Aug 23, 2015

Episode 169 We got Married! part 1

We got married! 8-22-2015 Come celebrate with us

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Aug 16, 2015

Episode 168 Airbnb talk with Kasia!

Kasia and I talked a lot. This episode we talk pretty much all about Airbnb. This is not an Airbnb commercial, we just really enjoy what they do. This was going to be a bonus episode but time sort of got in the way. Hope you enjoy! Check us out on all our social medias, like share and tell a friend!

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Aug 9, 2015

Episode 167 Kasia!

A great long over due chat with Kasia! It was a lot of fun talking one on one with her. And it was even more fun putting together her playlist. Enjoy! Check us out on instagram @friendswithmusic

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Aug 2, 2015

Episode 166 Peekaboos!

The super rad band Peekaboos came by the other day! So excited to present to you the conversation we had. You gotsta check them out

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Jul 25, 2015

Episode 165 Baby Money!

Baby Money came by the DZ to jam for us for a session and they stuck around for an interview. It was a fun chat! This is Baby Money's world, we are all just loose change     (oh, producers note: the audio for this ep. might be a little funny. sorry!!!)   Thanks for finding us! Please like and share and tell a friend!

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Jul 18, 2015

Episode 164 Bloom!

Bloom is the best! And they stopped by the DZ for a great session and interview. Enjoy their sounds! And share and tell everyone you know!

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Jul 11, 2015

Episode 163 Love in the Dark!

The super slick and very talented band Love In The Dark join us on todays show. There is a lot of them so get ready for this one. They are great people that make great music We also have a lot going on so please follow the instagram @friendswithmusic and twitter @fwmpod Thank you

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Jul 6, 2015

Episode 162 James Neary!

James Neary is our guest for todays episode. A great dude that played some great tunes for us. His sessions were awesome and it was fun chatting with him. Check him out give him a like 

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Jun 28, 2015

Episode 161 Hunting Jacket!

Christian William aka Hunting Jacket aka Fall Fox stopped by DZ Records for a great session and interview. Check out his stuff here its all good 

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Jun 21, 2015

Episode 160 Black Eyes!

The gentlemen of Black Eyes came by the DZ for a hand and a session and an interview. Great dudes great chat. Enjoy them! also too please give us a follow on instagram @friendswithmusic and twitter @fwmpod and ya dig

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Jun 13, 2015

Episode 159 Colonel!

Ok so this is sort of a crazy episode. There really is no way of explaining, you just need to hit play to find out why. Colin aka Colonel was an awesome guest for putting up with some technical difficulties. He did a great DZ Session for us as well Dig and share and help spread the word!

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Jun 7, 2015

Episode 158 Matthew McNeal!

Listen up! All the way from Fort Worth Texas, Matthew McNeal and his drummer Andre traversed the Chicago traffic and explored the unknown in our basement studio. We had so much fun hosting them, oh and let me tell ya, dudes can jam! Just in time for you all to get excited for his new album Compadre, coming out June 30! Pre order it and all that good stuff here C'mon now, put a little Fort Worth in your Chicago!

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May 30, 2015

Episode 157 Tara Terra!

All the way from Champaign IL our guests Tara Terra came by for a couple great session videos and stuck around for an interview. Enjoy them 

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May 27, 2015

Episode 156 Finally Mark! part 2… video games

Mark and I talked a lot. This was a chunk of our video game conversation. Good stuff. Dig and share. Follow @friendswithmusic on instagram and @fwmpod on twitter

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May 24, 2015

Episode 155 Finally Mark!

After a few attempts, we finally got Mark in for a chat. Resident DZ security, gamer, wearer of dresses, saver of lives, and overall great dude! With a great playlist at the end. Enjoy! Also hit us up @fwmpod on twitter and @friendswithmusic on instagram

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May 17, 2015

Episode 154 John Till!

John Till come by DZ Records for a really good session Dude makes some killer music You gotta check it all out!

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May 9, 2015

Episode 153 April Richardson!

The super awesome comedian April Richardson joins us on this episode. I caught up with her after a show up in Milwaukee. We had a great conversation that may have went a little long. She really is the best. Need proof? Hit play and find out! And find her live and catch up on all her social medias and stuff here 

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May 2, 2015

Episode 152 Follis is Back!

