"Playing by Ear" with Chris Thile, Dave Hill, and The Wild Reeds | Live Wire Radio
"Playing by Ear"
Chris Thile, Dave Hill and The Wild Reeds
This episode was originally taped at a live show on May 11, 2016

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Mandolinist Chris Thile discusses what excites him about his new gig as host of A Prairie Home Companion, comedian Dave Hill recounts what it was like writing ringtones for Donald Trump, and The Wild Reeds dazzle us with their astounding harmonies.

Dave Hill
Dave Hill is a comedian, musician, and writer who has contributed to just about every big-name media outlet such as New York Times, VICE, and VH1. He currently has his own weekly radio show on WFMU and will be releasing an autobiography this spring about called Dave Hill Doesn't Live Here Anymore.

The Wild Reeds
The Wild Reeds are an LA based band whose tight harmonies got them a Tiny Desk session at NPR. The girls released their debut album, Blind and Brave, in 2014 with the help of producer Raymond Richards at Red Rockets Glare Studios (Local Natives, Honey Honey, Dustbowl Revival).