In this week’s edition of Lipps Service, host Scott Lipps Zoomed with Joe Newman and Gus Unger-Hamilton of veteran British indie rock band alt-J. During their conversation, they traced the band’s origins from their 2007 formation, their mutual love of Larry David and how they’ve kept things fresh over the years. Their new album, The Dream, was released on February 11. Alt-J also will be hitting the road for a North American tour on February 25.
Since it began in 2018, the acclaimed podcast has featured many of the biggest voices and personalities in music, including exclusive interviews with Red Hot Chili Peppers singer Anthony Kiedis, David Lee Roth, Shepard Fairey, Courtney Love, Dove Cameron, Mick Fleetwood, Nikki Sixx, Perry Farrell and many, many more.
On last week’s edition of SPIN Presents Lipps Service, Lipps spoke with one of our favorite rising singer-songwriters, Cassandra Jenkins. Jenkins featured prominently on a number of our best-of lists in 2021. In their conversation, they discussed Jenkins’ childhood in a musical household, her friendship with the late, great David Berman and of course, An Overview on Phenomenal Nature.
Every week, a new episode of SPIN Presents Lipps Service is available wherever you consume podcasts (Apple, etc.). Listen to the full episode with alt-J below.