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Podcasts on the topic of “Jenn Rourke” 18 results

First Time: First Try - Kellye Howard

Kellye Howard is a multi hyphenated performer; widely known for her stand up performances featured on Comedy Central, TBS, NBC, FOX, WGN, and Nickelodeon. She has written and performed two one woman shows, an alumni of Second City Chicago, and costarred on NBC Chicago Justice. Kellye has a Youtube VLOG centered around her life as a mother, wife, and creative and a podcast, “Kellye Talks” which highlights the struggles of up and coming artist from all over the world. IG/Twitter: @kellyehoward (http://www.kellyehoward.com)

Event produced and directed by Julie Mueller with Assistant Producer Bobby Evers and Host Jenn Sodini. Podcast Producer: Jenn Rourke. Recorded by Asim Ali, Melissa Karalis, and Jenn Rourke.

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Topics: first time, first time three band, first try, jenn rourke, kellye howard, live lit, martyrs, storytelling

First Time: First Try - Seth Vanek

Seth Vanek is a musician, snack blogger, fake therapist, and DIY talk show host. As host of The Therapy Sessions, he interviews local writers and performers about their fears, disappointments, and desires in front of a drinking crowd. He is a programmer for the local non-profit Homeroom and plays drums in several Chicago rock bands including Roommate, Velvetron, and Health & Beauty.

Event produced and directed by Julie Mueller with Assistant Producer Bobby Evers and Host Jenn Sodini. Podcast Producer: Jenn Rourke. Recorded by Asim Ali, Melissa Karalis, and Jenn Rourke.

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Topics: first time, first time three band, first try, jenn rourke, seth vanek

First Time: First Try - Anna Jensen

Anna Jensen originally hails from the verdant plains of Iowa, where she majored in Linguistics and co-founded the improv troupe Paperback Rhino (consistently ranked as one of the top college improve troupes in the nation) at the University of Iowa in 2003.  Since making Chicago her home, Anna has set down roots in the podcasting community as co-host of Babes Watch Buffy, an intersectional feminist discussion of the cult classic TV show Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

She's also a member of the Board of Directors for Upswing Advocates, a non-profit that conducts research and provides sliding scale services for the LGBTQIA community in Chicago and beyond.  By day, she makes her scratch doing business development for the print publishing company Guerrero Media.

Event produced and directed by Julie Mueller with Assistant Producer Bobby Evers and Host Jenn Sodini. Podcast Producer: Jenn Rourke. Recorded by Asim Ali, Melissa Karalis, and Jenn Rourke.

(This recording includes explicit language and details).

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Topics: anna jensen, first time, first time three band, first try, jenn rourke

First Time: First Try - Mike Nikolich

Mike Nikolich hosts a Friday shift on CHIRP Radio from noon to 3 pm. After working in the public relations field for 33 years, including founding, building and selling his PR firm, Tech Image, Mike retired in 2012, got bored and earned his MBA from Northern Illinois University. He currently is director of NIU's digital marketing program and is a full-time instructor. Mike has been married to Susan for 33 years and they have two daughters, Jessica and Christine, plus a Golden Doodle named Kramer, who occasionally appears on WCIU-TV ads promoting "Seinfeld."

Event produced and directed by Julie Mueller with Assistant Producer Bobby Evers and Host Jenn Sodini. Podcast Producer: Jenn Rourke. Recorded by Asim Ali, Melissa Karalis, and Jenn Rourke.

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Topics: first time, first try, jenn rourke, mike nikolich

First Time: First Try - Damien James

Self-taught artist and writer Damien James has participated in over 80 exhibitions since 2005, and his writing has been published in New City and The Reader, on Art21.org and badatsports.com, among other places. He is an avid walker and sings in the shower regularly.

Event produced and directed by Julie Mueller with Assistant Producer Bobby Evers and Host Jenn Sodini. Podcast Producer: Jenn Rourke. Recorded by Asim Ali, Melissa Karalis, and Jenn Rourke.

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Topics: damien james, first time, first try, jenn rourke, martyrs

First Time: First Try - Sam Trump

Sam Trump is a multi-instrumentalist/singer/songwriter from Houston, TX, and has been a student of music from first picking up the trumpet at age 7. Since moving to Chicago in 2009 to obtain his fine arts degree in music, he has become heavily involved in Chicago's live music scene as a band leader, sideman, mentor, and show curator. Wherever he is, Sam Trump is known for creating an experience that is best described as sophisticated & soulful.

 

The First Time is produced and directed by Julie Mueller with Assistant Producer Bobby Evers and Host Jenn Sodini. Podcast produced by Jenn Rourke. Recorded by Melissa Karalis, Asim Ali, and Jenn Rourke.

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Topics: bobby evers, first time, first try, jenn rourke, julie mueller, live lit, martyrs, north center, sam trump, sidewalk chalk, storytelling

Marantz Moon

Chicago rapper Marantz Moon talks with CHIRP Radio interviewer Lesley Gwam about his new album, "Currency Exchange" - how a hiatus from music showed him how much he wanted to pursue it, and how his dad's incarceration influenced his music.

