Episode 5: Back to Basics

November 12, 2020

Shadow // Yaddo hosted by Elaina Richardson—broadcasting stories of hope, resistance, humor and curiosity in our new podcast!

Buster Keaton with a strange job? That’s how writer, singer-songwriter and former Soul Coughing frontman Mike Doughty describes himself. Here, he talks with us about his new band, new book, and why he always keeps a guitar in his hands. Shayla Lawson shares a tip for her fellow artists, and Glendalys Medina discusses why survey shows can sometimes be problematic. Friends and fellow Yaddo artists Olivia Laing and Joseph Keckler chat about work routines and whether luck has anything to do with making art. In Episode 5, we get “back to basics,” with music by Joseph Keckler, Mike Doughty, Nas, and Ghost of Vroom.



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