Lake Street Dive

3:21am

Mon July 7, 2014
Music Interviews

How To Create A Song: Lake Street Dive Style

Originally published on Mon July 7, 2014 11:14 am

Lake Street Dive's new album is Bad Self Portraits.
Jarrod McCabe Courtesy of the artist

Transcript

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

We're hearing throughout today's program from Lake Street Dive. The music group has two men, two women, and we'll talk here with them about how to create a song.

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "YOU GO DOWN SMOOTH")

LAKE STREET DIVE: (Singing) Would it be true to say that I ordered you? Or was it you that ordered me?

INSKEEP: Like this one. They use jazz instrumentation, more or less - trumpet, stand-up bass, guitar, some drums, voice. They play pop and soul, and draw big following.

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1:21am

Mon July 7, 2014
Music

Lake Street Dive And The Chemistry Of Harmony

Originally published on Mon July 7, 2014 12:23 pm

Lake Street Dive's latest album is Bad Self Portraits.
Jarrod McCabe Courtesy of the artist

Lake Street Dive is two men and two women, all in the neighborhood of 30, who met at the New England Conservatory of Music. As a group they use jazz instrumentation, more or less — trumpet, stand-up bass, guitar, some drums — but they play pop and soul, and draw a big following doing it. In fact, a video of them performing on a Boston street corner has been viewed more than 2 million times.

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4:59pm

Fri September 21, 2012
Music

KUNC Presents: 6th Annual Rootsfest Benefiting Swallow Hill

Swallow Hill Music

Tickets just went on sale Friday for Rootsfest w/ Patty Griffin, Todd Snider and Lake Street Dive. The annual celebration of Roots music is December 8th, all in benefit of Swallow Hill Music.

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