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Mike Nikolich DJ Profile

I have been passionate about music since I was a kid and worked as a DJ in college at WHCM (Harper College) and WKDI (Northern Illinois University). After discovering CHIRP at a Trail of Dead concert at the Bottom Lounge several years ago, I became a regular listener and donor. As an active volunteer, I enjoy reviewing new music for CHIRP and started DJing in March 2016. You can listen to my regular shift on Fridays from 12 noon to 3 pm. I guarantee that you will hear artists that aren't played anywhere but on CHIRP -- and I love to play your requests!

Mike Nikolich's Playlists

6/7 - 1pm hour
1:32pm Esperanza Spalding 12 Little Spells (thoracic spine) 12 Little Spells (Concord)
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1:29pm Pickwick In Time LoveJoys (Small Press)
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Shy Girls - Bird on the Wing album artwork 1:26pm Shy Girls Drain Bird on the Wing (RCA)
Track Notes: Dan Vidmar of Shy Girls was our featured artist today on the CHIRP "Artist Interview Podcast." You can hear CHIRP artist interviews every Tuesday at 7:12 am, Wednesday at 9:12 pm and right here on my show every Friday. You can also hear them any time at chirpradio.org/podcasts. Buy Shy Girls Bird on the Wing at Reckless Records Buy Shy Girls at iTunes Buy Shy Girls Bird on the Wing at eMusic Add to Collection
1:09pm She Keeps Bees Kinship Kinship (Ba Da Bing)
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1:01pm A Projection Transition Framework (Tapete)
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6/7 - 12pm hour
12:58pm Mavis Staples Local Brothers And Sisters We Get By (ANTI-)
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The Specials - Encore album artwork 12:55pm The Specials The Lunatics Encore (Island)
Track Notes: The Specials are playing at the Vic Theatre at 6:30 pm this Saturday. Buy The Specials Encore at Reckless Records Buy The Specials at iTunes Buy The Specials Encore at eMusic Add to Collection
12:53pm Muito Kaballa Lugar Ao Sol Everything Is Broke (Switchstance)
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12:45pm Dr. John Dance The Night Away With You City Lights (UMG Recordings)
Track Notes: On request from Los and the gang at SmithBucklin, who are regular Friday listeners. Los wanted me to play this because Dr. John died yesterday after suffering a massive heart attack. He was 77 and will be missed. Buy Dr. John City Lights at Reckless Records Buy Dr. John at iTunes Buy Dr. John City Lights at eMusic Add to Collection
12:39pm New Beat Fund Helena Sponge Fingerz (Red Bull)
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12:33pm Tracy Bryant X-Ray A Place for Nothing and Everything in Its Place (Burger)
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12:32pm Acquaintances Local 8 1/2 Lives 8 1/2 Lives (File 13)
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12:30pm Trudy and the Romance Sandman Sandman (B3SCI)
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12:21pm FURR Local Fightin' Jail EP (self-released)
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12:17pm Empath Pure Intent Active Listening: Night on Earth (Get Better)
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12:11pm David Nance Meanwhile Single (Third Man)
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12:08pm Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love Van Halen Van Halen (Warner Brothers)
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Nazareth - Malice in Wonderland album artwork 12:04pm Nazareth Talkin' About Love Malice in Wonderland (A&M)
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6/3 - 11am hour
11:56am Boogarins Te Quero Longe Sombrou Dúvida (OAR)
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11:50am Minnie Riperton Local Every Time He Comes Around Perfect Angel (Epic)
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11:45am Big Quiet Interesting Times Interesting Times (Unblinking Ear)
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Big Tide - Sync or Swim album artwork 11:43am Big Tide Half the Time Sync or Swim (A Turntable Friend)
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11:37am Cate Le Bon Mother's Mother's Magazines Reward (Mexican Summer)
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11:33am Custard Flux Sweetened Hallowed Helium Bonus (Rootfire Collective)
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11:30am Bleu Nuit Trou noir Le jardin des mémoires (Requiem Pour Un Twister)
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Big Star - #1 Record/Radio City album artwork 11:25am Big Star September Gurls* #1 Record/Radio City (Ardent)
Track Notes: On request from Mundelein's resident Todd Rundgren. Buy Big Star #1 Record/Radio City at Reckless Records Buy Big Star at iTunes Buy Big Star #1 Record/Radio City at eMusic Add to Collection
11:24am Clinic Laughing Cavalier Wheeltappers and Shunters (Domino)
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11:17am Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile Peepin' Tom Lotta Sea Lice (Matador)
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11:14am Ryley Walker Local The Halfwit in Me Golden Sings That Have Been Sung (Dead Oceans)
Track Notes: A request from Matthew, who say Ryley last night at Do Division Street Fest. Said he was a little bellicose with the crowd. That'll happen, especially at a street fest. Buy Ryley Walker Golden Sings That Have Been Sung at Reckless Records Buy Ryley Walker at iTunes Buy Ryley Walker Golden Sings That Have Been Sung at eMusic Add to Collection
11:06am Downchild Blues Band Gonna Tell Your Mother (Live) But I'm On The Guest List (Live) (Unidisc)
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