Backstage at a bustling Metro before his sold out record release show for .Wav Theory, Towkio talked with CHIRP's Eddie Sayago about what makes Chicago's hip-hop scene so special, how his style was inspired by house parties, and posting his first songs on Myspace.
Towkio will perform at the Mad Decent Block Party on 9/27.
Drag City's Jessica Pratt sat down with Katie Owens at the CHIRP Record Fair after her set at the 2015 Pitchfork Music Festival where they talked about performing in settings that aren't condusive to intimate music, living next door to a fancy BDSM place in LA, and playing music for the rest of her life.
Stereotypes about Generation Z are just that: stereotypes. Yeah, they may always have that mobile device nearby, but they're about more than just screen time. They're out in the real world, engaging with their community and volunteering to work on projects that make a positive impact.
Backstage at the inaugural Mamby On The Beach festival, Tei Shi sat down with CHIRP's Dylan Peterson after playing her very first show in Chicago. The R&B artist talked about getting love from Grimes, the power of minimalism, and what Jack White, James Blake and D'Angelo all have in common with her.
Tei Shi opens for Years & Years at the Park West on September 22.