In this episode Taber talks with Kishi Bashi (K for short). This interview is from 2 years ago, before the Tour D'oeuvres Podcast was started. It was the first interview Taber had ever done and as a result he and Jojo decided to make the podcast. To help with the interview, Taber recruited his good friend and previous Tour D'oeuvres guest, Drew Kirby. When this interview was recorded K had just released his 3rd studio album, Sonderlust. Taber and Drew were invited to K's studio to listen to and discuss the album.Unique to this episode is the addition of music throughout the conversation.With his laptop handy K took us through some of the songs on the album and explained different aspects of the writing/recording process. He also shared some of his favorite bands and the groups whose music helped inspire the new album. Other topics include K's background in Jazz, his musical career from his first band, Jupiter One, to playing for Regina Spektor, to joining of Montreal and to eventually headlining tours around the country and around the world. For more info about Kishi Bashi go to www.kishibashi.com
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In this episode Taber talks with Shaun Fleming, the creator and frontman for the band Diane Coffee and the former drummer of Foxygen. They got together before the show in Bloomington, IN, where Shaun now lives. They discuss life in Bloomington and growing up in southern California. Other topics include Shaun's acting career (both voice and "real body"), the Diane Coffee live show, Shaun's musical process and more.
In episode 3, Taber and Jojo sit down in the parking lot of Turner Hall, after the show, to talk about the problems of the show and to catch up on what has happened on tour so far. During their chat, they are visited by Mel, a staple fan of the Chicago area, and Jojo invites him to sit down for a chat. The intro/outro music for this episode is the song "The Hunter in You" off of the "Good Sir E.P." by Taber Lathrop, to listen click here.