Welcome, rocker nation, to the newest episode of Rock it Out! Blog in its brand new format. Every Friday, host Sami Jarroush rounds together an esteemed panel of critics, musicians, and comedians to discuss the week’s biggest headlines live from our new set at JBTV in downtown Chicago.
This week’s panel consists of Consequence of Sound Editor-in-Chief Michael Roffman, JBTV host Greg Corner, and Eric Kolkey, one of the stars of the documentary You Weren’t There: A History of Chicago Punk. They give their impressions on Katy Perry’s Super Bowl halftime performance, and discuss who should perform at next year’s game. They also talk about Taylor Swift bringing Haim on tour, and Neil Young’s recent remarks on the vinyl resurgence.