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Kyle Meredith With... is an interview series in which WFPK's Kyle Meredith speaks to a wide breadth of musicians. Meredith digs deep into the artist's work to find out how the music is made and where their journey is going, from legendary artists like Robert Plant, Paul McCartney, U2, and Bryan Ferry, to the newer class of The National, St. Vincent, Arctic Monkeys, Haim, and Father John Misty.

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Kyle Meredith With... is an interview series in which WFPK's Kyle Meredith speaks to a wide breadth of musicians. Meredith digs deep into the artist's work to find out how the music is made and where their journey is going, from legendary artists like Robert Plant, Paul McCartney, U2, and Bryan Ferry, to the newer class of The National, St. Vincent, Arctic Monkeys, Haim, and Father John Misty.

    Jana Kramer on Working with Richard Marx and Her Upcoming Lifetime Holiday Movie

    Jana Kramer on Working with Richard Marx and Her Upcoming Lifetime Holiday Movie

    Jana Kramer sits down with Kyle Meredith to talk about her latest single, "Voices," and her new Lifetime Original Holiday Movie, The Holiday Fix Up.

    The singer/actress discusses her newest track's spotlight on self-esteem and mental health, and how she finds herself in a transitional state of self-improvement. Kramer also emphasizes the importance of her work/life balance while raising two children, how they’ve influenced her music, and having more control as an independent artist while she readies what may be an upcoming EP. We also hear about her appreciation of Halsey and working with Richard Marx on his latest album.

    Follow Kyle Meredith With... wherever you listen to your podcasts, and follow the Consequence Podcast Network for information on all our series.


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    • 18 min
    Orla Gartland on the Internet's Abundance of Bad Advice and the Brilliance of St. Vincent

    Orla Gartland on the Internet's Abundance of Bad Advice and the Brilliance of St. Vincent

    Orla Gartland sits down with Kyle Meredith to talk about Woman on the Internet. The Irish songwriter discusses the reckoning and sense of self that takes center stage across the LP, rarely taking her own advice, and the abundance of bad advice across the web. Gartland also dives into her appreciation of St. Vincent’s Strange Mercy album and how it influenced the set and what it was like to see this debut album land in the top ten in both the UK and Ireland.

    Make sure to subscribe to KMW wherever you get your podcasts, and follow the Consequence Podcast Network to keep getting updates on all our series.


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    • 22 min
    G-Eazy on These Things Happen Too and Demi Lovato Collab: “We’re both complicated human beings.”

    G-Eazy on These Things Happen Too and Demi Lovato Collab: “We’re both complicated human beings.”

    G-Eazy sits down with Kyle Meredith to talk about These Things Happen Too, an album that sequels his 2014 breakthrough.

    The rap artist talks about the 436 songs that were written for the project, E-40's influence, and his nostalgia for the past.

    He also tells us about befriending Cage The Elephant’s Matthew Shultz, who guests on a track, covering David Bowie’s "Lazarus" on last year’s Everything’s Strange Here, collaborating with Demi Lovato on Breakdown and their shared experience as artists, and teaming up with Diane Warren and Santana on "She’s Fire."


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    • 24 min
    Shirley Manson on The Jump, Beautiful Garbage, and The Importance of Weird

    Shirley Manson on The Jump, Beautiful Garbage, and The Importance of Weird

    Shirley Manson catches up with Kyle Meredith to talk about season three of The Jump, the podcast that finds her speaking with some of her favorite artists about the songs that changed their careers.

    The Garbage lead singer discusses the art of songwriting and its current place in the pop landscape, the importance of being weird, and the opportunities to borrow from greatness.

    Manson also dives into an interview she did with Alanis Morissette and their shared experience coming up in the '90s, the power of Cat Power, and being a hero to so many people in the way that she sees Patti Smith.

    It’s also the 20th anniversary of Garbage’s third album, Beautiful Garbage, and Manson tells us about the painful period that produced the LP and its lining up with 9/11, but how it has eventually come to speak for this current moment and finally find the recognition it deserves.


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    • 39 min
    Debbie Gibson on The Body Remembers: “I’m somebody who likes to flip the script.”

    Debbie Gibson on The Body Remembers: “I’m somebody who likes to flip the script.”

    Debbie Gibson sits down with Kyle Meredith to talk about The Body Remembers, her first album of new material in twenty years.

    The legendary pop star tells us of her penchant for flipping the script on her career, having spent years on in musicals and movies, and discusses the differences and similarities of pop music between the 80s and today.

    Gibson also dives into her friendship with New Kids On the Block’s Joey McEntire, who she’s currently performing with in a Las Vegas residency, and their duet on a new version of her classic "Lost In Your Eyes" that is also featured on the new record, how she balances her past nostalgia with pushing toward something new, and the importance of of imperfections within her art.


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    • 29 min
    Glenn Hughes on Holy Ground, Letting Go of Fear, and a 2022 Dead Daisies Album

    Glenn Hughes on Holy Ground, Letting Go of Fear, and a 2022 Dead Daisies Album

    Glenn Hughes drops a line into Kyle Meredith With to discuss Holy Ground, his new album with The Dead Daisies. The former Deep Purple/Black Sabbath singer talks about what it's been like playing live shows post-lockdown, joining The Dead Daisies supergroup in 2019, and bringing a '70s feel to their catalog.

    Hughes then goes into singing about letting go of fear and the things we can’t control, overcoming addiction, and covering "30 Days in the Hole." What's more, he gives us a big tip that The Dead Daises are already completing another new album to be released next year.

    Make sure to subscribe to KMW wherever you get your podcasts, and follow the Consequence Podcast Network to keep getting updates on all our series.


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    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
46 Ratings

46 Ratings

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Favorite music pod

Kyle gets an incredible variety of musicians on and asks truly thoughtful questions.

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Kyle is a true music fan

Enthusiastic and down to earth. Intelligent interviews!

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