TMT 231: Alec Hanley Bemis

Talk Music Talk with boice

Jun 11 2021 • 1 hr 23 mins

In 2001, The National’s self-titled debut was released on Brassland, a label co-founded by band members Aaron & Bryce Dessner and Alec Hanley Bemis. Two decades later, under Alec’s guidance, Brassland has consistently boasted an adventurous roster that has included Bartees Strange, Hannah Georgas, Fusilier, Las Palabras and Bryce Dessner/So Percussion’s Music for Wood and Strings. [This is episode features an exclusive ten-track Brassland playlist curated by Alec Hanley Bemis.]

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Brassland Playlist:
01 Clogs: "Cocodrillo" (feat. Shara Nova née Shara Worden) — from the album The Creatures In The Garden Of Lady Walton

02 Bartees Strange: "Going Going" — from the album Say Goodbye To Pretty Boy

03 Hannah Georgas: "That Emotion" (radio edit) — from the album All That Emotion

04 Baby Dayliner: "You Push I'll Go" (feat Alex Sanchez) — from the EP You Push I'll Go

05 This is The Kit: "Earthquake" — from the album Wriggle Out The Restless

06 Las Palabras: "Condesa" — from the album Las Palabras

07 Fusilier: "dueling" — from the EP Duty

08 Buke and Gase: "Houdini Crush" — from the album General Dome

09 Bryce Dessner / So Percussion / Justin Vernon / S. Carey: "Music for Wood and Strings (Translucent remake) — remix from the album Music for Wood & Strings

10 Briars of North America: "Sala" (edit) — from the album Supermoon

These Brassland artists were previously interviewed on TMT:
TMT 206: Bartees Strange

https://open.spotify.com/episode/6hXcUwntmL8u4uoLmoj3dU? si=kmuJFSNiT1aQaKJRfpM88A&dl_branch=1

TMT 210: Fusilier

https://open.spotify.com/episode/7bDOiPGpOq3BqML5CelCHj?si=An4obJhIRJyXR8TZxW3F- A&dl_branch=1

TMT 225: Rafael Cohen (Las Palabras, !!! and El Guapo):

https://open.spotify.com/episode/6hXcUwntmL8u4uoLmoj3dU? si=kmuJFSNiT1aQaKJRfpM88A&dl_branch=1

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