Alpha Consumer perform live in The Current studio

by David Campbell, Leah Garaas

Jeremy Ylkisaker, JT Bates and Mike Lewis of Alpha Consumer performing live in The Current studio.
Jeremy Ylkisaker, JT Bates and Mike Lewis of Alpha Consumer performing live in The Current studio. (MPR / Leah Garaas)
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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.

Songs Performed

"Brain Doctor"
"Miss Positron"
"Circular Room"

All songs off Alpha Consumer's latest record, Meat, out now on Totally Gross National Product.

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  • Jeremy Ylvisaker of Alpha Consumer performing
    Jeremy Ylvisaker of Alpha Consumer performing "Miss Positron" live in The Current studio. (MPR / Leah Garaas)
  • Mike Lewis performing with Alpha Consumer live in The Current studio.
    Mike Lewis performing with Alpha Consumer live in The Current studio. (MPR / Leah Garaas)
  • Jeremy Ylvisaker and his Squier Jazzmaster in The Current studio.
    Jeremy Ylvisaker and his Squier Jazzmaster in The Current studio. (MPR / Leah Garaas)
  • JT Bates and Jeremy Ylvisaker performing as Alpha Consumer live in The Current studio.
    JT Bates and Jeremy Ylvisaker performing as Alpha Consumer live in The Current studio. (MPR / Leah Garaas)
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