Talkhouse Podcast-logo

Talkhouse Podcast

Podcasts >

Talkhouse is a media company and outlet for musicians, actors, filmmakers, and others in their respective fields. Artists write essays and criticism from firsthand perspectives, speak one-on-one with their peers via the Talkhouse Podcast and Talkhouse Live events, and offer readers and listeners unique insight into creative work of all genres and generations. In short— Talkhouse is writing and conversations about music and film, from the people who make them.

Talkhouse is a media company and outlet for musicians, actors, filmmakers, and others in their respective fields. Artists write essays and criticism from firsthand perspectives, speak one-on-one with their peers via the Talkhouse Podcast and Talkhouse Live events, and offer readers and listeners unique insight into creative work of all genres and generations. In short— Talkhouse is writing and conversations about music and film, from the people who make them.
More Information

Location:

Brooklyn, NY

Genres:

Podcasts

Description:

Talkhouse is a media company and outlet for musicians, actors, filmmakers, and others in their respective fields. Artists write essays and criticism from firsthand perspectives, speak one-on-one with their peers via the Talkhouse Podcast and Talkhouse Live events, and offer readers and listeners unique insight into creative work of all genres and generations. In short— Talkhouse is writing and conversations about music and film, from the people who make them.

Twitter:

@Talkhouse

Language:

English


Episodes

Christina Choe with Andrew Ahn

2/15/2018
More
On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, we feature a conversation between friends and fellow Korean-American writer-directors Andrew Ahn and Christina Choe, recorded at the Kickstarter Lodge during last month's Sundance Film Festival. Choe was at Sundance with her debut feature Nancy (which won her the festival's Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award) and Ahn with his Sundance Now TV show This Close, about two deaf best friends. Over the course of their wide-ranging and extremely unfiltered...

Duration:00:45:37

William Basinski with Jlin

2/8/2018
More
Jlin and William Basinski are two of today's most fascinating and gifted composers. Basinski works with decaying analogue tape loops to create ambient soundscapes, while Jlin constructs brilliant, stuttering reimaginings of footwork rhythms. The friends and collaborators sat down in the Sonos room at Rough Trade NYC for one of three conversations that Talkhouse curated for Northside Festival. (Upcoming episodes will feature the other two, Suicide's Martin Rev with Julianna Barwick, and Lower...

Duration:00:42:52

Revisited: Andy Rourke (the Smiths) with Dolores O’Riordan (the Cranberries)

2/1/2018
More
Like fans the world over, we here at Talkhouse were devastated to hear of the Cranberries' Dolores O'Riordan's untimely passing. We felt that the best way to honor her was to share her sweet and funny conversation with her D.A.R.K. bandmate Andy Rourke from 2016. Original introduction: On this week’s episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, Andy Rourke of the Smiths and Dolores O’Riordan of the Cranberries sit down to discuss their new supergroup, D.A.R.K, and we give their song “High Fashion”...

Duration:00:29:32

The Best Moments of 2017 on the Talkhouse Podcast

1/18/2018
More
On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, we look back on the past year as Talkhouse Podcast host/producer Elia Einhorn, Talkhouse Music Editor-in-Chief Amy Rose Spiegel, Talkhouse Film Editor-in-Chief Nick Dawson and Talkhouse’s marketing manager Keenan Kush discuss some of their favorite moments from the Talkhouse Podcasts of 2017. The highlights featured include: Taran Killam and Kyle Mooney discussing exercise routines (and doing a little beatboxing); Frankie Cosmos and Vagabon...

Duration:00:38:16

Vivian Howard with Cynthia Hill

1/11/2018
More
The latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast continues our delicious dive into the world of food, following recent episodes that paired Chef Andrew Carmellini with A$AP Ferg, and Chef Paul Kahan with Sonic Youth and Pavement's Mark Ibold. For today's show, lifelong friends — and now A Chef's Life colleagues — chef Vivian Howard and filmmaker Cynthia Hill sit down to chat about bringing the food and culture of rural North Carolina to the rest of America via their Peabody- and Emmy-winning...

