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Devendra Banhart with Alison Mosshart

September 19th, 2019

38:18

Alison Mosshart (The Kills, The Dead Weather) has been painting with remote control cars; Devendra Banhart's been obsessively pondering Christian …

Brian Wilson with The Zombies

September 12th, 2019

44:14

Brian Wilson and The Zombies are touring together!!! I repeat, head Beach Boy Brian Wilson and recent Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees The …

Chris Gethard with Mal Blum

September 5th, 2019

50:21

As I learned from today's episode, comedian Chris Gethard and singer-songwriter Mal Blum are "self-deprecating sad boys from Jersey" who are …

Trevor de Brauw (Pelican) and Nate Kinsella (American Football, Joan of Arc)

August 29th, 2019

40:10

Our latest installment of the Talkhouse Podcast at FORM Fest 2019 is a love letter to Chicago's post-rock, punk and emo scenes from the '00s to …

Lulu Wang with Ruben Östlund

August 22nd, 2019

51:16

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, Lulu Wang — writer-director of the summer indie hit The Farewell — chats with one of her favorite …

Tasha with Lillie West (Lala Lala)

August 15th, 2019

46:18

For our fifth consecutive year there, the Talkhouse Podcast squad rolled out to the fantastic Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago last month to …

Craig Finn, Peter Katis, and Katie Harkin talk Frightened Rabbit

August 8th, 2019

58:22

In honor of the release of Tiny Changes: A Celebration of Frightened Rabbit’s ‘The Midnight Organ Fight’, Talkhouse paired three notable Frightened …

Yrsa Daley-Ward with Kelsey Lu

August 1st, 2019

44:21

Our latest installment of the Talkhouse Podcast at FORM Fest 2019 pairs the brilliant poet/actress Yrsa Daley-Ward with avant-pop …

Butch Vig with Brian Aubert (Silversun Pickups)

July 25th, 2019

37:47

For today’s show, legendary record producer and Garbage drummer Butch Vig and Silversun Pickups frontman Brian Aubert sat down for some deep musical shop talk. The occasion was the release of Widow’s Weeds, the new …

Julianna Barwick with Mary Lattimore

July 18th, 2019

51:51

Julianna Barwick and Mary Lattimore are two of ambient music's most brilliant artists working today. On our third Talkhouse Podcast episode recorded …

Wayne Coyne with Sean Lennon and Les Claypool

July 11th, 2019

52:57

Ahead of their much-anticipated upcoming US co-tour, the Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne and The Claypool Lennon Delirium's Les Claypool and Sean Lennon …

Fred Armisen and Mary Lynn Rajskub with Lindsey Jordan (Snail Mail)

July 9th, 2019

45:39

BREAKING NEWS! Indie rock it-band Snail Mail has an all-new lineup! Don't worry, Lindsey Jordan is still there — only now, so is Fred Armisen and comedian Mary Lynn Rajskub (24, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia).

On …

Revisited: Robin Pecknold (Fleet Foxes) with Nilüfer Yanya & Dev Hynes (Blood Orange) with Raphael Saadiq

July 4th, 2019

1:00:19

With Pitchfork Music Festival 2019 closely approaching, we thought we'd highlight this double feature from last year's fest. Happy holidays!

 

Robert Glasper with Vieux Farka Touré

June 27th, 2019

58:33

FORM is a festival unlike any other. It takes place in the “eco-city” of Arcosanti, an architectural marvel in the middle of the Arizona desert. Attendance is limited to 2,000, but they still bring in massive headliners …

Lake Bell with Santigold

June 20th, 2019

51:07

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, two good friends, actor-writer-director Lake Bell and singer Santigold, sit down for a long-awaited …

Father’s Day Edition (Prince Paul, DJ PForReal, Larry Fessenden, Jack Fessenden)

June 13th, 2019

38:39

I'm a father. It's awesome. The best! Seriously. And also simultaneously exhausting and sleepless. And complicated. But eminently worth it!

This …

Revisited: Talkhouse x Food Republic: A$AP Ferg with Andrew Carmellini

June 6th, 2019

46:27

To celebrate the release of A$AP Ferg's new joint "Pups," which features fellow Mob member A$AP Rocky, we're re-sharing the Hood Pope's rad 2017 …

Stephin Merritt (the Magnetic Fields) with Daniel Handler (Lemony Snicket)

May 30th, 2019

52:15

Stephin Merritt is one of the most brilliant songwriters of our time. Through his projects The Magnetic Fields, The Gothic Archies, Future Bible Heroes, and The 6ths, he’s deconstructed and reimagined the art of the …

Avey Tare (Animal Collective) with Ishmael Butler

May 23rd, 2019

36:12

This week on the Talkhouse Podcast, we’re celebrating artists who take music in unexpected and brilliant new directions. Tuesday’s show saw Tierra Whack and Nnamdi Ogbonnaya in conversation; today, we bring you a …

Tierra Whack with Nnamdi Ogbonnaya

May 21st, 2019

24:12

Duuudes! Those of you who follow us on Insta may know that Mark The Producer and I just got back from our first festival of 2019. As we glamped and …

Grasshopper (Mercury Rev) with Lia Braswell (A Place to Bury Strangers)

May 16th, 2019

34:46

For today’s episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, we sat down backstage at Desert Daze with Grasshopper of Mercury Rev and A Place To Bury Strangers’s Lia Braswell. The two are big fans of each others’ live sets, and were …

Mother's Day Moments

May 9th, 2019

29:03

This week, we here at Talkhouse celebrate two monumental things: first off, this is the Talkhouse Podcast's 250th episode (holy shit, how did that …

Knox Fortune with Brandon Wardell

May 2nd, 2019

42:56

“All night, I been drinking all night, I been drinking all night, I been drinking, ay ay” sang Knox Fortune on the hook of Chance The Rapper’s …

Karen O with Sam Spiegel

April 25th, 2019

46:19

Hot on the heels of Karen O (Yeah Yeah Yeahs)'s incredible new LP Lux Prima and Sam Spiegel (N.A.S.A.)'s new single "Perfect," the two old friends …

Tim Heidecker with Hayden Pedigo

April 18th, 2019

1:05:32

The brilliant composer and two-time Talkhouse Podcast guest William Basinski recently dropped me an intriguing email. He wrote of a “very talented young friend, a fine guitarist from Amarillo” who has “a great story.” …

Clem Creevy (Cherry Glazerr) with Kate Nash

April 11th, 2019

54:12

Both Kate Nash and Cherry Glazerr’s Clem Creevy have talent, smarts, and attitude to burn; they've each also got incredible, recently-released music. To celebrate their new bops, the two friends sat down to chop it up …

Harmony Korine (The Beach Bum) with Caveh Zahedi

April 4th, 2019

50:29

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, we feature a conversation between two of the most distinctive and original voices in American cinema: Harmony Korine and Caveh Zahedi. The two got together in New York …

Revisited: Agnès Varda with Kirsten Johnson (Cameraperson)

April 1st, 2019

32:22

To mark the sad passing of the brilliant Agnès Varda, we are revisiting an old episode of the Talkhouse Podcast in which documentary cinematographer …

Kevin Drew (Broken Social Scene) with John Vanderslice

March 28th, 2019

46:24

Earlier this month, Talkhouse headed down to the legendary insanity that is SXSW in Austin, TX for bands, breakfast tacos, more bands, and — of course — podcasts! We were honored to be asked for the second consecutive …

Mike Kinsella (American Football) with Andy Hull (Manchester Orchestra)

March 21st, 2019

1:29:41

We here at the Talkhouse Podcast were psyched when Chicago-based indie festival Tomorrow Never Knows asked us to curate a live taping as part of …

Brian Huskey with Timothy Simons

March 14th, 2019

50:04

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, we mark the imminent return of Veep for its seventh and final season with a conversation between two of the show's cast members, Timothy Simons and Brian Huskey. Simons …

Karen Gillan with James Roday

March 7th, 2019

49:43

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, friends and fellow actor-writer-directors James Roday and Karen Gillan sit down for a chat at The Grant, James' bar-to-be in Los Angeles' Eagle Rock neighborhood. Roday …

Sylvan Esso with Anna Drezen

February 28th, 2019

51:04

When we paired them for a Talkhouse Podcast at the fantastic Life Is Beautiful Fest, Sylvan Esso’s Amelia Meath and Nick Sanborn and SNL writer Anna …

Revisited: Meredith Graves (Perfect Pussy) with Cameron Lynch

February 21st, 2019

39:56

This week, we're revisiting a unique talk recorded at last year's On Air Fest. On Air is a rad festival devoted to audio storytelling and the creative possibilities of sound. The festival returns later this month in …

V-Day with 5 Famous Artist Couples!

