The 2021 Grammy Awards are coming up this Sunday! In advance here are some of our sessions with 2021 nominees. Listen below to hear interviews and live performances from Black Pumas, Fruit Bats, Devon Gilfillian, and more!
Black Pumas (Album of the Year, Song of the Year “Colors”, Best American Roots Performance “Colors”)
Black Pumas talk about how they formed and play a live version of their breakout hit “Colors” which powered their way to Album and Song of the Year nominations.
Phoebe Bridgers (Best New Artist, Best Rock Performance “Kyoto”, Best Rock Song “Kyoto”, Best Alternative Album Punisher)
Phoebe Bridgers talks about her whirlwind year and the making of sophomore album Punisher and more in this Home Studio Session with Lindsey Goldin.
Eric D. Johnson of Bonny Light Horseman (Best Folk Album, Best American Roots Performance “Deep In Love”)
Eric D. Johnson talks about his Smashing Pumpkins “quarantine recording project” plus his work with folk supergroup Bonny Light Horseman which garnered 2 GRAMMY nominations this year.
Devon Gilfillian (Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical Black Hole Rainbow)
Devon Gilfillian talks about his debut album Black Hole Rainbow, performing the national anthem this spring while protests roiled the country, and how family inspires his songwriting.
Courtney Marie Andrews (Best American Roots Album Old Flowers)
Courtney Marie Andrews talks about how she tapped into generational trauma to tackle heartbreak on her new album for which she collected her first GRAMMY nomination.
Laura Marling (Best Folk Album Song For Our Daughter)
Desire Moses connected with Laura Marling from England to talk about her latest concept album, Song For our Daughter, a letter to her (fictional) daughter, as well as why she decided to release it early rather than late this year.
Katie Pruitt (Best Engineered Album, Non Classical Expectations)
New artist Katie Pruitt talks more about the making of her debut album Expectations and more in this Home Studio Session.