Duration:00:40:24

Aasif Mandvi with Jason Jones (The Detour)

1/4/2018
More
On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, friends and longtime former colleagues on The Daily Show Jason Jones and Aasif Mandvi are reunited for a conversation at the flagship Sonos store in Soho, NYC. Over the course of a hilarious and wide-ranging chat, the two talk about their worst fashion choices, their respective exercise regimes, their ambivalent feelings about social media, the new documentary The Problem with Apu (which Aasif appears in), Aasif's desire to be (or to spawn)...

Duration:00:48:10

Talkhouse x Food Republic: Paul Kahan with Mark Ibold (Sonic Youth, Pavement)

12/28/2017
More
On the second episode of the Talkhouse x Food Republic podcast, Chicago chef and restaurateur Paul Kahan and musician Mark Ibold of Pavement and Sonic Youth fame find that they're at a very similar place in life. The two cultural icons are into cooking, music and family, and they trade stories in this special conversation at the flagship Sonos store in New York. The podcast opens with Ibold admitting that he'd spent the previous evening testing out a recipe from Kahan's new Publican...

Duration:00:43:45

Michael Chernus (Orange is the New Black) with Sam Beam (Iron & Wine)

12/21/2017
More
On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, actor Michael Chernus (aka Cal Chapman on Orange is the New Black) sits down at the flagship Sonos store in New York City with Sam Beam of Iron & Wine, whose latest album, Beast Epic, came out in Summer 2017. The two longtime friends chat about Beam's roots as a painter and filmmaker, how Chernus has entered the Marvel Universe (playing the Tinkerer in Spider-Man: Homecoming), Beam's plans to make a movie in the near future, how Chernus has...

Duration:00:48:21

Rainn Wilson with Josh Radnor and Ben Lee

12/14/2017
More
On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, actor and comedian Rainn Wilson (aka Dwight on The Office) chats with two old friends, actor-writer-director Josh Radnor (best known as Ted on How I Met Your Mother) and Australian indie singer-songwriter Ben Lee, who now make up the musical duo Radnor & Lee. The three talk about how Josh and Ben became friends (and then later collaborators), the spiritual focus of their debut album, Josh and Rainn's shared history as drama students at NYU,...

Duration:00:45:48

Sasheer Zamata with Noël Wells (Mr. Roosevelt)

12/7/2017
More
On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, comedian and actor Sasheer Zamata is in conversation with her former Saturday Night Live castmate Noël Wells, whose debut feature as writer-director and star, Mr. Roosevelt, is out now in select theaters. Zamata and Wells, who shared a dressing room at SNL, talk about a diverse range of subjects, taking in everything from political activism to internet addiction and social media use, from Zamata's stint on The Talk and Brad Pitt's photography...

Duration:00:42:41

Sinkane with Oddisee

11/30/2017
More
The latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast features rapper Oddisee and singer-songwriter Sinkane in conversation. The old friends powerfully — and hilariously — share the triumphs and travails of pursuing careers in music as Sudanese Americans. They also chat about the current and historic musical infrastructures of rap and punk, Oddisee’s amazing Hudson Mohawk connection, and how Caribou helped change Sinkane’s life. Plus Sinkane drops some "Sudanese Dad wisdom." Check it out, and...

Duration:00:43:56

NE-HI with Spencer Tweedy

11/24/2017
More
On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, Spencer Tweedy (Tweedy, the Blisters) chops it up with NE-HI’s Jason Balla and Mikey Wells backstage at Pitchfork Music Festival 2017. Their talk takes in why bands ask for “gold-flaked burgers” on their riders, a theory of WWE’s progressivism, and how what really matters in life is rock ’n’ roll … and taxes. Check it out, and subscribe now on iTunes or Stitcher to stay in the loop on future episodes of the Talkhouse Podcast. Today’s episode...

Duration:00:42:59

Jamila Woods with Ohmme

11/21/2017
More
Singer Jamila Woods and Ohmme's Macie Stewart and Sima Cunningham are ubiquitous collaborators working at the heart of Chicago's diverse and vibrant music scene. Between them they've worked with Wilco, Chance the Rapper, Twin Peaks, Vic Mensa and many more, and also release their own fantastic records. On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, the old friends catch up backstage at Pitchfork Music Festival 2017. Their wonderfully Chicago-centric talk takes in the city's vital musical...