February 14th, 2019

54:24

Happiest of Valentines Days to ya, listeners! To celebrate the duality of this love-filled and oh-so-fraught time, the Talkhouse Podcast asked five of our favorite artist couples to answer two questions: What’s the best …

Jon Cryer with Ben Lee

February 7th, 2019

52:15

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, we get to listen in on two friends and recent collaborators in conversation: actor Jon Cryer (of Two …

Revisited: Jlin with William Basinski

January 31st, 2019

43:31

We're re-airing this talk with the news that Jlin and William Basinski are reconnecting for an upcoming Talkhouse Podcast happening live on Pitchfork Radio at Midwinter.

Jlin and William Basinski are two of today's most …

John Grant with Jake Shears (Scissor Sisters)

January 24th, 2019

41:22

Hardcore porn, boring mega-fans, and ANOHNI dropping allegorical knowledge are just the start of this incredibly thoughtful and open conversation …

Protomartyr with Preoccupations & Geoff Barrow with Annika Henderson

January 17th, 2019

47:50

Today's episode is an action-packed double-header! First up, we've got post-punk heavy-hitters Matt Flegel (singer and bassist of Preoccupations) and Joe Casey (Protomartyr frontman and new entrant into the Talkhouse …

Vince Clarke with Orbital

January 10th, 2019

43:23

Today’s show is dedicated to the OG electronic music heads! Synthpop wizard Vince Clarke (Depeche Mode, Yaz, Erasure) sat down with U.K. rave gods …

Ariel Pink with Cate Le Bon

January 3rd, 2019

48:43

To celebrate Mexican Summer’s ten year anniversary, we paired two of the fantastic record label’s most fascinating artists: Ariel Pink and Cate Le Bon.

Backstage at A Decade Deeper: Mexican Summer’s 10 Year Anniversary …

Pedro the Lion with Tomberlin

December 18th, 2018

55:47

Tbh, we didn’t mean to make our last episode before Christmas one that explores two fantastic singer-songwriters’ experiences growing up in very religious Christian homes and the effect it’s had on their art, but here …

Jeff Tweedy (Wilco) with Abbi Jacobson

December 13th, 2018

52:01

Until catching this talk live last month, it would never have occurred to me that there could be a deep similarity between Jeff Tweedy's songs and …

Adam Conover with Raphael Bob-Waksberg

December 11th, 2018

55:07

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, BoJack Horseman creator Raphael Bob-Waksberg chats with Adam Conover, the host and creator of Adam Ruins Everything, now in its third season on truTV. Bob-Waksberg and …

Neko Case with Eric Bachmann

December 6th, 2018

1:01:14

On today’s Talkhouse Podcast episode, old friends and collaborators Neko Case and Eric Bachmann (Archers Of Loaf, Crooked Fingers) catch up.

The …

Jaboukie Young-White with The Drums

November 29th, 2018

40:45

In September, the Talkhouse Podcast squad rolled out to Las Vegas for Life is Beautiful Music and Arts Festival. In between performances from …

Steve Albini with Jerry Casale (Devo)

November 15th, 2018

53:10

The Talkhouse Podcast recently headed out to the fantastic Desert Daze festival at Moreno Beach at Lake Perris in Southern California. When we weren't catching sets by Tame Impala, King Gizzard and My Bloody Valentine, …

Lucy Dacus (boygenius) with Dave Depper (Death Cab for Cutie)

November 8th, 2018

35:08

This week’s show was recorded during The Decemberists’ fantastic Traveler’s Rest Festival in Missoula, Montana. Death Cab For Cutie’s Dave Depper and …

Blake Schwarzenbach (Jawbreaker) with Graham Elliot (Masterchef, Top Chef)

November 1st, 2018

1:13:33

Today’s show features Blake Schwarzenbach (Jawbreaker, Jets To Brazil) and chef Graham Elliot (Masterchef, Top Chef) in conversation live from Virgin Hotels Chicago.

Their talk covers some of the big experiences of …

Dave Monks (Tokyo Police Club) with Katie Monks (Dilly Dally)

October 25th, 2018

46:07

“I don’t know if this is a therapy session or a podcast,” says Katie Monks (Dilly Dally) part way through this conversation with her brother Dave …

Aubrey Plaza with Craig Robinson

October 23rd, 2018

31:30

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, Craig Robinson and Aubrey Plaza sit down for a hilarious off-the-cuff conversation. Robinson and …

Elizabeth McGovern with Gretchen Peters

October 18th, 2018

48:04

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, Nashville-based singer-songwriter Gretchen Peters sits down for a chat with Elizabeth McGovern, the iconic actress from Ordinary People, Once Upon a Time in America and

Colin Trevorrow (Jurassic World) with Megan Griffiths (Sadie)

October 11th, 2018

48:31

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, Jurassic World's Colin Trevorrow sits down with his fellow director and longtime friend Megan …

Ben Gibbard (Death Cab For Cutie) with Alan Sparhawk (Low)

October 9th, 2018

53:11

Today’s episode features Ben Gibbard of Death Cab For Cutie and Low’s Alan Sparhawk—and it's the first to be curated by Talkhouse’s new Executive Editor Josh Modell, who joins me to introduce it. (Welcome, Josh!)

Ben …

Merrill Garbus (Tune-Yards) with Meghan Remy (U.S. Girls)

October 4th, 2018

51:40

Merrill Garbus of Tune-Yards and Meghan Remy, who performs under the name U.S. Girls, are two of indie’s leftist vanguard. So it’s no surprise that the 4AD labelmates’ conversation takes in a ton of the big …

David Lowery with James Ponsoldt

October 2nd, 2018

43:23

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, director James Ponsoldt sits down with longtime friend David Lowery, whose new movie, The Old Man and …

Mac DeMarco with Neil Finn and Liam Finn

September 27th, 2018

38:35

On this week’s show, Mac DeMarco sits down with Neil Finn (Crowded House, Split Enz, Fleetwood Mac) and Liam Finn on the occasion of the father and son’s new LP Lightsleeper. Their chat took place in Mac’s Los Angeles …

Angel Olsen with Nic Russo (Dick Stusso)

September 20th, 2018

39:55

When I got an email saying that Angel Olsen was a huge fan of a relatively new, still somewhat obscure singer-songwriter and wanted to record a Talkhouse Podcast episode with him, I knew I wanted to check him out …

Revisited: Terence Nance with Flying Lotus

September 13th, 2018

38:02

To celebrate the release of Terence Nance's acclaimed HBO series Random Acts of Flyness, we thought we'd resurface his fantastic conversation with …

Taja Cheek (L’Rain) with Hisham Bharoocha (Soft Circle, Black Dice)

September 6th, 2018

54:12

Welcome to the Talkhouse Podcast’s first ever guest-curated episode! Today’s talk was curated by Brandon Stosuy (Editor-In-Chief of The Creative …

Robin Pecknold (Fleet Foxes) with Nilüfer Yanya & Dev Hynes (Blood Orange) with Raphael Saadiq

August 30th, 2018

59:16

Welcome to this week’s bumper double feature of a show! We're thrilled to bring you two fantastic conversations recorded backstage at Pitchfork Music Festival 2018: a short chat between Fleet Foxes main-man Robin …

Zola Jesus with Circuit des Yeux

August 23rd, 2018

38:18

On this week’s episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, another powerful and funny conversation recorded backstage at Pitchfork Music Festival 2018. Zola …

Julie Byrne with Lætitia Tamko (Vagabon)

August 16th, 2018

36:04

On this week's episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, another of the incredible conversations recorded backstage at Pitchfork Music Festival 2018: a talk …

Hannah Fidell (The Long Dumb Road) with Josephine Decker (Madeline’s Madeline)

August 9th, 2018

41:51

The latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast is a conversation recorded at Sundance 2018 between directors Josephine Decker and Hannah Fidell, who were at the festival with, respectively, Madeline's Madeline and The Long …

