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Sound Session: Michael Heidemann -- Music Junkies Talking All Things Music.

Sound Session: Michael Heidemann -- Music Junkies Talking All Things Music.
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Sound Session: Michael Heidemann -- Music Junkies Talking All Things Music.

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Enter Shikari | Interview with Rou Reynolds, London Punk Rocker and Positive Dude [Live At Metro on Feb 9th]

1/19/2018
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On this episode of Sound Sessions, Michael calls up the energizing and charismatic lead singer of Enter Shikari, Rou Reynolds. They discuss everything from Rou’s daily habits, his love for his fans and the impact music has had on him since he was a young lad. [Catch them LIVE here in Chicago on February 9th at Metro] Listen To The Full Podcast Right Here: Like what you hear? Have a question or want to get in contact with Sound Sessions? […]

Duration: 00:23:44


Kimbra | Releases Her Spirit Animal For The New Album, “Primal Heart”

1/18/2018
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On this episode of Sound Sessions, Michael speaks with the Grammy award winning musician, Kimbra. They dive into conversation about the new album, “Primal Heart”, what she does when she’s not creating music, her travels, and the message she hopes to evoke when creating her sound. See Kimbra Live at Chicago’s Concord Music Hall [Saturday, February 3, 2018, 7:00 PM] Listen To The Full Podcast Right Here: Like what you hear? Have a question or want to get in contact […]

Duration: 00:16:11


The Struts | Lead Singer Luke Spiller, A Healthy Dose of Rock and Roll

12/13/2017
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WGN Radio’s Mike Heidemann calls up Luke Spiller of The Struts on this episode of Sound Sessions. Listen To The Full Podcast Right Here: Like what you hear? Have a question or want to get in contact with Sound Sessions? Soundsessionspod@gmail.com | Twitter | Facebook | ITunes Host – Michael Heidemann

Duration: 00:12:21


The Empty Bottle Celebrates 25 Years of Music Friendly Dancing | Sound Sessions Interview with Bruce Finkleman

11/16/2017
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Sound Sessions spoke with Bruce Finkelman about creating a musical legacy in Chicago, growing alongside a changing Ukrainian Village and what the future holds as The Empty Bottle celebrates 25 years of great music in Chicago. #EB25 Listen To The Full Podcast Right Here: In 1992, Bruce Finkelman created something that, over the course of the next 25 years, would become an almost unparalleled celebration of arts, culture and music in Chicago. But what we know today at the […]

Duration: 00:15:06


Bully | Favorite Candy, Morning Routines and The New Album “Losing”

11/5/2017
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Sound Sessions is delighted to sit down with one of the most unique voices in music today, Alicia Bognanno of the band, Bully. [See Bully LIVE at Chicago’s Thailia Hall on November 7th] Listen To The Full Podcast Right Here: Joining us live in studio, Alicia and Mike chat about Bully’s most recent album, “Losing” (released on Oct. 20th on the Sub Pop label) which is swiftly becoming one of the most talked about releases this fall. Every topic is […]

Duration: 00:42:25


Charlie Daniels | Life Lessons From The Quintessential Southerner

10/29/2017
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WGN Radio’s Mike Heidemann speaks with country legend, Charlie Daniels about his new album, Memories, Memoirs and Miles: Songs Of A Lifetime as well as his new book, Never Look At The Empty Seats. This was an interview I took more than the normal allotted amount of time to ready myself – Speaking to legendary country artist, Charlie Daniels. I mean, the man (Who turned 81 the day after this interview) has a career spanning nearly 60 years and exceeding […]

Duration: 00:25:46


The Reverend Horton Heat Live At City Winery [Sound Sessions Concert Review]

10/20/2017
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On a very special episode of Sound Sessions we wax poetic about the recent Reverend Horton Heat show that took place at Chicago’s City Winery. Host, Michael Heidemann welcomes national music journalist, Jim Ryan (Chicago Now and The Daily Herald) to discuss their experience viewing true Rockabilly Royalty. Cars and Guitars, 50’s influences, bloody bass guitars, Chess Records and so much more to look forward to during the episode. Enjoy! Listen To The Full Podcast Right Here: Like what you […]

Duration: 00:12:37


Kaskade | Chicago’s Hometown EDM Hero [Sound Sessions Interview]

10/17/2017
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On this episode of Sound Sessions, Michael chats with the EDM mega-force, Kaskade. From his start in Chicago’s local house music scene to rocketing to large scale festivals across the globe – Kaskade has solidified himself as one of the guiding lights in Electronic Dance Music. In this interview we cover everything from what he likes doing when he’s not on the road, changing the game when it comes to adding melody to electronic music, and his connection to Chicago. Alright, […]

Duration: 00:15:13


The Chainsmokers | [Interview From The Sound Sessions Podcast Archive]

10/12/2017
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[Interview from 2015] On this special THROWBACK THURSDAY edition of Sound Sessions! Host Mike Heidemann, catches up with Andrew Taggart and Alex Pall of the explosive EDM group, The Chainsmokers! The original interview took place in 2015 before their set at Chicago’s Lollapalooza. They discuss their meteoric rise to fame, humble beginnings and where they saw their career trajectory right before they became the biggest EDM group in the world. Enjoy! Listen To The Full Podcast Right Here:...

