Working: How Musician Julien Baker Gets Unstuck

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Working: How Musician Julien Baker Gets Unstuck

Sunday, 21 March

This week, host Isaac Butler talks to musician Julien Baker about her new album Little Oblivions. In the interview, Julien discusses the process of writing the song “Favor” and how she combined pieces that were originally intended to be separate songs. She also describes her revision process and explains why Little Oblivions features more dissonant and abrasive sounds than her previous albums.   After the interview, Isaac and co-host Rumaan Alam help a teacher who wants to bring more creativity into the classroom.  In the exclusive Slate Plus segment, Julien talks about some of the music that has inspired her recently.  Send your questions about creativity and any other feedback to working@slate.com or give us a call at (304) 933-9675. Podcast production by Cameron Drews. If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get benefits like zero ads on any Slate podcast, bonus episodes of shows like Slow Burn and Dear Prudence—and you’ll be supporting the work we do here on Working. Sign up now to help support our work. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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