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Blues on a Monday: Dave Specter and Billy Branch (Episode 468)

Internationally acclaimed bluesman Dave Specter and blues harp icon Billy Branch join me tonight to talk about their recent collaboration (“The Ballad of George Floyd”), blues history (Willie Dixon, Little…

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“I love you, and you’ll learn to love me, too” – The Honeymoon Phase (Episode 467)

October is the month when it’s imperative to watch every horror movie possible. Start today by checking out the newly-released film “The Honeymoon Phase,” a thriller that offers an unsettling…

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New music releases previewed with Denis Buckley (88 Fingers Louie) -Episode 466

Music curation is a lost art. It’s hard to cut through the crap and find stuff worth listening to. My friend Denis Buckley (88 Fingers Louie) has evolved into a…

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Band to know: The Head of a Girl (Episode 465)

Tonight’s guest is RIYL artists like NIN, Portishead, Depeche Mode and Peter Gabriel. The music of The Head of a Girl is haunted. It’s haunting. It’s atmospheric and designed to…

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The global reach of the blues: Johnny Burgin and Stephanie Tice (Episode 464)

The blues are everywhere! The Worldwide West Side Guitar Man Johnny Burgin turned his “No Border Blues” album concept into an ongoing video series (with producer Stephanie Tice). From the…

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Don’t You Just Hate That? – Author Scott Cohen (Episode 463)

It’s the little things in life that make you crazy. Life’s many tedious annoyances are spelled out by author Scott Cohen in his re-released book, “Don’t You Just Hate That?”…

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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…

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Wilmette celebrates day of EP release in bed, on Car Con Carne (Episode 461)

Wilmette’s new self-titled EP came out today (on Mutant League Records), and the band chatted from bed(?) to talk about their music, videos, and horror movies. Car Con Carne is…

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Suitable for listening after dark: Diagonal (Episode 460)

Suitable for listening after dark: The music of Diagonal. This band’s music was practically made for loud listening on a dark, late night road trip. They’re cool, psychedelic, post-punk and…

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Howling Bells frontperson Juanita Stein readies new ‘Snapshot’ album (Episode 459)

If you haven’t seen Juanita Stein’s latest video for ‘L.O.T.F,’ do yourself a favor and watch it today. The song, from her forthcoming release ‘Snapshot,’ is fantastic. The Howling Bells…