On today’s episode of Kyle Meredith With…, Rage Against the Machine‘s Tom Morello discusses the process of creating his new solo record The Atlas Underground, including anecdotes about working with industry mainstays like Gary Clark Jr., Marcus Mumford and even a story about asking Foo Fighters‘s Dave Grohl to play on the album. Morello also talks about Rage and the upcoming 20th anniversary of their 1999 record The Battle of Los Angeles, in addition to future plans with the supergroup Prophets of Rage.
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.