Interviews

RARE AND LEGENDARY INTERVIEWS,
NEWLY TRANSFERRED AND REMASTERED FROM THE SOURCE TAPES.

On May 8, 1982, Deirdre aired her “1st Annual Brian Eno Birthday Celebration,” chatting with her hero about ditching vocal music, why he doesn’t perform live, his video installation…

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The Beach Boys icon stopped by KCRW on June 28, 1988 to discuss the complicated genesis of his self-titled solo album and his struggles with solitude and loneliness.

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Tracey Thorn and Ben Watt join Deirdre in 1985 to talk the need for women's voices in songwriting, reproducing their music in a live context, and the best way to embed a political message in a pop song.

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Known for their brilliant, jagged, and tightly-wound “avant-pop” albums, Austin’s Glass Eye takes Deirdre through their LP “Bent By Nature,” plus a command performance of “Dimsey Naish.”

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The former Echo & The Bunnymen frontman visits "SNAP!" on January 29, 1990 to talk going solo, the end of the Bunnymen, working with Elizabeth Fraser, and more.

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In 1990, the former Clash frontman began his long alliance with The Pogues, producing their new album, "Hell's Ditch." He visits "SNAP!" to preview a few tracks, discuss making the album, and more.

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The late, great director stops by SNAP! in 1984 to spin a wild selection of his favorite music and discuss the making of the now-iconic Talking Heads concert film "Stop Making Sense."

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Composer Philip Glass and director Godfrey Reggio stop by in May 1983 to discuss “Koyaanisqatsi,” a cinematic collaboration now considered a milestone of documentary film.

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The luminary vocalist drops by "SNAP!" in September 1986 with a bagful of records for a guest DJ set with musical interjections by Deirdre.

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Deirdre talks with the Glasgow cult favorites in a rare 1985 interview about the long genesis of their debut, their collective struggle with self-doubt, and their imminent preparations for their second album.

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In this never-before-heard interview on Easter Sunday 1986, Deirdre navigates a young JAMC's surly takes on sex, success, and "Psychocandy," making for an enjoyably juicy episode from…

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Guitarist Dave Newton and vocalist Paul Marsh drop by "SNAP!" in 1987 to talk their major label debut "Happy Head" and perhaps be cajoled into performing a song...

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The fearless U.K. punks stop by "SNAP!" in 1988 to talk their album "A Bell Is A Cup Until It Is Struck," opening for Depeche Mode, and the use of technology in their music.

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