How Did Lou Barlow (Sebadoh, Folk Implosion, Dinosaur Jr) Get Involved With Making Music For Kids (1995) and Acting in Laurel Canyon (2002)?

Indie Rock Legend, Lou Barlow, is our guest this week and it was truly an honor to interview him. He created the music for the 1995 cult classic Kids with John Davis aka the band Folk Implosion. We covered this soundtrack for our very first episode. The movie also features a previously released song from Lou’s band Sebadoh, and a song from his Deluxx Folk Implosion. The soundtrack spawned the Top 40 Single, “Natural One”.

We chat about Kids and working with our favorite soundtrack supervisor, Randall Poster. We also discuss the various shows and movies that have licensed Lou’s music. We also talk about Lou’s acting debut in Lisa Cholodenko’s 2002 film, Laurel Canyon (which was scored by Craig Wedren who I interviewed last year for the podcast). And last but not least, we talk about Lou’s new podcast, Raw Impressions which he co-hosts with his wife, Adelle. It launched late last year. The podcast can be found wherever you’re listening to this one.

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