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Jack Antonoff launches New Jersey-inspired conversation series

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Jack Antonoff has launched a new conversation series paying tribute to his home state of New Jersey.

In the first episode, the Bleachers frontman talks with Vampire Weekend‘s Ezra Koenig, who also grew up in the Garden State. You can listen now via the Bleachers Soundcloud page.

“I’m from a strange place,” Antonoff says in a statement. “I want to understand it and why I sound like it. Why all the hope and pain that New Jersey carries is so present with me. The way we hug the city. How we are so close but light years away. Living in that big shadow. A punch line to some, Zion to others.”

Future episodes will feature conversations with “other New Jersey notables.”

Antonoff already collaborated with perhaps the most notable New Jersey notable: Bruce Springsteen, who guests on the new Bleachers single, “Chinatown.”

By Josh Johnson
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