46 episodes

Hosted by Jeff Alessandrelli and Joshua James Amberson in Portland, Oregon, The Steer features leading musicians talking about their favorite writers and books and leading writers talking about their favorite musicians and albums. Conversations often go elsewhere and following each talk is a playlist of songs or sounds discussed during the interview. New episodes drop every two weeks.

The Steer Jeff Alessandrelli, Joshua James Amberson

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Hosted by Jeff Alessandrelli and Joshua James Amberson in Portland, Oregon, The Steer features leading musicians talking about their favorite writers and books and leading writers talking about their favorite musicians and albums. Conversations often go elsewhere and following each talk is a playlist of songs or sounds discussed during the interview. New episodes drop every two weeks.

    Kyle Morton--Playlist

    Kyle Morton--Playlist

    Music from the Kyle Morton episode of The Steer, as heard on www.Dublab.com and KZUT 99.1 FM Los Angeles. Tracks from Kyle's solo album What Will Destroy You are featured, as well as a few from Kyle's band Typhoon.

    • 37 min
    Kyle Morton

    Kyle Morton

    Joshua and Jeff talk to Kyle Morton, Typhoon frontman Kyle Morton and noted solo musician, about reading history, growing up in Salem, Oregon, Samuel Beckett, and the nuances of good lyric writing, among other far flung topics.

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Gabrielle Civil

    Gabrielle Civil

    Joshua and Jeff talk to writer and performance artist Gabrielle Civil about Prince, Bjork, Solange, how to both define and come to terms with success, and her new book Experiments in Joy, longlisted for the Believer Book Award in the non-fiction category.

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Gabrielle Civil--Playlist

    Gabrielle Civil--Playlist

    Music from the Gabrielle Civil episode of The Steer, as heard on www.Dublab.com and KZUT 99.1 FM Los Angeles. Artists include Prince, Digable Plants, Bjork, Nina Simone and Solange, among others.

    • 46 min
    Season Two Intro

    Season Two Intro

    New Steer co-host Joshua James Amberson and Jeff Alessandrelli discuss the upcoming season of their music/writing podcast/radio show The Steer.

    • 23 min
    Season 1 Outro

    Season 1 Outro

    The Steer says goodbye to Season 1 of the show and talks about what's coming up in Season 2.

    • 2 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
5 Ratings

5 Ratings

littlebigstuff ,

Always interesting

This is, of course, a podcast for people who love books and music, but it’s also a podcast for people who just enjoy interesting conversations with interesting people. Highly recommended!

Jacob Aiello ,

Cephalopod

Fantastic podcast. Super engaging.

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