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Car Con Carne

Mar 27, 2019

This week, I'm joined by local band Bummed Out for a trip to Franklin Park (specifically: Sugar Skull and Wow Pizzeria). Discussed on the show:

  • The band is dressed for hunting.
  • Why was the car window open in the rain?
  • Does the art and vision of an album still matter?
  • I didn't know the band would force me to do...

Mar 19, 2019

Chicago finally has its own record pressing plant, Smashed Plastic! This is the right idea at the right time for the Chicago music scene, and I couldn't have been more impressed with what they've already managed to do with their business. Check out the video tour

Mar 18, 2019

Dick Dale RIP… The surf guitar legend died today at the age of 81.

I was fortunate enough to have the chance to talk with him close to seven years ago… we talked about a lot of stuff… his love of the guitar, playing the ukelele. And to be clear, he did all the talking. He was a storyteller and loved to go deep...

Mar 14, 2019

This week, it's the 4th annual Baconfest episode with Baconfest ( co-founder Seth Zurer! We're joined in the Mazda CX-9 (courtesy the Autobarn Mazda of Evanston) by Tim Graham, chef/owner of the fantastic (and relatively new) dining destination Twain (2445 N. Milwaukee Avenue).

Baconfest is...

Mar 10, 2019

It's local band mayhem as representatives from three bands cram in the Mazda outside the fantastic Two Brothers Roundhouse (205 N Broadway, Aurora, IL 60505). I'm joined this week by:

Zak from Sleeping Under 47
Caitlin Edwards of Caitlin Edwards
Adam and Zach from Blind Adam and the Federal League

All three artists are...