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About Spool Going Round

If you like my blog and have access to programming and would like to do a radio/internet show together, please contact me. spoolgoinground@yahoo.com My name is Mike. I am an on-air radio DJ. I fell in love with radio in Chicago and then took that passion to someplace where I could actually get on the air. My travels took me to Seattle, WA, Eugene and Portland, OR and Washington D.C., where I was able to have my own morning show. I've had crab cakes with Warren Zevon, sat backstage and interviewed Sting, had Melissa Etheridge sing to me from the front row and I loved every minute of it. That passion for music still burns strong in me and I love to talk music and be turned on to music. Sharing new music with people is what got me interested in radio in the first place. It is wonderful to be able to talk music with you. "Go ahead you're on the air..." Read more: http://www.chicagonow.com/blogs/spool-going-round/about-spool-going-round.html#ixzz1Bfx7V0ug

Spool Going Round Radio on the air 4/30/18

“Spool Going Round is the best radio show in the world” -overheard Bringing our Victorian Seaport to the world via the world wide web at KPTZ.org  Click below the playlist to listen NOW! Click on the calendar.  Choose Monday, 4/30 … Continue reading

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Arctic Monkeys may be the best touring band out there

It is great to hear Arctic Monkeys are touring this year and a new album is soon to be released.   I caught their first US tour and have seen them since.  They are the best of the best. Tranquility Base … Continue reading

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Spool Going Round Radio Playlist from KPTZ 4/16/18

Mike @ Spool Going Round provides a very eclectic wonderful sounding set of tunes. Playlist is listed above. You can replay this show for the next 2 weeks on Radio Free America.  Go to Monday 4/16 on the calendar and … Continue reading

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Coachella Webcast Weekend!

It’s on Youtube. You’re on your couch. Dress as freaky as you wanna. Coachella baby! Spool Going Round looks forward to Friday 5:30 Greta Van Fleet 7:55 Black Coffee 8:35 the War on Drugs 9:50 Belly 11:40 Jamiroquai Saturday 4:15  … Continue reading

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SGR was back on KPTZ this morning

You can listen back on demand for the next 2 weeks on Radio Free America. Eclectic, Authentic music played by a DJ who loves music

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A Sad day for Radio as The Loop dies

Sorry to hear that today was the last day for Legendary Chicago classic rock station The Loop. RIP The world’s not changing for the better folks I went to a lot of Loop sponsored concerts.  Loved listening to Johnny B, … Continue reading

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Gomez Celebrating a Top Release from 20 years ago with a Tour and Reissue

Love, Love, Love this band. Gomez return to the US to celebrate the 20th year of Bring it On.  I was working at a radio station in Maryland when a fellow DJ who had just returned from England brought this … Continue reading

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Spool Going Round Radio Playlist 2/19/18

New (er) tracks from Squeeze, Jack White, First Aid Kit, Karen O. with Michael Kiwanuka and more. On KPTZ 91.9fm and playback for 2 weeks here

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Fleet Foxes Live with Icelandic Choir

Fleet Foxes’ album Crack-up is one of Spool Going Round’s favorite albums of 2017. They are still touring it into 2018. A recent show in Iceland was recorded and can be watched below by clicking on the link. Tour dates … Continue reading

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Spool Going Round Radio Playlist for Best of 2017 show

Thank you so much for tuning in on 91.9 FM and kptz.org. Here is the playlist of my Best of 2017 show. These are tracks from my favorite albums of 2017. You can listen back to the show by clicking … Continue reading

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