Church frontman Steve Kilbey talks 40 years of music, new solo album ‘Eleven Women’ (Episode 462)
Songwriters don’t get much more prolific than Steve Kilbey, frontman for the Church. Besides decades of anchoring mood- and mindscapes for the Church, Kilbey’s carved out a busy, creatively fertile solo career for himself. His latest release, “Eleven Women,” recorded…
Chicago music/songwriting legend Jim Peterik performs outside Revolution Brewpub (Episode 242)
Music legend Jim Peterik (Ides of March, Survivor, countless songwriting credits throughout the past 50 years) joins me for a fantastic meal provided by Revolution Brewpub (2323 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60647). When I realized the iconic Jim Peterik…
‘(Chicago fans) would know the arcane stuff’ – Music legend Robyn Hitchcock (Episode 219)
The legendary Robyn Hitchcock talks about his music, career and that time he was in a “dislocated state”
Naked Raygun’s Jeff Pezzati: A Chicago music icon (Episode 182)
Naked Raygun is simply one of the greatest bands to emerge from Chicago. They helped define the Chicago punk sound in the 1980s with a handful of timeless albums and legendary live shows.
Proving there is still justice to be found in the world, Raygun’s legend continues to be discovered and the band’s catalog is finding its way into a new generation’s streaming playlists. Of course, it doesn’t hurt that one of the band’s most high-profile evangelists is Dave Grohl, who frequently shares the story of seeing Naked Raygun back in the 1980s at the Cubby Bear in Chicago.