Kyle Meredith With...

200 EpisodesProduced by Consequence Podcast Network

Kyle Meredith With... is an interview series in which WFPK's Kyle Meredith speaks to a wide breadth of musicians. Meredith digs deep into the artist's work to find out how the music is made and where their journey is going, from legendary artists like Robert Plant, Paul McCartney, U2, and Bryan Ferr… read more

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Kyle Meredith With... Gin Blossoms

July 15th, 2019


Gin Blossoms frontman Robin Wilson gives Kyle Meredith a shout to discuss their summer tour, last year's Mixed Reality, and the possibility of a new record next year. He also revisits the time he fronted KISS on …

Kyle Meredith With... Nick Lowe

July 12th, 2019


Nick Lowe gives Kyle Meredith the rundown on his latest EP and tour with Los Straightjackets. He shares the story behind "Love Starvation" and "Trombone" and how far back in his musical past he'll look for inspiration. …

Kyle Meredith With... 311

July 10th, 2019


311 founder Nick Hexum calls up Kyle Meredith to give the lowdown on the band's new album, Voyager. Together, they discuss why they work with two …

Kyle Meredith With.. Duff McKagan

July 8th, 2019


Duff McKagan gives Kyle Meredith a call to discuss his solo album, Tenderness, and its heavy themes from homelessness to activism and history …

Kyle Meredith With... Patton Oswalt

July 5th, 2019


Patton Oswalt gives Kyle Meredith a call during his summer tour to talk about The Secret Life of Pets 2, working with Harrison Ford, true crime, MST3K, and his work on both AP Bio and Happy. We also hear that this …

Kyle Meredith With... Iron & Wine

July 3rd, 2019


Iron and Wine singer-songwriter Sam Beam gives Kyle Meredith a call to discuss pairing up with Calexico once again on Years To Burn. We hear how their styles influence each other, their history, and what the tour will …

Kyle Meredith With... Incubus

July 1st, 2019


Kyle Meredith jumps on the phone for two interviews with Incubus to talk about the 20th anniversary of their breakthrough album, 1999's Make Yourself. Frontman Brandon Boyd and bassist Ben Kenney discuss the creation of …

Kyle Meredith With... LIVE

June 28th, 2019


LIVE frontman Ed Kowalczyk calls Kyle Meredith to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Throwing Copper. Together, the two discuss the album's hit singles "Lightning Crashes", "I Alone", and "Selling the Drama". They also …

Kyle Meredith With... Pete Yorn

June 26th, 2019


Pete Yorn calls up Kyle Meredith to discuss his two new songs, "Calm Down" and "Can't Stop You", and how they lead into his new album, Caretakers. He talks a little about how the album was recorded and co-written with …

Kyle Meredith With... Warren Haynes

June 24th, 2019


Gov't Mule mastermind Warren Haynes gives Kyle Meredith a ring to talk about the new live album, Bring on the Music: Live at the Capitol Theatre, …

Kyle Meredith With... Stray Cats

June 21st, 2019


The Stray Cats drummer Slim Jim Phantom speaks to Kyle Meredith about the band's reunion album, 40. He shares how the album lines up with their 40th anniversary and the way they recorded it live. Phantom also explains …

Kyle Meredith With... Mini Mansions

June 19th, 2019


Mini Mansions frontman Michael Shuman joins Kyle Meredith to discuss the band's new album, Guy Walks Into A Bar. Together, they chat about how it was written and recorded in real time with all of the highs and lows of a …

Kyle Meredith With... Peter Frampton

June 17th, 2019


Peter Frampton calls up Kyle Meredith to discuss his latest album All Blues. The record pays tribute to blues greats and features friends like Sonny Landreth. The two also dive into why he's billing this year's tour as …

Kyle Meredith With... Toad the Wet Sprocket

June 14th, 2019


Toad the Wet Sprocket vocalist Glen Phillips gives Kyle Meredith a call to talk about their upcoming tour with Big Head Todd and The Monsters. The tour marks the 30th anniversary of the band's 1989 debut, Bread & …

Kyle Meredith With... Chris Robinson

June 12th, 2019


Chris Robinson gives Kyle Meredith a shout to discuss his latest album with the Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Servants of the Sun. The two discuss how recording in the summer, a divorce, and a new relationship influenced …

Kyle Meredith With... Bush

June 10th, 2019


Bush frontman Gavin Rossdale rings up Kyle Meredith to discuss his reunion with Constantine co-star Keanu Reeves. Together, they discuss the new John …

Kyle Meredith With... Weyes Blood

June 7th, 2019


Weyes Blood, aka singer-songwriter Natalie Mering, gives Kyle Meredith a call to discuss her new record, Titanic Rising. The two elaborate on the album's ties to climate catastrophe, and how its submerged artwork …

Kyle Meredith With... Fontaines D.C.

