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K. Flay’s Triumphant Homecoming, Exploring Subterranean’s Brothel Backstory

During this episode of Live Fix Radio, we explore the music of rapper, singer-songwriter and Chicago-native Katherine Flaherty (aka K.Flay). We first discovered K. Flay’s cunning blend of hip hop, pop, rock and humorous rhymes back in March at SXSW. We caught up with Flaherty before her show at Subterranean to talk about her Black […]

Why Do These Kids Rock, Jam and Amaze Us So Much?

During this episode of Live Fix Radio, we explore the topic of teenage performers and how the live music experience impacts their creativity, inspiration and psychological development. We’re excited to dive into this topic and share with you the music of 14 year-old singer-songwriter Kate Diaz and soul-blues-jazz-hip hop octet Kids These Days. Ever since […]


Concert Preview: The Mesmerizing Polymedia Mythology of NewVillager

Editorial note: Earlier this week our friend and Live Fix contributor Moira McCormick caught up with NewVillager before their gig in New York to talk about the story behind the band’s ambitiously esoteric and wonder-filled mythological live show — and what awaits Chicago fans tonight at the Empty Bottle.    “What makes it exciting,” says […]

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How Do Women Experience Live Music?

  During this episode of Live Fix Radio, we explore how the female brain, body and emotions are impacted by the live music experience. We also spoke with Egyptian hardcore band Massive Scar Era. And after seeing the female-fronted quartet perform live at Obbityfest 2011, Sherine (vocals/guitar) and Nancy (violin) told us about how the […]

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Adventures and Discoveries at MOBfest 2011

Say hello to Chicago-based bands Makeshift Prodigy and California Wives live from MOBfest 2011! During this episode of Live Fix Radio, we explore the details about each band’s favorite artists and most memorable concerts experiences, what role fans play during their live show, the transcendence of live concert art, and what an emerging band can […]

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Explore The Wonderful World Of Obbityville

On this episode of Live Fix Radio, we explore the live music laboratory of Chicago-based experimental rock band The Earth Program as they give us an exclusive tour of their Spook House practice studio. The ambitious quartet also shares the inside scoop on ObbityFest 2011, a 21-band music and art festival going on in Chicago […]