Duration: 00:18:34


together PANGEA | California Quartet Bring Back The Kind Of Catchy-Grit Rock Needs Right Now [Live At Chicago’s Bottom Lounge Oct 6th]

10/5/2017
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On this episode of Sound Sessions Michael chats with Danny Bengston from the group together PANGEA. A bare bones, mega-force when it comes to hum-worthy guitar heavy hooks – together PANGEA has put out one of 2017’s catchiest albums yet with “Bulls And Roosters”. See them live at Chicago’s Bottom Lounge on October 6th! Listen To The Full Podcast Right Here: Like what you hear? Have a questions or want to get in contact with Mike from Sound Sessions? Soundsessionspod@gmail.com […]

Duration: 00:11:47


Fall’s Most Anticipated Music Releases, Concert Preview and How Different Generations Discover New Music with ‘Sounds Sessions’ Host Michael Heidemann

10/1/2017
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Michael Heidemann, host of ‘Sound Sessions’ joins Dave to talk about how different generations discover new music, the top music releases of the Fall and upcoming concerts around town.

Duration: 00:15:11


Company Of Thieves | The Thoughtful Songwriting Behind “Treasure”, The DIY Tour and Coming Home to Chicago

9/28/2017
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Sound Sessions host, Michael Heidemann sits down with Genevieve Schatz (vocals) and Marc Walloch (guitar) from the Chicago-born group, Company of Thieves before their long awaited homecoming show at the House Of Blues. They discuss what’s been happening since they took some time off, side-projects and the meaning behind their new song “Treasure” – As well as go deep with questions surrounding life, affirmations and the soulful music they write. Listen To The Full Podcast Right Here: [Click...

Duration: 00:16:08


Death From Above | “It was like hanging out with some buds” Sebastian Grainger’s boys night out with Mick Jagger, Jack White and a bowling alley

9/12/2017
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Michael and Kevin welcome Sebastian Grainger of the dance-punk duo Death from Above. Listen To The Full Interview Right Here: Like what you hear? Have a questions or want to get in contact with the guys? Soundsessionspod@gmail.com | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | ITunes Hosts – Kevin Richter & Michael Heidemann

Duration: 00:21:32


Sound Sessions Full Show | Labor Day Songs for the Working Class, The International Beard and Mustache Competition, Texas Hurricane Relief Efforts, Revolution Brewery Fest, and JR JR is Interviewed!

9/6/2017
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Full Podcast: Sound Sessions with Kevin Richter and Michael Heidemann sit in for Nick DiGilio on Labor Day. They get an in-studio visit from comedian Paul Farahvar. The three discuss the best work-related songs in honor of the holiday. Kevin and Michael get the chance to speak with Meg Rutledge of Revolution Brewery. They chat with former WGN Producer Scott Miller, who competed in the Remington Beard/Mustache competition over the weekend. Later on, Josh Epstein of “JR JR” joins the […]

Duration: 02:05:50


JR JR | Sound Sessions Interview Josh Epstein

9/6/2017
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Kevin and Michael interview Josh Epstein of “JR JR”. They talk about musical influences, the name change the band had, as well as the odd jobs Josh had before making it big.​ Listen To The Full Podcast Right Here: Like what you hear? Have a questions or want to get in contact with the guys? Soundsessionspod@gmail.com | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | ITunes Hosts – Kevin Richter & Michael Heidemann

Duration: 00:25:52


The BEST Labor Day Song List for the Working Class

9/6/2017
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the Sound Sessions guys get an in-studio visit from comedian Paul Farahvar as they discuss the best work-related songs in honor of the holiday. Listen To The Full Podcast Right Here: Like what you hear? Have a questions or want to get in contact with the guys? Soundsessionspod@gmail.com | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | ITunes Hosts – Kevin Richter & Michael Heidemann

Duration: 00:20:47


A look into the Weird Beards at the International Beard and Mustache Competition

9/6/2017
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Scott Miller gives the guys an inside look at the Remington Beard and Mustache Competition. Scott describes which beards have been best, and what he does to maintain his fabulous facial hair. Listen To The Full Podcast Right Here: Like what you hear? Have a questions or want to get in contact with the guys? Soundsessionspod@gmail.com | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | ITunes Hosts – Kevin Richter & Michael Heidemann

Duration: 00:13:08


Caravan Palace | Lead Singer, Zoé Colotis Is Here To Save Music

8/11/2017
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Michael and Kevin of the Sound Sessions Podcast sit down with Zoé Colotis – lead singer of the French electro-swing group, Caravan Palace. Listen To The Full Podcast Right Here: Like what you hear? Have a questions or want to get in contact with the guys? Soundsessionspod@gmail.com | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | ITunes Hosts – Kevin Richter & Michael Heidemann

Duration: 00:23:36


Sound Sessions Full Show (Lollapalooza, Little Dragon, Jake Clemons, Moth Man and This is History)

8/6/2017
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On this installment of ‘Sound Sessions’ Kevin and Michael talk all things Lollapalooza, find out about the upcoming tour of the band ‘Little Dragon’, talk with Jake Clemons from Bruce Springsteen’s ‘E Street Band’, try and solve the mystery of the ‘Moth Man’ and wrap up the show with ‘This is History’.

Duration: 02:08:44


Has the ‘Moth Man’ been spotted in Chicago?

8/6/2017
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Kevin and Michael talk with Lon Strickler from ‘Phantoms and Monsters’ about the recent ‘moth man’ sightings in the Chicagoland area.

Duration: 00:22:18

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