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Kreative Kontrol

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Thoughtful, funny, heartfelt interviews and in-depth documentaries about musicians, authors, comedians, and other cultural creators.

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Thoughtful, funny, heartfelt interviews and in-depth documentaries about musicians, authors, comedians, and other cultural creators.

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By yobuddee - Aug 14 2019
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I love this podcast. I need this podcast. Thanks, Vish!

Great stuff

By JL Mayer - Aug 30 2018
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Love this podcast! My favorites are episodes on Fugazi, the more Fugazi in the world the better!

iTunes Ratings

70 Ratings
Average Ratings
60
3
2
2
3

Thank you!

By yobuddee - Aug 14 2019
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I love this podcast. I need this podcast. Thanks, Vish!

Great stuff

By JL Mayer - Aug 30 2018
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Love this podcast! My favorites are episodes on Fugazi, the more Fugazi in the world the better!

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Kreative Kontrol

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Thoughtful, funny, heartfelt interviews and in-depth documentaries about musicians, authors, comedians, and other cultural creators.

Rank #1: Ep. #492: I Remember Me and David Berman

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Mourning and remembering poet/musician David Berman of Silver Jews and Purple Mountains, as a fan, a journalist, and a friend. Featuring an archival CFRU radio interview with David and previously captured anecdotes by Stephen Malkmus, Will Oldham, Bob Nastanovich, and Dan Bejar. Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Aug 14 2019

1hr 55mins

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Rank #2: Ep. #421: Joe Gross on Fugazi's 'In on the Kill Taker'

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Reporter Joe Gross discusses Fugazi and his revelatory new 33-1/3 book about their 1993 album, In on the Kill Taker! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Aug 28 2018

1hr 19mins

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Rank #3: Ep. #163: Tim Heidecker and Gregg Turkington

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Tim Heidecker is the host of the highly esteemed film criticism web series, On Cinema at the Cinema, and also the star of the action show Decker, both of which air on Adult Swim. After a dramatic exit at the end of season five and missing the first episode of season six recently, Heidecker has […]

Feb 16 2015

52mins

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Rank #4: Ep. #466: Gregg Turkington

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Gregg Turkington on his Australian origins, sentimental and sincere comedy, Neil Hamburger and Neil's new album for Drag City, Still Dwelling, his appreciation for KC and the Sunshine Band, his upcoming film with Tim Heidecker, why he never does podcasts, and much more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FMPizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Mar 13 2019

1hr 6mins

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Rank #5: Ep. #165: Bob Nastanovich of Silver Jews

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Bob Nastanovich is an American musician who currently lives in Des Moines, Iowa. Though best known for playing keyboards, auxiliary drums, and shouting in the hugely significant and influential rock band Pavement, Nastanovich also co-founded another immensely important band called the Silver Jews. Highlighting the inimitable songwriting and singing of the American poet David Berman, […]

Feb 18 2015

1hr 14mins

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Rank #6: Ep. #468: Sean Ono Lennon

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Sean Ono Lennon answers the Exclaim! Questionnaire, talks the Claypool Lennon Delirium's new album, South of Reality, cool stories about his parents John Lennon and Yoko Ono, wanting to produce Bob Dylan, touring with Beck, hanging out at Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch, and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Mar 27 2019

1hr 14mins

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Rank #7: Ep. #409: David Cross

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David Cross talks about Canada, performing uncompromising comedy at a sensitive time, living with the fact that he was accused of racism, his Oh Come On tour, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's Donuts, and Planet of Sound

Jul 17 2018

36mins

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Rank #8: Ep. #184: METZ

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METZ is one of the best hard rock bands in the whole wide world and their members, singer/guitarist Alex Edkins, bassist/singer Chris Slorach, and drummer Hayden Menzies all currently reside in Toronto. Their new album is called II and is out now via Sub Pop, prompting them to tour the world over for the foreseeable future. On May […]

May 05 2015

50mins

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Rank #9: Ep. #400: Guy Picciotto & Xylouris White

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Guy Picciotto and Xylouris White discuss their fruitful musical collaborations and Mother, the third record they've made together, which is out via Bella Union! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's DonutsHumber College’s online Music Composition course, Hello Fresh, and Planet of Sound

