Best Music Podcast – Best of Chicago 2022

The Chicago Reader’s “Best of 2022” issue is out, and Car Con Carne took First Place in the “Best Music Podcast” category.

Over 800 episodes in, I’m really proud of the work I do on the show … especially as it pertains to promoting and supporting local artists.

Thank you for voting for, listening to, watching, sharing, and supporting the podcast. I don’t take a single listener, viewer, guest, promotional partner or commenter for granted.

And all that said, there’s still so much I want and plan to do with the show. Most recently, I added a new music feature called the “Car Con Carne Snack.” Running Tuesdays and Thursdays. The “Car Con Carne Snack” lets me share (and introduce) a new song from an independent artist (information is available on

I’m absolutely ecstatic to be recognized by the Reader readers for this. Thanks again.

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