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Grammy-winning Third Coast Percussion ready for ‘Metamorphosis’ at Harris Theater (Episode 835)

“Metamorphosis,” featuring Third Coast Percussion, makes its Chicago premiere at the Harris Theater on Tuesday, May 2. Joining me to preview the event is Third Coast Percussion’s Sean Connors, Ensemble member and Technical Director. Third Coast Percussion is a remarkable…

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Razed by Apes – ‘Liberation Hurts’ (SNACK 4/27/23)

You’re gonna like this one. Today’s Snack comes from Razed by Apes: “Liberation Hurts” from the new EP “Stereo Warm Mood.”

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Lucky Boys Confusion, the Dog and Everything ready for Metro show (Episode 834)

There’s a treasure trove of Car Con Carne favorites set to play Metro on May 6, 2023: Lucky Boys Confusion The Dog and Everything Night Spice Take the Reins Stubhy (LBC) and Dan Monahan (The Dog and Everything) join me…

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Sweet Cobra hits 20 year mark, eats food at Big Kids (Episode 833)

On the heels of releasing what may be Sweet Cobra’s finest album, “Threes,” drummer Jason Gagovski jumps in the car to talk about the new-ish release and the band’s history. Joining us for the conversation is Stephan Jurgovan, GM of…

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The Last Great Riot – ‘Immortal 30’ (SNACK – 4/25/23)

Today’s Snack comes from The Last Great Riot. The new single, “Immortal 30,” is about the thrill of playing live on stage. There’s more on the way from them soon, but check out this new single now!

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Numerical Control Society – ‘Astral Hobo’ (SNACK – 4/20/23)

It’s 4/20, so today’s Snack is holiday-appropriate: “Astral Hobo,” the new song from instrumental stoner rock band Numerical Control Society. The song comes from their new EP, “Moonshot.”

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‘Wanna Pizza Me?’ – Local pizza-making hero appears on Chopped (Episode 832)

John Carruthers of Crust Fund Pizza made it to runner-up on Chopped Season 54, Episode 14: “Wanna Pizza Me?” John addresses the unforgiving Chopped counters early in the episode: “You have not one second longer than those clocks say” We…

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The Weekend Run Club – ‘Blossom’ (SNACK -4/18/23)

Today’s Snack is “Blossom” by the Weekend Run Club. See them at Beat Kitchen on May 12, and be sure to follow them across social media!

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Video Game Hall of Famer talks decades-long journey to make passion project a reality (Episode 831)

The decades-long process to bring an arcade game to market is chronicled in the forthcoming documentary film, “Ghostlord and the Quest for Dark Presence.” The game in question is “Dark Presence,” the brainchild of Galloping Ghost owner/International Video Game Hall…

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Carrying Torches – ‘Small Talk’ (SNACK 4/13/23)

Today’s Snack is the new single from Carrying Torches – “Small Talk.” See the band at On the Rox in Kankakee on 5/13 and in Chicago at Montrose Saloon on 7/21!