Jenny Lewis joins Kyle Meredith to give us a progress report on her next solo album, which she’s been working on with Shawn Everett. She also chats about her band Nice as Fuck, plans for a documentary on her solo album Acid Tongue, and her former band Rilo Kiley’s track “Portions for Foxes” being regarded as one of the 100 greatest songs of the century so far. Lewis also talks “going crazy” when reaching your forties and sings her appreciation for Van Halen.
Kyle Meredith With… is an interview series in which WFPK’s Kyle Meredith speaks to a wide breadth of musicians. Each episode, Meredith digs deep into an artist’s work to find out how the music is made and where their journey is going, from legendary artists like Robert Plant, Paul McCartney, U2 and Bryan Ferry, to the newer class of The National, St. Vincent, Arctic Monkeys, Haim, and Father John Misty. Check back Monday, Wednesday, and Friday for new episodes. Rate the series now via iTunes.