June 5th, 2019


Fontaines D.C. guitarist Carlos O'Connell gives Kyle Meredith a call to talk about the band's debut album, Dogrel, going against the tide after …

Kyle Meredith With... Sheryl Crow

June 3rd, 2019


Sheryl Crow calls up Kyle Meredith about Threads, her latest record that boasts a helluva great guest lineup. Among her many collaborations, the two …

Kyle Meredith With... L7

May 31st, 2019


L7 founder Donita Sparks dropped into the WFPK studio to talk with Kyle Meredith about the band's first album in 20 years, Scatter the Rats, …

Kyle Meredith With... Collective Soul

May 29th, 2019


Collective Soul's E Roland calls up Kyle Meredith to discuss Blood, the first of two albums with socially conscious themes. The release lines up with …

Kyle Meredith With... Wallows

May 27th, 2019


Wallows gives Kyle Meredith a call to share the backstory on their debut album, Nothing Happens, which traces back 10 years and multiple band names. …

Kyle Meredith With... The Claypool Lennon Delirium

May 24th, 2019


Les Claypool and Sean Ono Lennon of The Claypool Lennon Delirium sit down with Kyle Meredith to discuss their latest LP, South of Reality. The three …

Kyle Meredith With... The National

May 22nd, 2019


The National guitarist Bryce Dessner sits down with Kyle Meredith to discuss I Am Easy To Find and how the new album meditates on the limitations and possibilities of a band. The two also dive into the details of how …

Kyle Meredith With... Durand Jones & Katie Toupin

May 20th, 2019


On the latest episode of Kyle Meredith With..., Durand Jones and Aaron Frazer, both of the Indications, talk about how the orchestration from their 2019 album American Love Call were influenced by the doo-wop groups of …

Kyle Meredith With... Chris Cornell

May 17th, 2019


In memory of Chris Cornell, Kyle Meredith compiled two interviews with the late singer-songwriter, who passed away two years ago on May 18th, 2017. The first interview is from 2011's Songbook Tour, in which they discuss …

Kyle Meredith With... Wire

May 15th, 2019


Wire's Colin Newman gives Kyle Meredith a ring to take him through the details of 1979's 154 for its 40th anniversary, as well as 1989's IBTABA. They …

Kyle Meredith With... Howard Jones

May 13th, 2019


Synth-pop pioneer Howard Jones chats with Kyle Meredith about his latest album Transform, the second in a four-part series about the world's …

Kyle Meredith With... Mac DeMarco

May 10th, 2019


Mac DeMarco gives Kyle Meredith a ring to discuss Here Comes The Cowboy and where he gets his love of soft rock and unapologetically romantic songs. …

Kyle Meredith With... The Infamous Stringdusters

May 6th, 2019


The Infamous Stringdusters talk to Kyle Meredith about how compassion and togetherness are the big themes on their latest record, Rise Sun. The Nashville progressive bluegrass outfit also share what it was like to win a …

Kyle Meredith With... American Football

May 3rd, 2019


American Football’s Mike and Nate Kinsella are on the line with Kyle Meredith to talk all about LP3. The two cousins discuss how this album feels …

Kyle Meredith With... CJ Ramone

May 1st, 2019


CJ Ramone, formerly of The Ramones, joins today's Kyle Meredith With…

Kyle Meredith With... Squeeze

April 29th, 2019


Chris Difford, founding member of legendary new wave group Squeeze, joins Kyle Meredith With… to talk about the band's breakthrough sophomore record

Kyle Meredith With... Haelos

April 26th, 2019


On today's Kyle Meredith With..., Dom Goldmsith of Haelos calls in ahead of their forthcoming album, Any Random Kindness. Goldsmith discusses humans' …

Kyle Meredith With... The Head and the Heart

April 24th, 2019


Jonathan Russell and Tyler Williams of The Head and The Heart give Kyle Meredith a call to discuss their forthcoming record, Living Mirage, due out May 17th via Warner Bros. Together, they discuss the darkness in their …

Kyle Meredith With... Perry Farrell

April 22nd, 2019


Jane's Addiction frontman and Lollapalooza founder Perry Farrell joins Kyle Meredith With…

Kyle Meredith With... Jungle

April 19th, 2019


On today's Kyle Meredith With..., Tom McFarland of Jungle calls into the show while getting a tattoo to discuss the duo's latest album, For Ever, and its ties with the romance and dark side of America after recently …

Kyle Meredith With... Conor Oberst and Phoebe Bridgers

April 15th, 2019


Singer-songwriters Conor Oberst and Phoebe Bridgers, together known as Better Oblivion Community Center, join Kyle Meredith With... to discuss their debut LP, stage diving, covering "Shallow" from A Star Is Born, and …

Kyle Meredith With... Julia Jacklin, Alex Lahey, & Aldous Harding

April 12th, 2019


Singer-songwriters Julia Jacklin, Alex Lahey, and Aldous Harding join Kyle Meredith With...for another special trio episode to carry you into the …

Kyle Meredith With... Calpurnia

April 10th, 2019


On the latest Kyle Meredith With..., Calpurnia rockers Finn Wolfhard, Malcolm Craig, Ayla Tesler-Mabe and Jack Anderson talk about their new single, …

Kyle Meredith With... Karen O

April 8th, 2019


On the latest Kyle Meredith With..., Karen O discusses her new collaboration with Danger Mouse, Lux Prima, digressing on how they influence each …

Kyle Meredith With... Tesla and Carl Palmer

April 5th, 2019


On a special episode of Kyle Meredith With..., Brian Wheat of Tesla and Carl Palmer of Emerson, Lake & Palmer (ELP) and Asia fame on using both …

Kyle Meredith With... Sebadoh

April 3rd, 2019


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Kyle Meredith With... Captain Kirk Douglas

April 1st, 2019


On today’s Kyle Meredith With…, Captain Kirk Douglas of The Roots gives the low-down on his upcoming solo album, Turbulent Times, due out May 24th …

Kyle Meredith With... Girlpool

March 29th, 2019


On today's Kyle Meredith With...,Girlpool's Cleo Parker goes deep into the band's third studio album What Chaos Is Imaginary. Together, the two …

