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Paul Weller Talks About The Modern World

The former leader of the Jam and Style Council is one of the more candid and thoughtful commentators on the modern music scene. He has now been a solo performer longer than his time in […]

WXRT–07/21/2014

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Local Anesthetic Playlist For Sunday, July 13, 2014 [Playlist & Free Download]

Yeah, the view is cool. If you’re the one being interviewed!!! Me? I hadda look at the handsome mugs of the fellas who I gave $5 to purchase the cool t-shirt you see me wearing […]

07/14/2014

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Local Anesthetic Playlist For Sunday, June 29, 2014 [Playlist & Free Download]

First words out of Simpleton and Cityfolk guitarist/vocalist Chris Bennett’s mouth after we finished with this past Sunday night’s Local Anesthetic was “That was our first radio interview.” I wouldn’t have guessed that. They’re not […]

07/03/2014

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Local Anesthetic Playlist For Sunday, June 15, 2014 [Playlist & Free Download]

You want to know the current state of Umphrey’s McGee? Check out the video below of the live performance of “Puppet String” from their new set, Similar Skin. Everybody in the damn band is on […]

06/16/2014

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Exclusive: The Pogues’ James Fearnley Talks Pogue History With Richard Milne

When I met James Fearnley of the Pogues last night at the WXRT studios to talk about the stateside publication of Here Comes Everybody The Story of the Pogues (Chicago Review Press), one thing that […]

05/23/2014