Ep 57 // Take 3 w/ El Jezel

Premiere DateJan 2, 2019
Categories Indie Music Rock
00:00 // StereoactiveNYC / BTRtoday ID //
00:40 // Welcome / Intro to El Jezel Interview //
01:57 “Balconies” El Jezel
08:48 // Jess & George Flanagan on the beginnings of El Jezel and their relationship //
29:44 // 1st album: ‘Elements of Being Put Together’ //
36:04 “Michigan” El Jezel
41:57 // About “Michigan” //
48:17 // Band’s internally used song titles, etc. //
50:48 // Dan = “THUNDERTUBS” //
54:04 // Between albums //
62:16 “Champagne and Cold Coffee” El Jezel
67:00 // Live versions of songs vs. recorded versions //
72:47 // The sound of 2nd album ‘The Warm Frequency’ vs. 1st album //
77:59 // After ‘The Warm Frequency’ //
81:55 “The Turnaround” (Serious Business on BTR, 2011) El Jezel
86:04 // About “The Turnaround” and status of the band after //
94:09 “Monument Valley” El Jezel
99:59 // Outro + Disclaimer //
100:58 “Somewhere Deep In NYC” The Unsacred Hearts
104:20 // End Transmission //

For our first episode of 2019, we a very special conversation with two of our favorite people. A little while back, we spoke with Jess and George Flanagan, two-thirds of the band El Jezel, about their history as a band. It was a lot of fun to talk to them, to reminisce, and to learn things about the band that we hadn’t known before.

HOST J. McVay
J grew up down in Louisiana and Texas before moving to NYC for college. After college, he decided to stick around, working in film and television production for well over a decade. He came to BTR in 2011 when he…

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