Evolution tends to be a byproduct of longevity. A prime example of this would be the career of Anna Meredith. To look into her music credits is both dizzying and inspiring at the same time. There’s never been a time where a person could pigeonhole her, and her art, and her first ever solo album, Varmints, proved what a significant fixture this is of her career.

She’s toured the album relentlessly, while also working on another album and various other projects. Ken Grand-Pierre spoke to Meredith about creating and melding sound textures, overseeing the creation of music abroad, why there’s always something new to learn, and how experimentation is vital to artistry. Check out their conversation below.

“It took a lot of will and self-belief to push myself through this project.”

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