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Kyle Meredith With...

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 Ferry, to the newer class of The National, St. Vincent, Arctic Monkeys, Haim, and Father John Misty.

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  • For this week’s Rewind, we head back for a pair of interviews with the late Chris Cornell, frontman of Soundgarden, Temple of the Dog, and Audioslave. First in 2011 during his Songbook tour, Cornell talked about Soundgarden’s eventual (still waiting) inclusion into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, his time in Temple of the Dog, and remembers his very first solo shows that happened pre-Soundgarden. Then we step ahead to 2015 while Chris was touring his album Higher Truth, where he spoke about his kid’s forays into music, and a bit of politics.Listen to Chris Cornell chat about all this and more in the new episode or watch it on YouTube here and here. Please take the time to like, review, and subscribe to KMW wherever you get your podcasts, and keep up to date with all our series by following the Consequence Podcast Network.Our Sponsors:* Check out Badlands Ranch: badlandsranch.com/KMWAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
  • Ride’s Mark Gardener links up with Kyle Meredith to talk about Interplay, the shoegaze band’s new studio album. Listen to the conversation above now.The singer and guitarist discusses how the latest batch of songs found their true voice while on tour, the legal troubles with their ex-management that bled into the recording sessions, and looking back at bands like Tears for Fears, Talk Talk, Kate Bush, and Depeche Mode.Gardener also touches on the obstacles of touring as a 'mid-tier' band, re-connecting with Ride's early work, and why he always thinks every album might be their last.Listen to Ride’s Mark Gardener chat about all this and more in the new episode or watch it on YouTube. Please take the time to like, review, and subscribe to KMW wherever you get your podcasts, and keep up to date with all our series by following the Consequence Podcast Network.Our Sponsors:* Check out Badlands Ranch: badlandsranch.com/KMWAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
  • Chloe Coleman joins Kyle Meredith to chat about My Spy: The Eternal City, the sequel to the 2020 film My Spy that once again starts Coleman and Dave Bautista. Listen to the conversation now.Coleman talks about what it was like to return to the character nearly five years later, seeing herself and her character grow from script to script, and the prep it takes to take on such an action-packed role. She also touches on the music that kept her going throughout the shoot, like Queen, No Doubt, The B-52's, and Katrina and The Waves.The actress then discusses what it was like working with Kristen Schaal and Ken Jeong, the joys of shooting in Italy, and how she'd love to see the My Spy franchise turn into a trilogy.Listen to Chloe Coleman chat about all this and more in the new episode or watch it on YouTube. Please take the time to like, review, and subscribe to KMW wherever you get your podcasts, and keep up to date with all our series by following the Consequence Podcast Network.Our Sponsors:* Check out Badlands Ranch: badlandsranch.com/KMWAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
  • 5 Seconds of Summer’s Ashton Irwin chats with Kyle Meredith about his new solo album, BLOOD ON THE DRUMS. Listen to the conversation now.Irwin dives into his particular style of multi-genre songwriting, as well as how he has sought to distinguish his solo identity from his role in 5 Seconds of Summer. Then, the artist touches on going against traditional advice, the importance of music videos, and finding inspiration in acts like T. Rex and Echo & The Bunnymen. Elsewhere, he provides his thoughts on fellow 5 Seconds of Summer member Luke Hemmings’ solo work (listen to Hemming himself discuss it on his episode of Kyle Meredith with...).Listen to 5 Seconds of Summer’s Ashton Irwin chat about all this and more in the new episode or watch it on Youtube. Also, please take the time to like, review, and subscribe to KMW wherever you get your podcasts, and keep up to date with all our series by following the Consequence Podcast Network.Our Sponsors:* Check out Badlands Ranch: badlandsranch.com/KMWAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
  • With Sabrina Carpenter having her latest success with “Espresso” and “Please Please Please,” as well as and her upcoming Short n’ Sweet album, it’s a perfect time to listen back to this 2022 interview with Kyle Meredith. Listen to the conversation from the vaults now.Carpenter talks about her album Emails I Can’t Send, the journey to allowing herself to be more publicly vulnerable, and channeling artists like Alanis Morissette, Dolly Parton, Joni Mitchell, Ani DiFranco, and Carole King on the tracks.Listen to Sabrina Carpenter chat about all this and more in the new episode or watch it on YouTube. Please take the time to like, review, and subscribe to KMW wherever you get your podcasts, and keep up to date with all our series by following the Consequence Podcast Network.Our Sponsors:* Check out Badlands Ranch: badlandsranch.com/KMWAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
