Tag: Rick Rubin

Podcasts

Broken Record with Rick Rubin, Malcolm Gladwell, Bruce Headlam and Justin Richmond

From Rick Rubin, Malcolm Gladwell, Bruce Headlam, and Justin Richmond. The musicians you love talk about their life, inspiration, and craft. Then play.

Episodes

Nile Rodgers and Chic

Broken Record with Rick Rubin, Malcolm Gladwell, Bruce Headlam and Justin Richmond - November 20, 2018
Nile Rodgers, the mastermind behind the disco band Chic and producer of artists like David Bowie, Daft Punk and Madonna, plays live with his band and talks about his life and long musical career in the very studio that was built for him...

Questlove Part 1

Broken Record with Rick Rubin, Malcolm Gladwell, Bruce Headlam and Justin Richmond - March 26, 2019
Questlove talks about how he got involved with D’Angelo’s Voodoo record, the evolution of his drumming style, how he approaches DJ’ing, and tells the best Obama story ever. Part 1 of 2.

Questlove Part 2

Broken Record with Rick Rubin, Malcolm Gladwell, Bruce Headlam and Justin Richmond - March 26, 2019
Questlove talks about how he got involved with D’Angelo’s Voodoo record, the evolution of his drumming style, how he approaches DJ’ing, and tells the best Obama story ever. Part 2 of 2.

David Byrne

Broken Record with Rick Rubin, Malcolm Gladwell, Bruce Headlam and Justin Richmond - April 2, 2019
Rick Rubin and Malcolm Gladwell talk with David Byrne (formerly of Talking Heads) about protest music: some of his favorite protest songs, the earliest ones he heard, how they affected his songwriting, and what makes them effective.

Mary Gauthier

Broken Record with Rick Rubin, Malcolm Gladwell, Bruce Headlam and Justin Richmond - April 9, 2019
Mary Gauthier is one of the most unique songwriters in Nashville. Forgoing the city's often conventional pop sound, Gauthier's songs are unafraid to probe into what she calls "the extremely personal." Gauthier talks to Bruce Headlam in...

How To Write A Hit Song: The Love Junkies

Broken Record with Rick Rubin, Malcolm Gladwell, Bruce Headlam and Justin Richmond - April 16, 2019
Lori McKenna, Liz Rose and Hillary Lidnsey—known as the Love Junkies—write some of the best songs in Nashville today. Between the three of them, they've helped launch Taylor Swift, pushed Lady Gaga into country music—with her album...

T Bone Burnett: Perfection Is Second-Rate

Broken Record with Rick Rubin, Malcolm Gladwell, Bruce Headlam and Justin Richmond - April 30, 2019
T Bone Burnett helped launch the careers of Los Lobos, Counting Crows, Gillian Welch; revive the careers of Roy Orbison and Robert Plant; course-correct Elvis Costello’s career in the mid-eighties and just recently produced a beautiful...

Linda Perry: Making Hits Her Way

Broken Record with Rick Rubin, Malcolm Gladwell, Bruce Headlam and Justin Richmond - May 7, 2019
Linda Perry is one of the only women considered a go-to producer in the music industry.After finding success with her band 4 Non Blondes and their ubiquitous single, "What's Up?" (1992) Perry went on to write and produce for other...

J.S. Ondara: Knockin' on America's Door

Broken Record with Rick Rubin, Malcolm Gladwell, Bruce Headlam and Justin Richmond - May 14, 2019
Bruce Headlam discovered J.S. Ondara listening to his car radio late last year. And with a great showing at South By Southwest and a spot opening for Neil Young this summer, it seems like the rest of America is discovering him too. In...

Vampire Weekend Returns: Ezra Koenig with Ariel Rechtshaid

Broken Record with Rick Rubin, Malcolm Gladwell, Bruce Headlam and Justin Richmond - May 21, 2019
Vampire Weekend returned this month with their first record in six years, "Father of the Bride". And long before it sat on top of the Billboard album chart, the band's leader, Ezra Koenig and producer Ariel Rechtshaid stopped by Shangri...