Michelle Zauner (Japanese Breakfast) with Alex Cameron

August 2nd, 2018

59:52

Each summer, Pitchfork Music Festival brings to Chicago musical legends, the hottest new acts, and the artists that are about to become your new favorites. And for the past four years, Talkhouse has been backstage to …

Black Thought (The Roots) with Daveed Diggs (Blindspotting)

July 26th, 2018

38:55

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, two hip-hop stars who have reshaped how we think about the genre – former Hamilton star Daveed Diggs and The Roots' MC Black Thought – sit down for a fascinating …

The Best Moments of 2018 (So Far)

July 19th, 2018

27:34

Life is busy, and it can be tough to stay up to date on your favorite shows. So, to highlight a few of the Talkhouse team’s favorite moments from the first six months of 2018, we bring you our semi-annual Best Of …

Devendra Banhart with Tim Kinsella (Joan of Arc)

July 12th, 2018

36:40

On the heels of covering each other’s music as part of Joyful Noise Recordings’ very cool Cause & Effect series, Devendra Banhart and Tim Kinsella

Reinaldo Marcus Green with Boots Riley

July 10th, 2018

40:46

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, two of the most exciting emerging writer-directors of the moment sit down together for a chat at the Sundance Film Festival. The filmmakers in question –  Reinaldo Marcus …

Revisited: David Cross with Jean Grae and Fab Moretti

July 5th, 2018

52:35

For the Independence Day break, we revisit one of our favorite Talkhouse Podcast episodes of the past year, a conversation recorded live at Sonos' flagship store in Soho NYC featuring Mr Show and Arrested Development's …

Natalie Prass with Matthew E. White

June 28th, 2018

1:10:15

Natalie Prass' new LP, The Future and The Past, has been a long time in the making. Reeling from the results of 2016's presidential election, Prass …

The Raincoats with Protomartyr

June 21st, 2018

1:02:37

This week’s Talkhouse Podcast episode features a fantastic conversation between The Raincoats and Protomartyr, recorded live at Rough Trade East in …

Abbi Jacobson (Broad City) with Samantha Irby

June 14th, 2018

40:49

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, Broad City's Abbi Jacobson sits down with the hilarious blogger and memoirist Samantha Irby in a conversation recorded at Brooklyn's Books Are Magic. The two discuss …

Griffin Dunne with Simon Baker

June 7th, 2018

40:54

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, Simon Baker (best known for playing the title role in The Mentalist) talks with fellow …

Adam Goldberg with Steven Drozd

May 31st, 2018

48:02

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, Steven Drozd of the Flaming Lips chats with his longtime friend and sometime musical collaborator …

Shame with Goat Girl and Konshens with Bad Gyal

May 24th, 2018

52:28

On today's Talkhouse Podcast episode, we bring you a bumper double feature recorded live on Pitchfork Radio at SXSW. To kick things off, Shame's Charlie Steen and Goat Girl's Clottie Cream, L.E.D and Rosy Bones give us …

Will Sheff (Okkervil River) with A.C. Newman (The New Pornographers)

May 17th, 2018

47:38

This week's Talkhouse Podcast episode features Okkervil River frontman Will Sheff in conversation with A.C. Newman, the lead singer and guitarist …

Andrew W.K. with Albert Hammond Jr.

May 10th, 2018

50:25

This week's episode of the Talkhouse Podcast features Andrew W.K. and Albert Hammond Jr. (The Strokes) in an insightful, hilarious conversation. It …

Paul Feig with Alia Shawkat and Miguel Arteta

May 3rd, 2018

48:52

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, a meeting of great comedy minds: Paul Feig, the creator of Freaks and Geeks and director of

Chelsea Manning with Nadya Tolokonnikova (Pussy Riot)

April 26th, 2018

57:50

The latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, recorded at Day for Night Festival in Houston, features Chelsea Manning and Pussy Riot's …

Guillermo del Toro with William Friedkin Part 2

April 19th, 2018

44:13

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, we feature the concluding part of an epic conversation between two Academy Award-winning directors, Guillermo del Toro and William Friedkin. Here, the longtime friends …

Guillermo del Toro with William Friedkin Part 1

April 17th, 2018

52:44

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, a casual cinematic chat between two friends, who also happen to be Academy Award-winning directors: Guillermo del Toro and William Friedkin. In the first part of their …

Eliza Hittman with Lynne Ramsay

April 12th, 2018

33:07

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, Eliza Hittman – the writer-director of It Felt Like Love and Beach Rats – chats with one of the great living filmmakers (and one of Hittman's personal heroes), Scottish …

Billy Bragg

April 5th, 2018

52:56

Today’s show features a talk the brilliant English folk-punk activist Billy Bragg gave on skiffle music at NYC’s Strand Bookstore last year upon the …

Meredith Graves with Cameron Lynch

March 29th, 2018

39:06

Today's episode, a collaboration with The Players' Tribune, was recorded earlier this month in front of a live audience at On Air Fest at the Wythe …

Chris Frantz (Talking Heads, Tom Tom Club) with Richard Lloyd (Television)

March 22nd, 2018

56:35

Chris Frantz (Talking Heads, Tom Tom Club) and Richard Lloyd (Television) were key architects of punk and new wave, forever changing what music could …

Sam Harris (X Ambassadors) with Kendra Foster (D’Angelo, Parliament Funkadelic)

March 8th, 2018

52:35

Kendra Foster and X Ambassadors’ Sam Harris know a thing or two about songwriting. Foster is a two-time Grammy winner for her work with D’Angelo on his seminal Black Messiah LP, while Harris has written for Rihanna and …

Tom Kalin, Eliza Hittman, Reinaldo Marcus Green and Kirsten Johnson Talk the Oscars

March 1st, 2018

44:06

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, filmmakers Eliza Hittman (Beach Rats), Kirsten Johnson (Cameraperson), Tom Kalin (Savage Grace) and Reinaldo Marcus Green (Monsters and Men) talk all things Oscars. In a …

Jenn Wasner (Wye Oak, Flock of Dimes) with Jana Hunter (Lower Dens)

February 22nd, 2018

43:17

Before Jenn Wasner (Wye Oak, Flock of Dimes) and Jana Hunter (Lower Dens) were famous musicians, they worked long shifts together in a Baltimore restaurant. The friends watched each other's artistic careers explode, and …

Christina Choe with Andrew Ahn

February 15th, 2018

45:37

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 …

Jlin with William Basinski

February 8th, 2018

42:52

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 …

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

February 1st, 2018

29:32

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 …

The Best Moments of 2017 on the Talkhouse Podcast

January 18th, 2018

38:16

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 …

Vivian Howard with Cynthia Hill

January 11th, 2018

40:24

The latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast continues our delicious dive into the world of food, following recent episodes that paired Chef Andrew …

Aasif Mandvi with Jason Jones (The Detour)

January 4th, 2018

48:10

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, friends and longtime former colleagues on The Daily Show Jason Jones and Aasif Mandvi are reunited …

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

December 28th, 2017

43:45

On the second episode of the Talkhouse x Food Republic podcast, Chicago chef and restaurateur Paul Kahan and musician Mark Ibold (of Pavement and …

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

December 21st, 2017

48:21

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 …

Rainn Wilson with Josh Radnor and Ben Lee

December 14th, 2017

45:48

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, actor and comedian Rainn Wilson (aka Dwight on  The Office) chats with two old friends, …

Sasheer Zamata with Noël Wells (Mr. Roosevelt)

December 7th, 2017

42:41

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

Sinkane with Oddisee

November 30th, 2017

43:56

The latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast features rapper Oddisee and singer-songwriter Sinkane in conversation. The old friends powerfully — and …

NE-HI with Spencer Tweedy

November 24th, 2017

42:59

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 …

Jamila Woods with Ohmme

November 21st, 2017

36:04

Singer Jamila Woods and Ohmme's Macie Stewart and Sima Cunningham are ubiquitous collaborators working at the heart of Chicago's diverse and vibrant …

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

November 16th, 2017

48:43

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse PodcastMr. 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 …

Javier Muñoz with Stephanie Beatriz

November 9th, 2017

37:41

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, Javier Muñoz (currently playing the title role in Hamilton on Broadway) talks with his friend …

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

November 2nd, 2017

44:10

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 …

Voice Memos: Shamir

October 26th, 2017

20:07

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 …

Frankie Cosmos with Vagabon

October 19th, 2017

48:34

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, Greta Kline (Frankie Cosmos, aka my absolute favorite current band) and Lætitia Tamko (Vagabon, who …

