60: Emily Kokal and Stella Mozgawa of Warpaint

Warpaint has always been hard to pin down, with their music sometimes leaning post-punk and other times leaning heavily in the direction of dream pop. Part of that may be due to the band's structure, which they call a "democracy of dictators."

59: Jon Glaser

Based on the premise alone, it's amazing that comedian Jon Glaser's "Neon Joe Werewolf Hunter" ended up becoming a real TV show on Adult Swim. Once you know the story behind its genesis, the level of amazement gets ratcheted up a few notches!

58: Karl Blau

Karl Blau talks about how it felt to get a pretty unique gift from producer and longtime friend Tucker Martine — and entire album of '70s country soul covers meant to showcase Blau's voice. The result, "Introducing Karl Blau," was one of the best albums of 2016.

57: Craig Finn

Craig Finn feels like he's finally graduated from "dabbler" to "solo artist" on his third solo record, "We All Want the Same Things." The album is full of stories about people navigating life, love, and teamwork in the middle section of life.

56: Grandmaster Flash

Grandmaster Flash was more integral in the creation of hip hop as we know it today than any other individual. While many people know him as the man behind "The Message," his journey began over a decade earlier as a little kid from the Bronx who was obsessed with his dad's stereo.

55: Steve Burns

Steve Burns just released a new album, "Foreverywhere," with longtime collaborator Steven Drozd. This time it's heavily influenced by his past — specifically his time as the host of Nickelodeon's "Blue's Clues." Yes, he's that Steve. We talk about the show, his relationship with Drozd, figuring out a path in life, and how being short helped him become "fame-ish," as he says.

54: Jim James of My Morning Jacket

Jim James of My Morning Jacket embraces uncertainty in his songwriting, but the act of writing songs seems to be an exercise in certitude. Sound confusing? Good. That's the best state of mind to be in when attempting to digest Jim's music — whether it's MMJ or his solo work.

53.5: Introducing 'Say Yes: An Elliott Smith Podcast'

Things have been a little slow around these parts, and there's a reason for that. I've been working feverishly on a new project with Kill Rock Stars. I'm excited about it and wanted to share it with you. Don't worry though, things are gonna pick up here again soon.

53: Lizz Winstead and Downtown Boys' Victoria Ruiz

"Daily Show" co-creator Lizz Winstead discusses what originally inspired her to incorporate politics into her act. Downtown Boys frontwoman Victoria Ruiz talks about how her heritage and experiences in college influenced her approach to punk.

Saying Goodbye to 2016

There's no guarantee 2017 will be any better than 2016. It might even be worse. That said, hope exists to spite evil, not despite evil. It's a giant middle finger to hate and fear. So as Beyonce would say...middle fingers up.

52: Lucius and Split Single's Jason Narducy

Lucius operates a little differently than most bands. Then again, most bands don't have dual vocalists wrapped in an ever-expanding assortment ostentatious matching outfits. Lucius' Holly Laessig and Jess Wolfe discuss how they arrived at their unique aesthetic. Then, Jason Narducy of Split Single talks about why album number two took a darker turn.

Andrew Bird - Extended Cut

Andrew Bird might be guilty of using "50 cent words" as he calls them — but he has his reasons. In this conversation, we talk about what those reasons are, as well as why he decided to eschew that approach on his last record, "Are You Serious." You'll also get some live cuts and a duets-only guest DJ set from him.

51: The Zombies Live

The Zombies came by the studio for an hour-long live set full of moving, stripped-down selections from their entire catalog — as well as plenty of anecdotes that you might not have heard before. Not gonna lie: I cried a couple of times during the recording.

50: Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! and Bradford Cox of Deerhunter

Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! discusses her early years in punk and feeling out of place on stage before she came out as transgender. Bradford Cox of Deerhunter talks about growing up in a small town and how he discovered the outside world thanks to his local library. That's not a PSA, by the way. It's just a fact!

49: Aaron Weiss of mewithoutYou And Honus Honus of Man Man

Aaron Weiss of mewithoutYou gets real about losing his father and how he managed to stay motivated as a musician. Ryan Kattner, aka Honus Honus of Man Man, discusses his very first solo record.

48: Neko Case and Kevin Allison

Rabid collaborator Neko Case talks about her desire to share music with others and how music served as her childhood companion. Comedian and host of the Risk! podcast Kevin Allison discusses lessons he learned from Andrew Lloyd Webber and Bob Dylan.

47: Jimmy Eat World and Twin Limb

Jimmy Eat World stopped by the studios recently to play an acoustic set for members at WFPK, and we've got that for you today. Twin Limb just released their debut album, "Haplo," and we've got a lush live set featuring tracks from the record.

46: Kamasi Washington and Cameron Esposito

Jazz saxophonist Kamasi Washington discusses the difference between being an amateur musician and a professional. Comedian Cameron Esposito talks about a pious career path she abandoned.

45: Year One Recap With Bob Odenkirk, Ethan Hawke, The Zombies, and More

This week on The Guestlist, we're looking back at our first year of existence and revisiting some memorable moments from Ethan Hawke, Bob Odenkirk, Margaret Cho, The Zombies, and Sadie Dupuis, among others.

45: Year One Recap With Bob Odenkirk, Ethan Hawke, The Zombies, and More

44: Radiolab's Jad Abumrad and Les Savy Fav's Tim Harrington

Les Savy Fav frontman Tim Harrington explains the importance of "casual brilliance" in his approach to art. Radiolab creator Jad Abumrad talks about how music can transform mundane moments into epic events.

43: James Bickers Interviews Ray Harryhausen

Longtime Louisville Public Media host James Bickers passed away last week at 45, and it hit us all hard. If you didn't live in Louisville or listen to WFPK and WFPL, you might not understand exactly how large an impact he had on the organization and the community. Since James was a consummate conversationalist, I thought the best way for me personally to pay tribute was to display those skills with this classic Ray Harryhausen interview.

42: Phosphorescent's Matthew Houck and Josh Gondelman

Phosphorescent frontman Matthew Houck discusses his need for solitude when writing music as well as the difference between a musical palace and a musical shotgun shack. Emmy-winning comedy writer Josh Gondelman talks about his unique big break — tweeting about Seinfeld.

41: Andrew Bird and Richard Hell

Andrew Bird discusses getting personal and being direct on his new record, "Are You Serious," and talks about how it feels to talk about it. Punk rock legend turned author Richard Hell get into the process behind writing his autobiography "I Dreamed I Was a Very Clean Tramp."

40.5: The Breaking of Concrete

We'll be back next week, but here is a little tidbit to tide you over.