I have a new segment. It's called 'Five minutes with the Vocalo bloggers." The idea is to talk with some of the Vocalo blog stars about topics in their respective areas of interest. Last week, I talked to Steve Dolinsky about the Michelin stars. This week: Jim DeRogatis.
Yesterday marked the end of the public service career of Mr. Ron Huberman. Until he is appointed again somewhere else.We have had a good ride alongside Mr. Huberman, from his time at OEMC (911 center) to head of the CTA (doomsday) to Chicago Public Schools (swine flu?).
For the longest time, I've lived two lives. One as an aspiring blogger/journalist who tells it like it is. Another, a very old alderman from a very old and fictitious Chicago ward. If you aren't aware of my background, I am a member of the sketch comedy group Schadenfreude.
Teenage Fanclub is best known in the US as the band that beat Nirvana and My Bloody Valentine for Spin's Album of the Year in 1991, but the Scottish group has been making guitar-pop rich with vocal harmonies for more than 20 years.
UPDATE: 11/11/2011 - Listen to the full performance and interview with Jessica Hopper of the Hit It Or Quit It podcast above.Blake Schwarzenbach is a hero to fans of early emo for the albums his band, Jawbreaker, released throughout the early nineties.
Update: Listen to the Best Coast interview on Sound OpinionsIndie pop phenom Best Coast stopped by our studios in September to record a few songs for Sound Opinions. You can hear the interview on this week's episode- airing on WBEZ Friday at 8 P.M., Saturday at 11 A.M.