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HAIM Part 2
On the sixth episode of The FADER Uncovered podcast, host Mark Ronson is reunited with HAIM to continue the conversation they began in Part One. Mark, Este, and Alana pick up where they left off, discussing the secrets to a good party, a shared love of The Eagles, early work on the band’s next album, and a long lost Ghostbusters theme cover Haim and Mark once recorded together alongside an ill-fated Howard Stern collaboration.
|Jun 14, 2021|
On the fifth episode of The FADER Uncovered podcast, host Mark Ronson is joined by Tame Imapala’s Kevin Parker to look back at his band’s 2012 FADER cover story and his journey from creating psych rock alone at home to becoming festival headlining rock star. Kevin tells Mark about celebrating 10 years of the band’s debut album Innerspeaker, the key to writing a great song, and his memory of playing Coachella with Tyler, The Creator and Danny DeVito watching from the side of the stage. Mark, meanwhile, reveals the Tame Impala song he and his fiancée had their first kiss to.
|Jun 07, 2021|
HAIM Part 1
On the fourth episode of The FADER Uncovered podcast, host Mark Ronson is joined by Este and Alana from HAIM to reminisce about their 2013 FADER cover story and to look back over their early days as a band. The sisters fill Mark in on the tough period in their personal lives that led to their Grammy-nominated 2020 album Women In Music Pt.III and how the global pandemic put a stop to their planned tour of delis to promote the record. They also reminisce about being in a band with their parents and Este’s time as a member of pop-rock group the Valli Girls alongside her sister Danielle. There’s talk of panic attacks on the set of Saturday Night Live plus HAIM’s work with Hollywood auteur Paul Thomas Anderson, too. In fact, they had so much to discuss that a second episode featuring HAIM will follow in the coming weeks. Subscribe now to make sure you don’t miss it.
|May 31, 2021|
On the third episode of The FADER Uncovered podcast, host Mark Ronson is joined by Talking Heads icon David Byrne to reminisce about his 2009 FADER cover story and his inspiring and unique musical career. David tells Mark about his numerous classic albums, both as a solo artist and as part of Talking Heads, collaborating with Brian Eno, what he wanted to achieve with his must-read book How Music Works, and the journey from arthouse to arenas. They also discuss Byrne’s ambitious staging of his American Utopia live show on Broadway and the new artists he has been listening to in lockdown.
|May 24, 2021|
On the second episode of The FADER Uncovered podcast, host Mark Ronson is joined by sugar trap pioneer Rico Nasty to look back at her 2018 FADER cover story and her life in the spotlight since. Rico tells Mark about the highs and lows of her life on tour, merging rap and rock in new ways, and how she learned to trust herself as she rose to global fame.
|May 17, 2021|
On the first episode of The FADER Uncovered, host Mark Ronson speaks with Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, drummer of The Legendary Roots Crew. Quest takes Mark back to 2002, when The Roots appeared on the cover of The FADER just before the release of their fifth album, Phrenology. They discuss the incredible creative energy in Philadelphia around the turn of the millennium and the absurd concentration of talent around Electric Lady Studios in Greenwich Village; the difficulties The Roots faced when trying to level up after 1999’s Things Fall Apart; and how Jay-Z quoting The Simpsons on a phone call with Quest led to The Roots collaborating with Hov on MTV Unplugged, thawing out the cold war between underground and mainstream hip-hop.
|May 10, 2021|
The FADER Uncovered is a series of in-depth conversations with the world’s most impactful musicians, from genre-defining stars to avant-garde pioneers hosted by seven time Grammy Award winner, Oscar Award winner, legendary record producer and DJ, Mark Ronson. Each episode is rooted in these musicians’ iconic FADER cover stories, an institution that, over the past two decades, has told artists’ stories like no other. It’s a chance to talk about the past, present, and future of music and artistry, reflecting on the breakthroughs, creative struggles, and evolutions that can take place under the spotlight. Join Mark Ronson for a new episode every week.
|Apr 30, 2021|