Difficult Artist

Difficult Artist

Difficult Artist

CATEGORY: Society & Culture
How do artists make what they make? Join journalist and best-selling author Lizzy Goodman as she digs into the daily creative practices of some of the most compelling figures in entertainment, politics, film, literature, and art. Difficult Artist is produced by Cadence13.
  1. July 28, 2021
    1 hr
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    Punch
    Terrence “Punch” Henderson is the president of Top Dawg Entertainment, the small but mighty Carson, California based record label that’s home to some of the most innovative and influential artists in the music…
  2. July 21, 2021
    43 min
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    Patrick Carney
    Patrick Carney and Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys first knew each other as two kids in their Akron, Ohio neighborhood who got beaten up by the same bully. How did that relationship turn into one of the most end…
  3. July 14, 2021
    54 min
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    Kerrilynn Pamer
    Kerrilynn Pamer is the co-founder and CEO of the natural beauty brand CAP beauty. She’s built a career out of being curious - about cool face oils and amazing scents - but also about more esoteric health and be…
  4. July 07, 2021
    1 hr 30 min
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    KT Tunstall
    Singer songwriter KT Tunstall discusses everything from how her process has changed in over two decades of rock stardom to how she wrote some of her most beloved songs. She also gets into the sense of malaise t…
  5. June 30, 2021
    1 hr 18 min
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    Michelle Zauner
    Michelle Zauner does a lot of things well: she fronts her band Japanese Breakfast, she directs music videos, and she writes. Zauner's first book, Crying in H Mart, which came out earlier this year, is a rare th…
  6. June 23, 2021
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    Laurie Anderson
    Laurie Anderson is a master at making her life her art. In a conversation as unconventional as the artist herself, Lizzy and Laurie discuss everything from the geological history of the planet to death and grie…
  7. June 16, 2021
    1 hr 31 min
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    Ed O’Brien
    As a founding member of Radiohead, Ed O'Brien has been on the inside of one of the great rock and roll stories. He talks about growing up in the cloistered world of British boarding school life, recalling the w…
  8. June 09, 2021
    1 hr 21 min
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    Olivia Nuzzi
    Olivia Nuzzi is the Washington Correspondent for New York Magazine. For four-plus years it was her job to think about Donald Trump and his cohort every day. She talks to Lizzy about the emotional cost of that w…
  9. June 02, 2021
    1 hr 11 min
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    Liz Phair
    One of the most resonant voices in music, Liz Phair is a true iconoclast with a sense of levity about the game of fame. Liz gets into her long history being both embraced and rejected by the indie rock communit…
  10. May 26, 2021
    1 hr 18 min
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    Shantell Martin
    The visual artist Shantell Martin has an unusual creative process: she draws live. As in, she walks up to a blank canvas, and, in front of an audience, waits for inspiration to strike. The results are mesmerizi…