Thee Mr John Follis is back on FWM. Never a dull moment when he is around. He did a great session for us with Mike Dixon as Midijoyful  Then he stuck around for a quick, well, not exactly an interview. More like an off the rails story. Enjoy!

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Apr 25, 2015

Episode 151 Mike Dixon!

Mike Dixon of Midijoyful joins us on this episode. We may or may not have talked about forklifts for the majority of our conversation. One thing is certain though, Mike makes some killer music! Dig it and dig the playlist at the end

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Apr 17, 2015

Episode 150 Wheelers 311 Cruise Experience!

Ol' Ian Wheeler (of Wheelers Weekend Jams fame) stopped by to talk about his 311 Cruise experience. Plenty of great stories followed by a great playlist. Dig it and dig this He just released his mini 311 Cruise doc, so be sure to check it out!

Apr 11, 2015

Episode 149 Another Shuffle Roulette with Andrew!

Andrew is back for another round of Shuffle Roulette. We sparred for 6 rounds and created a great playlist. Come listen to music with us! Check out our social medias also and @fwmpod on twitter. Follow us ya sheep!

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Apr 3, 2015

Episode 148 Ben Caplan!

On todays show we have a great musician from Halifax Nova Scotia Canada, Ben Caplan! He was coming through Chicago on his first US tour and was gracious enough to hang out and chat. Seeing him live is an experience. No joke, you gotta catch him live! Check out all his stuff here Thanks L!

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Mar 28, 2015

Episode 147 The Bribes!

The Bribes are with us in this new episode. They crushed a DZ Session, then sat down for a great chat! This is mandatory 

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Mar 21, 2015

Episode 146 Leo!

Leo from the band Punky Brewster sat down for a chat after his band did a great DZ Session. Check it out here Dig all our stuff and like all our social medias and @fwmpod on twitter and iTunes and facebook. You can do it. I believe in you

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Mar 15, 2015

Episode 145 John Niehoff!

John Niehoff is a great dude. He had a really good one on one chat. Talked a lot about records. He has quite the collection. And stick around for an awesome playlist. Also please check us out on and @fwmpod on twitter thank you!

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Mar 7, 2015

Episode 144 Luke Henry and Rabbitfoot!

Luke Henry and Rabbitfoot came by the DZ for a great session and interview. Check them out great dudes great chat. Keep an eye out for them. And say hello to Luke if you happen to be in the New Zealand area

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Feb 28, 2015

Episode 143 Intimate Winter Evening!

This is a quick playlist from the most recent Intimate Evening at DZ Records on 1-31-15. A big thank you to all who showed up and enjoyed the great music. And a bigger thank you to those playing the music; Trevorrrrrrr (aka Mom), Midifoyful, Joe and Jamee, Victoria Blade, and Fee-Lion

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Feb 24, 2015

Episode 142 Fern from The Avantist! part 2

The much anticipated part 2 of my conversation with Fern from The Avantist. Warning: this is a basketball heavy episode with a short playlist of specific songs. Don't forget about his first episode. And you must must must check out his band

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Feb 21, 2015

Episode 141 Fern from The Avantist! part 1

Fern the singer of the great local band The Avantist was finally on the show. About 3 years in the making. And of course we couldn't stop talking. This is part one of a great two part episode. Hope you dig. Oh and you gotta check out The Avantist they are one of the best bands around

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Feb 14, 2015

Episode 140 Glass Mountain!

The might Glass Mountain stopped by DZ Records the other day to do a great session and interview. Hit play and enjoy! Check them out  and please check us out on facebook and and rate review and subscribe on iTunes. You are the best

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Feb 8, 2015

Episode 139 Another Shuffle Roulette with P.R.E.!

Punk Rock Eric and I put our ipods on shuffle and battled to the death! Press play and see who is the last man standing. Please rate and review us on iTunes and check us out on facebook and instagram. Share and help spread the word!

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Jan 31, 2015

Episode 138 Another Shatt Shuffle!

We are live and on location. Sheri and I put our ipods on shuffle, come listen to music with us! It ended up being a great playlist. And be sure to rate and comment on iTunes and check us out on facebook and instagram. And of course tell a friend, spread the word!

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Jan 24, 2015

Episode 137 Okapi!

