30 episodes

AUX Populi is a show about art, artists, and how artists use art and have used art to fix themselves and others. Join Andy King every Thursday as he dives into the lives of artists from all backgrounds and disciplines. If it’s art, he wants to hear about it. If you’re an artist, he wants to hear from you.

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    • Performing Arts

AUX Populi is a show about art, artists, and how artists use art and have used art to fix themselves and others. Join Andy King every Thursday as he dives into the lives of artists from all backgrounds and disciplines. If it’s art, he wants to hear about it. If you’re an artist, he wants to hear from you.

    Elmhurst College Jazz Band

    Elmhurst College Jazz Band

    For this episode, Andy is joined by Professor Doug Beach and Andrew Steininger from the Elmhurst College Jazz Band and Jazz Festival. With the 53rd Annual Elmhurst College Jazz Festival only a couple weeks away, Doug and Andrew sat down to discuss the history of the jazz band, the jazz fest, and why Elmhurst may be a hub for jazz music.

    Stay tuned after the show for two live recordings from the Elmhurst College Jazz Band, the first being “Front Runner”, and the second “A Night in Tunisia”.

    • 1 hr 27 min
    Grey Shore Avenue

    Grey Shore Avenue

    This week, Andy sits down with Bryan and Antonio from the band Grey Shore Avenue. It’s a first for AUX Populi, with Bryan live in the room, and Antonio coming in over speaker phone. With new music on the way, they discuss the influence of mental health, changes in band structure, and the future of Grey Shore Avenue moving forward.

    Stay tuned after the episode for two instrumental tracks, the first being “Catastrophize”, and the second “Highway Robbery”.

    • 1 hr 47 min
    Tiny Kingdoms

    Tiny Kingdoms

    This week, Andy is joined by Ryan, Nico, Nick, and Jake from the band Tiny Kingdoms. Billed as an alternative rock band that can do so much more, their recently released EP “Rose Gold | Coasting” is now available through most major streaming services, and can be heard in it entirety at the backend of this episode.

    • 2 hr
    Violet Crime

    Violet Crime

    This week, Andy is joined by Jeff and Kevin from the band Violet Crime. Currently working on a new EP, their previous EP “Paper Queen” is available through most major streaming services. You can see Violet Crime live on February 7th at Beat Kitchen in Chicago for The Weekend Run Club’s album release show, alongside August Hotel and Splits.

    Stay tuned after the show for two tracks from Violet Crime, the first being “Paper Queen”, and the second “Curious”.

    • 1 hr 49 min
    The Weekend Run Club

    The Weekend Run Club

    This week, Andy sits down with Bridget, Chris, Joey, and Mitchell from the band The Weekend Run Club. Their debut album “Zoo” will be available for streaming and downloading on January 31st, and their album release show will take place on February 7th at Beat Kitchen in Chicago alongside Violet Crime, August Hotel, and Splits.

    Stay tuned after the episode for two singles from the upcoming album, the first being “Beck”, and second being “Rhode Island”.

    • 2 hr 10 min
    The JAB

    The JAB

    This week, for the second longest episode of AUX Populi (coming in minutes away from the record set by Moore & Friends), Andy sat down for a conversation about trauma, addiction, and music with The JAB. Led by frontman Jam Alker, The JAB describe themselves as a classic rock revival band, using thick/meaty riffs, served with a slice of social awareness.

    Their latest single, “Riot”, can be heard on the back end of this episode, and their full LP, “Consume”, will be available starting February 4th. Both the single and the LP can be streamed through Apple Music, Spotify, and most major streaming services.

    • 2 hr 46 min

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