CHIRP DJ Cher Vincent sat with Chicago's Marrow, three-fourths of which are former members of Kids These Days, in Logan Square's Cafe Mustache. Marrow discussed the band's focal point, how to prep for your first headlining show and cultivating a new sound from unexpected influences.
Marrow released its first EP, Two, in December 2013.
YAWN met up with Katie Owens, just before their set, at the Vans Classic & Chicago party at Bottom Lounge. They shared their love and history of former DIY venue FeelTrip, the benefits of having a recording studio in your home, and spoke about their more complex, moody sophomore release.
YAWN releases its second LP, Love Chills, on Old Flame Records on September 9. If you’re looking for recommendations on who to see at Lollapalooza, YAWN clues you in here.
Before their headlining show at the Empty Bottle, A Sunny Day in Glasgow talked with Dylan Peterson about the process of making their latest album, Sea When Absent, from different time zones, and what was (and wasn't) weird about that. They also had an extended discussion about the greatness of Enya.
Matthew Frank of Their / They're / There spoke with CHIRP DJ Julie Mueller on Record Store Day 2014 after the band's instore at Saki Records. He revealed how the band was partially conceived at a Scandinavian metal show with Evan Weiss, new places the band's taken him for 2013 and gave a few details about their 2014 release. Also - SPOILER alert, Frank hates summer in Chicago. Find out why in this podcast.