Bill was the original drummer for Yes, a default member of King Crimson, and briefly played with Genesis and the late ’70s supergroup U.K., but most of his output has been with his own jazz-inflected Earthworks and Bruford, as rock proved too confining for his rhythmic and tonal creativity.
Comments from Warren Fischer (Fischerspooner) re. the stylistic conservatism expressed on our songwriting episode and Mark’s response: Can we maintain the critical eye needed to create without being dismissive of other styles’ internal logic/aesthetic standards? This is harder than it sounds.
Victor Krummenacher and Jonathan Segel join Mark and Wes to discuss songwriting and authenticity in the age of Internet consumerism. This episode prefigured Mark’s Nakedly Examined Music podcast.
Includes a preview of the Aftershow featuring more musicians including ex-Camper Chris Molla.
End songs: “The Bastards Never Show Themselves” by the Monks of Doom and Mike Wilson’s “RG.”
Mark and Wes are joined by Victor Krummenacher and Jonathan Segel to discuss songwriting and authenticity in the age of Internet consumerism. Extended for Citizens consumption.
End song: “The Bastards Never Show Themselves” by the Monks of Doom
Featuring Danny Lobell, Mark Linsenmayer, Jonathan Segel, Dave Buchanan, David Prentiss, Kevin Peffley, Kevin Middleton, Anthony Durity, Todd Costa, and Sebastian Roll. Recorded May 18, 2015,