Former grunge rocker Krist Novoselic is very active in trying to bring real change to the US electoral system and its many flaws. Listen to him going really deep into the weeds of it all. Not a grunge cast. Sorry!
On the eve of the release of his band Son Lux's new album, Ryan Lott talks about growing up as a musical child prodigy, about how a "freak pastor" helped him to sink to the depth of pop music, and how modern dance to this day informs the music of his band...
Tour manager in the sixties, movie producer in the seventies, investment banker in the eighties, academic and tech entrepreneur since the nineties, and now the author of a really compelling book, Jonathan Taplin has a lot to talk about. Let's hear it.
I first met Mary Mancini because she is married to Kurt Wagner of the band Lambchop. I have known both of them since the mid Nineties. When we first met she ran a punk rock record store and all ages venue. Something for the kids. Now she runs the Democratic Party of Tennessee. Let's find out what the difference is.
John Niven is the Scottish novelist most famous for his book "Kill Your Friends" about an obnoxious character in the British music industry of the Nineties... Here we talk about his background, his many other books, screenwriting for Hollywood and Putin.