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December 12, 2022 103 min

The Big Mates discuss gadget shops, residencies, the Warped Tour, and Optimist by FINNEAS.

Adam, Steve, and Lucas briefly sojourn back to the career of Billie Eilish by taking in the additional context of the work of her co-writer and brother, FINNEAS. They talk about the writing and recording process of his debut full-length solo album, Optimist, the context surrounding the songs, and offer up analysis, opinions, and thoughts from three differing perspectives on music, from being deeply into analysis and music, to not caring for art or critique, and everything in between.

They also do a quick catch up on what Billie has been up to since the beginning of the year.

How does Finneas' work influence and inform the music of Billie Eilish? What has Billie been up to? Does a dog play piano? Find out on this episode of What Is Music?

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