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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…

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It’s a haunted house in an abandoned casket factory: Evil Intentions (Episode 458)

Evil Intentions Haunted House is opening soon, with all sorts of safety restrictions in place. I talked with Haunt Lead Tim Stedman tonight about Evil Intentions, its certifiably creepy location…

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Turning telemarketing calls into comedy gold: Jason Batchko (Episode 457)

Telemarketers suck. In the 90s, Jason Batchko had fun with them by essentially reverse-prank-calling them. He recorded the calls and released them as a comedy album collection, “I’m So Happy…

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Band to know: Chicago’s Ballroom Boxer (Episode 456)

Happy Monday! Ballroom Boxer, “the Bill Murray of rock n roll,” is putting out a new EP next week. We’re talking about that, as well as other flights of fancy,…