Today, we sit down with Ken Kurson from The Lilacs, a Chicago rock band formed in 1990. With their first album release in more than 25 years together, it’s safe to say we had a few questions. Our time together delves into musical influences, live performance, and – of course – unexplainable phenomena.

0:00    Intro
0:11     EZVisibility.com
0:22    Dbl-take.com
0:33    imperfectfifth.com/merch
1:10    Ken Kurson + The Lilacs intro
2:29    Ken’s brother’s musical influence (The Who, Elton John)
4:43    Modern influence (Young The Giant)
5:40    “Monica”
11:50  “My Sister Jane”
17:55   Endure
19:03  “The Very Last Time”
21:50   Supernatural presence

Meredith Schneider

Meredith Schneider

Editor in Chief at Imperfect Fifth
Meredith is often referred to as an entrepreneur, photographer, writer, and multi-media maven. She is currently the Editor in Chief at Imperfect Fifth, Co-Owner/Co-Producer at DoubleTake Productions, a ticket seller at a concert venue in KC, and a freelance writer/photographer. In her free time, she likes to make baked goods and complete DIY projects alongside her trusty – OK, not so trusty – cat Schmidt. She loves Batman so much she named her car Bruce Wayne. You can find her random musings on Twitter and Instagram.
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