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Io the Resident Alien DJ Profile

When Io was a little girl, the first crushes she ever had were on David Bowie and a young Michael Jackson, and nothing has really changed ever since. From a tender age, she felt a deep attunement to all kinds of music, from New Wave and Metal, to Hip Hop and Soul; she swears it's all good as long as it comes from the heart. 

Io hails from the Canadian West Coast, where she once earned a living working a real adult job in applied statistics, which she gave up to move to Chicago and chase a dream of earning a living as a DJ on community radio. We verified that she knew the position was on a volunteer-basis, to which she replied that was neither here nor there. Okay then.

Io is also passionate about tribal fusion belly dance, stand-up comedy, and labor movement politics, preferably at the same time. Above all, she believes creating space for new artists to emerge within the community, and in coming together as the diverse individuals we are to create real magic, in whatever way that may manifest.

Io the Resident Alien's Playlists

11/13 - 2pm hour
2:55pm How To Dress Well Nonkilling 6 | Hunger The Anteroom (Domino)
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2:48pm Radiohead Reckoner In Rainbows (self-released)
Track Notes: 2007 Buy Radiohead In Rainbows at Reckless Records Buy Radiohead at iTunes Buy Radiohead In Rainbows at eMusic Add to Collection
2:44pm Purity Ring Lofticries Shrines (4AD)
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2:41pm Shad The Fool Pt 1 (Get it Got it Good) A Short Story About A War (Secret City)
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2:35pm Grandtheft All the Way Up Quit This City (Mad Decent)
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2:32pm Ravyn Lenae Local Sticky Crush EP (Atlantic)
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2:29pm Charles Bradley Heart of Gold Black Velvet (Daptone)
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2:25pm The Roots Doin' It Again How I Got Over (Def Jam)
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2:19pm Grateful Dead Box Of Rain American Beauty (Warner Bros.)
Track Notes: 1970 Buy Grateful Dead American Beauty at Reckless Records Buy Grateful Dead at iTunes Buy Grateful Dead American Beauty at eMusic Add to Collection
2:15pm Smoking Popes Local Amanda My Love Into the Agony (Asian Man)
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2:09pm Farao The Ghost Ship Pure-O (Western Vinyl)
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2:04pm Arcade Fire Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels) Funeral (Merge)
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11/13 - 1pm hour
1:59pm David Bowie The Wild-Eyed Boy From Freecloud Sound + Vision (EMI)
Track Notes: Rare Space Oddity B-side version; 1969 Buy David Bowie Sound + Vision at Reckless Records Buy David Bowie at iTunes Buy David Bowie Sound + Vision at eMusic Add to Collection
1:52pm Kempt Blissing? Blissing? EP (The Orchard)
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1:47pm Laura Mvula Green Garden Sing To The Moon (RCA Victor)
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1:45pm Howlin' Wolf Local Shake for Me Howlin' Wolf (Chess)
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1:41pm Primal Scream Movin' on Up Screamadelica (Sire)
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1:37pm Blur Parklife Parklife (Food)
Track Notes: 1994 Buy Blur Parklife at Reckless Records Buy Blur at iTunes Buy Blur Parklife at eMusic Add to Collection
1:32pm Kate Bush All the Love The Dreaming (EMI)
Track Notes: 1982 Buy Kate Bush The Dreaming at Reckless Records Buy Kate Bush at iTunes Buy Kate Bush The Dreaming at eMusic Add to Collection
1:27pm St. Vincent Los Ageless MassEducation (Loma Vista)
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1:22pm J Mascis See You At The Movies Elastic Days (Sub Pop)
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1:19pm Run the Jewels Run the Jewels Run the Jewels (Fool's Gold)
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1:15pm Grapetooth Local Death Grapetooth (Polyvinyl)
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1:09pm Sleater-Kinney One More Hour Dig Me Out (Kill Rock Stars)
Track Notes: 1997 Buy Sleater-Kinney Dig Me Out at Reckless Records Buy Sleater-Kinney at iTunes Buy Sleater-Kinney Dig Me Out at eMusic Add to Collection
1:05pm Miya Folick Premonitions Premonitions (Terrible)
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1:00pm iamamiwhoami Hunting for Pearls Hunting for Pearls (To Whom It May Concern)
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11/13 - 12pm hour
12:55pm The Raveonettes Somewhere In Texas Pretty In Black (Columbia)
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12:49pm Depeche Mode Behind the Wheel Music for the Masses (Sire)
Track Notes: 1987 Buy Depeche Mode Music for the Masses at Reckless Records Buy Depeche Mode at iTunes Buy Depeche Mode Music for the Masses at eMusic Add to Collection
12:45pm WHOLE Lust/Terror BIAS (Blackjack Illuminanist)
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12:39pm Cobra Man Chain Reaction Toxic Planet (Goner)
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