“A lot of people in Boston don’t associate Malcolm X with being a Boston figure. They don’t claim him. Let’s rediscover our own heroes and reclaim them and understand the complexities of who they were.”
Willett and I spoke ahead of the show about finding his voice through a film, the band starting its own label, learning how to handle a lot of responsibilities, and keeping the music fresh.
I love making people say at some point in the performance, Oh my God, that’s the guy who played that other thing.
The experimental dream pop artist talks relationship lessons, Blade Runner, and her favorite French words for our recurring series.
Animal Collective's quiet electronic guru talks snorkeling, Super Smash Bros., and his inner monologues for our recurring series.