The Moment with Brian Koppelman

Aimee Mann: 8/18/15

Aimee Mann: 8/18/15

The Moment with Brian Koppelman - August 18, 2015 - 1:10:20

Aimee Mann, one of the best songwriters of our generation, joins Brian this week to discuss the evolution of her music, the time she spent with ‘Til Tuesday, and the way Aimee thinks about creating songs. Also, Brian and Aimee discuss an event prior to the “Whatever” album that impacted the both of them professionally and creatively. Plus, Aimee falls in love with a lyric from Jason Isbell’s new album, talks about the importance of form and self-awareness as an artist, and how lately she’s simply trying to be a more mature person. Topic Mentioned: Chronicles by Bob Dylan Paul Giamatti's interview on The Moment: 7/20/15 Coming Up Close: Retrospective by ’Til Tuesday Whatever by Aimee Mann Charmer by Aimee Mann The Both by Aimee Mann and Ted Leo I’m With Stupid by Aimee Mann Something More Than Free by Jason Isbell "24 Frames" by Jason Isbell The Forgotten Arm by Aimee Mann @#%&*! Smilers by Aimee Mann Solitary Man The Big Lebowski Magnolia: Music from the Motion Picture by Aimee Mann People Mentioned: Aimee Mann David Lee Roth Billy Collins Ted Leo Michael Penn Jon Brion Tony Berg Michael Hausman Epic Records Heart Tracy Chapman 10,000 Maniacs Desmond Child Taylor Swift Jenny Lewis Neko Case Thelonious Monk Kevin Seccia This episode of the Moment is sponsored by Braintree. If you’re working on a mobile app and searching for a simple payments solution, check out Braintree. With one simple integration, you can offer your customers every way to pay. Period. To learn more, and for your first $50,000 in transactions fee-free, go to And by Casper. An online retailer of premium mattresses for a fraction of the price. Casper mattresses come with free delivery and returns within a 100-day period. Right now, get $50 towards any mattress by visiting and using the promo code MOMENT. Email: Twitter: @BrianKoppelman iTunes:

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