WTTS In Conversation – Dispatch

WTTS In Conversation’ is a bi-weekly podcast delivering decades of WTTS interviews with music legends and emerging artists.


For Episode #48, Chad and Brad from Dispatch talk with Matt Pelsor about the inspiration for the title track on their latest album “Break Our Fall,” as well as their recent tour with OAR, and their choice to record a signature song of theirs in Russian in an attempt to inspire peace on the other side of the world.

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WTTS In Conversation – Melissa Etheridge

WTTS In Conversation’ is a bi-weekly podcast delivering decades of WTTS interviews with music legends and emerging artists.


For Episode #47, Melissa Etheridge talks with Matt Pelsor about her latest release One Way Out, which is a collection of older songs that were never released, plus two live recordings. She shares how she keeps her voice fit for touring, and talks about her relationship with her spouse who happens to be her exact same age.

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WTTS In Conversation – Cannons

WTTS In Conversation’ is a bi-weekly podcast delivering decades of WTTS interviews with music legends and emerging artists.


For Episode #46, The band Cannons have enjoyed another banner year with the release of their album Fever Dream, a headlining tour, and multiple festivals; so it’s hard to imagine them being anxious about being on stage. But they talk about how nervous they were to play their first big crowd, Lollapalooza 2021. They also get into their writing process, and what life on the road has been like.

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WTTS In Conversation – Matty Healy of The 1975

WTTS In Conversation’ is a bi-weekly podcast delivering decades of WTTS interviews with music legends and emerging artists.


For Episode #45, Frontman Matty Healy of The 1975 talks with morning host Matt Pelsor about their new album Being Funny in a Foreign Language, which just dropped on October 14th. Matty talks about working with mega-producer Jack Antonoff on the record, and about how he sounds different now compared to their breakthrough single “Chocolate.”

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WTTS In Conversation – Jackson Browne

WTTS In Conversation’ is a bi-weekly podcast delivering decades of WTTS interviews with music legends and emerging artists.


For Episode #44, the legendary Jackson Browne chats with morning host Matt Pelsor about his latest album and subsequent tour that brought him through Indianapolis in June. Browne talks about working with his son Ryan on the video for the song “Minutes to Downtown,” and about the decades-long inspiration for the album’s closer “Song for Barcelona,” as well as the album’s ocean-inspired title, Downhill from Everywhere.

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WTTS In Conversation – Jonathan Russell of The Head and The Heart

WTTS In Conversation’ is a bi-weekly podcast delivering decades of WTTS interviews with music legends and emerging artists.


For Episode #43, Jonathan Russell of The Head and The Heart talks to morning host Matt Pelsor about how making the new album, Every Shade of Blue, felt like the band’s earlier days because of the unique and healthy way the band came together during the pandemic. He goes into detail on the single “Virginia,” and reveals the superstar he was trying to emulate in part of his performance. He also shares who he feels is the best songwriter in the band (it isn’t him), and the song that made him realize that.

The Head and The Heart play WTTS Rock On The River on September 30th at TCU Amphitheater at White River State Park.

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WTTS In Conversation – Bryan Devendorf of The National

WTTS In Conversation’ is a bi-weekly podcast delivering decades of WTTS interviews with music legends and emerging artists.


For Episode #42, Drummer Bryan Devendorf of The National talks with morning host Matt Pelsor about their most recent album, I Am Easy to Find, and the complimentary film made by producer Mike Mills (no relation to the REM bassist). They also talk about forthcoming music, and their connections to Cincinnati, where Bryan still lives. 

The National plays TCU Amphitheater at White River State Park on Sunday, September 18th. 

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WTTS In Conversation – Matt Nathanson

WTTS In Conversation’ is a bi-weekly podcast delivering decades of WTTS interviews with music legends and emerging artists.


For Episode #41, Singer-songwriter Matt Nathanson joins morning host Matt Pelsor to talk about his new album, Boston Accent, as well as passion project Achtung Matty, his U2 tribute released around the 30th anniversary of the iconic Achtung Baby.

Matt Nathanson plays the HiFi Annex on August 30th!

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WTTS In Conversation – Warren Haynes of Gov’t Mule

WTTS In Conversation’ is a bi-weekly podcast delivering decades of WTTS interviews with music legends and emerging artists.


For Episode #40, The Gov’t Mule frontman joins morning host Matt Pelsor to talk about their latest album, Heavy Load Blues. He explains how the recording process was unlike any other album they’ve done, and hints at the next record–both of which they recorded simultaneously. He also shares the unique way they decide what to play on any given night.

Gov’t Mule plays the Nickel Plate District Amphitheater on Friday, August 19th.

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