Episode 116 - Susan Subtract (Physical Wash, High-Functioning Flesh)

This week on the podcast we have Susan Subtract from Physical Wash, High-Functioning Flesh, and Branes. We talked about the evolution into Physical Wash after High-Functioning Flesh went on an indefinite hiatus, the writing of Culture Cut (and the gear), and meeting Sid from Schwefelgelb for the first time.

Physical Wash has a show coming up: Cold Waves LA Kick Off Party (opening for previously featured guest Rhys Fulber) on September 26th!

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Episode 115 - Uniform


This week on the podcast we have Uniform, an industrial noise project from New York! We talked about adjusting to the size of the Deafheaven tour, recording the collaboration album with The Body, and the sustainability of modern capitalism. 

Uniform have a brand new album out on Sacred Bones called "The Long Walk.

They will also be out on the road later this year with The Body (as a collective), Author and Punisher, and Street Sects! (which is very exciting).

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(Photo credit: Ebru Ylidiz)

Episode 114 - Lingua Ignota

This week on Talking to Ghosts we caught up with Lingua Ignota at the end of a long run with The Body. We talked about the rerelease of her latest album, the experience of a listener vs. the experience of a creator, and being accountable for your message.

You can find Lingua Ignota on bandcamp

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Episode 113 - Amenra

This week on the podcast we talk to Colin H. van Eeckhout of the blackgaze / ritual metal band Amenra! We chatted about the Church of Ra collective, writing a WWI memorial set for a special performance which included a bell tower, and evolving their music together without changing heart. 

Amenra has a number of great albums. The most recent, Mass VI, can be found on their Bandcamp, or right here:

Episode 112 - Eleri Harris

This week on the podcast we have comics journalist and debut editor at The Nib Eleri Harris! We spoke to Eleri about her long-form piece "Reported Missing", coming from a creative family, and writing for an American audience. 

Some recommendations from this episode:

- "The American Revolution's Greatest Leader Was Openly Gay" by Josh Trujillo and Levi Hastings

- "How To survive In The North" by Luke Healy

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Episode 111 - Zola Jesus

This week on the podcast we have Zola Jesus! We talked about looking for experimental music after studying opera, performing at the Guggenheim with JG Thirlwell conducting a string quartet, and making music based on how it feels. 

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Zola Jesus has a new record out called Okovi:

Recommendations from this episode:

  • The French movie Raw 
  • The French movie Martyrs
  • The French TV show The Returned