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Adam Kivel

Editor & Producer of This Must Be the Gig
Producer/Editor of This Must Be the Gig

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Episode 59 : Potty Mouth
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This week's episode is sponsored by BandBox.When one guest just isn't enough, we bring in three. That's right, this week This Must Be the Gig welcomes in the hook-heavy and heart-thumping indie punk trio Potty Mouth. Ally, Abby, and Victoria recently released the superb sophomore record SNAFU, and this week they chat with host Lior Phillips about their move from Massachusetts to California, their shared love of The B-52s, the origins of their new album, why they prefer doing interviews together, and so much more.Head here for more info on Potty Mouth, and their new album, SNAFU.For more from Lior Phillips and This Must Be the Gig, follow along on Instagram or Twitter, or like the show page on Facebook.Be sure to subscribe, rate, and review via Apple Podcast, Stitcher, Spotify, or wherever you find your podcasts. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Episode 58 : The Tallest Man On Earth
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This week's episode is sponsored by BandBox.Swedish singer-songwriter Kristian Matsson has released album after heartbreaking album of material under The Tallest Man on Earth moniker since 2006, after previously leading the band Montezumas. His most recent record, I Love You, It's a Fever Dream. glimmers with an innate warmth, a fireside glow that carries through in his voice even over the phone. In this cozy little conversation, Kristian and host Lior Phillips chat about developing a frenetic performance style despite often playing acoustic guitar solo, his punk leanings in his younger years, the struggles of maintaining relationships while on tour, the way he's changed his tour life as he's grown older, and the horses he raises back in Sweden.Head here for more info on The Tallest Man On Earth, and his new album, I Love You. It's a Fever Dream.For more from Lior Phillips and This Must Be the Gig, follow along on Instagram or Twitter, or like the show page on Facebook.Be sure to subscribe, rate, and review via Apple Podcast, Stitcher, Spotify, or wherever you find your podcasts. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Episode 57 : Pitchfork Music Festival & Young Chicago Authors
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This week's episode is sponsored by BandBox.With festival season in full swing, this week's episode offers a peak into what makes one of these massive musicals tick. Our first interview of the week features Pitchfork's executive director of festivals and activations, Adam Krefman. In addition to offering a preview of this year's Pitchfork Music Festival, Adam calls in to chat about everything from how he and his team can keep offering more and more options and massive lineups, the festival's connections to the surrounding community, and partnerships with local charities and organizations—including Young Chicago Authors.Speaking of which, our second interview comes to you from the offices of Young Chicago Authors—an organization known internationally for its connections to artists ranging from Chance the Rapper to Jamila Woods. But equally importantly, it should be known for its work using creative writing to help young people from all backgrounds to understand the power of their stories and make an impact on their community. From poetry and rap workshops to open mics, Young Chicago Authors is a crackling hub of expression and performance. This week, booking manager Nicholas Ward and teaching artist E'mon Lauren chat about how poetry changed their lives, the sociopolitical power of performance, and hosting performances on-stage at this year's Pitchfork Music Festival.Head here for more info on Young Chicago Authors, and here for E'mon Lauren's podcast, The Real Hoodwives of Chicago.Head here for more info on Pitchfork Music Festival.For more from Lior Phillips and This Must Be the Gig, follow along on Instagram or Twitter, or like the show page on Facebook.Be sure to subscribe, rate, and review via Apple Podcast, Stitcher, Spotify, or wherever you find your podcasts. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Episode 56 : PUP
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This week's episode is sponsored by BandBox.Life on the road can be tough for any band, but few would be so transparent as to name a song "If This Tour Doesn't Kill You, I Will". While that title might make it seem like PUP are a ball of tension, the Canadian punk outfit balance that frenetic energy with real joy and a vibrant sense of humor. This week, we chat with two halves of the band, as Stefan Babcock and Zack Mykula call in to discuss keeping spirits up in the van, how bands like Thursday and The Flatliners inspired them, quitting day jobs, and the incremental success of underdog punk life. Head here for more info on PUP, their tour dates, and their latest album, Morbid Stuff.For more from Lior Phillips and This Must Be the Gig, follow along on Instagram or Twitter, or like the show page on Facebook.Be sure to subscribe, rate, and review via Apple Podcast, Stitcher, Spotify, or wherever you find your podcasts. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Episode 55 : Kevin McHale
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This week's episode is sponsored by BandBox.This week we're joined by none other than Kevin McHale—a delightful human being who many first came to know in his role as Artie on the beloved musical TV mainstay Glee. But you may not know that Kevin has a long history in pop music, and continued to write his own music while working on Glee. Kevin's about to release the latest results from that effort in the form of a brand new solo EP, Boy. In this week’s giggly conversation, Kevin chats about his boy band past, what it was like developing his own voice while singing other people’s songs on TV, the grueling reality of the Glee tour, seeing Jessica Simpson and Ricky Martin as a kid, and so much more.Head here for more info on Kevin McHale and his new EP, Boy.For more from Lior Phillips and This Must Be the Gig, follow along on Instagram or Twitter, or like the show page on Facebook.Be sure to subscribe, rate, and review via Apple Podcast, Stitcher, Spotify, or wherever you find your podcasts. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
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Birthdate
Jul 9th, 1987
Episode Count
60
Podcast Count
1
Total Airtime
2 days, 20 hours