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The punk rock past and dark fairy tale future of Camille Rose Garcia (Episode 667)

Camille Rose Garcia is a painter, illustrator and musician. In the 90s, she spent her time in the band The Real Minx, whose music has recently been collected in a gorgeous 2-disc 7” package, on Sympathy for the Record Industry….

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Music of Chicago (Episode 4) – 9/23/21

On this week’s episode: Moritat Weapons Xoe Wise Air Sunjacket In My Head Tiny Kingdoms Overture Pt. 2 Matt Derda and the High Watts Moonshine The Bishops Daredevil Stunt Club Tremor Control II Karate School Dropout Fallacies Horrible The Eighth…

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Last call for adderall! Cap Gun Heroes are back! (Episode 665)

Ramonescore lives in the songs and attitude of suburban Chicago band Cap Gun Heroes. The band returns to Car Con Carne to talk about their new album, “Last Call for Adderall,” which releases on Friday 9/24.

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BLACKSTARKIDS at Riot Fest 2021 (Episode 664)

(photo credit: Jake Kelly) Cruisin’ down Chicago / I just won the lotto BLACKSTARKIDS (Thebabegabe, Deiondre, Tyfaizon) are new, and you need to keep your eyes on them. They chatted with Car Con Carne about the vibes behind their music,…

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Melkbelly at Riot Fest 2021 (Episode 663)

Miranda Winters (guitar/vocals) of Chicago’s Melkbelly talked with Car Con Carne backstage at Riot Fest 2021.

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Airstream Futures at Riot Fest 2021 (Episode 662)

Devon Carson (vocals) and Jeff Dean (guitar) of Airstream Futures catch up with Car Con Carne after kicking off the Rebel Stage earlier in the day on Day Four of Riot Fest 2021.

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Riot Fest 2021 Day Three – The interview highlight reel

I cherry picked some moments from yesterday’s chats and consolidated them into this quick highlight reel!

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Gymshorts at Riot Fest 2021 (Episode 660)

She is the Jeff Gordon of our generation…she’s good at being bad… she is Sarah Greenwell of Gymshorts! Sarah and the band joined me backstage at Riot Fest, where they were hanging out the day before their performance.

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Les Savy Fav at Riot Fest 2021 (Episode 659)

Seth Jabour and Harrison Haynes of Les Savy Fav chatted with Car Con Carne before the band tore up the Roots Stage at Riot Fest! They talked about 90s music, classic Touch & Go artists, playing after being away for…

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Hepcat returns, right when we need them most-RIOT FEST 2021 (Episode 658)

The members of Hepcat played a fantastic Riot Fest set on a picture-perfect Chicago afternoon. The band checked in with me backstage before their performance.