On the latest Kyle Meredith With…, Calpurnia rockers Finn Wolfhard, Malcolm Craig, Ayla Tesler-Mabe and Jack Anderson talk about their new single, “Cell”, and share their long list of favorite bands and influences, ranging from legends such as Iggy Pop andThe Velvet Underground to new heroes such as PUP and White Reaper. They also discuss the current state of rock ‘n’ roll, where they hope it will go next, and their budding friendships with acts who have helped build up the genre which includes a band called Weezer.
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.