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Yak Channel is a podcast network featuring shows on Chicago nightlife and culture. Listen for weekly podcasts on sex (REVEALING with Michelle L'Amour), music (JBTV), food (Car Con Carne with James VanOsdol), small business/comics (Contest of Challengers) living with disability (Quad Podcast) and more!

Yak Channel is a podcast network featuring shows on Chicago nightlife and culture. Listen for weekly podcasts on sex (REVEALING with Michelle L'Amour), music (JBTV), food (Car Con Carne with James VanOsdol), small business/comics (Contest of Challengers) living with disability (Quad Podcast) and more!

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Yak Channel is a podcast network featuring shows on Chicago nightlife and culture. Listen for weekly podcasts on sex (REVEALING with Michelle L'Amour), music (JBTV), food (Car Con Carne with James VanOsdol), small business/comics (Contest of Challengers) living with disability (Quad Podcast) and more!

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English


Episodes

The punk rock past and dark fairy tale future of Camille Rose Garcia (Episode 667)

9/23/2021
Camille Rose Garcia is a painter, illustrator and musician. In the 90s, she spent her time in the band The Real Minx, whose music has recently been collected in a gorgeous 2-disc 7” package, on Sympathy for the Record Industry. She’s on Car Con Carne tonight to talk about music and her stunning artwork.

Duration:00:17:51

Last Call for Adderall! Cap Gun Heroes are back! (Episode 665)

9/22/2021
Ramonescore lives in the songs and attitude of suburban Chicago band Cap Gun Heroes. The band returns to Car Con Carne to talk about their new album, “Last Call for Adderall,” which releases on Friday 9/24.

Duration:00:13:54

BLACKSTARKIDS at Riot Fest 2021 (Episode 664)

9/20/2021
Cruisin' down Chicago / I just won the lotto BLACKSTARKIDS (Thebabegabe, Deiondre, Tyfaizon) are new, and you need to keep your eyes on them. They chatted with Car Con Carne about the vibes behind their music, and their insatiable lust for pop culture. (photo credit: Jake Kelly)

Duration:00:05:47

Melkbelly at Riot Fest 2021 (Episode 663)

9/20/2021
Miranda Winters (guitar/vocals) of Chicago’s Melkbelly talked with Car Con Carne backstage at Riot Fest 2021.

Duration:00:05:04

Airstream Futures at Riot Fest 2021 (Episode 662)

9/19/2021
Devon Carson (vocals) and Jeff Dean (guitar) of Airstream Futures catch up with Car Con Carne after kicking off the Rebel Stage earlier in the day on Day Four of Riot Fest 2021.

Duration:00:10:56

The Orphan the Poet at Riot Fest 2021 (Episode 661)

9/18/2021
Jake Floyd (bass) David Eselgoth (vox) of The Orphan the Poet talked with me about their awesome new single (“The Moxie”), playing with Chicago band Friday Pilots Club, and the legit community they’ve created with their audience.

Duration:00:07:24

Gymshorts at Riot Fest 2021 (Episode 660)

9/18/2021
She is the Jeff Gordon of our generation...she’s good at being bad… she is Sarah Greenwell of Gymshorts! Sarah and the band joined me backstage at Riot Fest, where they were hanging out the day before their performance.

Duration:00:03:45

Les Savy Fav at Riot Fest 2021 (Episode 659)

9/18/2021
Seth Jabour and Harrison Haynes of Les Savy Fav chatted with Car Con Carne before the band tore up the Roots Stage at Riot Fest! They talked about 90s music, classic Touch & Go artists, playing after being away for so long, and backing up the force of nature known as Tim Harrington

Duration:00:04:57

Hepcat returns, right when we need them most-RIOT FEST 2021 (Episode 658)

9/18/2021
The members of Hepcat played a fantastic Riot Fest set on a picture-perfect Chicago afternoon. The band checked in with me backstage before their performance.

Duration:00:06:14

‘Not a bad day to be day drinking’: Devon Kay and the Solutions at RIOT FEST 2021 (Episode 657)

9/18/2021
Devon Kay was one of my favorite interviewees at this year’s Riot Fest. He’s super fun, self deprecating and funny. And his new EP (The Space In Between) is awesome.

