Latest Artist Interviews
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
What happens when rockstars get dumped? Well in this case, Plain White T’s frontman Tom Higgenson comes to the rescue of his childhood friend Darren Vorel.
I enjoy when guests on Local Anesthetic are forthcoming with genuine insight in to their creative process but I really like when their responses are also spirited and delivered mirthfully enough to make me crack […]
I’ve read the vocals of Sad Brad Smith described as “forlorn”. I don’t hear that so much as there’s a certain resignation to the proceedings. What Sad Brad Smith is resigned to accepting…I’m not sure […]
Hear more new songs from the brand new Black Keys album, plus an exclusive interview with frontman Dan Auerbach by XRT’s Marty Lennartz.