The band Okapi joined us in studio for a session and an interview. They crushed the session! No joke, you all must check them out  And of course it was great talking with them and getting to know them a bit. Make sure to watch their session videos here too  And please help spread the word, tell a friend, rate and share and like all our social medias. And have a pleasant afternoon!

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Jan 17, 2015

Episode 136 Shuffle Roulette with Andrew!

Any time Andrew and I are in the same room, magic happens. So it is only appropriate that we put our ipods through a shuffle roulette. Tune in to find out who the last man standing will be!

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Jan 9, 2015

Episode 135 Mikayla!

Mikayla is a professional. And she is also a Samurai. So this was an easy conversation (at a safe distance of course) We had a great chat and she is the future of America! Press play and enjoy and share with everyone you know!

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Jan 1, 2015

Episode 134 DZ New Years Playlist!

Happy 2015 everybody! Hope 2014 treated you kindly and I hope 2015 does as well! On todays show Andrew Benjamin and I put together a quick playlist of some of our favorite DZ Session tunes. All of which you can find here Press play and enjoy!

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Dec 26, 2014

Episode 133 A DZ Playlist for Christmas!

Benjamin, Andrew and myself put together some of our favorite DZ Session tunes for this music heavy Christmas episode. Check out all the videos for these songs here Hope you all had a great Christmas. Thank goodness its over

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Dec 21, 2014

Episode 132 Emersion!

Emer and Stefan of the band Emersion stopped by the DZ to play their acoustic/violin/rap/spoken word infused music. It was awesome! what happens when Dublin and San Diego collide? Press play and find out! As always, thanks for tuning in and tell a friend!!

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Dec 14, 2014

Episode 131 Victoria Blade!

The amazing Victoria Blade stopped by the DZ and played some great songs for us. And we had a really good chat after. Press play and enjoy!

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Dec 6, 2014

Episode 130 Follies!

Kate from Follies came by the DZ not too long ago to jam for us and sit for an interview. Check out her soundcloud here tons of great stuff on there!

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Nov 30, 2014

Episode 129 Little Star!

Little Star came by a couple weeks ago and crushed a session. And I got the pleasure of chatting with them. They make great noises! Check them out here 

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Nov 23, 2014

Episode 128 The New Wilshire Album!

The new Wilshire album was just released!!!! Its called My Metamorphic Mind and its awesome! So we packaged it up as its own episode. Check it out here and also at

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Nov 15, 2014

Episode 127 Flagass!

Local punk rock legends Flagass stopped by for a DZ session and a quick chat. Check them out here 

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Nov 8, 2014

Episode 126 Ben Scott!

All the way from the Benjamin David Scott joins us for a quick chat and some tunes. Stereo Studio does great work! Please check them out. And tell them Friends With Music sent you

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Nov 1, 2014

Episode 125 Trevor!

Everything you ever wanted to know about our guest Trevor is in this episode and this link  He is part of the Stereo Studio crew. They are doing great stuff in the city. Please check them out. Oh and one more thing, TREVORRRRRRRRRRRRR!!

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Oct 28, 2014

Episode 124 Bonus Talking Basketball!

Another NBA season is just about to start. You know what that means! This music podcast is talkin hoops! Johnny A comes by and we quickly rattle off opinions and facts about the upcoming season. Will the Bulls dominate the east? Will D Rose win another MVP? Will Thibs play his rookies? The answers to those questions and so much more in this episode (spoiler alert: YES!) unedited for your listening pleasure 

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Oct 25, 2014

Episode 123 Another Shuffle Roulette with P.R.E.!

Thee Punk Rock Eric came by and we put our ipods on shuffle. Cant tell you what happens next, you gotta tune in! Come listen to some music with us!

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Oct 18, 2014

Episode 122 Boss Fight!

The mighty Boss Fight come out to the DZ and did a great session with us. We may or may not have talked more about the Mighty Ducks movies more then music. Im not quite sure. You will have to tune in to find out. Dig and share 

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Oct 11, 2014

Episode 121 A Cool Hand!

These dudes were awesome! They came in, jammed some killer tunes, chatted for a great interview and then stuck around and watched the Bears game with us! Please check them out

Oct 3, 2014

Episode 120 Hunt Hunt Hunt Camp!

Welcome back everybody! Joe and Aurora from the band Hunt Hunt Hunt Camp joined us for a DZ Session and an interview. Great people great music great talk. Enjoy and share!

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