From these questions and these spaces, I wanted to start something a little different: a series highlighting collaborations among Seattle-area artists. I want to break down the myth of the solitary artist. I want to find out more about artistic collaboration: the rewards, the challenges, and the logistics. I want to get to know the practitioners, the people who are doing collaborative work, not just the people who talk about collaborative work. I want to see the contours of how Seattle artists work together. I want to see how that might inspire other artists within and outside Seattle.
Okay, you’ve accumulated all the spices you need. Now what? Violet Séverine Blanchard schools you on the wet stuff: oils for fattiness and vinegars for acidity and flavor.
José Amador talks with The Cody Rivers Show’s Mike Mathieu and discusses some of the duo’s experiences during their busiest period, how much more valuable it is to stick to one’s artistic principles, their approach to creating new material, and how this current volume is less like a concept album, and more like a regular grouping of songs.