Multi-instrumentalist Mike Mills joins Kyle Meredith With… to discuss his latest work in the classical genre and how he’s staying political online in the age of Trump. Naturally, the discussion also involved plenty of talk about R.E.M., specifically anniversaries surrounding both 1998’s Up and 2008’s Accelerate, and how he’s well aware of Scott Aukerman and Adam Scott’s latest podcast, R U Talkin’ R.E.M. Re: Me?. Listen above.
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. Rate the series now via iTunes.