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SKaiser writes@ CHIRPRadio (week of January 13)

EVENTS

This Thursday, January 16th, at 8:00 PM CHIRP Radio 107.1 FM welcomes Juliana Hatfield with Sunshine Boys! Join us at Evanston SPACE (1245 Chicago Avenue, Evanston)

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TOP OF THE CHIRP CHARTS

1. Space Gators – Intergalactic Swamp Songs (Midwest Action)

2. DJ Shadow – Our Pathetic Age (Mass Appeal)

3. Various Artists – Mogadisco: Dancing Mogadishu (Somalia 1972-1991) (Analog Africa)

For a complete listing of the CHIRP Charts, click here!https://chirpradio.org/charts

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Nikki Stout writesThurston Moore Group Playing Two Nights At The Empty Bottle!

The latest release from Thurston Moore is a testament to the expanse of his sonic empire and the sheer force of his capabilities in orchestration. With just three tracks clocking in at a staggering two and a half hours, Spirit Counsel guides, thrusts, and jostles listeners through a jungle of space and time.

The oil-painted landscape of Spirit Counsel layers its textures and tones, and is a natural progression for Moore, whose body of work both as a founding member of Sonic Youth as well as an established solo artist bends the lines of genres and exposes their highs and lows. Fans of Sonic Youth will be pleased to find the unmistakable, grinding assault of instrumentation that defines Moore’s style, while those seeking a more refined approach may approach the silky chord and theme progressions with a mature ear. 

CHIRP is excited to host the Thurston Moore Group at The Empty Bottle for two shows on December 12th and 13th. Doors open at 9pm, and tickets are still available for Thursday’s event. Contact The Empty Bottle with inquiries about tickets for Friday's sold-out show.

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Topics: chicago, concerts, empty bottle, thurston moore

SKaiser writes@CHIRPRadio (week of November 3)

EVENTS

NEW MEDIA

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SKaiser writes@CHIRPRadio (Week of October 21)

EVENTS

NEW MEDIA

TOP OF THE CHIRP CHARTS

1. Wilco – Ode to Joy (dBpm)

2. The Hecks – My Star (Trouble in Mind)

3. Sault – 7 (Forever Living Originals)

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Bobby Evers writesSame Time, Next Year: My 12 Years of Going To Pitchfork (Part 3)

written by Bobby Evers

On the third day of Pitchfork, my true love gave to me: dancing with my friends, no brief evacuation and no warning of a heat advisory.

In the early afternoon of the Sunday of Pitchfork 2019, I got off the red line at Jackson to transfer to the pink line. At this particular CTA station, the escalator had stopped working and was blocked off, with a sign that said “We’re restoring your escalator!” Every time I see this, of course, I am reminded of the Mitch Hedberg "sorry for the convenience" joke. It was still raining when I got to the Ashland pink line stop, despite the fact that the forecast said only a 15% chance of rain. Surely this will add a fine muddy texture to everything.

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