Do you just embrace the pure sound of music or does context matter to you, i.e. the artist’s intentions and body of work?
Ken Stringfellow (Posies, R.E.M., Big Star), previous NEM guest for #39, joins Mark plus Erica Spyres and Brian Hirt for a special podcast-crossover episode to talk about what grabs us about music, it it gets to your ears, singers vs. songwriters, the concept “genius,” and how this attitude towards music translates to our intake of other media (e.g. favorite film directors).
Also, check out Andy Frasco’s World Saving Podcast.