date with all our series by following the Consequence Podcast Network. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:30:55

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Russell Crowe on His New Album Prose and Cons, the Gladiator Sequel & Wine Nights With Michael Shannon

6/10/2024
Russell Crowe chats with Kyle Meredith about the latest album in his Indoor Garden Party series, Prose and Cons. Listen to the full interview. The actor and musician explains how he reconnected with the members of his previous bands 30 Odd Foot of Grunt and The Ordinary Fear of God to form his new act, The Gentlemen Barbers. He dives into how the resulting sound drifts between genres, as well as how such a loose approach challenges him to continue to find new ways to use his voice. Elsewhere, Crowe talks about the time RZA joined him on stage, walking away from a record deal with Tommy Motolla, and covering the likes of Nick Cave, Dire Straits, and Leonard Cohen. The Gladiator star also touches on the irony of playing The Colosseum and why the upcoming sequel to the classic flick makes him a little uneasy. Listen to Russell Crowe chat about all this and more in the new episode. Please take the time to like, review, and subscribe to KMW wherever you get your podcasts, and keep up to date with all our series by following the Consequence Podcast Network. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:42:28

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Rewind: Derek Trucks on the Magically Explosive Live Sounds of the Tedeschi Trucks Band

6/8/2024
Listen to Derek Trucks chat with Kyle Meredith about Tedeschi Trucks Band’s Live From The Fox Oakland LP in this interview from the vaults. The guitarist reveals the magic that was in the air that night, covering Leonard Cohen, George Harrison, and Eric Clapton, and how improv on stage has affected his life off stage. Listen to Derek Trucks chat about all this and more in this 2017 interview or watch it on YouTube. Please take the time to like, review, and subscribe to KMW wherever you get your podcasts, and keep up to date with all our series by following the Consequence Podcast Network. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:18:35

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Carly Pearce on Her New Album Hummingbird, Country Music’s Comeback & Loretta Lynn’s Guidance

6/7/2024
Carly Pearce talks with Kyle Meredith about her new record Hummingbird. Listen to the interview now. The singer-songwriter details wanting to make the new album as impactful as 29: Written in Stone, enjoying writing about a woman-done-wrong, and her role as a county music connoisseur. To the point of her appreciation of the genre's history, she dives into how much inspiration she finds in the work of Loretta Lynn, as well as what it means to be a country artist in 2024. She also touches on which of her new songs reminds of her No Doubt and how she came to cover Faith Hill as the opener of Tim McGraw’s latest tour (which is ongoing, get tickets here). Listen to Carly Pearce Hummingbird chat about all this and more in the new episode or watch it on YouTube. Please take the time to like, review, and subscribe to KMW wherever you get your podcasts, and keep up to date with all our series by following the Consequence Podcast Network. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:24:38

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Richard Linklater and Adria Arjona on Their New Film Hit Man and the Music of New Orleans

6/5/2024
Richard Linklater and Adria Arjona join Kyle Meredith to talk about their new film Hit Man, an unbelievable true story about a strait-laced professor who discovers his hidden talent as a fake hitman -- a situation that, of course, becomes quite messy. Listen to the interviews now. Linklater -- the iconic writer/director behind films like Dazed and Confused, Before Sunrise, and Boyhood -- explains why this story has been stuck in his head for almost two decades, while Arjona explains approaching her as Glenn Powell’s love interest, and her upcoming involvement in Blink Twice and the next season of Andor. Listen to Richard Linklater and Adria Arjona chat about all this and more in the new episode or watch it on YouTube (Linklater, Arjona). Please take the time to like, review, and subscribe to KMW wherever you get your podcasts, and keep up to date with all our series by following the Consequence Podcast Network. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:32:51

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Sal Vulcano on His New Special Terrified, Impractical Jokers & Getting Curbed by Larry David

6/3/2024
Sal Vulcano links up with Kyle Meredith to talk about his new standup comedy special Terrified, Impractical Jokers, and more. Listen to the full interview. The comic discusses growing up riddled with fear, attributing it to the parenting style of the time, ghosts, and stories of hotel room murders. He continues on to give details on other stories that inspired the new special, including accidentally smoking hash in Amsterdam before a Rufus Wainwright concert, getting 'Curbed' in real live by Larry David, and meeting legendary insult comic Don Rickles. Vulcano also provides updates surrounding Impractical Jokers, which is currently shooting Season 11 and has already been renewed for a Season 12. Listen to The Impractical Joker's Sal Vulcano chat about all this and more in the new episode or watch it on YouTube. Please take the time to like, review, and subscribe to KMW wherever you get your podcasts, and keep up to date with all our series by following the Consequence Podcast Network. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:34:58

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Rewind: With By The Way, I Forgive You, Brandi Carlile Ascends into the Stratosphere

6/1/2024
In this interview from 2018, Brandi Carlile talks with Kyle Meredith about her record By The Way, I Forgive You. Listen to their captivating chat now. Tackling issues both personal and universal, By The Way, I Forgive You found Carlile fresh from becoming a parent for the first time. The result was music that's emotional, triumphant, and honest. The record stands as a high watermark in Carlile’s catalog, and it marked the moment where she truly lifted off into superstar status. Listen to Brandi Carlile chat about By The Way, I Forgive You and more in the new episode. Please take the time to like, review, and subscribe to KMW wherever you get your podcasts, and keep up to date with all our series by following the Consequence Podcast Network. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:16:44

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Ani DiFranco on Her New Album Unprecedented Sh!t, Hadestown & the Responsibility of Pop Stars

5/31/2024
Ani DiFranco catches up with Kyle Meredith to talk about her new album Unprecedented Sh!t, Hadestown, and more. Listen to the interview now. The singer-songwriter delves into the nuts and bolts of Unprecedented Sh!t, from its new sonic palette to its deeply political themes. DiFranco specifically dials in on “Baby Roe,” which examines the destruction of abortion rights in America. In that light, the artist then goes on to stress the importance of pop stars like Taylor Swift, Olivia Rodrigo, and Billie Eilish using their voices to activate their fans. Finally, the signer also details performing in the Broadway production of Hadestown. Listen to Ani DiFranco chat about all this and more in the new episode or watch it on YouTube. Please take the time to like, review, and subscribe to KMW wherever you get your podcasts, and keep up to date with all our series by following the Consequence Podcast Network. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:25:47

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Maya Hawke on Chaos Angel and Conversing with Witches

5/29/2024
Maya Hawke returns to Kyle Meredith With... to talk about Chaos Angel, the actress and musician's third album. Listen now. Hawke explains how she wrote some of the songs for Chaos Angel at the same time that she was working on Wildcat, the Flannery O'Connor biopic in which she stars (listen to her chat about that project on Kyle Meredith with... here). She then dives into how the opening dialog of the album was taken from a bizarre psychic session she had with a pair of witches when she was 11 years old, before giving an update about the final season of Stranger Things. Listen to Maya Hawke chat about Chaos Angel, Stranger Things, and more in the new episode, or watch it on YouTube. Hawke is also set to play a handful of shows in celebration of the release of Chaos Angel. Grab tickets here. Make sure to follow Kyle Meredith With… on your favorite podcast platform to keep abreast of all the new episodes; plus, stay up on all our series by following the Consequence Podcast Network. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:31:49

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King of Leon’s Caleb Followill on Post Punk, The Artist’s Way & Dodging Their 20th Anniversary

5/27/2024
King of Leon’s Caleb Followill joins Kyle Meredith to talk about Can We Please Have Fun, the ninth studio album from the Tennessee band. The frontman tells us about embracing the idea of home, how the book The Artist’s Way led to inspiration, as did the post-punk sounds of Idles and Fontaines DC. Followill goes on to discuss why they wanted to run away from their 20th anniversary, looking towards albums like U2’s All That You Can’t Leave Behind as a guide and that he wants to make a rock version of The Avengers with Pearl Jam and Blink 182. Listen to King of Leon’s Caleb Followill chat about all this and more in the new episode or watch it on YouTube. Please take the time to like, review, and subscribe to KMW wherever you get your podcasts, and keep up to date with all our series by following the Consequence Podcast Network. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:28:08

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Tadanobu Asano on Shogun’s Success, Yabushige’s Final Scene & New Ska/Punk

5/25/2024
Tadanobu Asano joins Kyle Meredith to talk about the massive success of the FX/Hulu series Shogun. Listen now. The Japanese actor, who portrays Kashigi Yabushige, dives into the complexities of embodying a character from the 1600s, his attraction to unlikable characters, and the blurred lines between good and bad within the world of Shogun. He then discusses the many practical difficulties the production faced, as well as the importance of having a mostly Asian crew. Also a punk rock musician, Asano then talks about his next musical project, which is shaping up to be influenced by ska (perhaps an appearance on In Defense of Ska is in order). Listen to Tadanobu Asano chat about all this and more in the new episode or watch it on YouTube. Please take the time to like, review, and subscribe to KMW wherever you get your podcasts, and keep up to date with all our series by following the Consequence Podcast Network. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:13:36

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Carl Clemons-Hopkins on Hacks, Generational Divides & Marcus’ Breakout Moment

