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Ep61: Tim Kaiser 

The “founding contributor and champion of the Weirdo Industrial Complex,” Tim Kaiser makes, performs with, and records his own electronic musical instruments. He's based in Duluth, MN, but will be venturing to cities in New York, Ohio, Illinois, and elsewhere…

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Ep60: Jayve Montgomery (Abstract Black) 

Nashville-based sound artist and improvising multi-instrumentalist Jayve Montgomery (also known as Abstract Black) talks about how deep listening has informed the sounds on his new tape, Breathing With Each Ear (Hour 3).

The piece included at the end of this…

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Ep59: Codex Trio 

Amanda Beaune (violin), Zaira Castillo (piano), and Isidora Nojkovic (cello) of the recently-formed, Chicago-based Codex Trio discuss their upcoming September 12 program for New Music Chicago's Impromptu Fest.

Codex Trio's performance at Impromptu Fest takes place 6:00pm Tuesday, September…

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Ep58: a Light Sleeper 

Chicago-based quartet a Light Sleeper discuss their new album Equaeverpoise (out on Cuneiform Records), their writing process, and how improvisation informs that process.

The tune included at the end of this episode is “Trees and Flora,” from Equaeverpoise.

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Ep57: SOMNILOQUIST 

Albuquerque-based shoegaze guitarist David Castillo (aka SOMNILOQUIST) talks about their songwriting process, their relationship to visual aesthetics, and their upcoming split release with fellow ABQ act ōverwhelm

Song included in this episode is “Dead Willow”

SOMNILOQUIST IG: @somnillawafer 

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Ep56: Anita Velveeta 

The pod returns! We're restarting AudPod with the Minneapolis-based Anita Velveeta, whose new genre-elusive album Western Amphibians came out in March 2023. 

Included song: “Put Me in My Place” (from Western Amphibians)

anitavelveeta.bandcamp.com

IG: @anita.velveeta

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Ep55: Emily Kuhn 

Jazz trumpet player and composer Emily Kuhn talks about the writing and recording process for her upcoming debut album, Sky Stories, and her collaboration with different musicians and ensembles in Chicago.

emilykuhntrumpet.com

IG: @emilykuhntrumpet

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Ep54: Spooky Boo 

Audrey and the Spooky Boo gang talk about the band's forthcoming concept album Cult Classic, how a band can be a cult, and recording during COVID-19.

Music by Audrey Q. Snyder & Mike Craig

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Ep53: Royal Sessions 

Audrey visits and talks with the artists of Royal Sessions, who have been jamming together every week for the past month or so in a socially-distant, outdoor setting in Jackson Park. 

Instagram: @colliersworld

Facebook: Isaiah Collier & The…

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Ep52: ~Nois  

The bois of ~Nois are back on the pod to deliver some exciting news! Join Hunter Bockes, János Csontos, Jordan Lulloff, and Brandon Quarles as they discuss a recent project they're finally ready to unveil.

noissaxophone.com

IG: @noissaxophone

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Ep51: H A L E Collective 

Katie Wood talks about the recently-formed collective's goal of providing information, connection and perspective amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and how they hope to create something long-lasting that can address and facilitate more discussion of pre-existing issues that have come to…

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Ep50: Cloudtone 

Veronica & Jordan (half of Cloudtone) talk about their minimalist song-naming practices, their songwriting process, and learning new moves for the stage.

cloudtone.bandcamp.com

IG: @cloudtone_

Music by Audrey Q. Snyder & Mike Craig