Sylvan Esso Launch New Podcast, 'Shaking Out The Numb' : All Songs Considered Hear the first episode of the podcast, created with Vermont Public Radio's Erica Heilman, as the band reveals how they made their latest album, Free Love.

Erica Heilman spent hours talking with singer Amelia Meath and synthesist Nick Sanborn. We get a deep insight into how this couple works together — in this case, it began with Amelia's voice memo. It was just her singing, unaccompanied. And though they've made music together for the past seven-plus years, Nick thought it might be the best thing she'd ever done. Give a listen to Shaking Out The Numb, and see how the song unfolds.
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Sylvan Esso Launch New Podcast, 'Shaking Out The Numb'

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Sylvan Esso Launch New Podcast, 'Shaking Out The Numb'

Sylvan Esso Launch New Podcast, 'Shaking Out The Numb'

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Sylvan Esso has created Shaking Out The Numb, a podcast with Vermont Public Radio producer Erica Heilman, centered around the creation of the band's album Free Love. Today on All Songs Considered, I'm featuring one of the episodes; it's about the stunning and stark tune "Make It Easy," my favorite song on the album.

Erica Heilman spent hours talking with singer Amelia Meath and synthesist Nick Sanborn. We get a deep insight into how this couple works together — in this case, it began with Amelia's voice memo. It was just her singing, unaccompanied. And though they've made music together for the past seven-plus years, Nick thought it might be the best thing she'd ever done. Give a listen to Shaking Out The Numb, and see how the song unfolds.

You can find all the episodes in the series here.