On the latest Kyle Meredith With…, David Gray speaks about his upcoming record, Gold in a Brass Age, discussing the album’s themes of nature and slowing down, how these reflections tie in with his own 50th birthday, and how his attitude changes going into each new album. He also talks Steve Reich, Life in Slow Motion, and his breakthrough album, White Ladder, which was released 20 years ago.
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.