October 29, 2012

EP. 8 — Guest Host: Paul F. Tompkins

Comedian/actor/writer Paul F. Tompkins takes on hosting duties to interview the host of Shortwave, the voice of Grant Lee Buffalo, and the Gilmore Girls beloved town troubadour Grant-Lee Phillips. Grant-Lee talks about his writing process, the fear of possibly recording the final album, and transitioning from performing with a band to performing solo. Grant-Lee and Paul recall the Ice Storm performance at the world famous Whiskey A Go-Go New Year’s Eve show, discuss the similarities of performing comedy & music, and play a clip of them both performing The Doors classic “People Are Strange.” Plus, we are treated from some live songs from Grant-Lee’s new album “Walking In The Green Corn.”

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December 31, 2012

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December 24, 2012

Brooklyn based producer, multi-instrumentalist, and singer-songwriter Alex Wong AKA A City On A Lake sits down to chat on today’s episode of Shortwave. Alex talks about his progression from producer to singer, his first bands, and how the legend of Mexico City inspired his debut album. He also tells us about working in the woods with the band Delta Rae, his thoughts on today’s musical landscape, and how he started working with Ximena Sariñana. Plus, Ximena Sariñana joins Alex to play some live songs from his debut album, “A City On A Lake.”