Mini Mansions frontman Michael Shuman joins Kyle Meredith to discuss the band’s new album, Guy Walks Into A Bar. Together, they chat about how it was written and recorded in real time with all of the highs and lows of a relationship. Shuman also shares how he worked in a dark duet with Alison Mosshart and tapped Queens of the Stone Age drummer Jon Theodore. Elsewhere, he revisits the time he opened for Sparks.
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 Apple Podcasts.