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Jul 15, 2014 Listen to all 4 tracks:
Alpha Consumer In-Studio
Alpha Consumer - Brain Doctor (Live on 89.3 The Current)
Alpha Consumer - Miss Positron (Live on 89.3 The Current)
Alpha Consumer - Circular Room (Live on 89.3 The Current)
With the recent release of Meat, Alpha Consumer stopped by The Current to perform tracks off the new record live on the Local Show.
Between songs, Alpha Consumer's Jeremy Ylvisaker, Mike Lewis and JT Bates chatted with Local Show host David Campbell about the new record, Meat, where Louie C.K. fits in and their upcoming gig at the Red Stag Block Party with Frankie Lee, Sonny Knight and the Lakers and more.
Listen to the full in-studio session to hear Alpha Consumer talk about the emotional high point of recording Meat, how they individually rated their own record and their sitcom-like songwriting on Kick Drugs Out of America.
All songs off Alpha Consumer's latest record, Meat, out now on Totally Gross National Product.
- The Current's Guitar Collection: Jeremy Ylvisaker In The Current's studio to do a session with the band Alpha Consumer, Jeremy Ylvisaker spoke to us about one of his guitars, a Squier Jazzmaster, that he bought in Minneapolis a couple years ago, just before heading out on tour with Andrew Bird.
- Andrew Bird performs in The Current studio 2012 saw not one but two releases from prolific, Chicago-based indie-pop singer-songwriter Andrew Bird.
- The Cloak Ox perform in The Current studio Members of Fog, Lateduster, and Dosh have joined forces under the name The Cloak Ox. After taking a three year break from songwriting, Fog front man Andrew Broder started writing songs that he knew his friends Jeremy Ylvisaker (Alpha Consumer), Mark Erickson (Fog), and Martin Dosh could help bring to life.