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DJ Swallow DJ Profile

I was a college radio DJ and station manager in the early 90’s at WKDI - the student run radio station at Northern Illinois University. Over 20 years later, I discovered CHIRP as a listener and now I’m back on the air as a DJ. You can hear me on Monday nights from 6pm-8pm playing a mix of indie, punk, jazz, blues, psych, soul, early rock-n-roll, and of course, local Chicago music. I'm also the CHIRP Marketing Director and looking forward to our upcoming broadcast launch at 107.1FM! #hearwhatsnext

I am a life-long Chicago area resident and have lived on the city’s Northside for over 20 years. My other time is spent as an artist - creating cityscape paintings and photographs of architecture. My studio is located at the Cornelia Arts Building - one of the oldest working art studio buildings in Chicago.

DJ Swallow's Playlists

8/14 - 7pm hour
Cornelius - Mellow Waves album artwork 7:58pm Cornelius The Spell of a Vanishing Loveliness Mellow Waves (Rostrum)
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7:55pm Small Tines Local Myriad One (self-released)
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Yo La Tengo - Stuff Like That There album artwork 7:49pm Yo La Tengo My Heart's Not In It Stuff Like That There (Matador)
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Love - Forever Changes album artwork 7:47pm Love The Red Telephone Forever Changes (Elektra)
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Monks - Hamburg Recordings 1967 album artwork 7:42pm Monks I'm Watching You Hamburg Recordings 1967 (Third Man)
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7:35pm Ovef Ow Local Working Girl Working Girl (self-released)
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Neko Case - Blacklisted album artwork 7:31pm Neko Case Local I Wish I Was The Moon Blacklisted (Bloodshot)
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7:28pm Belle & Sebastian We Were Beautiful single (Matador)
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Nicole Atkins - Goodnight Rhonda Lee album artwork 7:24pm Nicole Atkins Listen Up Goodnight Rhonda Lee (Single Lock)
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Speedy Ortiz - Foil Deer album artwork 7:18pm Speedy Ortiz My Dead Girl Foil Deer (Carpark)
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The Black Lips - Underneath The Rainbow album artwork 7:16pm The Black Lips Boys In The Wood Underneath The Rainbow (Vice)
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Downtown Boys - Cost of Living album artwork 7:12pm Downtown Boys Because You Cost of Living (Sub Pop)
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The Afghan Whigs - Congregation album artwork 7:05pm The Afghan Whigs Miles Iz Ded (Bonus Track) Congregation (Sub Pop)
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7:01pm Jeff Parker Trio Local Swept Out to Sea Bright Light in Winter (Delmark)
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8/14 - 6pm hour
Jurassic 5 - Quality Control album artwork 6:58pm Jurassic 5 Swing Set Quality Control (Interscope)
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Beastie Boys - Licensed To Ill album artwork 6:54pm Beastie Boys Hold It Now, Hit It Licensed To Ill (Def Jam)
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Frank Zappa - Strictly Commercial (The Best of Frank Zappa) album artwork 6:46pm Frank Zappa Peaches En Regalia Strictly Commercial (The Best of Frank Zappa) (Rykodisc)
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Adam Ant - Friend Or Foe album artwork 6:43pm Adam Ant Desperate But Not Serious Friend Or Foe (CBS)
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6:40pm The Harringtons Carry You Home CHANGE IS GONNA COME (self-released)
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Prince - Purple Rain album artwork 6:32pm Prince Computer Blue Purple Rain (Warner Bros.)
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6:28pm Chain & The Gang What Is a Dollar? Best of Crime Rock (In The Red)
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Girl Ray - Earl Grey album artwork 6:25pm Girl Ray A Few Months Earl Grey (Moshi Moshi)
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Urge Overkill - Saturation album artwork 6:19pm Urge Overkill Local Positive Bleeding Saturation (Geffen)
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Guided by Voices - How Do You Spell Heaven album artwork 6:16pm Guided by Voices Boy W How Do You Spell Heaven (GBV Inc.)
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6:14pm Pledge Drive Local Divvy Genuinity (Bernice Records)
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Bob Dylan - The Freewheelin 6:08pm Bob Dylan Masters Of War The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan (Columbia)
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Rodriguez - Cold Fact album artwork 6:05pm Rodriguez Crucify Your Mind Cold Fact (Sussex)
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Zero 7 - When It Falls album artwork 6:04pm Zero 7 Over Our Heads When It Falls (Elektra)
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8/9 - 7pm hour
Public Service Broadcasting - Every Valley album artwork 7:57pm Public Service Broadcasting Progress Every Valley (PIAS)
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7:55pm Whitney Local Gonna Hurry (As Slow As I Can) single (Secretly Canadian)
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