E006 - Kip Berman (The Pains of Being Pure at Heart)

 

This week our guest is Kip Berman of New York indie-pop band, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart. We'll talk to him about how the late-great Prince inspired his rock star ambitions, the memorable mixtape a friend made for him in college, and Lorde's fantastic new record.

Pains Of Being Pure At Heart (Vinyl)
By Pains of Being Pure at Heart
The Echo of Pleasure (Vinyl)
By Pains of Being Pure at Heart
 

Spotify Playlist

Here are some select tracks based on our conversation with Kip.

Featuring:
Cyndi Lauper, David Bowie, Prince, Sir Mix-A-Lot, Pavement, Felt, Nirvana, Weston, OMD, Joy Division, Suede, Pulp, Lorde, Frankie Rose, Fear of Men, The Drums, Katy Perry, The New Pornographers, Serge Gainsbourg, Francoise Hardy, Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan and more
 
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