28 episodes

Art•I•Fact is a Wilmington, DE-based podcast for music junkies by music junkies focusing on left-of-the-dial personalities from the mythical land of Rock & Roll. Musicians, directors, producers, authors and more are all on the menu. Hosted by your spirit guides, Dan and Matt.

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Art•I•Fact is a Wilmington, DE-based podcast for music junkies by music junkies focusing on left-of-the-dial personalities from the mythical land of Rock & Roll. Musicians, directors, producers, authors and more are all on the menu. Hosted by your spirit guides, Dan and Matt.

    Blackwater Holylight

    Blackwater Holylight

    We’re joined by Sunny Faris and Mikayla Mayhew of the Portland, Oregon-based stoner rock band, Blackwater Holylight. Crucial matters discussed include: how the pandemic affected the songs on their new record; relocating to Los Angeles, CA; touring and releasing new music during COVID times; music they love to listen during the fall; and much more. 

    • 41 min
    Halloween Special - Eerie Von (Danzig, Samhain, Rosemary's Babies)

    Halloween Special - Eerie Von (Danzig, Samhain, Rosemary's Babies)

    As a bonus treat, enjoy this recent convo Dan had with artist/musician/photographer Eerie Von (formerly of Danzig, Samhain and Rosemary's Babies).  Happy Halloween!
    (Note: this is a phone interview so a little less "produced" than our regular episodes)

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Doug MacMillan (The Connells)

    Doug MacMillan (The Connells)

    We’re joined by Doug MacMillan, vocalist for the great North Carolina  band The Connells. Crucial matters discussed include: how Doug met the Connell brothers in the early 80’s and their rocky path to getting started; working with the amazing Mitch Easter (producer of R.E.M.’s early records); their unlikely success in Germany; our mutual love of The Replacements and Guided by Voices; the band’s current return to recording and touring and their great new album, Steadman’s Wake; and much more.

    *Please forgive the occasional buzzing. It stopped before we could figure out what it was. 

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Gordon Raphael (producer of The Strokes’ Is This it and Room on Fire)

    Gordon Raphael (producer of The Strokes’ Is This it and Room on Fire)

    We’re joined by producer Gordon Raphael to discuss his life in music and his work with The Strokes (particularly on their seminal debut album Is This It). Crucial matters discussed include: Gordon’s various attempts to “make it” in New York City; how Gordon hooked up with The Strokes; getting fired from The Strokes’ third album, First impressions of Earth; the removal of “New York City Cops” following the 9/11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center; and much more. 

    • 54 min
    Annie Zaleski (author of 33 1/3 Duran Duran: Rio, former managing editor at Atlernative Press)

    Annie Zaleski (author of 33 1/3 Duran Duran: Rio, former managing editor at Atlernative Press)

    We're joined by journalist and author, Annie Zaleski, to discuss her book in the highly-regarded 33 1/3 series on Duran Duran's Rio record. Crucial matters discussed include: Duran Duran's unlikely return to prominence in the 90's; the involvement of the great producer Nile Rogers of Chic in the band's catalog; why Duran Duran doesn't get the respect they deserve that came more easily to their New Wave peers; DD bassist John Taylor's amazing bass videos that have introduced the band to a new generation of fans; and much more.  

    • 52 min
    Mike Mills (R.E.M., Hindu Love Gods, The Baseball Project, Big Star’s Third, Split Single)

    Mike Mills (R.E.M., Hindu Love Gods, The Baseball Project, Big Star’s Third, Split Single)

    We’re joined by the fabulous Mike Mills, bassist, keyboardist and second vocalist from the legendary American rock band, R.E.M.. Crucial matters discussed include: Matt and Dan’s obsession with the band during their formative years; the anniversary of their incredible debut, Murmur; the many great reissues of their classic records; Mike’s work in the Big Star’s Third with Big Star drummer, Jody Stephens; Mike’s most recent collaboration with Jason Narducy in Split Single; the fertile music town of Athens, Georgia; and much more. 

    • 42 min

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15 Ratings

15 Ratings

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Art.i.fact first show

The Brendan Canty show was awesome - really enjoyed learning about the early Fugazi years.

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