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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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    • 4.6, 40 Ratings

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.

    Kyle Meredith With... Jeremy Zucker

    Kyle Meredith With... Jeremy Zucker

    Jeremy Zucker calls Kyle Meredith to discuss Love Is Not Dying, a concept album about being in a relationship with someone battling addiction and mental health. Zucker speaks on the therapy of writing, coupling overwhelming beauty with the apocalypse, and balancing love and death. On the music side, the 24-year-old New Jersey native discusses using guitars meaningfully, teaching himself piano as he was writing the songs, and the success he’s found around the world.

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    • 18 min
    Kyle Meredith With... Dreamers

    Kyle Meredith With... Dreamers

    Dreamers frontman Nick Wold calls into Kyle Meredith With… to talk about the band’s latest single "Heatseeker" and the alternate version that features their friend Grandson. In fact, it’s not the first time the two have collaborated, having teamed up earlier this year for Grandson’s "Whole Lotta", which inspired Wold to take a more philosophical and political turn within his own lyrics. Wold discusses what this new phase for the band means for his upcoming songs, taking influence from Nirvana and Royal Blood to go heavier, his love of sci-fi, and learning to play piano during this downtime.

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    • 19 min
    Kyle Meredith With... Paul Weller

    Kyle Meredith With... Paul Weller

    Paul Weller rings Kyle Meredith to discuss his 15th studio album, On Sunset. The Jam singer-songwriter talks about his ability to write in multiple genres, enjoying the freedom to experiment in the studio, and the importance of not repeating himself. Regarding the lyrical themes, Weller dissects how people change but the systems stay the same, how he keeps positivity in the face of extreme turmoil, and how a trip to LA’s famous Sunset Strip resulted in a rare moment of nostalgia and looking back.

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    • 17 min
    Kyle Meredith With... Jefferson Starship

    Kyle Meredith With... Jefferson Starship

    Jefferson Starship member David Freiberg jumps on the line with Kyle Meredith to discuss the 45th anniversary of the band’s sophomore album, Red Octopus. The singer and multi-instrumentalist talks about the variation of styles heard on the record, how the band kept a family environment amidst a revolving door of members, and how "Miracle" became an unlikely hit. Freiberg then goes on to give us a scoop on the band’s upcoming album, Mother of the Sun -- their first since 2008 -- and its first two singles: one of which was written by the retired Grace Slick and the other a tribute to founding member Paul Kantner.

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    • 18 min
    Kyle Meredith With... Jamie Kennedy

    Kyle Meredith With... Jamie Kennedy

    Jamie Kennedy speaks with Kyle Meredith about hosting the eighth season of Coming To The Stage, now on Comedy Dynamics, in addition to his new Tubi standup special, Stoopid Smart. Together, they discuss an artist’s journey to get their 10,000 hours, how comics find fame sooner today than in the past, self-depreciation, and the art of the callback. The Scream star also talks about impersonating Matthew McConaughey, his respect for Hannah Gadsby, and his work in the Tremors franchise.

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    • 20 min
    Kyle Meredith With... Marcus King

    Kyle Meredith With... Marcus King

    Marcus King calls into Kyle Meredith to speak about his new album, El Dorado. The South Carolina-born singer-songwriter discusses the album's production by The Black Keys frontman Dan Auerbach, leaving home for a life on the road, the loss of style and character, and finding a strong metaphor in old Cadillacs. He also talks about taking inspiration from Willie Nelson, his Grand Ole Opry debut, what Beatles song he listened to every morning before school, and singing about whiskey.

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    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
40 Ratings

40 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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