Titus Andronicus’ Patrick Stickles is one of this generations most important voices in rock. Patrick spoke to John about his band’s latest live release [email protected] Rock: Five Nights at the Opera, making music that resonates with people and continuing to keep the band going as long as possible – while still being able to make music on his own terms.
Michigander Garrett Borns once dreamed of being a magician. But the musical magic he’s making these days as BÃRNS is undeniable: channeling Marc Bolan in a modern pop context, his melody-chocked debut LP Dopamine, in particular the ridiculously catchy singalong “Electric Love”, has star-is-born written all over it. The Sasquatch podcast talked about his endless life on the road, his obsessive fans’ contributions to his wardrobe, an upcoming video for “American Money” and more.
Rachel Ratner, Matt Nice and Dave Ramm have been at this music thing for a minute. Which means theyâve got wisdom on how you sustain a career in the here-today-gone-tomorrow punk scene. Theyâve also got something to say – as the track âCapitol Hillâ from their latest album Suitcase suggests – about the rampant gentrification of their hometown (which they still love).
He’s the bassist for what has become of of the world’s biggest bands but just as significantly Vampire Weekend’s Chris Baio is riding high on his own with a dance-pop LP The Names. He talks to John about the evolution of his solo sound, his new life in London, Rostam’s departure from Vampire Weekend, and where that leaves the future of the band.
The pride of Chewelah, Washington talks to us about music integrity, the newly revamped version of his album Radius and that time he sneaked into Sasquatch as a kid.
England based band Rudimental are more than just a drum and bass group, their live sets blend funk, soul and hip-hop with ease and style. John Norris caught up with DJ Locksmith, Piers and Kesi from Rudimental before their set at Sasquatch. The guys in Rudimental talked about their most recent album We the Generation, their upcoming Wild Life festival and much more. Check it out!
The Brooklyn via Pittsburg newcomer makes engaging electro-soul, he’s got a new collabo with Kingdm and he played a key role crafting the first sip of Beyonce’s Lemonade. Kevin discusses it all and gives a preview of his upcoming debut album to the Sasquatch podcast with John Norris.
John reconnects with his friends Yeasayer to talk about the left field pop of their latest Amen & Goodbye, the albumâs âspecial relationshipâ to Donald Trump and surviving the mercurial world of indie rock for 10 years – no small feat
Rising R&B pop trio of Paul, Jake and Les talks to John about their love of acronyms, their first Sasquatch, the status of their much anticipated debut album, and where the hell are all of Paul’s friends on a Saturday night.
Today’s two part episode features interviews with Ali Hedrick and Chris Eberle. Ali Hedrick is booking agent for artists such as Sufjan Stevens, Neko Case and The New Pornographers among many other artists. Chris Eberle has been the production manager for Sasquatch for over 10 years and has been a production manager for nearly 20 years. This awesome two part episode gives you a look inside behind the scenes of the music industry and of the Sasquatch music festival.
Continuing to ride the wave after his 2015 debut album Live & Grow, 22-year-old Inglewood, California rapper, Casey Veggies, just released his latest mixtape titled Customized Greatly Vol. 4: The Return of The Boy this week. Over the course of this interview Casey talks with John about working with Chris Brown, his performance in the 2015 film Dope and why 2016 is going to be his year to break through. This is a must hear episode for all hip hop heads and all music fans alike.