EPISODE 14: Evan Lacksmer

Evan Lacksmer

Erik chats with bassist, composer, and visual artist Evan Lacksmer about his artistic sensibilities, creative processes as a musician, Evan’s background, history in the Chicago music scene, and how he developed his unique style of playing. During the episode Evan previews three brand new tracks from his latest project.

The Rock in Chicago Show is available on Spotify, Soundcloud, Apple, Google, and podcasting platforms everywhere.




Evan curated a companion Guest List playlist of some of his influences and favorite bands from Chicago. Following the Spotify and Youtube playlists is a track-by-track feature written by Evan.

Jesus Christ Pose – RemasteredSoundgarden
Shoots and LaddersKorn
PreacherKiss It Goodbye
Staring ContestDazzling Killmen
The State Is BadU.S. Maple
Crowbar At Crescent And CricketGrand Ulena
Dirty Blue Gene – 2006 Digital RemasterCaptain Beefheart & His Magic Band
Recorded Inside a PyramidDaughters
Times SquareOrnette Coleman
(Let Me Take You To) ChinatownGlazed Baby
Geez (Berne)(For Craig)Tim Berne, Craig Taborn, Marc Ducret, Tom Rainey
The Pyrite WinkGolden Oriole
Glistening Vivid SplashLovely Little Girls
Umami SyntonicImelda Marcos
Mommy Is a MummyToupee
DreadLower Automation
Gift ShoppingSpirits Having Fun
Not HereBruges