Listen: LGW21 curator John Dwyer talks to Brigid Dawson about songwriting, memories of touring, classical music, and birthday presents
John Dwyer (OSEES, Bent Arcana) is one of the guest curators for Le Guess Who? 2021. His stirring program includes Brigid Dawson, whom he played with for years. Dawson released the debut record of her The Mother’s Network project last year via Castleface Records and will be taking the festival stage with Sunwatchers.
Ahead of their performances at Le Guess Who?, Bant Mag. invited John and Brigid to have a conversation about their songwriting methods, memories of touring, finding solace in classical music, good birthday presents and much more. You can listen to their conversation below, or read the full article here.
John Dwyer is one of the curators for Le Guess Who? 2021, together with Lucrecia Dalt, Matana Roberts, Midori Takada, and Phil Elverum (Mount Eerie, The Microphones). His curation at the festival features OSEES, Faust IV Live!, Bent Arcana, Brigid Dawson & Sunwatchers, Old Time Relijun, Earth Girl Helen Brown, and Gustaf. The line-up so far can be viewed here.
Conversation initiated by Bant Mag.
Audio introduction by Cheri Percy