If you’re a lifelong lover of music, movies and art, then you’re a Culture Creature. This is the podcast where culture is not just ‘content’ – but a shared language. You’ll hear host Dan Redding interview the creators that amaze us. Subscribe now.
Twin Shadow Discusses Billy Idol, Bob Dylan, and the Melvins Show That Blew His Mind
Listen to an interview with Twin Shadow (George Lewis Jr.) on the Culture Creature podcast (listen via the player above or in your podcast provider of choice). George Lewis Jr. joins Dan Redding to discuss musical heroes, Get Out, and the Melvins show that “felt like the most evil, demonic, heavenly, heavy thing [he’d] ever experienced.” Twin Shadow’s new self-titled album is available now. This interview was recorded on August 4, 2021.
Hip hop pioneer Kool Keith is today’s guest on the Culture Creature podcast. Listen to the Kool Keith interview above or in your podcast provider of choice.
Keith helped lay the foundations of hip hop as a member of Ultramagnetic MCs. In the mid-nineties, Keith formed Dr. Octagon along with Dan the Automator and DJ Qbert; their eccentric and innovative debut album was an instant classic. Keith continued to reinvent himself with scores of projects and albums including Dr. Dooom, Diesel Truckers (both of which were collaborations with Kutmasta Kurt), Analog Brothers, 2016’s collabs album Feature Magnetic, and many more. Today on the podcast, Keith and Dan Redding discuss writing rhymes on theme, grocery shopping tips, how to dress in Miami, and more. Listen now. This interview has been edited for length.
Foxygen’s Jonathan Rado
Jonathan Rado is one half of the duo Foxygen. He is also a producer and multi-instrumentalist who has worked on albums by Tim Heidecker, Father John Misty, Weyes Blood and Alex Cameron. Rado joins Dan Redding to discuss topics including Harmony Korine, Charlie Kaufman, The Flaming Lips, Elliott Smith, and Fleetwood Mac.
The Drums: Jonny Pierce
Jonny Pierce is the mastermind behind the indie pop band The Drums. Today on Culture Creature, Jonny shares the creative techniques he uses to shape his art and music. He also discusses The Drums’ new album, ‘Brutalism.’
Citizen's Mat Kerekes On Mortal Kombat, Queen, And Nostalgia
Mat Kerekes is the frontman of Citizen. He is also a solo artist with a new album on the way. Today on Culture Creature, Mat and Dan Redding discuss Mortal Kombat, songwriting, Slipknot, Queen and more.
Greg Puciato (The Dillinger Escape Plan, The Black Queen, Killer Be Killed)
Greg Puciato is best known as the frontman of bands including The Dillinger Escape Plan and The Black Queen. On today's episode, Greg tells Dan Redding about his new book, ‘Separate the Dawn.’ Greg and Dan also discuss Chris Cornell, ‘The Wire,’ clean eating, and more.
Very entertaining on interviewing musicians that I love or like. I just want to know who or what song is used for the intro song of these podcasts?
Really fine interview with the Beastie Boys’ Mix Master Mike. Good stuff from Culture Creature.
First time listening through your dan yemin interview, great so far!