Latest episode of the StageLeft podcast available now!
Ezra Furman is the latest guest artist on this nationally acclaimed podcast.
Not only voted in the BBC’s top ten festival moments for 2016, but already booked to play Coachella 2017, Chicago’s Ezra Furman speaks to the StageLeft Podcast in an entertaining and reflective interview.
Available for free on iTunes, Spotify, and Audioboom, Erza Furman pays tribute to Leonard Cohen, and talks of the importance of Arcade Fire, Green Day and the White Stripes. Detailing the challenges while writing The Refugee, how Lousy Connection and Teddy I’m Ready were composed, Furman also discusses his upbringing, depression, and the impact Donald Trumps’ Presidency may have on future creative output.
‘I hadn’t realized you could be proud to be unpopular and screwing up… and that you could wear it as a badge of honour to not fit into the system you were asked to fit into.’
The StageLeft Podcast lifts the veil on the music industry, giving new insight of the working practises of the greats by telling the stories of those possessing a unique vantage point. The podcast intends to give a unique insight to those going into the music industry about the true workings behind the smokescreen. We hope to ask the questions that you want to hear answered, and create heritage along the way.
The project began in April 2015, and has featured musicians who’ve worked with Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson, The Beatles, Oasis, The Prodigy, Sheryl Crow, Bob Dylan, Fun Lovin’ Criminals, Morrissey, Alanis Morissette, Kenny Ball, Roy Orbison, Ray Charles and Fleetwood Mac.
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