Kyle Meredith With... Simple Minds

March 22nd, 2019


On the latest episode of Kyle Meredith With..., Simple Minds lead singer Jim Kerr revisits the band's humble beginnings, their sudden UK success with …

Kyle Meredith With... The Cranberries

March 20th, 2019


On today’s Kyle Meredith With..., Noel Hogan of The Cranberries explains what it took to put together their final record, In the End, and how many of its songs now carry new meanings beyond how they were intended when …

Kyle Meredith With... Matthew Logan Vasquez

March 15th, 2019


On the latest Kyle Meredith With..., Kyle interviews Delta Spirit frontman Matthew Logan Vasquez the day of the Michael Cohen hearing to discuss …

Kyle Meredith With... Cherry Glazerr

March 11th, 2019


On today’s Kyle Meredith With..., Clementine Creevy of Cherry Glazerr talks about the band’s new record, Stuffed and Ready, the stories behind some of its tracks, and how the band worked mechanically to achieve their …

Kyle Meredith With... Josh Ritter

March 8th, 2019


On today's Kyle Meredith With..., Josh Ritter digs deep into his new album Fever Breaks, from teaming up with Jason Isbell to collaborating with his …

Kyle Meredith With... Corin Tucker

March 6th, 2019


On the latest installment of Kyle Meredith With…

Kyle Meredith With... Lucy Dacus

March 5th, 2019


On the latest installment of Kyle Meredith With…

Kyle Meredith With... Alejandro Escovedo, River Whyless, & Marcus King

March 1st, 2019


On this special trio episode of Kyle Meredith With..., Alejandro Escovedo, River Whyless, and Marcus King discuss their new albums and the endless inspirations that sparked their creativity. They also talk about …

Kyle Meredith With... Jenny Lewis

February 25th, 2019


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Kyle Meredith With... Steve Hackett

February 22nd, 2019


On the latest installment of Kyle Meredith With..., former Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett discusses his new album, At the Edge of Light, and how it once again boasts band members from all over the globe. He talks about …

Kyle Meredith With... Jawbox

February 20th, 2019


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Kyle Meredith With... Beirut

February 13th, 2019


On the latest Kyle Meredith With..., Zach Condon of Beirut talks with Kyle Meredith about the importance that a sense of place and geography holds in …

Kyle Meredith With... Walk the Moon

February 11th, 2019


This four-part "extravaganza" of interviews with Walk the Moon comes from multiple points in their career. Part One (2012) sees the band getting …

Kyle Meredith With... Hop Along, Wye Oak, and Middle Kids

February 8th, 2019


On the latest episode of Kyle Meredith With..., three of today's sharpest indie outfits close out the week with some chewy discussions. Frances Quinlan of Hop Along discusses the origins of a few tracks from the group's …

Kyle Meredith With... Mark Eitzel

February 6th, 2019


On the latest Kyle Meredith With..., American Music Club lead singer and solo musician Mark Eitzel talks with Kyle Meredith about his long solo …

Kyle Meredith With... Sunflower Bean

February 4th, 2019


On today's Kyle Meredith With..., Kyle talks with Julia Cumming of Sunflower Bean about her band's latest release, King of the Dudes, and the band's …

Kyle Meredith With... Jared Leto, lovelytheband, and The Kooks

February 1st, 2019


On a special trio edition of Kyle Meredith With..., hear Kyle talk with three dynamic bands about the backstories behind their latest releases. 30 Second to Mars frontman Jared Leto explains how the country's …

Kyle Meredith With... Sara Bareilles

January 28th, 2019


On the latest Kyle Meredith With..., Sara Bareilles speaks with Kyle Meredith about the new record she has on the way, buoyed by her late-2018 single, “Armor”, which deals with themes of feminism inspired by the Women’s …

Kyle Meredith With... Franz Ferdinand

January 23rd, 2019


The latest Kyle Meredith With… includes Franz Ferdinand bassist Bob Hardy as well as a bonus interview with frontman Alex Kapranos that took place last year. Hardy goes into how their album Tonight: Franz Ferdinand 

Kyle Meredith With... Panda Bear

January 21st, 2019


On the latest Kyle Meredith With..., Panda Bear, the solo musician and co-founding member of Animal Collective, talks about his new record, Buoys, …

Kyle Meredith With... Juliana Hatfield

January 18th, 2019


On today's Kyle Meredith With..., Kyle talks to Juliana Hatfield about her new album, Weird, and gets the scoop on several new songs. She also tells …

Kyle Meredith With... Dave Keuning

January 15th, 2019


On the latest Kyle Meredith With..., guitarist and songwriter Dave Keuning discusses his first solo record, Prismism, since stepping aside from The …

Kyle Meredith With... The Dandy Warhols

January 14th, 2019


On the latest Kyle Meredith With..., Courtney Taylor-Taylor of The Dandy Warhols speaks with Kyle about the band’s brand-new record, Why You So Crazy

Kyle Meredith With... Brandi Carlile, Courtney Barnett, and Erika Wennerstrom

January 11th, 2019


The latest Kyle Meredith With... is a special triple episode, featuring three musicians — Brandi Carlile, Courtney Barnett, and Erika Wennerstrom — who all have brand-new records out recently. Carlile discusses her …

Kyle Meredith With... David Gray

January 9th, 2019


On the latest Kyle Meredith With..., David Gray speaks about his upcoming record, Gold in a Brass Age, discussing the album’s themes of nature and …

Kyle Meredith With... Sharon Van Etten

January 7th, 2019


Sharon Van Etten talks to Kyle Meredith ahead of her highly anticipated new album, Remind Me Tomorrow. Together, they also spend time talking about Van Etten's last few years out of the spotlight, which included …

