Empire Builder

Episode 189: Laura Gibson

Episode 189: Laura Gibson

In March of this year, singer/songwriter Laura Gibson released Empire Builder. Not only was it her strongest record to date, but it is undeniably one of 2016's finest releases.

Around that time, we invited Laura (and her band) over the morning after an exhilarating performance at Iota Club and Café to talk about the new album, her transition to becoming a (mostly) full-time New Yorker, higher learning, and much much more. 

PLUS: Our friend Jonny Grave drops by to talk about his new album and the release show on June 7th for said album where he aims to prove its mettle to ya.

This is podcasting at it's fullest potential. 


Episode 170: Laura Gibson - Empire Builder

Episode 170: Laura Gibson - Empire Builder

For 30 years now, SXSW has brought the best and the brightest of the music industry to the music capital of the world for for a week of controlled chaos and musical overload. Music journalist Marcus J. Moore attended this summer camp for music nerds for the first time this year, and he’s hanging out with us to report back on what went down.

Laura Gibson has made a career of making sublimely beautiful folk music, but on Empire Builder she beat back adversity and ended up with her best album to date.

Oddisee is back with a free album Alwasta, and we’ve got a politically charged track off of it to rock your freaking dome.