Talking Lion

Talking Lion is a weekly artist-to-artist interview podcast hosted by Nate Flaks & Noah Longworth McGuire of Sleeping Lion. As artists/songwriters/producers, they have worked with many incredible rising artists since starting Sleeping Lion. Whether at sessions, parties, or over cups of coffee, they’ve had countless conversations with artists in the middle of their musical journeys. Talking Lion is about hitting “record” on these conversations about what life’s been like & where it’s going.

Ep. 14: Ripe

September 1st, 2019

In this episode, we talked to our friend Robbie Wulfsohn from the band Ripe about hypothetical fire-rain, high school band names, forming Ripe, and their upcoming tour & releases.

Ep. 13: Bay Ledges

August 25th, 2019

In this episode we talked to our friend Bay Ledges about his first EP, the importance of humor, New York City's historic Sidewalk Cafe, love, loss, and his upcoming tour.

Ep. 12: SMLE

August 18th, 2019

In this episode we talked to the GRAMMY-nominated duo SMLE about video games, remixes, the Miami music scene, future bass, and what's driving their upcoming releases.

Ep. 11: Lizzy Land

August 11th, 2019

In this episode, we talked to our good friend Lizzy Land about her first few years in LA, her recently released EP, “Intro Music Plays”, and the story of how we wrote her song "Losing My Head" together.

Ep. 10: Happy Sometimes

August 4th, 2019

In this episode, fueled by mimosas & Jaegermeister, we talked with our new friend Happy Sometimes about growing up in Texas, making the right the mistakes, the story behind her platinum single with DVBBS, “Parallel Lines”, and her upcoming single “Pooh Bear”.

Ep. 9: Mothica

July 28th, 2019

In this episode, our friend Mothica came by from New York and talked about her exotic childhood pets in Oklahoma, her upcoming record in progress, what drives her creativity, and her recently released EP “Ashes” (including Sleeping Lion’s remix of her song “Burnout”).

Ep. 8: FRND

July 21st, 2019

In this episode, we talked with multi-platinum songwriter/producer/artist Andrew Goldstein (aka FRND) about his recently released EP “Before U I Didn’t Exist”, his work with major artists (Lauv/Hot Chelle Rae/Linkin Park/blackbear), and his upcoming multi-media concept album.

Ep. 7: Flula Borg

July 14th, 2019

In this episode, our friend Flula Borg stopped by to talk about his childhood in Germany, his viral videos & film roles (Pitch Perfect 2/Ralph Breaks The Internet), his friendship with Conan O’Brien, and his life as a rising DJ.

Ep. 6: Vesperteen

July 6th, 2019

In this episode, our friend Vesperteen stopped by before his tour with Great Good Fine Ok to talk about his start in music, his recent signing to the label KIDinaKORNER, and the story of how we wrote his song "Medicine" together.

Ep. 5: Cub Sport

June 29th, 2019

In this episode, we met Tim & Bolan from the Australian band, Cub Sport, in the midst of LGBTQ+ Pride Month. Newly aquatinted, we talked about their childhood in Brisbane, benefits of being an independent band, and their inspiring relationship at the core of their songs. We hope everyone has had an amazing Pride Month!