Kyle Meredith With... Pedro the Lion

January 4th, 2019


This Friday on Kyle Meredith With..., Kyle Meredith interviews David Bazan of Pedro the Lion, who explains why he resurrected the name “Pedro the Lion” and what led to his new project, a concept series of five albums …

Kyle Meredith With... Caroline Rose

January 2nd, 2019


Kyle Meredith With... kicks off 2019 with genre-bending singer-songwriter Caroline Rose, whose recent album Loner marks a significant departure from …

Kyle Meredith With... Young Fathers

December 31st, 2018


Kyle Meredith With... celebrates the last day of 2018 with Young Fathers' own Alloysious Massaquoi, whose record Cocoa Sugar made its mark on the charts in March of this year. Massaquoi talks about how they whittled the …

Kyle Meredith With... K's Choice, Jill Sobule, and Tracey Thorn

December 28th, 2018


The latest episode of Kyle Meredith With... features with a triple-dose of turn-back-the-clock rock interviews. Sarah Bettens of K's Choice talks about the band's 25th anniversary live album, working on Buffy the …

Kyle Meredith With... Blues Traveller

December 26th, 2018


Blues Traveler's John Popper discusses the sometimes fun, sometimes sad world of sex, drugs and rock and roll.Popper speaks with Kyle about the …

Kyle Meredith With... M Ward

December 24th, 2018


On the latest Kyle Meredith With…

Kyle Meredith With... Wild Nothing, Bodega, and Houndmouth

December 21st, 2018


On the latest Kyle Meredith With..., members of Wild Nothing, Bodega and Houndmouth all celebrate the new releases of their albums this year. Wild Nothing's Jack Tatums explains why he feels Indigo is a "pop manifesto." …

Kyle Meredith With... Michael McDonald and Jake Shimabukuro

December 19th, 2018


In a special holiday edition of Kyle Meredith With..., Kyle talks to both Michael McDonald and Jake Shimabukuro about their respective upcoming …

Kyle Meredith With... Toro y Moi

December 17th, 2018


On the latest Kyle Meredith With..., Kyle talks with Chaz Bundwick, also known as Toro y Moi, about his upcoming album, Outer Peace, and how it ties …

Kyle Meredith With... Kirstin Hersh, Belly, and Buffalo Tom

December 14th, 2018


On today's special '90s trio episode of Kyle Meredith With..., Kyle speaks with Kristin Hersh, Buffalo Tom's Bill Janovitz, and Belly's Tanya Donelly about new releases, an exciting rebirth for the artists 20 years …

Kyle Meredith With... The Monkees

December 12th, 2018


This Wednesday’s Kyle Meredith With... features Micky Dolenz of The Monkees, who speaks with Kyle Meredith about the major 50-year anniversaries of

Kyle Meredith With... Phosphorescent

December 10th, 2018


This Monday's episode of Kyle Meredith With... features Kyle's conversation with Phosphorescent’s Matthew Houck, who dives into the process of creating his new record, C'est La Vie, and how a sense of place tied into …

Kyle Meredith With... Ingrid Michaelson

December 7th, 2018


On today's Kyle Meredith With..., Kyle speaks with Ingrid Michaelson about the release of her very first Christmas album, Songs for the Season, and …

Kyle Meredith With... Tom Morello

December 5th, 2018


On today's episode of Kyle Meredith With..., Rage Against the Machine's Tom Morello discusses the process of creating his new solo record The Atlas …

Kyle Meredith With... Darius Rucker

December 3rd, 2018


On the latest Kyle Meredith With..., Darius Rucker discusses the 25th anniversary of 1994's Cracked Rear View and how 1998's Musical Chairs planted the seeds for his future in country music. On that topic, Rucker also …

Klye Meredith With... Concrete Blond, Letter to Cleo, and Matthew Sweet

November 30th, 2018


This Friday on Kyle Meredith With…, Kyle Meredith speaks with three major guests about the albums they released in 1993 and what they’ve been up to …

Kyle Meredith With... Jake Shears

November 28th, 2018


This Wednesday's edition of Kyle Meredith With... features Kyle's interview with former Scissor Sisters frontman Jake Shears, during which the singer …

Kyle Meredith With... Richard Ashcroft

November 26th, 2018


Kyle Meredith speaks with English singer-songwriter Richard Ashcroft, best known as the lead singer of The Verve, who discusses his near-20-year-long …

Kyle Meredith With... Todd Rundgren, Uriah Heap, and The Guess Who

November 23rd, 2018


This Friday on Kyle Meredith With..., Kyle offers up a special trio of interviews with legends Todd Rundgren, Uriah Heep, and The Guess Who.

Rundgren discusses his forthcoming memoir, The Individualist, his recent …

Kyle Meredith With... Tash Sultana

November 21st, 2018


On the latest Kyle Meredith With..., Tash Sultana talks about their new record Flow State, an LP chock-full of long-form jams and landscapes painted …

Kyle Meredith With... Lucinda Williams

November 19th, 2018


Kyle Meredith speaks with renowned country and blues musician Lucinda Williams about her latest release, Vanished Gardens, an Americana jazz …

Kyle Meredith With... James, The Church, and Big Country

November 16th, 2018


On today's special trio episode of Kyle Meredith With..., Kyle speaks with three bands who released critical albums in the year 1988: James, Big Country, and The Church. James' Tim Booth talks about the humanitarian …