Jackie Chan with Edgar Wright

October 12th, 2017

36:03

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 …

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

October 5th, 2017

35:16

Chuck D (Public Enemy) and Tom Morello (Rage Against The Machine, Audioslave, the Nightwatchman) have been sending radical political messages up the …

Lena Dunham with Danny Strong

October 3rd, 2017

49:55

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, Girls' creator and star Lena Dunham sits down with fellow actor-writer-director Danny Strong, whose J.D. Salinger biopic Rebel in the Rye – his debut as writer-director – …

Tunde Adebimpe (TV on the Radio) with Ian Brennan

September 28th, 2017

41:40

Tunde Adebimpe (TV on the Radio, Rachel Getting Married) and Ian Brennan (Grammy-winning producer of Tinariwen) are dedicated to making music that …

Tyler Pope (LCD Soundsystem) with Thurston Moore (Sonic Youth)

September 26th, 2017

37:28

For today's episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, we paired Tyler Pope (LCD Soundsystem, Interference Pattern Records) and Thurston Moore (Sonic Youth) …

Helado Negro with Sylvan Esso

September 21st, 2017

24:48

Both Helado Negro and Sylvan Esso are rewriting the rules of what a pop song can sound like. The friends and current tourmates sat down for the

Talkhouse x Food Republic: A$AP Ferg Talks with Andrew Carmellini

September 14th, 2017

46:00

On Talkhouse's premiere food culture episode (part of its new Talkhouse x Food Republic series), New York City chef and restaurateur Andrew …

Barry Jenkins (Moonlight) with Eliza Hittman (Beach Rats)

September 7th, 2017

22:13

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, Moonlight's Oscar-winning writer-director Barry Jenkins sits down with fellow filmmaker and (and fellow Talkhouse contributor!) Eliza Hittman to talk about Beach Rats, her …

Courtney Barnett with Julia Shapiro (Chastity Belt)

August 31st, 2017

34:15

Courtney Barnett and Julia Shapiro (Chastity Belt) love each others' songs so much that they admit to feeling like "creepy fans." The friends and …

Rob Corddry with Lake Bell

August 29th, 2017

49:30

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, longtime friends and regular collaborators Lake Bell and Rob Corddry sit down for a …

Paul Major with Stephen Malkmus

August 24th, 2017

40:33

To celebrate the release of Feel the Music: The Psychedelic Worlds of Paul MajorStephen Malkmus (Pavement, Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks) sat down …

Seth Meyers with Senator Al Franken

August 22nd, 2017

1:04:38

On a very special new episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, two men who straddle the worlds of comedy and politics – Senator Al Franken and Late Night's …

Lizzy Goodman with Kyp Malone (TV on the Radio) and Brian Chase (Yeah Yeah Yeahs)

August 17th, 2017

54:27

On today’s episode, Meet Me in the Bathroom: Rebirth and Rock and Roll in New York City 2001-2011 author Lizzy Goodman sat down with Yeah Yeah Yeah's …

Patrick Brice with Miguel Arteta

August 10th, 2017

47:33

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, writer-director Patrick Brice (The Overnight) and Miguel Arteta, the director of Chuck & Buck, The Good Girl and Cedar Rapids, sit down for a conversation at Arteta's …

Nicole Holofcener with Jenny Slate and Gillian Robespierre

August 3rd, 2017

39:50

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, Nicole Holofcener – the writer-director of such acclaimed comedy dramas as Walking and Talking, …

Taran Killam with Kyle Mooney

July 27th, 2017

49:59

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, Saturday Night Live alum Taran Killam sits down with longtime friend and current SNL cast member Kyle Mooney at the flagship Sonos store in New York City, tied to the …

Terence Nance (An Oversimplification of Her Beauty) with Flying Lotus (Kuso)

July 25th, 2017

37:49

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, two longtime friends who bridge the worlds of music and film – writer-director Terence Nance, who’s also a musician, and Steve Ellison, widely known as the recording …

Darren Aronofsky with Alejandro Jodorowsky

July 20th, 2017

51:13

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, two cinematic titans are in conversation as Darren Aronofsky sits down with the legendary Alejandro …

David Cross with Jean Grae and Fab Moretti (The Strokes)

July 13th, 2017

51:29

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, we continue our series of episodes recorded live at Sonos' flagship store in Soho NYC with a hilarious conversation between Mr Show and Arrested Development's David Cross …

Talkhouse Podcast Best of Spring 2017

July 6th, 2017

31:26

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, host Elia Einhorn sits down with Talkhouse Film's Editor-in-Chief Nick Dawson and then Talkhouse Music Editor-in-Chief Amy Rose Spiegel (with Talkhouse editorial intern …

Rian Johnson (Star Wars: The Last Jedi) with Ana Lily Amirpour (The Bad Batch)

June 22nd, 2017

38:33

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, writer-director Rian Johnson (Brick, Looper) sits down with the visionary Ana Lily Amirpour, whose debut feature A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night announced her as a major …

Norman Blake (Teenage Fanclub) with Ryley Walker

June 16th, 2017

31:32

On today's episode, fingerstyle guitar wunderkind (and massive Teenage Fanclub fan) Ryley Walker chats with that legendary band's frontman, Norman Blake. Their talk takes in songwriting process, challenging oneself …

Jim Hemphill with Lea Thompson (The Year of Spectacular Men)

June 15th, 2017

49:59

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, writer-director and frequent Talkhouse contributor Jim Hemphill sits down with Lea Thompson, whose …

Patterson Hood (Drive-By Truckers) with Talib Kweli

June 9th, 2017

47:32

Patterson Hood (Drive-By Truckers) and Talib Kweli both make music to make a difference. On their respective new releases American Band and The Seven

Kumail Nanjiani (The Big Sick) with Zoe Lister-Jones (Band Aid)

June 8th, 2017

49:17

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, Kumail Nanjiani, the writer-star of the forthcoming The Big Sick, talks with Zoe Lister-Jones, whose Band Aid – which she wrote, produced, directed, stars in and wrote the …

Paul Scheer with Ken Marino (How to Be a Latin Lover)

June 1st, 2017

47:18

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, comedian and actor Paul Scheer talks with his friend and former collaborator Ken Marino, whose …

Revisited: Alan Palomo with Caroline Polachek

May 25th, 2017

55:52

For the latest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast, we invited Talkhouse Music’s editor-in-chief, Amy Rose Spiegel, to choose one of her favorite …

Cosey Fanni Tutti (Throbbing Gristle) with Lenny Kaye (Patti Smith Group)

May 18th, 2017

1:04:22

On the occasion of her autobiography Art Sex Music's American book release, industrial music pioneer and acclaimed performance artist Cosey Fanni Tutti (Throbbing Gristle, Chris and Cosey) sat down with Patti Smith …

Shannon Plumb (Towheads) with Azazel Jacobs (The Lovers)

May 11th, 2017

50:50

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Film Podcast, friends, filmmakers and fellow humanists Shannon Plumb and Azazel Jacobs get up close and personal. Snuggled in bed in a room at the Lower East Side Ludlow Hotel, the …

Todd Barry with Chris Gethard

May 4th, 2017

40:47

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Film Podcast, two of the funniest (and also most underappreciated) comedians around, Todd Barry and Chris Gethard, sit down for a conversation at Sonos' flagship store at 101 …

Revisited: Kevin Drew with Julia Holter

May 2nd, 2017

29:39

With the recent release of Julia Holter’s new LP In the Same Room (which features gorgeous new live-in-studio versions of songs from her last two …

Genesis Breyer P-Orridge (Throbbing Gristle, Psychic TV) with Laura Jane Grace (Against Me!)