5/24/2024
Listen to Carl Clemons-Hopkins chat with Kyle Meredith about the latest season of Hacks, streaming now on Max. Clemons-Hopkins, who plays Marcus on the series, discusses the frustrations and blessings of having a longer break between seasons than normal. He also touches on what it was like to return to the character for a third time, as well as his character’s improving work/life balance. The actor then takes a deeper look at Episode 8, for which Marcus takes center stage. He explains how every character gets a chance to spiral out before exploring Hacks’ take on generational division, Jean Smart’s legendary status, and playing a conduit for James Baldwin’s words on stage between seasons. Listen to Carl Clemons-Hopkins chat about all this and more in the new episode, or watch it on YouTube. Please take the time to like, review, and subscribe to KMW wherever you get your podcasts, and keep up to date with all our series by following the Consequence Podcast Network. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:26:03

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Idle’s Joe Talbot on Empathy, Uncomplicated Love, Palestine, & Nordic Techno-Folk

5/22/2024
Idles’ Joe Talbot joins Kyle Meredith to talk about TANGK, the band’s latest album that finds the punk act teaming up with producers Nigel Godrich and Kenny Beats. Listen to the new episode now. The frontman discusses the importance of heading into the creation of an album with a sense of purpose, how he translates his own personal emotions into lyrics, and writing while in the studio. He also touches on the greater themes of TANGK, as the songs paint a picture of uncomplicated love and empathy. Elsewhere, Talbot explores his progressive politics and how his views make their way into his art, as well as TANGK being looser and dancier than any IDLES project before it. He also shares a preview of where the band may go from here, which could include Nordic techno-folk. Listen to Idles' Joe Talbot chat about all this and more in the new episode or watch it on YouTube. Please take the time to like, review, and subscribe to KMW wherever you get your podcasts, and keep up to date with all our series by following the Consequence Podcast Network. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:23:43

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The Cast of The Big Cigar on Telling The Story of Huey P Newton & The Black Panthers

5/20/2024
Tiffany Boone, Alessandro Nivola & PJ Byrne join Kyle Meredith to talk about The Big Cigar, the Apple TV limited series starring André Holland as Black Panther leader Huey P. Newton that tells the incredible true story of a wild caper of Newton escaping from the FBI to Cuba with the assistance of famed producer Bert Schneider in an impossibly elaborate plan – involving a fake movie production -- that goes wrong every way it possibly can. The actors discuss how the series tells a story of the Black Panthers that is seldom seen with a focus on not just the racial revolution, but also the many programs that Newton and the group started, including free school breakfast for kids. Nivola tells us why he wanted to portray Scneider like he was Warren Beatty in the movie Shampoo, while Boone reveals of the process of playing Gwen Fontaine as a strong, pivotal character against Holland’s Newton and the fun of working on a 70s period piece. Byrne also gives insights into his breakout episode that encompassed just about every emotion an actor can go through. Listen to the Cast of the Big Cigar chat about all this and more in the new episode or watch it on YouTube. Please take the time to like, review, and subscribe to KMW wherever you get your podcasts, and keep up to date with all our series by following the Consequence Podcast Network. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:21:19

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MODI on Know Your Audience, Jewish Comedy & Jokes During Wartime

5/18/2024
Stand-up comedian Modi Rosenfeld, known professionally as MODI, joins Kyle Meredith to talk about his special, Know Your Audience. Listen now. The comic chats about his journey of going from being an investment banker in the '90s to a standup comedian, studying performers like Alan King along the way. He then touches on approaching art from a distinctly Jewish perspective, the nightmare of doing Zoom performances, and his podcast And Here’s Modi. Listen to MODI chat about all this and more in the new episode or watch it on YouTube. Please take the time to like, review, and subscribe to KMW wherever you get your podcasts, and keep up to date with all our series by following the Consequence Podcast Network. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:30:05

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Thompson Twins’ Tom Bailey on Designing Pop, Outsider Art & 40 Years of Into The Gap

5/17/2024
Thompson Twins co-founder Tom Bailey joins Kyle Meredith to talk about the 40th anniversary of Into The Gap as well as co-headlining this summer’s Totally Tubular Festival, an 80s alternative music lovers’ dream that features co-headliner Thomas Dolby, along with Modern English, Men Without Hats, The Romantics, Bow Wow Wow, Tommy Tutone and The Plimsouls. The 80s icon takes us back to the frantic album release schedule that the band enjoyed in the 80s, becoming designers of pop songs, and the critical response they occasionally faced. Bailey also remembers 1994’s The Stone, and LP that came with a different sound and name (Babble) and what it was like to re-enter the underground, and also discusses rock’s current lack of a social impact, the need for nonconformist outsider art, the band’s many remixes, and new anniversary editions of their catalog. Listen to Thompson Twins co-founder Tom Bailey chat about all this and more in the new episode or watch it on YouTube. Please take the time to like, review, and subscribe to KMW wherever you get your podcasts, and keep up to date with all our series by following the Consequence Podcast Network. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:28:50