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Podcasts on the topic of “Marites Velasquez” 6 results

First Time First Catch | Marites Velasquez

Marites Velasquez is the Outreach Director for CHIRP Radio and the bass player and singer for Chicago indie rock band, OVEF OW. She spent the last decade organizing for the PIRGs, a consumer and environmental advocacy group. Born and raised in Las Vegas, Marites left the glitzy lights of the Strip for Chicago seven years ago.

Produced by Brian Heath

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Artist Interviews Ovef Ow

Marites, Nick, and Kyla of Ovef Ow recently came by the CHIRP studios to sit down with Features Director Amelia Hruby. They dish on what "ovef ow" means, how the band got started, and all the work on their new EP.

Catch Ovef Ow live at the Empty Bottle on Wednesday 8/16.

produced by Amelia Hruby (@ladyameliaa)

photo by Jeremy Farmer

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Topics: amelia hruby, chicago music, dark tiki, empty bottle, interview, interviews, local band, marites velasquez, mp3, ovef ow, surf rock

Artist Interviews Pylon Reenactment Society

CHIRP volunteer Marites Velasquez talks with Pylon Reenactment Society member Vanessa Briscoe Hay about what it's like to continue performing after losing a band member (Pylon guitarist Randy Bewley died in 2009), how Athens became a center of independent arts in the South, and Vanessa's unique vocal stylings.

produced by Marites Velasquez and Amanda Roscoe Mayo

photo by Mike White

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Topics: athens, interview, interviews, marites velasquez, mp3, music, pylon

Artist Interviews Lala Lala

CHIRP volunteer Marites Velasquez caught up with local band Lala Lala at the CHIRP studios this fall. They chat about how the band came together, how Chicago has influenced their music, and whether they'd ever want to be famous.

produced by Marites Velasquez

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Artist Interviews Letters To Cleo

Before their highly anticipated reunion show at Double Door, Letters to Cleo took a few minutes to talk with CHIRP's Marites Velasquez about finding unlikely new fans because of jokes on Parks and Recreation, breaking up after being in 10 Thing I Hate About You, and making more 90s music two decades later

produced by Marites Velasquez (@msmarites)

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Topics: 10 things i hate about you, 90s, josie and the pussycats, letters to cleo, marites velasquez, the craft

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