Kyle Meredith With... Toto

November 14th, 2018


Today's episode of Kyle Meredith With... features classic rock legend Steve Lukather of Toto, who talks about everything from the "pamphlet …

Kyle Meredith With... Deer Tick

November 12th, 2018


This Monday’s Kyle Meredith With…Deer Tick’s John Joseph McCauley breaks down the band's upcoming compilation, Mayonnaise. The singer-songwriter also …

Kyle Meredith With... Gregory Alan Isakov, Haerts, and Brooke Annibale

November 9th, 2018


This Friday on Kyle Meredith With…, Kyle Meredith speaks with three big guests about their new music and recent placements in television shows. Gregory Alan Isakov discusses how nature inspires his writing, his …

Kyle Meredith With... J Mascis

November 5th, 2018


On today's episode of Kyle Meredith With..., J Mascis of Dinosaur Jr. talks with Kyle about his new solo record, Elastic Days, a love for drumming, …

Kyle Meredith With... Young the Giant

November 2nd, 2018


Kyle Meredith sits down with Young the Giant frontman Sameer Gadhia to discuss their new record, Mirror Master. Gadhia not only talks about the loneliness and complexity of the selfie era, but also the "romanticism of …

Kyle Meredith With... GWAR

October 31st, 2018


This Halloween episode of Kyle Meredith With... features an interview with heavy metal band Gwar’s current frontman, Blothar, who dives into the …

Kyle Meredith With... Melissa Eitheridge

October 29th, 2018


On the latest Kyle Meredith With..., Melissa Etheridge talks about the legacy of Yes I Am, her groundbreaking album released 25 years ago, and what we can expect from her next album, which will be out early next year. …

Kyle Meredith With... Elvis Costello

October 26th, 2018


This Friday on Kyle Meredith With..., Kyle chats with modern pop legend Elvis Costello about his new album, Look Now, which was released earlier this …

Kyle Meredith With... David Crosby

October 22nd, 2018


Folk and rock legend David Crosby joins Kyle Meredith With... to discuss his new record, Here If You Listen, and the process of writing it, which …

Kyle Meredith With... Cat Power

October 19th, 2018


Chan Marshall, also known as Cat Power, talks with Kyle Meredith for Kyle Meredith With…

Kyle Meredith With... Rostam

October 17th, 2018


On the latest Kyle Meredith With..., Rostam Batmanglij touches on his debut record and recent collaboration with Hamilton Leithauser, the inherently …

Klye Meredith With... Joan Jett

October 15th, 2018


Kyle Meredith sits down with Joan Jett and Kenny Laguna for this Monday's episode of Kyle Meredith With....  Jett discusses her experience …

Kyle Meredith With... Third Eye Blind

October 12th, 2018


This Friday's episode of Kyle Meredith With... features Third Eye Blind frontman Stephan Jenkins, who discusses the difference in public perception of the band versus their own opinion of themselves — Jenkins believes …

Kyle Meredith With... Alice Merton

October 10th, 2018


Kyle Meredith talks to new star Alice Merton about her sudden rise to fame with the soulful European chart-topper "No Roots" and the press tirade …

Kyle Meredith With... Hozier

October 8th, 2018


Kyle Meredith is joined by singer-songwriter Hozier to talk about his recent EP, Nina Cried Power, and its debt to a bevy of strong female influences. For those waiting for more Hozier, the artist also confirms his …

Kyle Meredith With... The Byrds

October 5th, 2018


Roger McGuinn and Chris Hillman of The Byrds discuss the 50th anniversary of their old band's Sweetheart of the Rodeo record. They also talk about …

Kyle Meredith With... Sting & Shaggy

October 3rd, 2018


Sting and Shaggy join Kyle Meredith this week to talk about their recent joint reggae album, 44/876, and the joy of sharing the spotlight. They also …

Kyle Meredith With... Mumford and Sons

October 1st, 2018


On this installment of Kyle Meredith With..., Ben Lovett and Ted Dwane of Mumford & Sons discuss the dark themes of their new record, Delta. They also take listeners behind the scenes of their new arena stage show …

Kyle Meredith With... Hippo Campus, Thin Lips, and The Bamboos

September 28th, 2018


On this special episode of Kyle Meredith With..., Kyle speaks with Jake Luppen of Hippo Campus, Chrissy Tashjian of Thin Lips, and The Bamboos’ Lance Ferguson to explore mental health in the musical process ahead of …

Kyle Meredith With... Billy Idol

September 26th, 2018


Today, on Kyle Meredith With, Billy Idol discusses his upcoming remix album, Vital Idol Revitalized, and the artists who inspired both the remixes …

Kyle Meredith With... Mudhoney

September 24th, 2018


Kyle Meredith and Mudhoney's Mark Arm discuss the band's new record Digital Garbage on this week's installment of the podcast, assessing the album's …

Kyle Meredith With... tUnE-yArDs, Mondo Cozmo, and Jealous of the Birds

September 21st, 2018


Kyle Meredith checks in with the masterminds behind tUnE-yArDs (Merrill Garbus), Mondo Cozmo (Josh Ostrander), and Jealous of the Birds (Naomi Hamilton) to pick their brains, talk about their new music, and discuss …

Kyle Meredith With... The Struts

September 19th, 2018


A month ahead of The Struts’ sophomore studio album, Luke Spiller talks with Kyle Meredith about singles “Body Talks” and “Primadonna Like Me” and the pros and cons of sitting on songs for a long time. He also touches …

Klye Meredith With... Cautious Clay

September 17th, 2018


Cautious Clay sits down with Kyle Meredith to talk about his journey as a musician and finding his voice through instinct and experimentation. Clay …

