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Chess Records: Swoon City podcast 10/27/16

This week, I’m honoring Chess Records and their contribution not only to soul but the music industry as a whole. Polish immigrants Phil and Leonard Chess (originally spelled Czyz) came to Chicago in the 30’s and decided to open a nightclub after hearing...

Alphabet Snack Region -10/26/16- Bring the Pain

You there, on your computer! Looking for some quality content and invigorating discussion on pain? Look no further! This week on the Reg we are talking about just that. We’ve felt it, no doubt you have too. We tell of our painful experiences and the ever...

Places. 10/25/2016 – West Africa.

I had a major moral dilemma making this episode. Originally, I was going to do an episode on just Mali. I have been a fan of Bassekou Kouyate since 2013, and was going to play his band, Tinariwen, and Salif Keita (another prominent Malian musician). As I wrote the...

TEITR-10/27/16-Merger Time

Hey there Elephant in the Room fans! Today’s show is sure to be a kicker! First up, I discuss all the crazy talk surrounding AT&T and their crazy expensive offer to buy out Time Warner Cable. Many believe that this merger is against the law but...

Places. 10/18/2016 – Pacific Northwest.

Ah yes. The region with three of my top ten bands. It was always going to be difficult to make this one, wasn’t it? I was very proud of this episode, I will go out on a limb and say it was easily my best so far. Why is this the case? Well, I wrote out the...