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Poi Dog Pondering’s Frank Orrall opens up about new album (Episode 820)

Frank Orrall of Poi Dog Pondering joins me for a chat at award-winning distillery, FEW Spirits (918 Chicago Ave, Evanston, IL). Poi Dog started 2023 off with their tenth full-length album, “Keep On Loving Each Other.” The messages within are…

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Poi Dog’s Susan Voelz delivers stunning solo release, ‘Trust the Waves Will Hold You’ (Episode 805)

Violin virtuoso Susan Voelz recently released a fantastic album, “Trust the Waves Will Hold You,” a collection of unreleased Poi Dog Pondering songs that she fleshed out and made whole. Discussed in this episode: *Background on “Trust the Waves Will…

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Sunshine Boys eat vegan food under the ‘L’ tracks, talk about ‘Blue Music’ (Episode 196)

Ex-members of Blake Babies, Slugs and Big Hello make it another Car Sin Carne episode

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Poi Dog Pondering’s Frank Orrall: Conversation about food, music and Chicago at City Winery (Episode 171)

One of Chicago’s most beloved musicians, Frank Orrall of Poi Dog Pondering, jumps in the car in advance of his solo show at City Winery (8/2/18). City Winery is always a cool place to hang out. Go see a show…