April 27th, 2017

1:09:03

For the latest episode of the Talkhouse Music Podcast, we invited Talkhouse Music's new editor-in-chief, Amy Rose Spiegel, to choose one of her …

Talkhouse Music Podcast Best of Winter 2017

April 20th, 2017

23:17

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Music Podcast, we look back on winter 2017. Talkhouse Music Podcast host Elia Einhorn and Talkhouse Music Editor-In-Chief Amy Rose Spiegel discuss some of their favorite moments …

Revisiting a Webby Award Honoree: Kid Cudi with Paul Reubens

April 11th, 2017

38:42

On the occasion of the episode becoming a Webby Award honoree, Talkhouse podcast producer Elia Einhorn and Talkhouse Film's Editor-in-Chief Nick Dawson revisit the very special conversation from 2016 between hip-hop …

Talkhouse Film Podcast Best of Winter 2017

April 6th, 2017

43:33

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Film Podcast, Talkhouse podcast producer Elia Einhorn and Talkhouse Film's Editor-in-Chief, Nick Dawson, look back on the some of best moments from episodes recorded in the first …

Rachel Goswell (Slowdive) with Michelle Zauner (Japanese Breakfast)

April 4th, 2017

34:36

Slowdive's Rachel Goswell and Michelle Zauner of Japanese Breakfast are mutual fans of each other’s dreamy music. As their bands gear up to tour the US together, we thought it the perfect time to pair these two on The …

Kamasi Washington with Thundercat & Carly Rae Jepsen with Brian Wilson

March 30th, 2017

45:15

To celebrate the release of Thundercat's excellent new album, Drunk, we're revisiting the time Stephen “Thundercat” Bruner and Kamasi Washington sat down backstage at Pitchfork Festival for The Talkhouse Music Podcast. …

Troy Sanders and Bill Kelliher (Mastodon) with Jesse Leach (Killswitch Engage)

March 28th, 2017

29:21

Mastodon’s Troy Sanders and Bill Kelliher got together with their old pal Jesse Leach of Killswitch Engage to talk metal for our podcast. Except, …

Tim Heidecker with Adam Curtis

March 23rd, 2017

46:22

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Film Podcast, comedian Tim Heidecker sits down with Adam Curtis, the BBC filmmaker whose sprawling, epic …

Mike Posner with Taraka Larson

March 21st, 2017

40:05

Mike Posner is a Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter whose megahit "I Took a Pill in Ibiza" has been streamed more than a billion times; last week, he released a book of poetry titled Teardrops and Balloons. Taraka …

Louis Theroux with Morgan Spurlock

March 16th, 2017

52:25

In conversation on the latest episode of the Talkhouse Film Podcast are Super Size Me director Morgan Spurlock and Louis Theroux, whose latest …

Kirsten Johnson with Agnès Varda

March 14th, 2017

31:57

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Film Podcast, documentary cinematographer and Cameraperson director Kirsten Johnson sits down with the legendary French New Wave auteur Agnès Varda, in town for a gallery exhibit …

Joe Lynch with Dolph Lundgren

March 9th, 2017

27:10

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Film Podcast, to mark the release of Dolph Lundgren's latest movie, Mike Mendez's B-horror Don't Kill It, …

Ladybug Mecca with Xenia Rubinos

March 7th, 2017

39:21

Ladybug Mecca (Digable Planets, Brookzill) and Xenia Rubinos are genre-mashing, multicultural artists who bring socio-political commentary (and the …

Jarobi White with Starita

March 2nd, 2017

33:58

Jarobi White (A Tribe Called Quest) and Starita, who worked on Tribe’s recent chart-topping album We got it from Here... Thank You 4 Your service, remember Phife Dawg in this edition of the Talkhouse Music Podcast. …

Peter Hook with Andy Rourke

February 28th, 2017

24:49

To celebrate Peter Hook’s (Joy Division, New Order, Peter Hook and the Light) new band memoir Substance: Inside New Order, he and old friend and …

Neal Brennan with Michael Kirk

February 23rd, 2017

43:04

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Film Podcast, to mark the release of his new Netflix hourlong special, 3 Mics, writer, director and standup comedian Neal Brennan sits down with Michael Kirk, a documentary …

Craig Finn with Syd Butler

February 21st, 2017

30:05

To celebrate Frenchkiss Records’ deluxe reissues of the first two Hold Steady LPs, Craig Finn (The Hold Steady) and Syd Butler (The 8G Band, Les Savy …

Stephen Malkmus with Emil Amos

February 16th, 2017

43:49

Today’s guests are indie-rock veterans: Stephen Malkmus (Pavement, Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks) and Emil Amos (drummer for Om and Grails and main …

Penn Badgley with Kendra Foster

February 14th, 2017

52:55

Penn Badgley (Mothxr, Gossip Girl) and Kendra Foster (D’Angelo, Parliament Funkadelic) sat down at Samsung 837 in New York City last year to talk …

Marky Ramone with Andy Hilfiger

February 9th, 2017

24:39

Old friends and bandmates Marky Ramone (the Ramones) and music fashion mogul Andy Hilfiger sat down at Samsung 837 in New York City last year to talk …

Jeanie Finlay with Penelope Spheeris

February 7th, 2017

37:56

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Film Podcast, we celebrate the 25th anniversary re-release of Wayne's World with a conversation between the film's director, Penelope Spheeris – who also made the legendary trilogy …

Craig Finn with Seth Meyers

February 2nd, 2017

30:18

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Film Podcast, the Hold Steady's Craig Finn – whose new album We All Want the Same Things drops next month – …

The Best of Music 2016

January 31st, 2017

29:36

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Music Podcast, we look back on 2016. Talkhouse Music Podcast host Elia Einhorn, Talkhouse Music Editor-In-Chief Brenna Ehrlich and Marketing Manager Dave Lucas discuss some of …

The Best of Film 2016

January 26th, 2017

43:33

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Film Podcast, we look back on the year just past as the Talkhouse's podcast producer, Elia Einhorn, and Talkhouse Film's Editor-in-Chief, Nick Dawson, discuss some of their …

Wayne Coyne with Prince Paul

January 24th, 2017

43:38

On the eve of the release of the Flaming Lips’ new record Oxzy Mlody, Wayne Coyne sat down with legendary hip-hop producer Prince Paul at the Sonos …

Carrie Brownstein with Fred Armisen

January 19th, 2017

41:19

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Film Podcast, Portlandia's stars and co-creators Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein mark the start of the show's seventh season by sitting down together for a chat. Over the course …

Andrew W.K. with Dan Deacon

January 17th, 2017

38:20

Andrew W.K. and Dan Deacon are party-loving, arty outsiders who have had huge success in the pop realm. They’re also big fans of each other, and sat down last year to discuss the need to share underground music, being …

Tommy Stinson with Wayne Kramer

January 12th, 2017

26:22

Tommy Stinson (the Replacements, Guns N’ Roses, Bash and Pop) and Wayne Kramer (MC5, Gang War) recently sat down at the flagship Sonos store in New …

Vanessa Bayer with Jonah Bayer

December 20th, 2016

32:08

The holidays are upon us, which means one thing: family. To celebrate that whole being related thing, the Talkhouse threw a special live podcast at …

Ben Watt with Bernard Butler

December 13th, 2016

42:04

Ben Watt and Bernard Butler may have made their names with Everything But the Girl and Suede (respectively), but these two musicians have …

Wyclef Jean with Will Butler

December 8th, 2016

42:17

Earlier this year, Wyclef Jean sat down with the Arcade Fire’s Will Butler at Samsung 837 in New York City to discuss the twentieth anniversary of the Fugees’ seminal record, The Score. There's a great story about how …

Vince Clarke with Jean-Michel Jarre

December 6th, 2016

54:08

Analog synthesizer music pioneers Vince Clarke (Depeche Mode, Yaz, Erasure) and Jean-Michel Jarre sat down for the Talkhouse Music Podcast and went deep on all things synth, gear, their music…and the one question Jean’s …

Jason Schwartzman with Robert Schwartzman

December 1st, 2016

36:34

For the first time ever on the Talkhouse Film podcast, we have two brothers in conversation as Jason Schwartzman chats with his brother Robert Schwartzman (best known as the frontman of indie band Rooney), whose first …

George Clinton with Soul Clap

November 29th, 2016

15:44

On Halloween, Soul Clap’s Eli Goldstein and Charles Levine sat down with their friend and collaborator George Clinton for a catchup on the Talkhouse …

Meredith Graves with Rose McGowan

November 22nd, 2016

43:36

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Film podcast, Perfect Pussy frontwoman talks with actress, director, singer and activist Rose McGowan. Their wide-ranging and compelling conversation touches on McGowan's troubled …

Tori Amos with Shirley Manson

November 17th, 2016

58:28

Tori Amos and Garbage’s Shirley Manson ruled the ‘90s alternative music charts with hits like “Cornflake Girl” and “Only Happy When It Rains" …

Matt Berninger with Conor Oberst

November 15th, 2016

1:18:05

Matt Berninger (the National) and Conor Oberst (Bright Eyes, Desaparecidos) are two of rock’s heaviest-hitting lyricists. Turns out, they’re also huge fans of each other’s songs.

