Sound Sessions

Sound Sessions is the Voice of Chicago Music. Music Journalist Michael Heidemann talking all things music. Long form Interviews with all your favorite bands, Concert/Festival/Album Reviews and all the best new music you should be listening to!

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Gogol Bordello | Eugene Hütz explains that ‘Purple’ is more than just a color! [Live at Metro – March 22nd and 23rd]

Kevin and Michael are joined by the manic, mustachioed front man of the gypsy punk powerhouse Gogol Bordello, Eugene Hütz. They talk about what has drawn him to the color purple (resulting in their hit song ‘Start Wearing Purple’), the curren


 2016-03-22  14m

Music Journalist Joel Oliphint | What Your Music Format Says About You

With the seemingly countless options for how we consume music, what is your format of choice? You can be a vinyl crate rummager, a Spotify mix slave, a tape cassette winder, or so much more. Kevin and Michael invite their friend and music journalist, Joe


 2016-03-17  17m

Jack Garratt | Sound Sessions Interview [March 6th at Lincoln Hall, Chicago]

Michael and Kevin are happy to welcome multifaceted artist and now newly-moved Chicagoan, Jack Garratt to this episode of Sound Sessions. There is much to say about the singer/songwriter, Jack Garratt. “No amount of pissed-off tweets, however, will


 2016-03-01  19m

Cherry Glazerr | Sound Sessions Interview [Feb 25th @ Thalia Hall]

Sound Sessions welcome Clementine Creevy, Evanston, IL native and lead singer of one of LA’s hottest up and coming bands, Cherry Glazerr. [Catch Cherry Glazerr live at Thalia Hall w/ Best Coast and Wavves — February 24+25 here in Chicago]


 2016-02-26  22m

The Get Up Kids | Matt Pryor singer/songwriter [Feb 27th @ The Bottom Lounge]

Sound Sessions is delighted to welcome lead singer/songwriter of the influential rock group, The Get Up Kids – Matt Pryor. You can catch Matt live at The Bottom Lounge February 27th with fellow musicians, Chris Conley (Saves The Day), Dan Andriano


 2016-02-23  17m

El Ten Eleven | Kristian Dunn – Is he a bassist or guitarist? Why not both?! [Feb 17th @ Space]

Do you like bass players that play like guitar players? How about guitar players that play like bass players? Or what about a guy that plays one guitar that has both a bass and a guitar built in? Michael and Kevin are joined by loop virtuoso, Kristian Du


 2016-02-17  20m

Alkaline Trio | Dan Andriano, Bassist on Growing up in Chicago, Memories of Listening to WGN Radio [Feb. 27th @ The Bottom Lounge]

Sound Sessions is happy to welcome rock virtuoso and Chicago native, Dan Andriano of the legendary Chicago groups: Alkaline Trio, In the Emergency Room, Slapstick and The Falcon. Dan Andriano continues his trek through the musical terrain creating some o


 2016-02-15  33m

Grammy Awards Preview | Sound Sessions talks with WGN Radio’s Dave Plier Show

Kevin and Michael of Sound Sessions recently sat down with WGN Radio host, Dave Plier to discuss the upcoming Grammy awards and give their predictions.  Here’s the full segment — Many thanks to Dave Plier for having us on his show. “For


 2016-02-15  19m

Metric | Emily Haines on Sound Sessions [Feb 12th at House Of Blues Chicago]

Sound Sessions is delighted to welcome lyricist and lead singer of the group, Metric – Emily Haines. Making huge waves since 1998, Metric has constructed a loyal fanbase and put out some of the most jaw-dropping-heart-thrashing songs to hit the ele


 2016-02-11  17m

ShowYouSuck | Live on Sound Sessions [Free Show @ The Empty Bottle – Feb/8th]

Kevin and Michael of Sound Sessions welcome the unstoppable force that is rapper, ShowYouSuck (aka Clinton Sandifer). Ever since he hit the scene there has been a very positive buzz floating around Chicago’s most exciting and pizza-loving artist. 


 2016-02-07  43m