Kyle Meredith speaks with Jim Reid of The Jesus and Mary Chain about the band’s upcoming tour with Nine Inch Nails, their most recent LP, 2017’s Damage and Joy, and the possibility of new music. Reid also talks about the anniversary of their last album pre-breakup, Munki, and how the music of that period was affected by their personal issues at the time.
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.