Duration:00:08:53

My back is broken! I’m interviewing Bollweevils again! RIOT FEST 2021 (Episode 655)

9/18/2021
My back is broken! I’m interviewing Bollweevils again! RIOT FEST 2021 (Episode 655) The Bollweevils kicked off my Riot Fest weekend with a fun backstage interview. We talked about their new music on Red Scare, Pete’s Hollywood good looks, the pleasures of gin and Dr. Doom teaming up with Sub-Mariner. #RiotFest2021 MY BACK IS BROKEN! YOU SHOULD SHARE MY PODCAST AGAIN!

Duration:00:12:47

Safety, accessibility and unity: Building the Humanity is the Genre Festival (Episode 654)

9/16/2021
Guitars Over Guns. Sounds great to me. The Humanity is the Genre Festival is happening 9/25, from 12-6:00 p.m. in the courtyard of the historic landmark Mt. Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church in Bronzeville. Joining me for this episode DJ Lady D and Yin Waster, two musical acts who are part of the overall collective behind the festival and its mission to make kids’ lives better… through music.

Duration:00:12:52

Welcome to ‘Septemburger’ (Episode 653)

9/13/2021
Three chefs, one show! Chicago Gourmet’s “Hamburger Hop” event is happening right now, and joining me to talk about it are Chef Daniel Pineda (Whiskey Business), Chef Yani Sanchez (Takito) and Chef Michael Hernandez (Azul). We’re talking burgers. We’re talking food. We’re talking Chicago. Join us!

Duration:00:16:40

Beverly Art Walk strolls into 8th year (Episode 652)

9/10/2021
The Beverly Art Walk strolls into its 8th year with another fantastic event on Saturday, 9/18. Spanning from 95th to 111th Streets, Walden to Western Avenue, this year’s walk includes 100 artists, pop-ups, gallery exhibitions, home studio visits and more! Joining me to talk about this year’s event are Music Curator Chris Castaneda and artist Preston Thomas.

Duration:00:22:28

Recapping (The Daily Life of Frank)

9/9/2021
This week on The Daily Life of Frank, he talks about his daughter wanting to listen to the podcast, the new meds he is on, recaps his Labor Day weekend, remembers 9/11, shares a dad joke, and more!

Duration:00:20:52

Chicago Philharmonic’s new Composer in Residence Marcus Norris (episode 651)

9/7/2021
Musician and composer (and former Chicagoan) Marcus Norris is the Chicago Philharmonic’s new composer in residence. You can see his epic piece, “Glory,” performed in the Philharmonic’s season opening production OUT OF THE SILENCE this Sunday (9/12) at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts. One of the things we talked at length about is how Classical music is a blind spot for people under the age of 60, myself included. He talks about how he discovered and fell in love with...

Duration:00:12:58

The Joy Thieves: Defying expectations on ‘American Parasite’ (Episode 650)

9/2/2021
A loose collective of musicians delivered one of the year’s tightest sets of music. The Joy Thieves recently put out their first full-length (“American Parasite”), and gave us the cathartic, drive fast, live-without-consequences, kind of music that the end of summer was made for. And when I say “loose collective,” The Joy Thieves’ 50+ member roster also includes current, former and touring members of Ministry, Stabbing Westward, Nitzer Ebb, Revolting Cocks, Pigface, KMFDM, Marilyn Manson, ,...

Duration:00:16:14

New Orleans (The Daily Life of Frank)

9/2/2021
Frank shares about his time in New Orleans, how school is going for his son so far, his Labor Day plans, reads some parenting tweets, watching All Elite Wrestling in the theater and much more! ********************* Full list of parenting tweets via BuzzFeed here: https://www.buzzfeed.com/asiawmclain/brutally-funny-parenting-tweets

Duration:00:22:12

Beloved Chicago band Pulsars return with "largely unheard lost tracks from your favorite weirdos" (Episode 649)

8/31/2021
Mid-90s. Chicago. Bands across the city were swept up in a record company feeding frenzy the likes of which we’d never see again. You know the names of some of the bands, as a handful were able to establish a fairly large footprint. Others have sadly faded into the ether. Somewhere closer to the latter of those two distinctions is one of my favorite artists of that era: Pulsars… a band that got one album on Almo sounds, the label started by the guys who founded A&M Records. Almo did okay out...

Duration:00:15:35

Dad Mode (The Daily Life of Frank)

8/27/2021
Frank and his family are back from vacation and he recaps the full rundown including his son’s gas problem, going into Dad mode, being addicted to claw machines, and more. Plus he talks about his son’s first day at kindergarten, and more!

Duration:00:20:29