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Hey Man, Nice Podcast: Richard Patrick of FILTER (Episode 268)

FIlter frontman visits Car Con Carne for an honest and unforgettable interview

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Katie Cole talks music, touring and Smashing Pumpkins while eating Haymarket tater tots (Episode 222)

Singer/songwriter and Smashing Pumpkins keyboardist Katie Cole met me at the wonderful Haymarket Pub & Brewery (737 W. Randolph, Chicago) for food and conversation. Katie was in town to play…

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Drum giant Matt Walker (Sons of the Silent Age, Morrissey, Smashing Pumpkins, Garbage, etc.) tells career stories outside Chicago Diner (Episode 205)

One of modern rock’s most celebrated and accomplished drummers meets Car Con Carne at Chicago Diner

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Talking NWA and rock and roll with Sheri Shaw (with special guest Billy Corgan) at Madame Zuzu’s (Episode 135)

I’m joined by iconic rock frontman/alternative rock figurehead Billy Corgan and musician/composer/returning guest Sheri Shaw (sstaria) for this week’s episode (sponsored by Boost Mobile). http://traffic.libsyn.com/carconcarnepodcast/Car_Con_Corgan.mp3 DOWNLOAD THIS EPISODE Google Play…

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Rock ‘N Ribs with guest host Alex Quigley (Episode 35)

Chicago media favorite Alex Quigley (The Fox, WGN, Q101, Rivet) sits shotgun for a trip to the unfortunately-named Rock ‘N Ribs in Lake Zurich. James and Alex talk about rock…