Neko Case of The New Pornographers joins Kyle Meredith to chat about her latest solo record Hell-On — particularly the tracks “Bad Luck and “Halls of Sarah” — and her collaborations with Mark Lanegan and bandmate New Pornographers AC Newman. Case also discusses why ugliness in the world isn’t new, and how confidence makes for a better record.
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.