In a rare interview for the singer, Gillian Welch talks to Kyle Meredith about Father John Misty and their recent show at the Hollywood Bowl, the long-awaited vinyl pressing of 2003’s Soul Journey, and how the song “Look at Miss Ohio” came together. Welch also reveals why 1998 album, Hell Among the Yearlings, almost wasn’t a duo record. Lastly, Welch discusses possibility of new music in the near future.
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.