Kyle Meredith With... Local H, Cowboy Junkies, and Shawn Mullins

September 14th, 2018


Kyle Meredith rounds up veteran rock acts Local H, Cowboy Junkies, and Shawn Mullins to discuss their classic albums, update fans on their new …

Kyle Meredith With... Michael McDonald

September 12th, 2018


American music icon Michael McDonald sits down with Kyle Meredith to discuss his recent album, Wide Open, the story behind opening track "Hail Mary", and the themes of aging throughout the record. McDonald also talks …

Kyle Meredith With... Remy Zero

September 10th, 2018


Cinjun Tate of Remy Zero joins Kyle Meredith to discuss the 20-year anniversary of Villa Elaine, working with Benmont Tench of Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, soundtracking both Garden State and Smallville, and …

Kyle Meredith With... Ani DiFranco

September 7th, 2018


Twenty years after her landmark album Little Plastic Castle, seasoned songwriter and activist Ani DiFranco speaks with Kyle Meredith about the “prophetic” qualities of songwriting, the vital importance of getting into …

Kyle Meredith With... Lenny Kravitz

September 5th, 2018


Lenny Kravitz, a singer and spiritual force of nature, talks with Kyle Meredith about his new album, Raise Vibration, and the value of music in …

Kyle Meredith With... Big Red Machine (Aaron Dessner)

September 3rd, 2018


The National’s Aaron Dessner joins Kyle Meredith to talk about his Big Red Machine collaboration with Justin Vernon, the story of his artist …

Kyle Meredith With... Afghan Whigs

August 31st, 2018


Kyle talks to The Afghan Whigs’ Greg Dulli about his band's classic album 1965, recording with the great Alex Chilton, and future prospects for both …

Kyle Meredith With... Gillian Welch

August 29th, 2018


In a rare interview for the singer, Gillian Welch talks to Kyle Meredith about Father John Misty and their show at the Hollywood Bowl, the pressing …

Kyle Meredith With... Interpol

August 27th, 2018


Kyle Meredith is joined by Interpol frontman Paul Banks to discuss the ins and outs of the band’s latest record, Marauder. Banks recounts how …

Kyle Meredith With... The Zombies & Tower of Power

August 24th, 2018


Kyle Meredith is joined by Rod Argent of The Zombies and Emilio Castillo of Tower of Power to discuss the significant 50th anniversaries that each band is celebrating in 2018.

In honor of the 50th anniversary of their …

Kyle Meredith With... Del the Funky Homosapien

August 22nd, 2018


Kyle Meredith chats with hip-hop stalwart Del the Funky Homosapien about his latest collaborative record with Amp Live, Gate 13, and his road to …

Kyle Meredith With... Eels

August 20th, 2018


Today on Kyle Meredith With…, Kyle sits down with E from Eels to talk about his new album, The Deconstructionist, his four-year hiatus between albums, and anniversaries for Broken Toy Shop and Electro-Shock Blues. They …

Kyle Meredith With... Jon Spencer

August 17th, 2018


Today on Kyle Meredith With..., Kyle sits down with The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion frontman to talk about his upcoming first solo album and the …

Kyle Meredith With... MC5's Wayne Kramer

August 15th, 2018


In this week's installment of Kyle Meredith With..., MC5 guitarist and punk legend Wayne Kramer speaks about his new book, The Hard Stuff, his experiences in jail and with law enforcement, and the realities of Detroit …

Kyle Meredith With... Death Cab For Cutie

August 13th, 2018


Kyle Meredith is joined by Death Cab for Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard to discuss their forthcoming record, Thank You for Today, his friendship with late Frightened Rabbit founder Scott Hutchinson, as well as the 20th …

Kyle Meredith With... Jimmy Eat World

August 10th, 2018


Kyle Meredith is joined by Jimmy Eat World frontman Jim Adkins to discuss their two new songs, “Love Never” and “Have Heart”, which also led to a reflection on how writing about love over time can change. 

Adkins also …

Kyle Meredith With... Arctic Monkeys

August 8th, 2018


Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner joins Kyle Meredith to discuss their latest album, Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino. Turner dishes on the album’s creation, writing process, and what it was like to introduce the …

Kyle Meredith With... Jesus and the Mary Chain

August 6th, 2018


Kyle Meredith speaks with Jim Reid of The Jesus and Mary Chain about the band's upcoming tour with Nine Inch Nails, 2017's Damage and Joy, and the possibility of new music. Reid also talks about the anniversary of their …

Kyle Meredith With... Urge Overkill

August 1st, 2018


Kyle Meredith speaks with Nash Kato and Eddie "King" Roeser of Urge Overkill about the experience of moving to a major label for Saturation after an indie past and creating a bigger sound for themselves with those …

Kyle Meredith With... Matt and Kim

July 30th, 2018


Indie rock stalwarts Matt and Kim talk to Kyle Meredith about their brand-new album, Almost Everyday, and its exaggerated themes of mortality stemming from Kim tearing an ACL onstage in Mexico in 2017. They also delve …

Kyle Meredith With... Cracker, Blind Melon, & Dishwalla

July 27th, 2018


In a special combined episode of Kyle Meredith With…

Kyle Meredith With... Jenny Lewis

July 25th, 2018


Jenny Lewis joins Kyle Meredith to chat about her band Nice as Fuck, a documentary on her solo album Acid Tongue, and her former band Rilo Kiley’s …

