American Football on Catering to the Emo Crowd in Your 40s

The two Kinsella cousins also explain why the house is missing from LP3

Kyle Meredith With... American Football
Kyle Meredith With… American Football

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    American Football’s Mike and Nate Kinsella are on the line with Kyle Meredith to talk all about LP3. The two cousins discuss how this album feels like their first followup, and what that meant as far as where they could take the songs. Mike also discusses catering to the emo crowd in your 40s, working with Hayley Williams of Paramore and Rachel Goswell of Slowdive, and how one of the songs has ties to Pure Bathing Culture. We also head back to that famous house from the first album’s artwork to hear why it doesn’t grace the latest, and what the future holds for the band.

    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 Apple Podcasts.

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