October 8, 2012
EP. 5 — YACHT
Delve into the hermetic world of YACHT on this week’s episode of Shortwave. Jona Bechtolt and Claire Evans sit down with Grant-Lee Phillips to talk about how utopias inspired their current album “Shangri-La,” having to explain how they have nothing to do with boats, and take some calls. Also, we discuss the paranormal phenomenon that is the Marfa Mystery Lights, the tacos in Marfa, and Claire’s co-authored book “NA/SA: New Art/Science Affinities.” Plus, we’re treated to some live songs from Bobby Birdman, Jeffrey Jerusalem and a brand new song by YACHT.
January 4, 2017
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December 31, 2012
EP. 17 — Best of Shortwave 2012
As we ring in the new year we want to say thank you to all the listeners. Today we dig into the Shortwave archives to enjoy some live performances from guests such as Aimee Mann, Glen Phillips, Susanna Hoffs, Rhett Miller, YACHT, and much more.
December 24, 2012
EP. 16 — Alex Wong – A City On A Lake
Guest Alex Wong Ximena Sari̱ana
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.”