Music That Matters Podcast: Mike Birbiglia

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Mike Birbiglia // photo by Evan Sung

Currently, you’ll hear:

Music That Matters, Vol. 431 – Mike Birbiglia
Comedian, writer, actor and director Mike Birbiglia and his also-multi-talented wife Jen Stein – whose cat is named Mazzy Star – curate and discuss some of their favorite songs and recording artists, including Tegan and Sara, Sharon Van Etten, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah featuring Matt Berninger, The Rentals, and more! Produced by KEXP Variety Mix host Nate Prudhon. Birbiglia will be performing his latest show “Thank God for Jokes” in Seattle on New Year’s Eve, Wednesday, December 31st, at the Moore Theatre.

1. Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros – Better Days
2. Bleachers – I Wanna Get Better
3. ELEL – 40 Watt
4. Sharon Van Etten – Every Time the Sun Comes Up
5. Foxygen – How Can You Really
6. Sylvan Esso – Coffee
7. Maps – To the Sky
8. The Rentals – 1000 Seasons
9. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah (feat. Matt Berninger) – Coming Down
10. Tegan and Sara – Back In Your Head (Live on KEXP)
11. The War On Drugs – Red Eyes
12. Conor Oberst – Zigzagging Toward the Light
13. Junip – Your Life, Your Call
14. Real Estate – It’s Real

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