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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...

Just called to say: Swoon City podcast 10/7/16

If you call AC Unit’s name, she’ll be there with a brand new episode of Swoon City! This week, our hour of soul, Motown and more was all about communication. Lindsey Buckingham and Fleetwood Mac want to hear sweet little lies while Nina Simone...

The High Octane Roller Skating Jams of Cody Belew

Written by Max Hancock Asked by MTV in 2012 to describe the sound of his then-unreleased first album, “What You’re Looking For,” Arkansas singer Cody Belew replied “I don’t want anything on this album that you won’t want to skate to. If you can’t roller-skate to this...

At Home at Nebo Jam 2016

Our car of KHDX staffers arrived at the Nebo Jam Music Festival at noon on Saturday and, probably like many other attendees, made a few wrong turns along the way. The festival grounds are located on what used to be Ashar Farm, a plot of land at the foot of Mt. Nebo...