  • Travis’ Fran Healy joins Kyle Meredith to talk about the Scottish band’s new album, L.A. Times. Listen to the conversation now.The frontman discusses how and why Los Angeles became the thematic center of the band's new set of songs, explaining how the city functions as a coal miner's canary for the state of the world. He then touches on the amount of cursing in the title track, as well as how the cover art continues a visual motif that has spanned several of their records.Elsewhere, Healy talks of the pitfalls of social media, gaslighting culture, and how the biggest pop stars manipulate the music market.Listen to Travis’ Fran Healy chat about all this and more in the new episode and please take the time to like, review, and subscribe to KMW wherever you get your podcasts, and keep up to date with all our series by following the Consequence Podcast Network.Our Sponsors:* Check out Badlands Ranch: badlandsranch.com/KMWAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
  • Kylie Cantrall joins Kyle Meredith to talk about Descendants: The Rise of Red, the fourth film in Disney's Descendantsfranchise. Listen to the conversation now.Cantrall dives into the new Descendants installment, which follows Princess Red, the rebellious daughter of the tyrannical Queen of Hearts from Wonderland, as she prepares to attend a new school. All the while, her mother secretly plots away.The actress touches on her journey to landing a role in the series, explaining the personal impact of joining Descendants after growing up with the original story. Elsewhere, she discusses why she wishes she could travel back to the '90s, her music career, and being a fan of anti-heroes.Listen to Kylie Cantrall chat about all this and more in the new episode or watch it on YouTube. Please take the time to like, review, and subscribe to KMW wherever you get your podcasts, and keep up to date with all our series by following the Consequence Podcast Network.Our Sponsors:* Check out Badlands Ranch: badlandsranch.com/KMWAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
  • Eels’ Mark Oliver Everett -- or "E" -- chats with Kyle Meredith about the band's new album, Eels Time! Listen to the two's conversation now.The indie rock songwriter dives into his recent experience of undergoing open heart surgery, though, as he explains it, any song on Eels Time! that deal with mortality or existentialism were written prior to the procedure. E goes on to touch on the decades-long process of bringing "And You Run" to life, writing with The All American Rejects' lead singer Tyson Ritter, and his role in the film Prisoner’s Daughter.Listen to Mark Oliver Everett chat about all this and more in the new episode or watch it on YouTube. Please take the time to like, review, and subscribe to KMW wherever you get your podcasts, and keep up to date with all our series by following the Consequence Podcast Network.Our Sponsors:* Check out Badlands Ranch: badlandsranch.com/KMWAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
  • Listen to Twenty One Pilots’ Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun cat about their album Vessel and more on this Kyle Meredith with... interview from the archives.The two chat about their quick ascent to fame, working as long as they could as an independent act, and the perceptions expectations and perceptions that came along with newfound stardom. They also touch on saving rock music with a ukulele and if they actually dissed Macklemore or not.Listen to Twenty One Pilots chat about all this and more in the new episode or watch it on YouTube. Please take the time to like, review, and subscribe to KMW wherever you get your podcasts, and keep up to date with all our series by following the Consequence Podcast Network.Our Sponsors:* Check out Badlands Ranch: badlandsranch.com/KMWAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
  • Annabeth Gish joins Kyle Meredith to talk about her new movie Ride, which finds her co-starring with C. Thomas Howell and screenwriter/director Jake Allyn. The film tells the story of a family of bull riders fighting to survive in a small Texas town while dealing with addictions, health, and religion that’s embedded in the deep south. The legendary actress, known for her work in Mystic Pizza, The X-Files, and Sons of Anarchy, talks about the heaviness of the movie, working in an 18-day shooting schedule, and how she more and more finds herself playing voices of authority. Gish goes on to discuss her own longevity in Hollywood, as well as why she loves to work with Mike Flanagan inside his universe (including great roles in The Haunting of Hill House, Midnight Mass, & The Fall of the House of Usher), and returning to Pretty Little Liars for it’s latest run.Listen to Annabeth Gish chat about all this and more in the new episode or watch it on YouTube. Please take the time to like, review, and subscribe to KMW wherever you get your podcasts, and keep up to date with all our series by following the Consequence Podcast Network.Our Sponsors:* Check out Badlands Ranch: badlandsranch.com/KMWAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy