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The rabbits-foot-luck, discography and Chicago connections of NONPOINT (Episode 363)

Elias and Robb of Nonpoint jumped on Car Con Carne to talk about: The Quarantine Sessions What bands *should* do once touring resumes The importance of community The band’s connection…

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Alive Rescue founder Kristen Gerali (Episode 356/Animal Week)

Animal Week continues on Car Con Carne, and for this episode, I chatted with Alive Rescue founder Kristen Gerali and her adorable dog Baguette.

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Music that works in movies, the bedroom and live stage: Trip-hop group She Killed In Ecstasy eats meatballs (Episode 202)

Trip hop + meatballs: Trippin’ balls

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Aiwa Arc-1: The official headphones of Car Con Carne

Your search for the perfect Bluetooth headphones is over. I think I’ve only taken my new Arc-1s off to shower since I first unboxed them. Unbelievable sound, solidly-made, light to…

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The joy of ‘Fake Sex’: Chicago band Post Child (Episode 119)

This week’s show is sponsored by the excellent people at BOOST MOBILE! Post Child (well, Bryan and Mustafa from the band) meet me at Zacatecas (5037 W Diversey Ave, Chicago, IL…

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Chicago band-to-know My Gold Mask eats Carnivale Food Truck’s menu (Episode 90)

This week’s mouth watering food comes courtesy of the Carnivale Food Truck . With Chicago band-on-the-cusp My Gold Mask (Jack and Gretta) in the back seat, Carnivale’s Chef Rodolfo sits…

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Slutter, the all-female KISS cover band, celebrates Taco Tuesday (Episode 83)

The all-female KISS tribute band Slutter jumps in the car for Taco Tuesday at El Comalito (2234 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60647). We talk about: *Slutter history *How they…

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‘We disguise ourselves to protect the identities of our loved ones’ – Magic Sword and hot dogs (Episode 82)

This is a weird, brief and wonderful one: I’m joined at Fatso’s Last Stand by “The Keeper” from electronic band Magic Sword. Magic Sword is a full-blown concept: The band…