CHIRP Radio's Shelby Hagstrom caught up with Gehring and Jonah of The Welcome at their practice space in West Town. They chatted about The Welcome’s origins, cranking out EPs and its evolution as a band over the years.
The Welcome headlines a release show for its latest full length, Weeknights, this Friday at Township.
CHIRP's Katie Owens made a pit stop in West Town to catch up with local garage punk band, Flesh Panthers. They discussed the moment they fell in love, the downside of using glitter, and the satisfaction of being recognized by Chicago's music community.
Flesh Panthers released a self titled EP on Dumpster Tapes this month. Before Flesh Panthers hits the road on an East Coast tour this spring, you can catch them at Livewire Lounge on March 8.
Cher Vincent sat down with the entire touring band of Ellis Ludwig-Leone's San Fermin before their headlining show at Schubas for the Tomorrow Never Knows festival. They talked about the San Fermin festival in Spain, the universal themes that are inherent in youth, and the ever-blurring lines between performance and composition.
CHIRP DJ Cher Vincent, sits down for some mimosas in Ukrainian Village with Chicago's Oozing Wound, telling stories of how they got signed to Thrill Jockey, their "trusting" writing process, and how they can't seem to define their sound.
Oozing Wound released Retrash on Thrill Jockey in October 2013.