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Mark McGuire @ Cafe 4 in Knoxville, TN 3/39/14

Mark McGuire @ Cafe 4 in Knoxville, TN 3/39/14

A couple of Rock Show DJs had a chance to sit down with guitarist Mark McGuire, formerly of Emeralds, to talk about his new album, his upcoming collaborations, and his approach to making music. Be sure to check out Mark’s most recent album, Along the Way, out now on Dead Oceans!

Listen to the interview here, or check the text after the jump!

Interview with Mark Mcguire by Wnur-Fm on Mixcloud

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Glenn Kotche
Glenn Kotche @ the Bijou Theater, 3/27/14

Here begins our rollout of coverage of Big Ears Festival, which went down last weekend in Knoxville, TN. First up, we have an interview with Chicago’s own Glenn Kotche, who you might know as the drummer from Wilco. Kotche is a man of many hats – a percussionist and a composer. Check out his new album, Adventureland, which was released on Cantaloupe Music on March 25.

Listen to an audio version of the interview here, or check the text after the jump.

Interview with Glenn Kotche by Wnur-Fm on Mixcloud

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WNUR News had the opportunity to sit down with Marissa Penrod, the founder of the Dance Marathon 2014 Beneficiary, Team Joseph. We discussed the struggles in starting a foundation, the complications involved in finding a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, and the power of the Dance Marathon experience.

You can find more Dance Marathon coverage at WNUR News.

Marissa Penrod – Founder of Team Joseph (Dance Marathon 2014) by Your World With Wnur News on Mixcloud

Interview by Svyat Nakonechny ’14, Continental Drift Producer


Svyat Nakonechny ’14 had a chance to chat with Balkan Beat Box’s Ori Kaplan as the group is getting ready to storm the stages and bring the party back to the United States. In light of their Chicago show later this month, we talked BBox’s most recent album “Give”, upcoming musical plans, and the boom of the international music scenes in New York City and Chicago. Here is a shortened version of this talk.