Kyle Meredith With... Arcade Fire

July 23rd, 2018


Arcade Fire’s Will Butler speaks with Kyle Meredith about his "disco town halls" and connecting with local audiences on a personal and political …

Kyle Meredith With... Damon Albarn (of Gorillaz)

July 20th, 2018


Gorillaz and Blur mastermind Damon Albarn speaks with Kyle Meredith about the ins and outs of making Gorillaz's The Now Now, themes of isolation, …

Kyle Meredith With... Lita Ford

July 18th, 2018


Lita Ford joins Kyle Meredith to speak about her solo career, her AXS TV show, The Top 10 Revealed (which she says “covers everything from sex to …

Kyle Meredith With... Neko Case

July 13th, 2018


Neko Case of The New Pornographers joins Kyle Meredith to chat about her latest solo record Hell-On - particularly the tracks “Bad Luck and “Halls of …

Kyle Meredith With... Monster Magnet

July 11th, 2018


Monster Magnet frontman Dave Wyndorf discusses the anniversaries of their records Superjudge and Powertrip, which made their debuts 25 and 20 years ago, respectively. Wyndorf also dishes on Monster Magnet’s video for …

Kyle Meredith With... Spiritualized

July 9th, 2018


Spiritualized’s Jason Pierce and Kyle Meredith speak about the complications of recording music versus playing it live, the Slaughterhouse Five influence in their new album's title, and the band's anniversary tour …

Kyle Meredith With... Mitski

July 6th, 2018


Tour-de-force performer Mitski speaks with Kyle Meredith about the realities of being on the road while touring and how the weird world of musicianship affects her creative perspective. She also discusses her time with …

Kyle Meredith With... America

July 4th, 2018


America’s Dewey Bunnell joins Kyle Meredith to discuss their collaboration with producer George Martin, the global impact of performing under the …

Kyle Meredith With... The Pretenders

July 2nd, 2018


The Pretenders vocalist Chrissie Hynde hangs with Kyle Meredith to discuss her forthcoming book of original artwork, Adding the Blue, the environment, and the 10th anniversary of the Pretenders’ album Break Up the …

Kyle Meredith With... Sheryl Crow

June 29th, 2018


Sheryl Crow sits down with Kyle Meredith and announces that a collaborative album featuring Stevie Nicks, Don Henley, and others will be released …

Kyle Meredith With... Mike Doughty

June 29th, 2018


Soul Coughing frontman Mike Doughty sits down with Kyle Meredith to discuss the 20th anniversary of the band’s final record, El Oso, as well the 10th …

Kyle Meredith With... Beach House

June 27th, 2018


Beach House’s Victoria Legrand and Alex Scally speak with Kyle Meredith about the artistic influences behind their new album, 7, the pop glamour of …

Kyle Meredith With... Everclear

June 25th, 2018


Everclear’s frontman Art Alexakis talks to Kyle Meredith about how buzz from SXSW helped launch the band. He also recalls bartering musical gear for …

Kyle Meredith With... Lump

June 22nd, 2018


Lump’s Mike Lindsay talks to Kyle Meredith about how he met bandmate Laura Marling at a Neil Young concert after-party. The Tunng songwriter also …

Kyle Meredith With... Graham Coxon

June 20th, 2018


Blur guitarist and solo artist Graham Coxon talks to Kyle Meredith about the American influences on his debut solo album, The Sky Is Too High, which …

Kyle Meredith With... Metric

June 18th, 2018


Metric’s frontwoman Emily Haines talks to Kyle Meredith about the band’s new concert film, Dreams So Real, which goes behind the scenes to show what goes into staging a Metric arena show. She also speaks about the perks …

Kyle Meredith With... The Mighty Mighty Bosstones

June 15th, 2018


The Mighty Mighty Bosstones’ frontman Dicky Barrett talks to Kyle Meredith about the band's first record in seven years, While We're at It, and the influence of Burt Bacharach's "What the World Needs Now Is Love" on the …

Kyle Meredith With... Ace of Base

June 13th, 2018


Ace of Base songwriter Jonas Berggren talks to Kyle Meredith about the 25th anniversary of hit album The Sign and how the band developed their unique pop-reggae sound. He also explains why Ace of Base put out different …

Kyle Meredith With... Unknown Mortal Orchestra

June 11th, 2018


Unknown Mortal Orchestra frontman and guitarist Ruban Nielson talks to Kyle Meredith about his band's new album, Sex & Food, and how recording took place in locations around the world, including Iceland, Vietnam, …

Kyle Meredith With... Johnny Marr

May 30th, 2018


Legendary guitarist Johnny Marr talks to Kyle Meredith about his new solo album, Call the Comet, and how Depeche Mode influenced several of the …

Kyle Meredith With... Dave Lory, Former Manager of Jeff Buckley

May 29th, 2018


Dave Lory, former manager of Jeff Buckley, is out with a new book called Jeff Buckley: From Hallelujah to Last Goodbye. Lory talks to Kyle Meredith …

Kyle Meredith With... The B-52s

May 29th, 2018


Kate Pierson walks Kyle Meredith through The B-52's history, beginning with their early days playing CBGBs and Max's Kansas City, to their mainstream success in the 1980's, all the way to their latest album, 2008's …

Kyle Meredith With... Wye Oak

May 25th, 2018


Wye Oak's Jenn Wasner talks to Kyle Meredith about the band's new album, The Louder I Call, The Faster It Runs, and the inspiration behind songs "It Was Not Natural" and "You Of All People". She also discusses the …