Ep. 55 | Fred Durst

Curious with Josh Peck - May 21, 2019
From Limp Bizkit to directing films, Fred is a man of many talents, passions and experiences. I feel lucky to have known him for over a decade, he's one of the great ones. We chop it up GOOD and talk about having his house burn down,...

Jack White & Brendan Benson of the Raconteurs

Broken Record with Rick Rubin, Malcolm Gladwell, Bruce Headlam and Justin Richmond - October 1, 2019
Jack White and Brendan Benson of the Raconteurs play through some songs off their new record, "Help Me Stranger" and talk with Malcolm Gladwell from Jack's Detroit home. Rick Rubin joins by phone. Jack talks through his theory that...

Tyler the Creator Talks Igor

Broken Record with Rick Rubin, Malcolm Gladwell, Bruce Headlam and Justin Richmond - October 8, 2019
Tyler, the Creator spent three days this summer in Italy with Rick Rubin. At the end of the three days they sat down to record a conversation about Tyler's new album, "Igor". They play through some tracks off the album and Tyler even...

Yola's Walk Through Fire

Broken Record with Rick Rubin, Malcolm Gladwell, Bruce Headlam and Justin Richmond - October 15, 2019
After years honing her craft in the UK Yola finally lands with her beautiful album, "Walk Through Fire." Produced by the Black Keys' Dan Auerbach, the album combines classic country, soul and rock and roll. Bruce Headlam talks to Yola...

Wyclef Jean Goes Back To School

Broken Record with Rick Rubin, Malcolm Gladwell, Bruce Headlam and Justin Richmond - October 22, 2019
Wyclef Jean, who's had solo hits and with the Fugees, and produced hits for Destiny's Child, Shakira, and Carlos Santana came back this year with a new project, "Wyclef Goes Back To School." Every song is a collaboration with...

Leonard Cohen's Legacy with Adam Cohen: Thanks for the Dance

Broken Record with Rick Rubin, Malcolm Gladwell, Bruce Headlam and Justin Richmond - November 19, 2019
Leonard Cohen died three weeks after releasing his last record, You Want It Darker, in 2016. It was the first album he worked on this son, Adam. In mourning, Adam turned his attention to poem's of his father's that he recorded while...

Norah Jones Begins Again

Broken Record with Rick Rubin, Malcolm Gladwell, Bruce Headlam and Justin Richmond - November 26, 2019
Norah Jones sits with Malcolm Gladwell and Bruce Headlam at The Bridge Studio in New York to talk about — and play through — her latest album, Begin Again. The album is the result of a new way of working in the studio that's invigorated...

Flea: Acid For the Children

Broken Record with Rick Rubin, Malcolm Gladwell, Bruce Headlam and Justin Richmond - December 3, 2019
Flea sat with Malcolm Gladwell to discuss his newly released memoir, "Acid For the Children," for the very first live taping of Broken Record! The book is a journey through Flea's childhood: from Australia to the seedy streets of 1970's...

FKA Twigs Heals with Magdalene

Broken Record with Rick Rubin, Malcolm Gladwell, Bruce Headlam and Justin Richmond - December 10, 2019
FKA Twigs and Rick Rubin dive deep into the creative journey that lead to Twigs’ stunning new album, Magdalene. They cover the physical and emotional trauma that inspired the album, how she found solace in the brilliant musicians she...

Bon Iver's Past and Present

Broken Record with Rick Rubin, Malcolm Gladwell, Bruce Headlam and Justin Richmond - December 12, 2019
Justin Vernon and producer Chris Messina from Bon Iver, discuss the new album "i,i" with Rick Rubin. Listen as they bond over their love for remote recording spaces, the importance of self care while making music, Justin’s love for the...