In the summer of 1994, David Berman along with bandmates Stephen Malkmus, Bob Nastanovich, and Steve West entered Easley McCain Recording in Memphis, Tennessee. The end result would be Starlite Walker. In Episode 28, Silver Jews founding member Bob Nastanovich tells the story of the band’s debut full length recounting Berman’s excursion into the woods of Oxford, Mississippi to write the album’s lyrics as well as the impetus for and the experience of working in a professional recording studio.
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One Reply to “Episode 28: Starlite Walker by Silver Jews”
Many thanks for this. Great to get some insider insights on the making of Starlite Walker and the early years. Still get a bit choked up about David Berman’s passing, but what a wonderfully insightful, funny and mysterious body of work.