Reset Your Preset to 107.1FM!

Starting at noon on Saturday, October 21, CHIRP will be broadcasting on-air at 107.1FM on the north side of the city! Check out our broadcast page to find out about joining the celebration.

Become a Member

Now Playing

Current DJ: Andy Weber

R.E.M. Shaking Through from Murmur (IRS) Buy R.E.M. Murmur at Reckless Records Buy R.E.M. at iTunes Buy R.E.M. Murmur at Amazon Add to Collection

Listen Live

Requests? 773-DJ-SONGS or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

CHIRP Podcasts

Artist Interviews Lykanthea

Lakshmi Ramgopal is the artist behind ambient project Lykanthea. She was invited to perform this fall at MCA Hearts Chicago as part of the museum's 50th anniversary celebration, and she's gathered a diverse ensemble of dancers and musicians to develop new songs and arrangements for the October 21st event. 

Lakshmi and her collaborators Adele Nicholas and Bindu Poroori recently came by the CHIRP studios to speak with Features Director Amelia Hruby about Lykanthea and the upcoming ensemble performance.

produced by Amelia Hruby (@ladyameliaa)

Download this episode Subscribe to all podcasts Subscribe to all Artist Interviews podcasts

Share October 18, 2017 http://chrp.at/Pb2 Share on Facebook Tweet This!

Topics: amelia hruby, diaspora, lykanthea, mca, mca hearts chicago, parturition

First Time First Catch | Marites Velasquez

Marites Velasquez is the Outreach Director for CHIRP Radio and the bass player and singer for Chicago indie rock band, OVEF OW. She spent the last decade organizing for the PIRGs, a consumer and environmental advocacy group. Born and raised in Las Vegas, Marites left the glitzy lights of the Strip for Chicago seven years ago.

Produced by Brian Heath

Download this episode Subscribe to all podcasts Subscribe to all First Time podcasts

Share October 10, 2017 http://chrp.at/ODe Share on Facebook Tweet This!

Topics: first catch, first time, marites velasquez, martyrs

First Time First Catch | Natalie Grace

Natalie GraceNatalie Grace Alford was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1987. She was raised in a suburb of Chicago and was classically trained in music from the age of 11. She is a multi instrumentalist playing piano, guitar, and uses loop pedals to perform and make the song live. She has opened for various artists such as Jack Garrett, Nellie Mckay, Tim Fite and many more amazing artists. She was also named The Deli Music Magazine's artist of the month for March of 2017. You can find her music on ITunes, Spotify, Bandcamp, Google Play, and Amazon.

Produced by Brian Heath

Download this episode Subscribe to all podcasts Subscribe to all First Time podcasts

Share October 10, 2017 http://chrp.at/OD8 Share on Facebook Tweet This!

Topics: chicago, first catch, first time, martyrs', musician, natalie grace alford

First Time First Catch | Wes Needham

Wes Needham is an actor, writer and producer here in Chicago, having performed at iO Theater, Second City and ComedySportz. Currently he's Content Director, writer and producer for "Good Evening with Pat Whalen", Chicago's only political late-night talk-show. As an ensemble member of The New Colony theater company, he's appeared in such shows as 11:11, Sordid Little Story, Frat, reWilding Genius, Merge and B-Side Studio. You've maybe even caught him oh-so briefly keeping the streets safe from riff-raff on NBC's "Chicago PD".

Produced by Brian Heath

Download this episode Subscribe to all podcasts Subscribe to all First Time podcasts

Share October 10, 2017 http://chrp.at/OD0 Share on Facebook Tweet This!

Topics: chicago, chicago pd, first catch, first time, good evening with pat whalen, martyrs, wes needham

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. »»