Duration:00:36:04

Sam Esmail (Mr. Robot) with Mark Frost (Twin Peaks)

11/16/2017
More
On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, Mr. Robot creator Sam Esmail sits down to talk with one of his heroes, Mark Frost, the man who created Twin Peaks and Twin Peaks: The Return with David Lynch – and is also a huge fan of Mr. Robot. The two talk about the unique circumstances under which Twin Peaks: The Return was conceived and made, the story behind Episode 8 (one of the great hours of TV in recent memory), the polarizing second season of Mr. Robot, pushing the boundaries of...

Duration:00:48:43

Javier Muñoz with Stephanie Beatriz

11/9/2017
More
On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, Javier Muñoz (currently playing the title role in Hamilton on Broadway) talks with his friend Stephanie Beatriz, best known for playing Rosa on Brooklyn Nine-Nine. The two touch on a wide variety of subjects, including Beatriz's new film The Light of the Moon (in which she plays a rape survivor), Harvey Weinstein, the joys and perils of social media, the physical toll of performing Hamilton, the famous actors who gave them driving lessons,...

Duration:00:37:41

Katie Alice Greer and Daniele Daniele (Priests) with Tyler Pope (LCD Soundsystem)

11/2/2017
More
On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, LCD Soundsystem's Tyler Pope and Priests' Katie Alice Greer and Daniele Daniele chop it up backstage at Pitchfork Music Festival 2017. Their talk takes in the fantastic indie labels they run, D.C. punk, and LCD Soundsystem's earliest days. We also hear about the amplifier that nearly broke up Priests, and LCD's little-known Shellac connection. Check it out, and subscribe now on iTunes or Stitcher to stay in the loop on future episodes of the...

Duration:00:44:10

Voice Memos: Shamir

10/26/2017
More
Welcome to Voice Memos, a new audio diary series from the Talkhouse Podcast. Our featured artist for this inaugural episode is the brilliant and chameleonic singer-songwriter Shamir. Shamir Bailey rose to fame in 2015 with his oh-so-danceable debut LP, Ratchet, and its ubiquitous single, "On the Regular." Earlier this year, seemingly out of the blue, he self-released a followup, Hope. In stark contrast to its predecessor, Hope was an eminently DIY affair; it was recorded on a four-track...

Duration:00:20:07

Frankie Cosmos with Vagabon

10/19/2017
More
On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, Greta Kline (Frankie Cosmos, aka my absolute favorite current band) and Lætitia Tamko (Vagabon, who released one of the best records of 2017) catch up backstage at the Pitchfork Music Festival 2017. The friends and occasional collaborators talk the ins and outs of being mid-level indie musicians in today's musical climate — working your own merch, fans' frequent lack of physical boundaries, managing oneself, how to engage with corporate...

Duration:00:48:34

Jackie Chan with Edgar Wright

10/12/2017
More
On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, Baby Driver's writer-director Edgar Wright sits down for a chat with the legendary actor, martial arts star and director Jackie Chan, whose latest film, The Foreigner, is in theaters from this Friday. A self-professed “fanboy” of Chan's work, Wright talks with him about his game-changing films Police Story and Project A; making it in Hollywood on his own terms; how he approached doing some of his death-defying stunts (and fearing ghosts were...

Duration:00:36:03

Chuck D (Public Enemy) with Tom Morello (Rage Against The Machine)

10/5/2017
More
Chuck D (Public Enemy) and Tom Morello (Rage Against The Machine, Audioslave, the Nightwatchman) have been sending radical political messages up the pop charts for decades. On the occasion of the debut LP by their new supergroup, Prophets Of Rage, the two musical revolutionaries bum-rush the Talkhouse Podcast to discuss protest music. Their conversation also covers why new groups are afraid to be overtly political, the democratization of music via technology, how Rage Against the Machine...

Duration:00:35:16

See More