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Podcasts on the topic of “Chicago Music” 53 results

Artist Interviews Trevor Shelley de Brauw

CHIRP volunteer Shawna Kaiser recently sat down with Trevor Shelley de Brauw (of Pelican) in the CHIRP studios to discuss his new solo album, Uptown. They chat about "epic" sounds, the anxious origins of the album, and getting things done.

produced by Joseph Griffin

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Topics: chicago, chicago music, interview, interviews, local music, mp3, pelican, shawna kaiser, trevor de brauw

Artist Interviews Bleach Party

CHIRP DJ Andy Weber met up with the members of Bleach Party to chat about the Craigslist origins of the band, working with local label Tall Pat, and what they've been listening to lately.

Produced by Cyrus Leddy.

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Topics: andy weber, bleach party, chicago music, interview, interviews, local, mp3, surf rock

Artist Interviews So Pretty

CHIRP DJ Alli Klein sat down with local band So Pretty after a recent band practice to discuss their new record and how it highlights their ethos about staying true to yourself, your band and your fans in order to emphasize being inclusive instead of exclusive.

produced by Jenn Rourke

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Topics: alli klein, chicago, chicago music, interview, interviews, local music, mp3, punk, so pretty

Artist Interviews Pool Holograph

Wyatt, Zach, and Paul of local band Pool Holograph recently came to the CHIRP studios to chat with volunteer Amelia Hruby. They talked about how the band got started, the origin of their most recent EP Town Quarry, and the ways in which rock 'n roll is particularly well suited for storytelling.

produced by Amelia Hruby (@ajhruby)


Be sure to catch Pool Holograph live at this month's CHIRP Night at the Whistler on February 22nd at 9pm.

poster by Wyatt Grant of Pool Holograph

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Topics: amelia hruby, chicago music, interview, interviews, local, local music, logan square, mp3, music, storytelling

Artist Interviews Tortoise

Tortoise bassist Douglas McCombs recently came to the CHIRP studios for a conversation with CHIRP volunteer Amelia Hruby. They discussed the genesis of Tortoise's most recent album The Catastrophist, what it was like to play 117 shows in 2016, and Doug's favorite Tortoise album. (No spoilers. Tune in to find out!)

produced by Amelia Hruby (@ajhruby)

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Topics: amelia hruby, chicago band, chicago music, doug mccombs, interview, interviews, local band, local music, mp3, tortoise

Artist Interviews Horrible

Pat, Phil, and Anthony of local band Horrible recently came by the CHIRP studios to chat with CHIRP volunteer Amelia Hruby about their debut EP, Is It Even Music, Really?. They discussed how they named the band, their most terrible shows, and a series of horrible puns.

Catch them at Quenchers on Saturday, December 10th.

produced by Amelia Hruby (@ajhruby)

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Topics: amelia hruby, chicago, chicago bands, chicago music, horrible, interview, local, local bands, local music, mp3

Artist Interviews Daniel Knox

Daniel Knox is a local singer-songwriter and a projectionist at the Music Box Theatre. In this interview, CHIRP volunteer Eve Szokolai speaks to Knox about how he started playing music on pianos in historic hotels, the ways long walks at nights have inspired his songs, and his desire to create films.

produced by Eve Szokolai

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Topics: chicago, chicago music, daniel knox, eve szokolai, interview, interviews, local, local music, mp3, music box theatre

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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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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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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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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