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‘COLD WAVES’ festival moves online: Organizers Jason and Kelly Britton Novak (Episode 449)

COLD WAVES returns next weekend for the “Lost Weekend” virtual event.  Event organizers Jason Novak and Kelly Britton Novak join me for a preview and to talk about the history…

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Industrial legend Paul Barker (Ministry, Revolting Cocks, Lard, etc.) talks at Cold Waves VIII (Episode 267)

Paul Barker = the man.

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Preaching to the perverted: Pop Will Eat Itself at Cold Waves (Episode 266)

Pop Will Eat Itself on Car Con Carne: Can U Dig It?

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‘Dystopian’ Chicago band Replicant eats poutine, talks Cold Waves (Episode 130)

This week, I eat poutine from the Donermen food truck with the members of Replicant. They jumped in the Mazda 3 right after their performance at the annual Cold Waves…

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Stabbing Westward: ‘All I wanted to do was drink beer and sing songs and maybe have sex’ (Episode 127)

Christopher Hall and Walter Flakus of Stabbing Westward jump in the Mazda 3 for conversation before taking the stage at Metro to headline Cold Waves 2017 at Metro. This episode…

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‘A lot of s****y grudges were buried’ – Jason Novak (Cold Waves founder/musician) (Episode 58)

The industrial music-heavy festival Cold Waves was started four years ago by Jason Novak (Acumen Nation, Czar, Acucrack, Cocksure) as a way for the community to rally after respected colleague…