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Gardner Cole, What Are You Listening To?

Gardner Cole

Cole, who has written and produced for artists such as Madonna, is the producer for local country pop band Arrowheart, who are schedueld to perform Sunday, May 27 at Hidden Meadow Ranch. For more information, head here.

When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? 95.5-FM Eva.

What's the first album you bought? Jimi Hendrix, Are You Experienced.

What's the first concert you saw? Motortown Revue, 1968 with Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, The Temptations and The Supremes. I was 6 years old, and my babysitter dragged me along. Amazing show!

What's your favorite concert you've ever been to? Led Zeppelin, 1977, Pontiac Silverdome.

What's the last song played on your music player? "Somebody That I Used To Know," Gotye.

Preferred format: CD, vinyl, cassette, 8-Track or digital? Vinyl.

What's your favorite album? Fleetwood Mac, Rumours.

Who is your favorite singer or band? Michael Jackson.

Does you computer track how many times you've played something -- if so, what's at the top of the list? The Beatles.

What was your favorite new or new-to-you album from 2011? St. Vincent, Strange Mercy.

What one song would you play if you had a world-wide radio audience? Bjork, "Joga."

Who is your favorite local artist? The Wiley One.

What is your favorite local venue to see music? Skye Lounge Peoria.

What is your favorite music video? Lost In The Trees, "Red."

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Nicki Escudero
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