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We all know the stories of how creative people get into the business of creating for a living, but how did they start using their imaginations in the first place? On the Beginnings podcast, writer and performer Andy Beckerman asks well-known and up-and-coming comedians, musicians, writers and artists about their earliest creative acts and about other formative childhood experiences.

Mar 20, 2014

On today's episode, I talk to Becca Kaufman, Julian Fader and Ethan Bassford of the Brooklyn-based band Ava Luna. While a lot of the music press has compared Ava Luna to the Dirty Projectors due to some superficial similarities, Ava Luna is very much their own band. Combining R&B, no wave, funk and more, they've released a number of EPs as well as two albums: Ice Level in 2012 and their latest Electric Balloon, which was just released in early March.

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