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Artist Interviews BRONCHO

While backstage at Riot Fest 2014, Katie Owens caught up with BRONCHO’s Ryan Lindsey. The singer elucidated the intentional ambiguity in the title of band's second full-length, Just Enough Hip To Be Woman, talked about the French origins of their first single and explained why it's important to have a self-sustaining band.

BRONCHO opens for Billy Idol at The Riviera on February 7.

Produced by Brian Szpak

Photo by Katie Owens

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Topics: brian szpak, broncho, katie owens, riot fest, riot fest chicago, ryan lindsey

Artist Interviews The Lemons

CHIRP Radio's Katie Owens joined Chris Twist, Juicy James and John Lemon of Chicago's, The Lemons, in Lakeview for an exclusive CHIRP Radio interview. We talked about the band's inclusive motto, its home away from home, and a Japanese connection made at Multikulti.

You can catch The Lemons this Friday at Animal Kingdom, where they'll kick off their full U.S. summer tour. On June 6, The Lemons play the Burlington for the release of their/Teen Runnings split 7" out on Gary Records.

Produced by: Brian Szpak

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Topics: brian szpak, burger records, chicago bands, chris kramer, gary records, goons, james swanberg, katie owens, local bands, local music, the lemons

Artist Interviews Water Liars

Before their show at Schubas, Water Liars sat down with Katie Owens to discuss the erroneous genre label of “southern rock," Barry Hannah’s influence on the band, and how honesty plays into Water Liar’s live shows. Water Liars released their self-titled full length on Fat Possum in February. They'll be back in Chicagoland on May 14 to play at Rozz Tox in Rock Island.

produced by Brian Szpak

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Topics: brian szpak, fat possum, katie owens, schubas, water liars

Artist Interviews Outer Minds

CHIRP's Katie Owens stopped by Beauty Bar in Noble Square to chat with Zach Medearis of Outer Minds. Zach shared that playing Pitchfork does not ensure instant success, and explained why "pysch" is used too liberally.

Don't miss Outer Minds at Chicago Pysch Fest V at Hideout Inn on Friday, January 24.

produced by Brian Szpak

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Topics: beauty bar, brian szpak, chicago bands, katie owens, local bands, local music, outer minds

Artist Interviews Today’s Hits

CHIRP's Katie Owens caught up with James, Kenny and Andy of Chicago band Today's Hits following their set at the 2013 Chicago Food Truck Social at Kendall College. They discussed how their name serves double duty, how ‘You Are My Sunshine’ and the Chicago Bulls sparked a connection between Kenny and James, and the importance of always writing new material.

Today’s Hits is set to release a tape on Burger Records, and a 7” on Randy Records this fall.

Produced by: Brian Szpak

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Topics: andy martin, brian szpak, burger records, chicago bands, chicago music, james swanberg, katie owens, kenny alden, local bands, local music, randy records, today's hits, todayshits

Artist Interviews Mountains for Clouds

CHIRP's Katie Owens made a stop in Ravenswood to talk about touring oddities and dark origins with Chicago's own twinkly math rockers Mountains For Clouds.

Mountains For Clouds released their first full length, Maybe it's Already Everywhere, on Count Your Lucky Stars in July.

produced by Brian Szpak

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Topics: brian szpak, chicago bands, chicago music, count your lucky stars, katie owens, local bands, local music, math rock, mountains for clouds

Artist Interviews Panoramic & True

CHIRP's Katie Owens made the trek down to Pilsen to hang out with Chicago's Panoramic & True. They talked about the difference between playing a show in a new city and playing a show in a room full of their friends, the visual element of their music, and what's next for the band.

Panoramic & True play their record release show for "Bells" on August 10th at Cole's.

produced by Brian Szpak

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Topics: brian szpak, chicago bands, chicago music, katie owens, local bands, local music, panoramic and true