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Jim Fairchild

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Magnetic Magazine Presents: Ambient Meditations S2 Vol 47 - Jim Fairchild (Small Isles / Modest Mouse)

Magnetic Magazine Presents: Ambient Meditations Podcast

Ambient Meditations S2 Vol 47 - Jim Fairchild (Small Isles / Modest Mouse) We are back from the summer break with a great guest mix from Jim Fairchild (Small Isles / Modest Mouse) that will perfectly ease you into the fall vibes. His new album The Valley, The Mountains, The Sea is out now on AKP Recordings and is a lovely ambient-ish, plucky, sparkling wonder of work - also perfect for your autumn soundtrack lineup. We will be working on trying to keep this going weekly and lining up some great guests for the final stretch of season two. So chill the last of your rosé, break out your sweaters, and bask in the changing of the leaves. Welcome back fall, we are ready for ya! Ambient Meditations 47 Tracklist - Small Isles (Jim Fairchild of Modest Mouse) 1) Philip Glass and The Philip Glass Ensemble - Microchip 2) Max Richter and Grave Davidson - Path 5 (Delta) 3) Johann Johannsson - They Fed The Sparrows Leftovers and Offered Grass to Scherfig's Turtle 4) Tom Rogerson and Brian Eno - Motion in Field 5) Hildur Gudnodottir - Circular 6) Joep Boevig - Henosis 7) Nils Frahm - Says 8) Shida Shihabi - Pretty in Plums 9) Clarice Jensen - Metastable 10) A Winged Victory for the Sullen - Desires are Already Memories  11) Loscii - Lumina


27 Aug 2021

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9: Jim Fairchild (Grandaddy)

It's Simple, It's Dumb, It's the Podcast

Jim Fairchild is a guitarist in the band Grandaddy.  He's also worked extensively with Modest Mouse over the years, and he's released music himself under the names All Smiles and (most recently) Small Isles.  Jim's role in the band Grandaddy gives him the opportunity to share commentary and offer up first-hand stories about the band and Jason's songwriting.   Things to click: Go Progress Chrome by Grandaddy on Spotify Hand Crank Transmitter by Grandaddy on grandaddy.live Worship P by Grandaddy on grandaddy.live Away Birdies with Special Sounds by Grandaddy on Spotify Seven Days of the Week by Arm of Roger on grandaddy.live Band Synergy (A Peek Inside the Magic) by Arm of Roger on grandaddy.live Laughing Stock by Grandaddy on Spotify The Valley, The Mountains, The Sea by Small Isles via AKP Recordings Life at One by Small Isles on Spotify Social media @jlytlepodcast simpledumbpodcast.com


22 Aug 2021

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Jim Fairchild is venturing out with a new instrumental solo project

Mason Vera Paine

Guitarist Jim Fairchild is a member of various groups like Grandaddy and Modest Mouse. He is venturing out with a new instrumental project called Small Isles.  Jim joins me to speak about this project and aboutWhat influenced him to play the guitar?Did he play other instruments before settling on the guitar?What was the first band he joined?Jim is a member of Grandaddy and Modest Mouse; was it hard to adjust between two different styles of a band?How did the A&R opportunity for Dangerbird Records come about?What was his inspiration behind Small Isles?What are some things we can expect from Jim this year?Follow and Like the Small Isles project on Instagram at: Instagram.com/smallislespicturemusicFollow and Like Jim Fairchild on Instagram: Instagram.com/kirbyjamesfairchild https://masonverapaine.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/31.-Jim-Fairchild-Small-Isles.mp3


22 Jun 2021

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Jim Fairchild

MatchUp a Podcast for Life

Jim is a double organ transplant recipient from America, please enjoy our latest episode


1 Sep 2020

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Jim Fairchild "A Bump In The Road"

Ruinous and Little Everywhere Presents

Jim Fairchild of Modest Mouse and Grandaddy tells us how he wound up being a bump in the road.Support the show (https://www.ruinousmedia.com)


14 May 2020

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Episode # 41 - Jim Fairchild: Musician

Bathroom Break Podcast with Raab Himself

This week on Bathroom Break Podcast, my guest is musician Jim Fairchild. Jim plays in Modest Mouse, Grandaddy and All Smiles. He also has many other projects, including doing some A&R work with Dangerbird Records. We sat down for a fun chat about music and more. Hope you Enjoy!--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bathroombreakpodcast/support

1hr 6mins

5 Jun 2019

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27: Jim Fairchild

My Favourite Elliott Smith Song

The musician Jim Fairchild joins us for our final episode of series one.  Jim plays guitar in Grandaddy - alongside our former guest Jason Lytle - and Modest Mouse, and he also works as a solo artist too.  It was when he was with Grandaddy that Jim first got to know Elliott Smith properly. The band joined Elliott on tour following the release of Figure 8 and they built up a friendship after that. Jim would even arrange for Elliott to come onstage to sing at the occasional Grandaddy live show and would visit him at New Monkey studio when he was trying to fix old equipment.  In this episode, Jim shares some great Elliott stories, as well as going in-depth on his favourite song pick.  Hope you enjoy this one. We'll be back with a new series in a few months - in the meantime, please do share the podcast with anyone you think might be interested.  Extra things to look at / listen to: Happiness by Elliott Smith on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/track/3aU2ui8JQOtmgHYH0g1qFL?si=BG4sNlz6S6yIHcYC9KAfGA Figure 8 by Elliott Smith on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/7DC0pE943VR5tAKIvQXHts?si=k7gT_SU3Q6ioiKzwEqWT0g He's Simple, He's Dumb, He's the Pilot by Grandaddy on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/track/6v7xLYNIdtJkyCGsenzQxh?si=eNa3DE0wTE2z5yL8y15wiw Recording of Elliott playing He's Simple... with Grandaddy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6jZ0_YUXO-I My Favourite Elliott Smith Song is produced by Rob Comba and Elizabeth Withstandley.  www.MyFavouriteElliottSmithSong.com


24 Jan 2019

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Urban Tellers Backstory

Jim Fairchild has had multiple sclerosis (MS) aka Margaret Swanson for almost 20 years. In this episode he talks with Lynne Duddy and Lawrence Howard about the events that led him to tell this story and how he uses story to navigate the ups and downs of living with MS. MAY THE NARRATIVE BE WITH YOU®


29 Oct 2017

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Jim Fairchild: Margaret Swanson Is A Bitch


Jim's past life included In-Game Entertainment work for the Colorado Rockies and Denver Broncos before moving to the Pacific NW to start a coffee catering company. Jim has also had MS (Margaret Swanson) for 18 years. Although his nerves may be disconnected he has found that talking about it is his path to connection in other ways. About 2 years ago, as a way out of a deep depression, Jim started a podcast called How You REALLY Doin' to connect with other MSers and discuss what it's REALLY like to live with dis-ease. Check out his podcast on iTunes or at http://www.howyoureallydoin.com/URBAN TELLERS May 14, 2016VULNERABILITYJim Fairchild on stage at Alberta Abbey for live storytelling with Portland Story Theater Hosted by Lynne Duddy and Lawrence Howardwww.portlandstorytheater.com


1 Jun 2016