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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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  • Cowboy Junkies’ Margo Timmins joins Kyle Meredith to talk about the band’s new LP, Such Ferocious Beauty, and how it tells the story of dealing with their father’s death after living with dementia. The lead singer details how she finds her way into the songs after brother and bandleader Michael Timmins write the songs, as well as their shared memories, the role nature plays in the LP, the finality of death, and the fear and dread that comes from watching too much television and news. On the less morbid side, Timmins also talks about the band’s long-lost album, Sharon, which was just released after over 30 years in the vault, and what else might still be waiting to eventually see the light of day.Listen to Cowboy Junkies’ Margo Timmins chat about all this and more in the new episode or watch via 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.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
  • Illenium joins Kyle Meredith to talk about his new self-titled album. Nicholas Miller tells us why the album is a prequel to his first trilogy, calling back to early favorite bands like Linkin Park and Blink 182, and rocking out on this new LP with Avril Lavigne and Travis Barker. The DJ/songwriter also discusses remixing Taylor Swift’s Anti-Hero, going bigger on his latest tour, and partnering with End Overdose.Listen to Illenium chat about all this and more in the new episode or watch via 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.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
  • Jemima Kirke & Ashley Zukerman join Kyle Meredith to talk about Apple TV+’s City On Fire. The actors tell us what it was like to portray characters from the early 2000’s, an era that gave both their professional start, how the roles differ from their actual selves, but also how they still find ways to connect. Zuckerman (Succession, Fear Street) also discusses why he likes to play unlikeable characters and the key to understanding them, while Kirke (Girls, Sex Education) deconstructs how the pair create their own unwritten backstories.Listen to Jemima Kirke & Ashley Zukerman chat about all this and more in the new episode or watch via 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.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
  • Travis Van Winkle sits down with Kyle Meredith to talk about Fubar, the new Netflix series starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and a cast of comedians that includes Fortune Feimster, Adam Pally, Jay Baruchel, and Scott Thompson. The actor discusses the dysfunctional family of CIA agents that makes up the series, the more absurd parts of his character, and what it’s like to work with Arnold. Van Winkle goes on to talk about his work building schools in impoverished countries, what got him into volunteering and service, and celebrating his 40th birthday by wrestling in Senegal. We also get to hear what his action movie walkup songs would be (Pearl Jam and Whitney Houston), singing a Gordon Lightfoot song in one of the episodes, and crying when Pearl Jam got inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.Listen to Travis Van Winkle chat about all this and more in the new episode or watch via 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.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger joins Kyle Meredith to talk about his new Netflix series, Fubar, as well as the three-part documentary Arnold, that’s set to follow. The legendary actor tells us why Fubar, a story about a father and daughter keeping their lives as CIA agents secret from each other, is his first time doing a television series. He also touches on why now is the time for a True Lies TV adaptation, and why he thinks Conan and Twins should come next.Schwarzenegger goes on to talk about how Ronald Regan’s presidency and era opened the door for Arnold’s type of action hero, why he thinks the press during Bill Clinton’s era tried to quash it, and why the man behind Pumping Iron, Terminator, and Twins doesn’t need a song to help him get pumped up.Listen to Arnold Schwarzenegger chat about all this and more in the new episode or watch via 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.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
  • Far From Saints, the new group made up of Stereophonics’ Kelly Jones alongside The Wind and the Wave’s Patty Lynn and Dwight Baker, join Kyle Meredith to talk about their debut album. The trio talk about the journey to the LP’s release after being sidetracked by the pandemic, finding their sound, and what the songs would be about. Jones and Lynn also dive into the idea of the songs being a conversation between the two, themes of death and rebirth, and how covering “Stop Draggin 'My Heart Around” gave them a sonic direction.Listen to Stereophonics’ Kelly Jones & The Wind and the Wave’s Patty Lynn and Dwight Baker chat about all this and more in the new episode or watch via 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.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
  • Wyatt Oleff & Chase Sui Wonders sit down with Kyle Meredith to talk about City On Fire, the new Apple TV+ series that was inspired by the best-selling novel by Garth Risk Hallberg and written by Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage (Gossip Girl and The O.C.), which finds a cast of characters who all seem to be in over their heads during the indie rock era of 2003 NYC. Oleff and Sui Wonders discuss their on-camera chemistry, how these characters fall into their situations, and acting the scenes where they’re high on shrooms. The two also talk music, from what they’re listening to in real life (Pink Floyd, Black Midi, Gorillaz, and Moby) to what their on-screen counterparts are into (The Strokes, Radiohead), as well as Chase’s other gig as a writer and Wyatt’s work in the Stay Awake and The Year Between.Listen to Wyatt Oleff & Chase Sui Wonders chat about all this and more in the new episode or watch via 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.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
  • Def Leppard’s Phil Collen grabs some time with Kyle Meredith to talk about Drastic Symphonies, their new collaboration with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra where they reimagine their classics and deep cuts with the famed orchestra. The guitarist tells us about being inspired by The Who’s Quadrophenia, as well as the influence of David Bowie, Mick Ronson, and T-Rex on last year’s Diamond Star Halo. Speaking of Bowie, Phil also drops the news that he’s resurrecting the tribute side project, Cybernauts, and will be recording new covers, along with making a guest appearance on Ian Hunter’s upcoming second volume of Defiance. Collen goes on to discuss the leftover songs the band has, the possibility of a future concept album, and how they remade "Pour Some Sugar On Me" as a duet ballad.Listen to Def Leppard’s Phil Collen chat about all this and more in the new episode or watch via 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.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
  • G-Eazy catches up with Kyle Meredith to talk about his latest single, Tulips & Roses, and upcoming album. The Oakland artist tells us about how the last couple years have been personally tough on him after burnout, a failed project, and losing his mom, being able to walk away, and how living in Paris led to turning everything around. Gerald also discusses sampling Gabriels, his appreciation of 30s & 40s music, and becoming part owner of the Oakland Roots.Listen to G-Eazy chat about all this and more in the new episode or watch via 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.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
  • AC Newman catches up with Kyle Meredith to talk about The New Pornographers’ latest album, Continue As A Guest. The singer-songwriter talks about still being surprised to be a working musician, Belle & Sebastian and Neutral Milk Hotel being early influences, and the pros of not being tied to any specific decade or era. Newman also dives into the stories behind some of the new songs, debates whether it's good to reference pop culture in lyrics, and shows a lot of love for the sound of a saxophone.Listen to AC Newman of The New Pornographers chat about all this and more in the new episode or watch via 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.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy