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Nick Perri delivers an orgy of psych/blues/funk/rock on new album (Episode 412)

We first heard Nick Perri when he was in Silvertide. Fast forward to today, and his blazing guitar work is front and center in Nick Perri and the Underground Thieves. The new album, “Sun Via,” hits on 8/14. We talk…

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RIP Rick Linus (Repost Mexican Werewolf interview from 11/19/17, Episode 134)

Update: 7/18/20. I just read the sad news on social media of Rick Linus’s passing. I enjoyed the interactions I had with him, and always found him to be a positive, warm, fun and engaging guy. My condolences to Rick’s…

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Talking tattoos, rum, punk rock & counterculture with Sailor Jerry Rum’s ‘Gravy’ Thomas (Episode 411)

It’s National Tattoo Day, and there is no spirit more ingrained with the tattooed lifestyle than Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum. Gravy Thomas, Sailor Jerry “rum rude boy,” is here to talk tattoos and rum. Car Con Carne is sponsored by…

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Kansas lead singer Ronnie Platt talks band history and ‘The Absence of Presence’ (Episode 410)

Kansas history from 1974-the new album out tomorrow (“The Absence of Presence”) with Chicago native/Kansas frontman Ronnie Platt

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‘Carne’ returns to Car Con Carne: The magnificent meats of Happy to Meat You and Master Chef Scott Fischer (Episode 409)

Add pepper to your steak *after* cooking it: I learned a lot from Master Chef Scott Fischer tonight. “Carne” returns to “Car Con Carne” with steakhouse-quality meats from delivery service Happy to Meat You. This carnivore-skewing episode covers cooking tips, entrepreneurship,…

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‘Situation Chicago’ double LP set to raise money for Chicago venues (Episode 408)

“Situation Chicago” is a new Chicago-centric benefit compilation put together by Quiet Pterodactyl that will turn over 100% of its sales to local venues. The artist list features names both big and small, including OKGO, Jeff Tweedy, Poi Dog Pondering…

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Guest Host Herb Rosen (Liar’s Club) chats with 8 different music guests in one show! (Episode 407)

Liar’s Club owner Herb Rosen guest hosts Car Con Carne tonight, and has lined up a full bench of guests to join him: Scott Lucas / Local H Mike O’Connell / Rights of the Accused, Beer Nuts, Delilah’s, Liar’s Club…

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Bad Cop / Bad Cop talks with Guest Host Gillian McGhee (Episode 406)

The members of Bad Cop / Bad Cop check in with drinks and food on a Friday night recording of Car Con Carne, guest hosted by Gillian McGhee (Hi Ho). Car Con Carne is sponsored by C&H Financial Services

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Guest host Stubhy (Lucky Boys Confusion) revisits ‘Songs From a Scene’ with a roundtable chat (Episode 405)

Songs From a Scene: Guest host Stubhy of Lucky Boys Confusion leads a roundtable of familiar faces and names (Tom Higgenson of Plain White Ts, Pat Gilroy of the Hoodie Life, Adam Krier of Lucky Boys Confusion and AM Taxi,…

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Cannabis Con Carne: Guest host Tim Virgin chats with Next Green Wave CMO Ryan Lange (Episode 404)

I learned a lot about the cannabis industry and entrepreneurship from watching Car Con Carne guest host Tim Virgin interview Next Green Wave CMO Ryan Lange tonight. Totally interesting chat and worth a listen! Thanks for hosting, Tim! Car Con…