Episode 13: A Dream in Sound by Elf Power

In the mid-90s, a group of like-minded bands known as the Elephant 6 Collective began to establish their presence throughout the various indie rock scenes of the U.S. with their most fruitful activity growing in the fertile soils of Athens, Georgia. Elf Power, one of many bands operating out of the Classic City, would become one of the scene’s best. In Episode 13 of In Loving Recollection, Elf Power’s Andrew Rieger tells the story of the band’s 1999 record A Dream in Sound. Recounting the events that led to the album’s creation, Rieger speaks on their experience working with producer Dave Fridmann (The Flaming Lips, Mercury Rev) and the valuable practice of dream journaling. 

For more info on Elf Power, visit elfpower.com and orangetwin.com

Episode 11: City Music by Kevin Morby

Midwest native Kevin Morby has been one of the more consistent songwriters of his generation since his solo debut in 2013.  For Episode 11 of In Loving Recollection, Morby discusses the making of his 2017 record City Music. Speaking on the inspiration that New York played during the writing process, the artist also touches on his experience of recording with band mates Meg Duffy (Hand Habits) and Justin Sullivan (Night Shop) in Stinson Beach, California as well as working with the late, great Richard Swift. 

For more info on Kevin Morby, visit kevinmorby.com and deadoceans.com

Episode 9: All This Sounds Gas by Preston School of Industry

Following the demise of Pavement in 1999, founding member Scott Kannberg, aka Spiral Stairs, makes the most of the break up with his new project Preston School of Industry. Looking back on the moments that shaped his experience, Kannberg delves into the making of Preston School of Industry’s 2001 debut record All This Sounds Gas. Created in an atmosphere very different from that of Pavement’s final album, Kannberg discusses the joy of returning to lo-fi recording and the influences that helped to inform the record’s sound.

For more info on Spiral Stairs, visit spiralstairsofficial.com

Episode 8: The Glands by The Glands

From a town known for birthing great music, Athens, Georgia’s The Glands produced what is considered by many to be one of the best records to ever come out of the Classic City. In this episode, The Glands’ Joe Rowe and Doug Stanley tell the story of the band’s 2000 record The Glands. Recalling the events and experiences surrounding the making of the album, Rowe and Stanley speak on the excitement of signing with legendary Southern label Capricorn Records as well as share memories of their friend and bandmate Ross Shapiro. 

For more on The Glands, visit Newwestrecords.com

Episode 6: Terminal by The Windbreakers

Jackson, Mississippi’s Tim Lee and Bobby Sutliff recorded jangly power pop under the name the Windbreakers during the heyday of 80s college radio. In Episode 6 of In Loving Recollection, Lee tells the story of their 1985 record Terminal. Speaking on the events that led to the album’s creation, Lee touches on working with legendary producer Mitch Easter ( R.E.M, Let’s Active, Pavement) and how the isolation of Mississippi caused the band to create their own scene.

For more info on Tim Lee, visit bark-loud.com

Episode 2: Your Favorite Music by Clem Snide

Episode 2 of In Loving Recollection tells the story of Clem Snide’s 2000 record Your Favorite Music. Singer and songwriter Eef Barzelay recounts the circumstances that influenced the writing and recording of the album, touching on how New Jersey inspired much of the record’s lyrical content and the thrill of signing with music industry legend Seymour Stein.

For more info on Eef Barzelay and Clem Snide visit http://clemsni.de