The guys recently sat down to discuss …

DJ Premier with Prince Paul

November 10th, 2016

45:46

DJ Premier and Prince Paul are two of the most influential DJs and producers in hip-hop history. The legends recently sat down at Sonos’ flagship …

Alan Palomo with Caroline Polachek

October 20th, 2016

53:19

Earlier this year, Alan Palomo of Neon Indian and Chairlift’s Caroline Polachek sat down at Samsung 837 in New York City for a live Talkhouse Music …

Kathleen Hanna with Meredith Graves

October 13th, 2016

1:32:24

Two generations of feminist punk icons, Kathleen Hanna (Bikini Kill, Le Tigre, the Julie Ruin) and Meredith Graves (Perfect Pussy, MTV News), sat …

Eric Slick with Dominic Angelella

October 6th, 2016

43:40

Eric Slick (Dr. Dog, Lithuania) and Dominic Angelella (Lithuania) are hardcore “Danatics” — that is, Steely Dan fanatics. This summer, the guys stopped by Samsung 837 in New York City for a live Talkhouse Music Podcast

Joe Casey with Andrew Savage

September 29th, 2016

36:00

Joe Casey of Protomartyr and Andrew Savage of Parquet Courts are two of modern rock’s most intelligent, biting lyricists. The two friends and mutual admirers sat down earlier this year to talk about writing highly …

RZA with Paul Banks

September 15th, 2016

36:09

The Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA and Interpol frontman Paul Banks (together Banks and Steelz) recently sat down for what may be the Talkhouse Podcast's most …

DJ Shadow with Clams Casino

September 12th, 2016

39:35

Representing two generations of game-changing hip hop production technique, DJ Shadow and Clams Casino recently caught up in New York City to tape an episode of the Talkhouse Music Podcast. They discussed their new …

Andy Rourke with Dolores O'Riordan

September 6th, 2016

28:53

On this week’s episode of the Talkhouse Music Podcast, Andy Rourke of the Smiths and Dolores O’Riordan of the Cranberries sit down to discuss their …

Kevin Drew with Julia Holter

September 2nd, 2016

28:50

Songwriter/composer Julia Holter and Broken Social Scene’s Kevin Drew sat down backstage at Pitchfork Fest earlier this summer to discuss the …

Spencer Tweedy with Whitney

August 25th, 2016

35:32

Spencer Tweedy of the bands Tweedy and the Blisters sat down with Julian Ehrlich and Max Kakacek of Whitney backstage at Pitchfork Music Festival and …

BJ the Chicago Kid with Mick Jenkins

August 18th, 2016

21:12

R&B singer BJ the Chicago Kid made his name guesting on tracks by Kanye West, Chance the Rapper, Kendrick Lamar, Dr. Dre and more. Now, he's dropped his own excellent new album, In My Mind. Rapper Mick Jenkins, also …

Kumail Nanjiani with DANIELS

August 16th, 2016

35:18

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Film podcast, standup comedian and Silicon Valley star Kumail Nanjiani sits down with DANIELS (aka Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert), the directors of one his recent favorite …

Shamir with Aaron Maine (Porches)

August 11th, 2016

24:38

Shamir and Porches’ Aaron Maine sat down backstage at Pitchfork Music Festival to talk Taylor Swift, songwriting, Taylor Swift again, and how both started with guitars but are known for their electronic sounds.

We …

John Waters with Zach Clark

August 9th, 2016

30:20

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Film podcast, White Reindeer director and regular Talkhouse Film contributor Zach Clark sits down with one of …

Kamasi Washington with Thundercat and Carly Rae Jepsen with Brian Wilson

August 4th, 2016

44:27

At Pitchfork Music Festival, we gave Carly Rae Jepsen the chance to ask head Beach Boy Brian Wilson any question she could dream of. Hear the "Call …

Zac Stuart-Pontier with Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman

August 4th, 2016

32:35

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Film Podcast, Zac Stuart-Pontier, the editor of Catfish, Martha Marcy May Marlene and The Jinx, chats with his …

Bill Plympton with Lloyd Kaufman

July 28th, 2016

22:03

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Film podcast, two legendary figures of the New York independent film scene, Oscar-nominated animator Bill Plympton and The Toxic Avenger director and Troma mastermind Lloyd …

Aidy Bryant with Jessi Klein

July 20th, 2016

41:00

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Film podcast, two of the funniest people around – Saturday Night Live's Aidy Bryant and Inside Amy Schumer's head writer, Jessi Klein – meet for the first time. Talking on the day …

The Zombies with Hollis Brown

July 11th, 2016

54:51

New York band Hollis Brown recently sat down with the legendary English group The Zombies for a Talkhouse Music Podcast recorded live at Samsung 837. …

Terence Nance with Michel Gondry

July 7th, 2016

44:39

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Film podcast, filmmaker and regular Talkhouse Film contributor sits down for an intimate conversation with one …

Aaron Stewart-Ahn with Nicolas Winding Refn

June 30th, 2016

41:19

On this latest episode of the Talkhouse Film podcast, to mark the release of Nicolas Winding Refn's dark, stylish thriller The Neon Demon, filmmaker …

Sean Lennon with Les Claypool

June 24th, 2016

29:27

Sean Lennon (The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger) and Les Claypool (Primus) have formed the proggy psych supergroup the Claypool Lennon Delirium. The …

Alex Winter with Henry Rollins

June 17th, 2016

46:41

On this latest episode of the Talkhouse Film podcast, musician, actor, writer and broadcaster Henry Rollins sits down with longtime friend and …

Ben Gibbard with Lauren Mayberry

June 13th, 2016

33:32

Death Cab For Cutie’s Ben Gibbard and Chvrches’ Lauren Mayberry have a mutual appreciation society, and in today’s episode of The Talkhouse Music Podcast, they meet for the very first time. The two discuss songwriting, …

Chris Gethard with Tim Heidecker

May 31st, 2016

41:54

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Film podcast, Tim and Eric's Tim Heidecker sits down in the Samsung 837 studio for a chat with Chris Gethard, of Broad City and The Chris Gethard Show. The two comedians discuss …

Lee Ranaldo with Ian Williams

May 18th, 2016

1:04:41

Two of experimental music's most important figures — Ian Williams of Battles and Lee Ranaldo of Sonic Youth — talk lyrics, writing for bands versus scoring orchestral music, and the profound musical influence of the …

Questlove, Carrie Brownstein, Dominique Crenn in Conversation (presented by Urban Outfitters)

May 9th, 2016

49:57

Two of the Talkhouse Music Podcast’s most beloved guests — the Roots’ Questlove and Carrie Brownstein of Sleater-Kinney and Portlandia — reunited onstage recently to celebrate Questlove’s new book, Something To Food …

Jason Reitman with Karyn Kusama

May 6th, 2016

37:16

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Film podcast, Jason Reitman talks with fellow director Karyn Kusama, whose fine new film, The Invitation, is out now. Over the course of their fascinating and intimate …

Amber Tamblyn with Aisha Tyler

May 3rd, 2016

42:57

On the new episode of the Talkhouse Film podcast, as she winds up the Kickstarter campaign for Axis, her debut feature as director, the …

Kid Cudi with Paul Reubens

April 21st, 2016

33:45

On a very special new episode of the Talkhouse Film podcast, to coincide with the release of Pee-wee's Big Holiday, hip-hop star, actor and longtime …

Brandi Carlile with Torres

April 18th, 2016

34:51

When Brandi Carlile was an up-and-coming songwriter, she waited outside the Indigo Girls’ tour bus to meet her heroes. Fast forward a few years, and the Indigo Girls appeared on her 2007 album, The Story. By 2010, young …

Artie Lange with Ari Shaffir

April 11th, 2016

36:26

The latest episode of the Talkhouse Film podcast is a conversation between Ari Shaffir, stand-up comedian and host of Comedy Central's This Is Not Happening, and one of the most recent guests on that show, Artie Lange, …

