Talk the Line
About This Show
We explore celebrity obsessions in Talk the Line, a conversation podcast from The Line of Best Fit - the UK's biggest independent website for music and culture. Join host Jen Long as she meets the people we love from music, film and television to find out about their passions and obsessions.
Most Recent Episode
49: Alexis Taylor on Vuokko Nurmesniemi
5 days ago
Alexis Taylor is the co-founder of the legendary Hot Chip, a band he formed at school with his friend Joe Goddard.Hot Chip have achieved incredible success with Grammy and Mercury nominations as well as six incredible albums.Alexis has also released two albums with his side project About Group and another three as a solo artist; his fourth - Beautiful Thing - drops this month.It's the first time Alexis has made a solo album with a producer - none other than Tim Goldsworthy, the co-founder of Mo Wax and DFA Recordings, and member of UNKLE.There is a strong visual element across his career with an immaculate attention to detail and today we're talking about a designer who Alexis is obsessed with: Finnish-born Vuokko Nurmesniemi , the creator of Marimekko's iconic Jokapoika shirt.Catch up with our earlier shows by subscribing on Apple Podcasts with this link: bestf.it/talkthelineTalk The Line is hosted by the amazing podcast people at Pippa.io who make setting up a podcast a total breeze. Take your first steps in podcasting by signing to Pippa with this link: bestf.it/talkthelinepippa