This Monday’s Kyle Meredith With… Deer Tick’s John Joseph McCauley breaks down the band’s upcoming compilation, Mayonnaise. The singer-songwriter also explains the significance behind the songs Deer Tick covers, shares some of his band’s finer beer-drinking exploits, and retells the entire story leading up to his life-changing experiences fronting Nirvana. From Dave Grohl planning the entire thing to standing in a room for rehearsals, McCauley goes deep on the unthinkable reunion.
Kyle Meredith With… is an interview series in which WFPK’s Kyle Meredith speaks to a wide breadth of musicians. Each episode, Meredith digs deep into an artist’s work to find out how the music is made and where their journey is going, from legendary artists like Robert Plant, Paul McCartney, U2 and Bryan Ferry, to the newer class of The National, St. Vincent, Arctic Monkeys, Haim, and Father John Misty. Check back Monday, Wednesday, and Friday for new episodes. Rate the series now via iTunes.