Jun 12 2018

1hr 26mins

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Rank #10: Ep. #198: Nigel Chapman of Nap Eyes

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Nigel Chapman is the visionary singer and songwriter for a Halifax band called Nap Eyes. Featuring members of the neato band Monomyth, Nap Eyes released their debut album this past March and it was recently reissued in Canada on You’ve Changed Records and elsewhere via Paradise of Bachelors. The record is called Whine of the […]

Jul 14 2015

1hr 9mins

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Rank #11: Ep. #: 188: Chad VanGaalen on doing Stupid Human Tricks on David Letterman

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Chad VanGaalen is a talented musician and award-winning filmmaker/visual artist based in Calgary Alberta whose latest album Shrink Dust, was released in 2014 via both Flemish Eye and Sub Pop Records. He is playing Massey Hall in Toronto with the Constantines on May 27 and will appear at the WayHome festival in Oro-Medente on July […]

May 20 2015

56mins

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Rank #12: Ep. #154: Tom Scharpling

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Tom Scharpling is a comedic writer, performer, and personality who hails from the state of New Jersey. He founded a fanzine and record label called 18 Wheeler in the early 1990s, he was a writer and executive producer on the TV show Monk during its eight year run on the USA network, he made contributions […]

Dec 11 2014

58mins

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Rank #13: Ep. #364: Walter Shreifels of Dead Heavens, Quicksand

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Walter Shreifels discusses his bands Dead Heavens and Quicksand and their new, respective albums, Whatever Witch You Are, out on Dine Alone, and Interiors, out via Epitaph. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's Donuts, Freshbooks, and Hello Fresh Canada.

Nov 09 2017

1hr 12mins

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Rank #14: Ep. #180: Phosphorescent

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Phosphorescent is the moniker of Matthew Houck, a prolific and well-loved singer and songwriter who calls Nashville, Tennessee home. Initially based in Athens, Georgia, Houck began releasing music as Fillup Shack before working under Phosphorescent and releasing seven acclaimed albums with different collaborators. In December 2013, after eight months of touring behind their album Muchacho, Phosphorescent […]

Apr 17 2015

52mins

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Rank #15: Ep. #199: Rhys Darby

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Rhys Darby is a talented stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and ex-soldier in the New Zealand Army who currently lives in Los Angeles. Best known for playing the well-meaning but inept band manager Murray Hewitt on the HBO show Flight of the Conchords, Darby has shown remarkable range as a vocally and physically dynamic film and […]

Jul 18 2015

26mins

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Rank #16: Ep. #396: Parquet Courts

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Parquet Courts guitarists, singers, and lyricists Andrew Savage and Austin Brown discuss their new album, Wide Awake!, which is out via Rough Trade. Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's DonutsHumber College’s online Music Composition course, Hello Fresh, and Planet of Sound

May 15 2018

55mins

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Rank #17: Ep. #415: Eric Bachmann

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Eric Bachmann tells Vish about fear, expectations, and parenthood, his changing singing voice and modes of expression, his perspective on Archers of Loaf, his wondrous new Merge Records release, No Recover, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Aug 07 2018

1hr 1min

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Rank #18: Ep. #175: Sir Richard Bishop

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Sir Richard Bishop is a tremendous and well-respected guitarist based in the state of Oregon. For close to 30 years, Bishop was a member of the renowned rock band Sun City Girls but in 1998, John Fahey’s Revenant Records released Salvador Kali, Bishop’s first solo album. By now, various labels have gotten behind 11 Sir […]

Mar 27 2015

49mins

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Rank #19: Ep. #406: Courtney Barnett

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Courtney Barnett discusses missing Australia, dealing with success, singing as pure communication, Toronto's Silver Dollar, her new album tell me how you really feel, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's Donuts, and Planet of Sound

Jul 05 2018

27mins

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Rank #20: Ep. #501: Gregg Turkington and Eric Notarnicola

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Gregg Turkington and Eric Notarnicola discuss their wonderful new On Cinema at the Cinema venture, Mister America, a feature film in theatres October 9! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey.

Oct 07 2019

45mins

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