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Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Jonathan Coulton on the Sound of Young America

Posted by Alison Hallett on Tue, Oct 4, 2011 at 9:44 AM

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"Isn't calling yourself a geek sort of the male cultural equivalent of dressing up as a sexy witch for Halloween?"

Jonathan Coulton was on Jesse Thorne's The Sound of Young America yesterday talking about his new album Artificial Heart, along with They Might Be Giants' John Flansburgh, who produced the album. While I'm not really in Camp Coulton—I saw him once and it was fun, but as a rule I don't like it when people with guitars try to be funny—the show has some worthwhile tangents about geek culture and the current state of the music industry.

And! Here's a single from the new album, featuring the Long Winters' John Roderick:

LISTEN:

Jonathan Coulton - "Nemesis"

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