RIP: Live From Home

June 2020

Yesterday marked the passing of Live From Home, the Chris Thile remake of Garrison Keiller's long-running public radio staple, Prairie Home Companion.

Though refined for a younger audience, Life From Home shared its predecessor's old timey bones: a variety radio show with sketches, improvisation, corny jokes, and great music. To no one's surprise, Thile was a genius when it came to the latter.

It's 2020 and we almost take for granted how good Thile and his Loar mandolin can be when it comes to performing and composing. But Thile did so much more on the show: He mixed...

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