John Cameron Mitchell with Javier Muñoz

March 30th, 2016

45:00

This episode of the Talkhouse Music Podcast — our first in a series of live recordings at New York’s Samsung 837 space — is a Broadway takeover. It features Hedwig and the Angry Inch co-creator and star John Cameron …

Kumail Nanjiani with Michael Showalter

March 28th, 2016

32:33

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Film podcast, stand-up comedy hero and Silicon Valley star Kumail Nanjiani talks with Michael Showalter about his new movie, Hello, My Name is Doris (in which Nanjiani has a small …

Joe Dante with Max Landis

March 24th, 2016

36:27

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Film podcast, filmmaker, prolific screenwriter Max Landis — whose first film as director, Me Him Her, is out …

Mary Elizabeth Winstead with Melanie Lynskey

March 10th, 2016

36:05

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Film podcast, filmmaker, actress Mary Elizabeth Winstead marks the release of her new movie, 10 Cloverfield Lane, by sitting down with Togetherness star Melanie Lynskey. Over the …

Stuart Gordon with Robert Eggers

February 18th, 2016

25:42

The latest episode is the first in a series of podcasts brought to you by Talkhouse Film and Soho House, with whom we are teaming up to curate a …

Alix Lambert with Fred Armisen

February 3rd, 2016

47:13

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Film podcast, filmmaker, photographer and author Alix Lambert talks with her friend of almost 30 years, Fred Armisen. In a lively, wide-ranging conversation, the two touch upon …

Darren Aronofsky with Laurie Anderson

January 26th, 2016

24:18

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Film podcast, in a special conversation recorded after a screening of Laurie Anderson's documentary Heart of a Dog, the acclaimed musician, artist and filmmaker talks onstage with …

Tunde Adebimpe with Ruban Nielson

December 2nd, 2015

57:56

In 2000, Tunde Adebimpe and Dave Sitek formed TV on the Radio, one of the most creative, inspired and influential bands of their era. Fifteen years, …

Alan Palomo with Martin Rev

November 25th, 2015

57:56

If you come out of the indie community and you make synth-based music, you owe a huge debt to an iconic duo called Suicide. In fact, if you come out of the indie community at all, you owe a huge debt to Suicide. …

J.C. Chandor with Josh Mond

November 16th, 2015

36:31

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Film podcast, Academy Award nominee J.C. Chandor, the director of Margin Call and All is Lost, is in conversation with Borderline Films' Josh Mond, a producer turned …

Lil BUB with Jon Wurster (Explicit)

November 11th, 2015

49:05

Lil BUB is a tiny, very special cat from outer space who has been an internet star since 2011, when her "dude" — recording studio owner Mike Bridavsky — posted some photos of her on Tumblr. She's been the subject of an …

Lil BUB with Jon Wurster (G-Rated)

November 11th, 2015

39:04

Lil BUB is a tiny, very special cat from outer space who has been an internet star since 2011, when her "dude" — recording studio owner Mike Bridavsky — posted some photos of her on Tumblr. She's been the subject of an …

Carrie Brownstein with Questlove

November 4th, 2015

31:28

Sleater-Kinney singer-guitarist and Portlandia co-star Carrie Brownstein has published a critically acclaimed memoir, the candid, moving and eloquent Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl. And to kick off her book tour, she sat …

Abel Ferrara with Gaspar Noé

November 2nd, 2015

29:32

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Film podcast, two of contemporary cinema’s most controversial, boundary-pushing directors are in conversation. From New York City,  Gaspar Noé – whose new film, the pornographic 3D …

JG Thirlwell with David Harrington

October 28th, 2015

56:26

JG Thirlwell came out of the early ’80s New York underground scene and, under multiple pseudonyms that all had the word “foetus” in them, made lots …

Lynn Shelton with Bobcat Goldthwait

October 27th, 2015

36:31

On this latest episode of the Talkhouse Film podcast, in conversation are two former actors who are now two of the funniest and liveliest writer-directors in the U.S. indie sphere. Lynn Shelton, best known for her …

Mac McCaughan with Laura Cantrell

October 21st, 2015

54:11

Back when they were in college in the late '80s, Laura Cantrell and Mac McCaughan were in a band called Bricks. That band didn't get very far, but …

Boots with El-P

October 14th, 2015

47:27

El-P, legendary hip-hop producer and half of the celebrated rap duo Run the Jewels, and acclaimed new singer, rapper, songwriter, producer, musician and filmmaker Boots (Beyoncé, FKA twigs, Run the Jewels), sat down and …

Ben Wheatley with Alex Cox

October 5th, 2015

39:38

On this new episode of the Talkhouse Film podcast, two highly original and idiosyncratic British writer-directors are in conversation: Ben Wheatley and Alex Cox. In addition to their new projects (the current festival …

Merrill Garbus with Laurie Anderson pt. 2

September 29th, 2015

28:09

The iconic multimedia artist Laurie Anderson always has two or three projects going at any one time, and aside from her acclaimed new feature film

Eddie Argos with Ezra Furman

September 28th, 2015

55:48

If there's a running theme in London neo-post-punk band Art Brut's rock music, it's rock music. The band's leader Eddie Argos isn't just a musician, he's a big-time music fan. And one of the musicians he's a big fan of …

Andrew W.K. with Fred Thomas

September 16th, 2015

57:00

This edition of the Talkhouse Music Podcast features Fred Thomas, longtime mainstay of the beloved, idiosyncratic lo-fi indie-pop band Saturday Looks Good to Me, with musician, motivational speaker, producer, nightclub …

Jim James with M.C. Taylor

September 16th, 2015

39:33

Hiss Golden Messenger’s most recent album Lateness of Dancers came out in the autumn of 2014, and found frontman M.C. Taylor’s songwriting process …

Jessica Pratt with Tobias Jesso Jr.

September 16th, 2015

38:34

This edition of the Talkhouse Music Podcast features two of the more acclaimed new singer-songwriters of 2015: Jessica Pratt and Tobias Jesso, Jr. Both musicians have deep roots in the sounds of the '70s, but two very …

Genesis Breyer P-Orridge with Laura Jane Grace

September 16th, 2015

1:04:27

“Transsexuals are the stormtroopers of the future.” So says Genesis P-Orridge, the iconic, visionary musician who has fronted influential bands like Psychic TV and Throbbing Gristle. While P-Orridge isn’t transgender — …

Dan Zanes with Bill Sherman

September 16th, 2015

1:15:49

Dan Zanes has long been one of the biggest names in the still-exploding genre of so-called "kindie-rock" — music made especially for kids. As the leader of the Grammy-winning Dan Zanes and Friends, he’s made over a …

Jana Hunter with Mike Hadreas

September 16th, 2015

48:09

Lower Dens leader Jana Hunter is a frequent Talkhouse contributor and a fine writer — in April of 2015, she wrote a widely read piece for …

Andy Gill with Jon Langford

September 16th, 2015

46:48

In the late '70s, Andy Gill and Jon Langford were schoolmates at the University of Leeds in England. That was where Andy co-founded a band called …

Allison Anders with Wim Wenders

September 9th, 2015

54:54

On this latest episode of the Talkhouse Film podcast, writer-director Allison Anders talks with her mentor, iconic German filmmaker Wim Wenders, on the occasion of Wenders' new touring film series. In their fascinating …

Geoff Barrow with Clint Mansell

August 18th, 2015

32:01

On this latest episode of the Talkhouse Film podcast, acclaimed English composers Geoff Barrow (Ex Machina) of Portishead fame, and Clint Mansell (Noah, Black Swan) discuss their creative processes, working with …

Jonathan Lisecki with Sarah Gertrude Shapiro

August 7th, 2015

35:26

On this latest episode of the Talkhouse Film podcast, Gayby's writer­director Jonathan Lisecki talks about the best new TV show of the summer, UnREAL, with Sarah Gertrude Shapiro, its co­creator, writer and supervising …

Joe Swanberg with Kris Swanberg

July 31st, 2015

39:09

On this latest episode of the Talkhouse Film podcast, Joe Swanberg becomes the first person to make a return appearance, here talking to Kris Swanberg, his wife and the writer-director of the recently released …

Samuel T. Herring with Vic Mensa

July 31st, 2015

30:00

You might think that Chicago rapper Vic Mensa and Samuel Herring, the frontman of Baltimore synth-pop band Future Islands, don't have much in common. But you'd be wrong. And it's not because Mensa used to rap in a rock …

