CHIRP’s Dylan Peterson sat down with Marcus Joons and Daniel Tjäder of the dream pop duo Korallreven before their ‘CHIRP Welcomes’ show at Schubas. The band talked about the spiritual nature of their music, and how both Lars Von Trier and Britney Spears can inspire conscientious living.
CHIRP’s Dylan Peterson caught up with all five members of New York’s (by way of New Jersey) Titus Andronicus at last year’s Lollapalooza. The band compared and contrasted their experiences of playing Chicago’s two most prominent festivals (Lollapalooza and Pitchfork), enjoyed some bleed-in from The Cars’ set, and got into gender roles in rock music. (piece produced by Matt Rowan)
OFF! is the outcome of gathering hardcore punk musicians all with illustrious backgrounds and immense appeal within the genre. Most notably Keith Morris (formerly of Black Flag and The Circle Jerks) serving as frontman. CHIRP Radio’s Blake Burkhart caught up with the supergroup amidst 2011’s Pitchfork Music Festival.
Chicago’s own CAVE is headlining Psych Fest 3 at The Hideout this Friday, January 20th. CHIRP DJ Kate Puhala interviewed Cooper Crain of CAVE at the CHIRP studio in Chicago. Having just returned from a coast-to-coast tour of the US, Crain talks about the band’s influences, affinity for cassette tapes, and playing shows on flatbed trucks and in caves.
Two Chicago DJ’s you may have heard of who roll by the name The Hood Internet have been working hard at the art and science of the mash-up, spinning party music since 2007. The Hood Internet are constantly publishing their mixes on the real Internet, but are taking a more organic, in-studio approach for their albums. In this exclusive CHIRP podcast, the group talks to CHIRP Radio’s Justin Savage about the difference between playing shows around the world, or just around the block.