Produced by Jenn Rourke

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Topics: chicago rap, interview, interviews, jenn rourke, lesley gwam, maranta moon, rap

Artist Interviews Lili K

Local artist Lili K stopped by the CHIRP studios to check in with Features Director Amelia Hruby. They talked about the relationship between collaboration and maintaining your own voice, music that defies genres, and performing in a post-Trump era.

​produced by Jenn Rourke 

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Topics: amelia hruby, chance the rapper, chicago, interview, interviews, jazz, jenn rourke, lili k, local music, magic, mp3

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, jenn rourke, local music, mp3, punk, so pretty

Artist Interviews Courtney Barnett

Australian singer-songwriter Courtney Barnett sat down with CHIRP's Cher Vincent before playing her fourth Chicago show of 2014 at the Metro. They talked about the non-stop busyness of the last year, playing Toto songs in a cover band, the good thing about getting nervous, and being inspired by Roald Dahl.

produced by Jenn Rourke

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Topics: cher vincent, courtney barnett, jenn rourke, metro

News Animal Kingdom’s Kelly Nothing

Kelly Nøthing runs D.I.Y. space Animal Kingdom, books & promotes rock shows at several other venues, spins records at The Owl, and plays in The Lemons, The Rubs, Sky Maul.  She & Charles the AK cat talked with CHIRP DJ JimK about the ephemeral nature of DIY spaces, some local bands she loves, and the appeal of a cheap & lawless town.

produced by JimK and Jenn Rourke

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Topics: animal kingdom, chicago bands, diy, jenn rourke, jim klososky, kelly nothing, local bands, local music, the lemons

Artist Interviews Swimsuit Addition

CHIRP's Micha Ward sat down with Swimsuit Addition on a snowy night at The Beetle for beers and conversation about how the band came to be, classic rock, the stigma of “girl band”, and their upcoming record “Wretched Pinups”, out on Notes + Bolts in Spring 2014.

Swimsuit Addition plays a secret show on February 7th at HQ and at Paper Machete at the Green Mill on February 8th.

Produced by Emily Osborne and Jenn Rourke.

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Topics: chicago bands, chicago music, jenn rourke, local bands, local music, swimsuit addition

Artist Interviews Mister Lies

Local electronic artist Mister Lies sat down with CHIRP's Cher Vincent in Schubas' basement before his show to talk about getting away from the Chicago scene for a while, dropping out of school to do music full-time, and how a punk kid can go electronic.

produced by Jenn Rourke

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Topics: cher vincent, chicago, jenn rourke, local music, mister lies, schubas

Artist Interviews Super Happy Fun Club

The Super Happy Fun Club is pure power-pop from Chicago. CHIRP's Craig Andrew Smith talked with the guys about their favorite music venues in Chicago, finding a fanbase in Europe, and stepping things up for their sophmore album.

The band's album release show for "All Funned Up" is this Saturday, May 18th, at Lincoln Hall.

(produced by Jenn Rourke and Craig Andrew Smith)

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Topics: craig smith, jenn rourke, local music, shfc, super happy fun club

Artist Interviews Palma Violets

Palma Violets is a four-piece indie/garage rock group out of Lambeth, London. Before their Chicago debut on their first North American tour, Palma Violets sat down with Katie Owens for their first Chicago interview. Conversation went from Chipotle mayonnaise, to the quest for true love, and getting “friend-zoned.”  Palma Violets full-length album, 180, released on Rough Trade Records on February 25. Palma Violets will be back at Schubas Tavern on May 1.

(produced by Jenn Rourke)

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Topics: 180, jenn rourke, katie owens, london, palma violets, rough trade, schubas

Artist Interviews Scott Lucas

Scott Lucas, lead singer of Chicago staple Local H and Scott Lucas and the Married Men, talks to CHIRP about the presidential election, his efforts to get people to vote, and the latest Local H album, "Hallelujah... I'm a Bum," an album that focused heavily on Chicago politics and the state of the nation. The album was released in time for the 2012 election, but Lucas thinks its message reaches far beyond. Also, find out what drinking game Lucas played on Election Night to get him through news coverage.

(Interview & produced by Jenn Rourke)

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Topics: jenn rourke, local h, ninja, scott lucas, scott lucas and the married men

Artist Interviews Matthew Dear

Matthew Dear is a prolific producer, remixer, and the co-founder of electronic label Ghostly International. In 2012 he released Beams on said label, and toured the world in support of it. CHIRP's Jenn Rourke caught up with Matthew before his Chicago stop at Lincoln Hall. They discussed his musical roots in New York, working in the city versus the country, and bouncing back from Hurricane Sandy.

(produced by Jenn Rourke)

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Topics: ghostly, interviews, jenn rourke, matthew dear