Lauren Mayberry (Chvrches) with Haim

July 27th, 2015

19:48

Chvrches was playing a great set at the 2015 Pitchfork Music Festival when we noticed all three members of Haim rocking out by the side of the stage.  Clearly, they're big Chvrches fans.  When our producer bumped into …

Mary Harron with Rose McGowan

July 24th, 2015

51:01

On this latest episode of the Talkhouse Film podcast, writer­director Mary Harron sits down with Rose McGowan, the actress turned director who last year moved behind the camera for the acclaimed Sundance short, Dawn. …

Stuart David (Belle & Sebastian) with David Fearnley

July 14th, 2015

1:01:23

Belle & Sebastian co-founder Stuart David is the author of the critically acclaimed In the All-Night Café: A Memoir of Belle and Sebastian's Formative Year, which came out this year, and the Pogues' longtime …

Kim Thayil (Soundgarden) with Bhi Bhiman

July 9th, 2015

51:18

If you’re a pop musician of South Asian descent, not many like you have yet reached the toppermost of the poppermost. Some really famous ones include M.I.A., Norah Jones and Tony Kanal from No Doubt. Soundgarden lead …

Kim Deal with Courtney Barnett

July 1st, 2015

1:14:59

In this episode of The Talkhouse Music Podcast, two great rock songwriters, Courtney Barnett and Kim Deal — of iconic alt-rockers the Breeders — get together, have a few laughs and talk about hearing the sound of your …

Phil Selway (Radiohead) with Ghostpoet - Part 2

June 27th, 2015

39:04

In this episode of the Talkhouse Music Podcast, Philip Selway (Radiohead drummer and outstanding solo artist) has a really lovely conversation with …

Phil Selway (Radiohead) with Ghostpoet - Part 1

June 25th, 2015

50:19

In this episode of the Talkhouse Music Podcast, Philip Selway (Radiohead drummer and outstanding solo artist) has a really lovely conversation with …

Erika Wennerstrom (Heartless Bastards) with Ray Wylie Hubbard

June 18th, 2015

53:48

Erika Wennerstrom sings and plays guitar and keyboards with the great Heartless Bastards, whose new album Restless Ones came out June 15th. Her band has threads of garage rock, blues and country — and the music of the …

Matthew E. White with Matthew Vasquez (Delta Spirit)

June 12th, 2015

51:30

Acclaimed singer-songwriter Matthew E. White and Delta Spirit lead singer Matt Vasquez had never met before they recorded this Talkhouse Music Podcast, but they just fell right into a great conversation, and they …

Meredith Graves with Janet Weiss - Part 2

April 4th, 2015

1:00:09

In the second part of their conversation for the Talkhouse Music Podcast, Janet Weiss discusses her talent crush on Nick Cave and Meredith Graves …

Meredith Graves with Janet Weiss - Part 1

April 1st, 2015

48:53

In this edition of the Talkhouse Music Podcast, Janet Weiss of Sleater-Kinney and Meredith Graves, formerly of Perfect Pussy, talk about creating safe spaces for women to feel empowered, crashing with your fans, and …

Annie Clark (St. Vincent) with Andy Gill (Gang of Four)

March 8th, 2015

42:34

Big-time Gang of Four fan Annie Clark (St. Vincent) talks with the band’s guitarist Andy Gill about distortion pedals, soccer tricks and the Grateful …

Lawrence Michael Levine & Sophia Takal with Larry Karaszewski

February 27th, 2015

32:42

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Film podcast, husband-and-wife filmmaking team (and regular Talkhouse Film contributors) Lawrence Michael …

Daniel Schechter with Desiree Akhavan

January 26th, 2015

42:29

On this latest episode of the Talkhouse Film podcast, Daniel Schechter, the writer/director of Life of Crime and also a Talkhouse Film regular, is in …

Kim Cattrall with Isabelle Huppert

November 14th, 2014

46:20

On this latest episode of the Talkhouse Film podcast, legendary actresses Isabelle Huppert and Kim Cattrall -- who first met on the set of Otto Preminger's 1975 suspense drama Rosebud -- look back on their friendship …

Errol Morris with James Marsh

November 7th, 2014

42:10

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Film podcast, two Academy Award-winning filmmakers are in conversation as Errol Morris talks with James Marsh …

Laura Poitras with James Marsh

October 31st, 2014

37:27

On this week's episode of the Talkhouse Film podcast, James Marsh — the Oscar-winning director of Man on Wire and a regular Talkhouse Film …

Joshua Marston with Jesse Moss

October 10th, 2014

31:06

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Film podcast, Joshua Marston, the director of the Oscar-nominated Maria Full of Grace, talks with his longtime …

Merrill Garbus with Laurie Anderson

October 7th, 2014

53:01

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Music podcast, Merrill Garbus from Tune-Yards talks with the iconic performance artist and musician Laurie …

Gareth Evans with Ben Wheatley

October 3rd, 2014

43:00

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Film podcast, Gareth Evans, director of the awesome martial arts thrillers The Raid: Redemption and The Raid 2, talks with fellow fan favorite Ben Wheatley (Kill List, A Field in …

Savage Steve Holland with Michael Tully

September 26th, 2014

23:31

This week on the Talkhouse Film podcast, Savage Steve Holland, writer-director of the classic '80s movies Better Off Dead and One Crazy Summer, talks …

Terry Gilliam with Rian Johnson pt. 2

September 19th, 2014

23:19

Rian Johnson, the writer-director Brick and Looper, talks with Terry Gilliam on the occasion of the U.S. theatrical release of Gilliam's new movie, The Zero Theorem. In the concluding part of their two-part conversation …

Terry Gilliam with Rian Johnson pt. 1

September 18th, 2014

25:23

Rian Johnson, the writer-director Brick and Looper, talks with Terry Gilliam on the occasion of the U.S. theatrical release of Gilliam's new movie, The Zero Theorem. In the first part of a two-part conversation for the …

Scott Z. Burns with Oorlagh George

August 29th, 2014

36:33

The latest episode of the Talkhouse Film podcast was recorded earlier this summer at the Sundance Resort, where the Sundance Screenwriters Lab took …

Stacie Passon with Ira Sachs

August 22nd, 2014

31:49

The latest episode of the Talkhouse Film podcast features a conversation between writer-directors Stacie Passon (Concussion) and Ira Sachs, whose film about two men who finally marry after 39 years, Love is Strange, is …

Tracy Droz Tragos with Martha Shane

August 15th, 2014

31:04

Recorded at a live event at DCTV, the latest episode of the Talkhouse Film podcast features Tracy Droz Tragos, one of the directors of Sundance Grand Jury Prize-winning documentary Rich Hill (now on general release), in …

Elliott Gould with Robert Downey

August 8th, 2014

25:23

In the latest episode of the Talkhouse Film podcast, Robert Altman's frequent collaborator (and also one of the most interesting leading men in …

Mike Cahill with Cary Fukunaga

August 1st, 2014

39:26

In the latest Talkhouse Film podcast, I Origins writer-director Mike Cahill and True Detective director Cary Fukunaga are in conversation. Cahill makes emotionally acute sci-fi movies that ask big cosmic questions, …

Joe Swanberg with Hal Hartley

July 25th, 2014

35:41

In the first ever Talkhouse Film podcast, we bring together in conversation two pivotal figures from the recent American independent film scene: erstwhile "mumblecore" ringleader Joe Swanberg (Happy Christmas, Drinking …

Liam Wilson with Kip Winger

June 13th, 2014

41:20

In the new Talkhouse Music podcast, underground art-hardcore-metal meets classic '80s hair metal: Liam Wilson of the Dillinger Escape Plan chats with Kip Winger of Winger.  They're two very different musicians from two …

Carrie Brownstein with Patrick Carney

June 3rd, 2014

49:31

In today's Talkhouse Music podcast, the Black Keys' drummer Patrick Carney speaks with Carrie Brownstein (Sleater-Kinney, Portlandia) and over the course of a fascinating 49-minute conversation, the two veteran …

Carrie Brownstein with Hamilton Leithauser

May 12th, 2014

32:18

In this podcast from the acclaimed music site the Talkhouse, Hamilton Leithauser, formerly the lead singer of the Walkmen, talks with Carrie Brownstein (Wild Flag, Sleater-Kinney, Portlandia) not just about Leithauser's …

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