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Podcasts on the topic of “Chicago Music” 66 results

Artist Interviews Yeesh

Chicago band Yeesh came by the CHIRP studios to chat with CHIRP volunteer Amelia Hruby just after the release of their second album, Confirmation Bias, on Tiny Engines. They spoke about the making of the album, how the band got started back in 2010, and what exactly does (or doesn't) happen when you call the Yeesh hotline (646-38-YEESH).

produced by Amelia Hruby (@ajhruby)

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Topics: amelia hruby, chicago, chicago music, confirmation bias, local, local music, sheesh, tiny engines, yeesh

Artist Interviews Lifestyles

CHIRP volunteer Marites Velasquez sits down with local band Lifestyles to talk about inspirations for their debut album, how it builds and breaks from other projects the band members are involved in (Foul Tip, Lil Tits, Touched by Ghoul), and whether or not Lifestyles is a "supergroup."

produced by Marites Velasquez

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Topics: chicago music, interview, interviews, lifestyles, local, local music, marites velasquez, maximum pelt, mp3

Artist Interviews Spaces of Disappearance

Elaine Davis, who performs as Spaces of Disappearance, recently came to the CHIRP studios to hang out with CHIRP volunteer Jessi D. They chatted about the origin of her performing name, writing sad girl songs when you're not a sad girl, and singing into your phone as a songwriting process. They also check in about Elaine's work with Frontwoman Fest, a festival that features local female musicians to benefit Girls Rock Chicago. 

The new Spaces of Disappearance EP, There Is No Loss, comes out September 2nd, 2016.

produced by Jessi D

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Topics: chicago, chicago music, frontwoman fest, interview, interviews, jessi d, local, local music, mp3, spaces of disappearance

Artist Interviews Supermagical

As their Facebook page puts it, Supermagical is "Music. Babes. Babes who make music. Dancing to music with babes." CHIRP volunteer Amelia Hruby sat down with Supermagical frontwoman Emily Kempf and bassist Zach Moore at the CHIRP studios to talk about this babefest and to hear more about their everchanging line-up, how much fun they have on stage, and what it's like to feel like they're not a real band. 

produced by Amelia Hruby (@ajhruby)

photo by Jason Barnes (two16photo)

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Topics: amelia hruby, chicago, chicago music, emily kempf, interview, interviews, local, local music, mp3, supermagical, whitegold

Artist Interviews Baby Money

CHIRP volunteer Amanda Roscoe Mayo spoke with local artist Pamela Maurer of Baby Money at the CHIRP studios. They discussed learning to sing by busking in Europe, where the name Baby Money came from, and the 2016 shy-CITY album trilogy (find volume one here).

produced by Amanda Roscoe Mayo (@AmandaRMayo)

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Topics: amanda roscoe mayo, baby money, chicago, chicago music, interview, interviews, local, local music, mp3, shy-city

Artist Interviews Impulsive Hearts

Sometimes cold Chicago winters inspire some sunny summer music. CHIRP volunteer Amelia Hruby hung out with Danielle and Dan of Impulsive Hearts before their show at the Beat Kitchen to discuss their recent, debut album Sorry in the Summer. They talked about recording the album in a house without appliances, their favorite tracks to play live, and what it means to be sorry in the summer.

produced by Jim Burchill

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Topics: amelia hruby, band, chicago, chicago music, danielle sines, impulsive hearts, interview, interviews, local, local band, local music, mp3

Artist Interviews Monobody

Local band Monobody recently came into the CHIRP studios and sat down with CHIRP volunteer Amelia Hruby. They discussed their songwriting process, the way they choose song titles, and how a conflict with border patrol, a case of mono, and a thrift store made for one of their most memorable shows.

produced by Amelia Hruby (@ajhruby)

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Topics: amelia hruby, chicago, chicago music, jazz, local music, math rock, monobody, music

Artist Interviews Paper Mice

CHIRP volunteer Amelia Hruby sat down with John, David, and Taylor of local band Paper Mice to discuss the litigious story behind one of their tracks, what it's like recording an album in a school gymnasium, and how many tracks you really need to release an album in 2016.

