Episode 2

February 03, 2022

01:22:02

Feral Zone 2: MICHAEL CERVERIS LETS LOOSE IN THE GILDED AGE

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Manny Chevrolet René Coman
Feral Zone 2: MICHAEL CERVERIS LETS LOOSE IN THE GILDED AGE
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Show Notes

The Tony Award-winning actor and musician returns to discuss his latest role on HBO’s new “Gilded Age” period drama and his band Loose Cattle’s recent “Heavy Lifting” album. Guitarist and composer Jonathan Freilich joins the proceedings to add his two cents. Everyone’s been through a lot in the last few years, and Michael is no exception. Tonight he enters the Feral Zone as we search for the first glimmer of dawn.

Topics include a return guest, continuing education, Neil Young and Crazy Horse at the Barn, minimalism, Phil Spector’s maximalism, lockdown recordings and video production, new songs, Kimberly Kaye, Will Sexton, emotionalism, artistic ownership, session work, Mark Bingham, Peter Stampfel, dreams coming true, “The War of Art,” process, gigs, “The Drowning Pool,” West Virginia, academic parents, rural progressives, Exeter Academy, Lilli Lewis, Yale, a pivotal time period, health protocols, “The Plot Against America,” “Station Eleven,” turning the tables, a good cop/bad cop proposal, and much more.

Intro music: “The Trucker Takes A Wife” by Styler/Coman

Break and Outro music: “Sidewalk Chicken” and “Get Downtown” from “Heavy Lifting” by Loose Cattle

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