Welcome to another edition of God Bless Weirdmerica, where we dissect exactly what “weird” means. Pretty much where music is concerned, anything that defies genre. More specifically, we play New Weird America music and all of its relatives. That’s why on today’s show we’re playing everything from the spectacularly weird Ero Gray to the nearly normal Mercury Rev. Make sure to stay tuned and check it all out!
Mercury Rev / Photo by Mercury Rev
Ms. John Soda / Photo by Ms. John Soda
Princess Century / Photo by Princess Century
Bartees Cox is a songwriter and producer who spent years playing in bands in Brooklyn before making the move to Washington, DC, where his solo project, Bartees Strange, took focus and grew - from an album of reinterpretations of The National’s music to his stunning full-length, genre-bending… | watch
Joyful Noise Recordings is an Indianapolis-based eclectic indie label begun in 2003 by Karl Hofstetter. In this episode, we'll hear a ton of great music from the label's releases, along with an interview with Karl where we cover the label's beginnings, the importance of physical art objects, and how… | listen
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