You can see Paper Mice at the Hideout on 7/21 with Cloud Becomes Your Hand, and Wei Zhongle.

produced by Amelia Hruby (@ajhruby)

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Topics: amelia hruby, arts of life band, chicago, chicago music, interview, interviews, local, local music, mp3, paper mice

Artist Interviews Third Coast Percussion

CHIRP volunteer Eve Szokolai walked across the hall from the CHIRP studios and interviewed CHIRP's neighbors Third Coast Percussion about their recent Steve Reich album and the corresponding app.

produced by Eve Szokolai

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Topics: chicago, chicago music, eve szokolai, interview, interviews, local, local music, third coast percussion

Artist Interviews Michael Vallera

How does a minimal aesthetic transition across multiple projects in visual and audio formats? CHIRP volunteer Amanda Roscoe Mayo interviews local artist Michael Vallera about how he builds minimalistic sounds and imagery across his solo work and other projects, including local bands Luggage and Cleared.

produced by Amanda Roscoe Mayo (@AmandaRMayo)

photo by Stephen Vallera

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Topics: amanda roscoe mayo, chicago, chicago music, interview, interviews, local, local bands, local music, luggage, michael vallera, mp3

Artist Interviews Fake Limbs

CHIRP volunteer Melanie Kruvelis sat down with local band Fake Limbs in the CHIRP studios to chat about meeting at a barbecue, what it's like to be tall at shows, and their impressive lyrical vocabulary.

produced by Melanie Kruvelis (@internetmelanie)

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Topics: chicago music, fake limbs, interview, interviews, local, local music, melanie kruvelis, mp3

Artist Interviews Celine Neon

CHIRP volunteer Amelia Hruby sat down with Emily and Maggie of Celine Neon at the CHIRP studios to talk about the two albums they released in 2015, the thinking behind some of their tracks, and the role of feminism in contemporary music.

produced by Amelia Hruby (@ajhruby)

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Topics: amelia hruby, celine neon, chicago music, interview, interviews, local music, mp3

Artist Interviews Dial In

Shane and Daniel of local band Dial In recently came in to the CHIRP studios to chat with CHIRP volunteer Amelia Hruby about the universe they created in their most recent album, trying to work less linearly, and the role that Olympic handball and Polish soap operas played in bringing them together.

produced by Amelia Hruby (@ajhruby)

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Artist Interviews Angela James

CHIRP volunteer Amelia Hruby spoke with local artist Angela James in the CHIRP studios to discuss her upcoming record Time Will Tell, making "country" music, and the power of psychics. 

You can see Angela James at her upcoming record release show on March 4th at Constellation.

produced by Amelia Hruby

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Topics: amelia hruby, angela james, chicago, chicago bands, chicago music, concerts, interview, interviews, local, local bands, local music, mp3

Artist Interviews Melkbelly

CHIRP volunteer Amelia Hruby sat down with local band Melkbelly at the CHIRP studios to chat about how their sound is evolving, what's coming up for them in 2016 and their favorite show they've ever played ... at a metal frat.

You can see Melkbelly live at Schubas on February 15th.

produced by Amelia Hruby (@ajhruby)

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Topics: amelia hruby, chicago, chicago music, interview, interviews, local, local music, melkbelly, mp3, punk

Artist Interviews EGO

Local Chicago band EGO spent 2015 recording an album for each zodiac sign, a project that ended up including over 100 songs and six hours of music. CHIRP volunteer Pat Seymour caught up with them at Cafe Mustache during the release party for their 14-cassette zodiac box set to talk about the year-long conceptual process and how it helped them grow as a band.

produced by Pat Seymour

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Topics: band, chicago, chicago music, local

Artist Interviews Varsity

CHIRP volunteer Melanie Kruvelis hung out with Jake, Dylan, and Pat of local band Varsity at the CHIRP studios at the tail end of 2015. They chatted about starting a band with friends, the songs that always get stuck in their heads, and the best way to shotgun a beer.

produced by Melanie Kruvelis (@internetmelanie)

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Artist Interviews Negative Scanner

CHIRP's Eddie Sayago recently met up with local band Negative Scanner in the CHIRP studios to discuss their dream tour mates (heads up, Nicki Minaj), the accessibility of music on the internet, and their favorite fan encounters. 

Produced by Eugene Cabanban

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Topics: chicago music, chirpradio, local music, music

Artist Interviews Clearance

Mike and Arthur of Chicago band Clearance came to the CHIRP studios and talked to CHIRP’s Amelia Hruby about forgetting all of their music, what they’re listening to lately, and whether or not they sound like Pavement.

produced by Amelia Hruby (@ajhruby)

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Artist Interviews Soddy Daisy

Maureen, Joey, Chris, and Christian of local band Soddy Daisy recently spoke with CHIRP's Eddie Sayago about why they named their band after a town they want nothing to do with, the process of making an album from a bunch of songs, and what's trashy about Trashtopia

produced by Eddie Sayago (@EddieSayago)

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