Kyle Meredith With... alt-J

May 25th, 2018


Gus Unger-Hamilton, keyboardist and vocalist of alt-J, talks to Kyle Meredith about their immersive new sound project, the challenges of performing their music live, and why they're compelled to write more catchier …

Kyle Meredith With... Soul Asylum

May 21st, 2018


Dave Pirner of Soul Asylum promotes the band's new live album, Live from Liberty Lunch, Austin, TX, December 3, 1992, in addition to the newly minted …

Kyle Meredith With... Arthur Buck

May 21st, 2018


Joseph Arthur talks to Kyle Meredith about Arthur Buck, his new project with R.E.M.'s Peter Buck. They discuss how the collaboration came to fruition …

Kyle Meredith With... John Prine

May 21st, 2018


Legendary country folk singer-songwriter shares stories of Dan Auerbach's poker nights, his mutual Jason Isbell adoration, Phil Spector asking his …

Kyle Meredith With... Walk the Moon

May 16th, 2018


Walk the Moon lead singer Nicholas Petricca talks about the recent turmoil that inspired the band's latest album, What If Nothing. Petricca reveals …

Kyle Meredith With... Lou Barlow of Sebadoh & Dinosaur Jr.

May 14th, 2018


Lou Barlow of Sebadoh and Dinosaur Jr. fame gives an update on his current ongoings in this installment of Kyle Meredith With.... He reveals plans to make a new Sebadoh album and explains why he has yet to actually hear …

Kyle Meredith With... Pearl Jam's Jeff Ament

May 11th, 2018


Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament discusses his solo album, Heaven/Hell, how he came to meet and work with Angel Olsen, and all the stories behind "Safe …

Kyle Meredith With... Mike Mills of REM

May 11th, 2018


Mike Mills discusses his work in the classical world, Scott Aukerman's REM podcast, and how it's a shame there isn't a new REM record, what with the current white house. He also celebrates the 10th anniversary of

Kyle Meredith with... The Temptations

May 11th, 2018


Kyle speaks with Otis Williams, the last surviving member of The Temptations. They discuss the new album, All The Time, how it came about, the three originals, and how they chose the covers. Otis recalls hanging out …

Welcome to Kyle Meredith With...

May 7th, 2018


Join WFPK's Kyle Meredith for an interview series where he speaks to a wide breadth of musicians. Meredith digs deep into the artist's work to find out how the music is made and where their journey is going, from …

Kyle Meredith With... Ziggy Marley

May 6th, 2018


Veteran reggae musician Ziggy Marley explains why he doesn't like the word "optimistic." He also reveals how touring behind his father's iconic album, Exodus, influenced his forthcoming album. 

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Kyle Meredith With... Portugal. the Man

March 27th, 2018


On the heels of their first-ever Grammy win, Portugal. the Man talk to Kyle Meredith about their new-found stardom, their passion for environmental …

Kyle Meredith With... Stephen Malkmus

March 26th, 2018


The legendary indie rocker discusses his forthcoming album with The Jicks, Sparkle Hard. He also talks the possibility of a Jicks best-of collection, …

Kyle Meredith With... Shirley Manson of Garbage

March 26th, 2018


The legendary rocker discusses the 20th anniversary of Version 2.0, plans to release a new album in 2019, and being a role model for younger female …

Kyle Meredith With... Rod Stewart and Cyndi Lauper

March 22nd, 2018


Stewart and Lauper discuss their upcoming co-headlining tour of North America, plus Stewart reveals details of his forthcoming solo album, Blood Red …

Kyle Meredith With... Andrew VanWyngarden of MGMT

March 19th, 2018


The MGMT co-founder discusses the band's new album, Little Dark Age, their evolution over the last decade, and why they still hold their smash debut,

Kyle Meredith With... Lauren Mayberry of CHVRCHES

March 16th, 2018


The CHVRCHES frontwoman discusses working with producer Greg Kurstin on the band’s new album, Love Is Dead; spending time in the studio with Dave …

Kyle Meredith With... Colin Meloy of The Decemberists

March 16th, 2018


The Decemberists frontman discusses the release of the band's new album, I'll Be Your Girl. Meloy reveals how The Cure and New Order inspired the sound of the album, explains the album's title, and reveals why Special …

Kyle Meredith With... Dan Wilson of Semisonic

March 15th, 2018


The Semisonic frontman discusses the 20th anniversary of Feeling Strangely Fine and the success of singles like "Closing Time" and "Secret Smile". He …

Kyle Meredith With... David Byrne

March 14th, 2018


The former Talking Heads frontman discusses his first new solo album in 14 years, American Utopia, as well as his relationship with Brian Eno and

Kyle Meredith With... Tony Banks & Steve Hackett of Genesis

January 24th, 2018


Kyle Meredith talks with Genesis members Tony Banks and Steve Hackett about both their new projects, Banks's orchestral record, 5, and Hackett's Wurthering Nights: Live In Birmingham. Both give their thoughts on a …

Kyle Meredith with... Franz Ferdinand

January 19th, 2018


Franz Ferdinand's frontman Alex Kapranos talks about their new LP, Always Ascending, and how it's characters from American literature and film reflects present societal concerns, Greek dance music, and (temporarily) …

Kyle Meredith with... Robert Plant

January 17th, 2018


Robert Plant discusses his Carry Fire LP, his work with Alison Krauss and Patty Griffin, the importance of rock music in his life, and Led Zeppelin's 50th anniversary.

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Kyle Meredith with... Moby

January 10th, 2018


Moby discusses Everything Was Beautiful and Nothing Hurt, it's lead single "Like A Motherless Child" and it's ties back to his own mother, as well as …

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