Working: “Genre-Fluid” Musician Yola on Mining Her Subconscious

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Working: “Genre-Fluid” Musician Yola on Mining Her Subconscious

Sunday, 11 July

This week, host Isaac Butler talks to the multitalented singer/songwriter Yola. In the interview Yola breaks down her songwriting process from the first seed of an idea to the final product. She also discusses her forthcoming album, Stand for Myself, and the collaborative work that went into it.  After the interview Isaac and co-host June Thomas marvel at Yola’s intuitive songwriting style.  In the exclusive Slate Plus segment, Yola talks about her musical influences and her upcoming tour.  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 Big Mood, Little Mood—and you’ll be supporting the work we do here on Working. Sign up now at slate.com/workingplus. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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