GLT Music Podcast GLT's Music Director Jon Norton interviews big names and emerging talent from the music world as their travels take them into Central Illinois. Discover eclectic music spanning blues, rock, jazz, and more.
GLT Music Podcast

GLT Music Podcast

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GLT's Music Director Jon Norton interviews big names and emerging talent from the music world as their travels take them into Central Illinois. Discover eclectic music spanning blues, rock, jazz, and more.More from GLT Music Podcast »

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Bloomington Hip-Hop Artist: Attitude Connected To Religion

Bloomington hip-hop artist Dominique Stevenson said positive messages and uplifting vibes in his music are connected to his religion. He doesn't believe people can achieve happiness, or good, alone.

Switchback: American Roots With Celtic Soul

A new take on an old Irish proverb: Original music is like a four-leaf clover — hard to find and lucky to have.

Bloomington Record Store Finds Live Music Niche

John Anderson has filled a record store niche in the Twin Cities with an eclectic mix of genres at Reverberation Vinyl, his store on Main Street across from Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington.

The Something Brothers Launch 'Apollo'

The Something Brothers guitarist Edwin Pierce said it was surprisingly easy for band members to create and record new music together despite a nearly 30-year studio hiatus, and missing a key band member.

Megg Farrell Finds Her Country Style

The woman who fronts the Hot Jazz band Sweet Megg & the Wayfarers with Normal native and saxophonist Ryan Weisheit said a desire to tap into her folk and country roots was the impetus to morph into a different lineup with a new name.

Textures, Imagery Key To Latest Neko Case Album

The last time singer-songwriter Neko Case played the Castle Theatre in Bloomington, the sold-out crowd missed out on her new album. The recording "Hell-On" was still a few months away from release.

Band Of Heathens Believes Music Is A Uniter

Musicians not prone to wade into politics are showing their hand more often in the current political climate.

Kyle Yap Brings Keen Ear For Melody To Normal Music Fest

Bloomington singer-songwriter Kyle Yap said his father raised him on a steady diet of his classic rock LPs. You can hear the influences during a live Yap show.

At Their Lowest Point, Music Lifts Up Harmonious Wail

The husband-wife team behind the Madison, Wisconsin-based Harmonious Wail says their resolve to play uplifting music was tested when their son died three years ago.

Shemekia Copeland: A Humble 'Queen Of The Blues'

GLT Summer Concert headliner Shemekia Copeland said she was caught off guard when the City of Chicago and the State of Illinois officially declared her to be "The New Queen Of The Blues" at the 2011 Chicago Blues Festival.

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