The Jack Straw Artist of the Week Podcast highlights work created in Jack Straw's Artist Residencies
Every week Will, Barrett and Chris feature an independent or alternative artist or band, have some fun discussion, and play some music.
LaVon Hardison wrote "Center of My Gravity" in response to the work of Jack Straw Writer Helen K. Thomas, as part of the Bushwick Book Club Seattle's 2020 collaboration with the Jack Straw Writers Program. Hear more collaborations on Jack Straw and Bushwick's websites and social media pages.
Will, Anurag and David catch up on 2020 releases by Habibi and Kelley Stoltz, and David takes us to the vault for the indie rock classic The Meadowlands by the Wrens.
Throw out the guitars and bring on the synths. Grant and Jeremiah join Will to discuss their favorite albums of 2020.
Will spins some New Year's themed favorites.
David and Sarah join will to discuss their favorite albums of 2020. Find Sarah on Instagram @clouddottir.
Will spins a few holiday favorites.
Anurag and Jason join Will to discuss their favorite albums of 2020.
"La Veuve Dans Sa Cabane" is the first track from Jack Straw Artist James Falzone's project Fallow, a year-long series of digital releases. This track and more of James's music is available for purchase at allosdocuments.bandcamp.com. Read and hear more about James and his work at allosmusica.org.
Will, Chris and Nicholas discuss their favorite albums of 2020.
Will, David and Jeremiah talk to Nelly from Pale Honey about their new album, plus Latitude and a vault selection from the New Pornographers.
This is an excerpt of a piece created by Russell Duke through his 2017 Artist Support Program residency, working with Jack Straw engineer Doug Haire. The full piece, dedicated to Stephen Kennedy, consists of sounds recorded from 78 rpm records and run through tape loop iterations to degrade the quality of the sound. This project was part of Russell…
Will, Craig and Reece discuss new releases by Baby in Vain, the Bats, and Hector Gannet.
Will, Anurag and Jeremiah talk to Helena Deland and Jacob and Brandon from Couch Prints about their latest releases.
Jack Straw and Bushwick Book Club artist Nic Masangkay created this song in response to the work of 2020 Jack Straw Writer Maisha Banks Manson, as part of the 2020 Jack Straw x Bushwick Book Club project. Hear more music from this project by visiting Jack Straw or Bushwick Book Club Seattle on Facebook, or at thebushwickbookclubseattle.com/jack-str…
Will and Craig discuss three albums celebrating 40-year anniversaries, by the Jam, Motörhead, and REO Speedwagon.
Will, Anurag and Craig discuss new releases by Dead Famous People and Slow Pulp, and Bob Dylan's 39th studio album.
Will and Jeremiah discuss new releases by Beabadoobee, Tomberlin, and Teenanger, plus deaths of the week and more.
Sculptor, composer, and performer Ela Lamblin - known for his work as half of the duo Lelavision - produced Sculptaural, his first album of original music, as part of the 1996 Jack Straw Artist Support Program.
Will, Barrett and Craig discuss new releases by Working Men's Club and bdrmm and reach deep into the vault for a 1973 album by Roxy Music.
Will, Chris and David discuss new releases by Sufjan Stevens and Fenne Lily, plus a tribute to Eddie Van Halen.
Will, Chris, Nicholas and Jason discuss the latest releases by Thurston Moore, Bob Mould, and Hum, plus Rolling Stone's revised top 500 list, the Ramones, and the Sludge-O-Matic 8000.
This performance was recorded at a concert in Granger, WA as part of Gritos del Alma, a project that began in 1992 in collaboration with Washington State Arts Commission and Radio KDNA to recognize and honor the diverse traditions of the people of Mexican descent residing in Washington State. The resulting 23-page bilingual booklet and 60-minute ca…
Will and Jeremiah talk to Ryan from Yot Club and discuss new releases by Tobin Sprout and Thibault.
Will, Anurag and Jason discuss the latest releases by Lomelda, the Flaming Lips, and Beauts, and engage in seemingly endless banter before finally stopping the recording.
Will and David discuss new music by Bright Eyes and Samia and reach back into the vault for a 2011 album by the Vaccines.
Byron Schenkman and the Seattle Baroque Orchestra produced an album of chamber works by Vivaldi through the Jack Straw Artist Support Program. The album was released by Centaur Records in 2015.
Will, Nicholas, and special guest Glenn Donaldson discuss new releases by Horrid Red, Sweeping Promises, and Sneaks.
Will, Barrett and Jeremiah discuss Chinese rockers yourboyfriendsucks! plus classics from Siouxsie & the Banshees and the Teardrop Explodes.
Alyssa Keene interviews Jack Straw New Media Gallery artist Yunmi Her about her installation Natural Individuals.
Will, Nicholas and Jason discuss new releases by Tough Age and Flowertown and reach back into the vault with Lou Barlow.
Will, Barrett and David discuss the latest releases by Fontaines D.C. and Katie Dey, plus a visit to the vault with the Meat Puppets.
Orkestar RTW's self-titled CD of Balkan music, produced through the Jack Straw Artist Support Program, is available for purchase at orkestarrtw.bandcamp.com.
Will, Barrett and Chris go back into the vault to discuss classic albums by Wire, Lloyd Cole & the Commotions, and Velocity Girl.
Will, Jeremiah and Reece discuss new releases by Protomartyr, Dehd, and Melenas, plus listener mail from Micah McCaw, disco, risographs and more.
Jack Straw artist Ran Park is recording a collection of original solo piano music through the Jack Straw Artist Support Program. "For Alice" is the first single released from this project. It is available at ranpark.bandcamp.com.
Will, Chris and Nicholas discuss the new album by the Beths and reach back into the vault for classic albums by Neu! and the Descendents.
Will and David discuss new releases by Cloud Nothings, Phoebe Bridgers, and Sachet, plus a coronavirus update and some music news.
In her Black Imagination project, Natasha Marin talks with Black participants about their experiences, connections to Africa, and the nuances of Black Joy. This clip is an excerpt from a conversation with Hasaan Kirkland.
Will, Chris and Anurag discuss the latest releases by Laura Marling, Gum Country, and Wares, plus miscellaneous banter.
Will and Jeremiah discuss new music by Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, No Age, and Momma, plus an interview with Randy from No Age.
Jack Straw Artist Mako recently released Portal, her new album of traditional Okinawan music produced through the Artist Support Program. You can hear the album and purchase a copy at mako3.bandcamp.com. On Saturday, July 11th, at 7pm, Mako will perform a live set from Jack Straw via Facebook Live.
Will, Nicholas, David, Craig and Chris discuss the latest releases by 2nd Grade, the Stroppies, and Natural Child, plus a coronavirus update.
Will, Chris and Craig discuss the latest releases by Public Practice, Shepparton Airplane, and Rookie, plus the 1984 self-titled debut album by the Smiths.
Will, Barrett and Anurag discuss new releases by X and Peel Dream Magazine, and old classic from the vault by the O'Jays, a "live" report, and more.
Will, Chris and David discuss the latest releases from Hazel English, LAKE, and RVG, plus a coronavirus update and more.
Will, Barrett and Chris discuss Barrett's favorite albums of the past decade.
In the second of a two-part series, Will, Nicholas and Jeremiah discuss Nicholas and Jeremiah's favorite albums of the past decade.
In the first of a two-part series, Will, Nicholas and Jeremiah discuss Nicholas and Jeremiah's favorite albums of the past decade.
Will and Craig discuss Craig's favorite albums and live performances of the past decade.
Will and Anurag discuss Anurag's favorite albums of the past decade.