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Ian Svenonius is one of the most prolific local artists in the Washington region. During the past several decades, he fronted a number of notable bands – and he emerged as a published author and the host of an online interview series. Kojo chats with Svenonius about how the Washington region inspired him – and what he’s trying to say with the art he’s still creating today.
- Ian Svenonius Musician, Nation of Ulysees, Make-Up, Weird War, Cupid Car Club, Chain and The Gang; Author; Host, "Soft Focus"
- Ally Schweitzer Editor, WAMU 88.5's Bandwidth
LISTEN: The Music of Ian Svenonius
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