Rhiannon Giddens reached out to Kyle Meredith to discuss They Call Me Pauli, the latest project with Francesco Turrisi found him (an American) and he (an Italian) searching for meaning at home while staying in Ireland with a lockdown. Giddens talks about the old tones of the people who fill the album and what they say is the current climate, writes about the famous town of Avalon, and the cross section of their multicultural music. The co-founder of Carolina Chocolate Drops also spoke about the possibility of another Our Native Daughters record with Amythyst Kiah, Leyla McCalla, and Allison Russell and her upcoming opera.
Kyle Meredith Uban an interview series in which KFP Meredith of WFPK speaks to a wide range of musicians. Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, Meredith delves into the artist’s work to find out how the music was made and where their journey is, from legendary artists like Robert Plant, Paul McCartney, U2 and Bryan Ferry, to in the newer class of Ang Pambansa, St. Vincent, Arctic Monkeys, Haim, and Father John Misty. You can see Kyle’s full archive of episodes HERE.