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Feb 25, 2021

Electric-pop duo Butcher and the Florist (Jody & Kendel) slinks into the show tonight, on the heels of their “Quiet Beasts” song/video release.

Feb 24, 2021

Here in the midwest, power pop is a strong, pervasive influence on music. One of power-pop’s architects, Guitarist Joey Molland of Badfinger, joins me tonight. Joey’s career is fascinating and enmeshed with rock and roll history. From Badfinger’s signing to the Beatles’ Apple label, to Joey’s work with George...

Feb 23, 2021

The sustainable, charitable vintage store Capucine was created to “promote sustainable design, to serve the community, to draw attention to local women- and minority-owned businesses and to provide employment opportunities during the COVID-19 pandemic.” Owner Kate Reavy joins me tonight on Car...

Feb 19, 2021

Award-winning chef Trevor Teich is opening a new, permanent location for his celebrated restaurant, Claudia, in Bucktown this summer. He joins me tonight to talk about Claudia’s path from its pop-up beginnings through the present. Be prepared to drool as he talks about his culinary creations.

Feb 18, 2021

Every now and then, a song hits you because it accurately reflects your world at that moment. Enter Fuzzbucket and their song, “Take Out” (“I can live off take out food. I don’t even need to leave my room”). Hashtag pandemic life.

The grungy, melodic Chicago band joins me tonight to talk about take out food...