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Mike Bennett DJ Profile

Mike was an original member of the CHIRP board of directors, a former vice-president of CHIRP, and he now is a board member emeritus.  He got his start in radio in high school at Hinsdale Central's WHSD, and then moved on to WIDB at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.  His radio dreams were deferred by a detour into retail music and then a U-turn to law school.  Even while working as an attorney at the State Appellate Defender, Mike stayed in touch with the music scene, writing reviews on the web for Pop Palace, Fufkin.com and his own blog, Hablo Ennui.  His favorites include Sparks, Sweet, Cheap Trick, The Fall, Didjits, Buck Owens, Ted Leo, The Zombies, Bo Diddley and many, many others. You can follow Mike on Twitter (and who wouldn't want to?) at @mrhonorama.

Mike Bennett's Playlists

11/16 - 10am hour
10:03am Beyoncé Formation Lemonade (Parkwood/Columbia)
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10:00am Morphine Buena Cure for Pain (Rykodisc)
Track Notes: 1993 Buy Morphine Cure for Pain at Reckless Records Buy Morphine at iTunes Buy Morphine Cure for Pain at eMusic Add to Collection
11/16 - 9am hour
9:55am Kreidler Eurydike Flood (Bureau B)
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9:51am The Monkees Nine Times Blue Missing Links (Rhino)
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9:48am David Bowie Kooks Hunky Dory (RCA)
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Sudan Archives - Athena album artwork 9:46am Sudan Archives Confessions Athena (Stones Throw)
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9:42am Josienne Clarke Dark Cloud In All Weather (Rough Trade)
Track Notes: First solo LP. Buy Josienne Clarke In All Weather at Reckless Records Buy Josienne Clarke at iTunes Buy Josienne Clarke In All Weather at eMusic Add to Collection
9:37am The Chills Complex Snow Bound (Fire)
Track Notes: Request from Matthew in Little Village. Buy The Chills Snow Bound at Reckless Records Buy The Chills at iTunes Buy The Chills Snow Bound at eMusic Add to Collection
9:34am Hurray for the Riff Raff The Navigator The Navigator (ATO)
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9:30am Advance Base Local Sweet Old World single (Ordinal)
Track Notes: Lucinda Williams cover. Dec 14 hideout. Buy Advance Base single at Reckless Records Buy Advance Base at iTunes Buy Advance Base single at eMusic Add to Collection
Mount Eerie with Julie Doiron - Lost Wisdom pt. 2 album artwork 9:25am Mount Eerie with Julie Doiron Enduring the Waves Lost Wisdom pt. 2 (P.W. Elverum & Sun)
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9:23am Imagination In the Heat of the Night In the Heat of the Night (RCA)
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9:20am Chris Hickey Waltzing to Clinging to You Loveaway (self-released)
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9:19am Chris Hickey Maya's Day Off Loveaway (self-released)
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9:15am Pet Shop Boys Burning the Heather Hotspot (x2)
Track Notes: Out on January 24, 2020 Buy Pet Shop Boys Hotspot at Reckless Records Buy Pet Shop Boys at iTunes Buy Pet Shop Boys Hotspot at eMusic Add to Collection
9:09am Steve Hauschildt Local A Planet Left Behind Nonlin (Ghostly International)
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9:07am Solomon Burke The Judgement Don't Give Up on Me (Fat Possum/ANTI-)
Track Notes: 2002. Written by Elvis Costello and Cait O'Riordan. Buy Solomon Burke Don't Give Up on Me at Reckless Records Buy Solomon Burke at iTunes Buy Solomon Burke Don't Give Up on Me at eMusic Add to Collection
9:01am Björk Jóga Homogenic (Elektra)
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11/16 - 8am hour
8:58am Andrew Bird Fallorun My Finest Work Yet (Loma Vista)
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11/9 - 11am hour
11:56am LaJohn & Sheela Local Too Far Gone The Real Sound of Chicago (BBE)
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Guided by Voices - Sweating the Plague album artwork 11:51am Guided by Voices Street Party Sweating the Plague (Guided by Voices Inc.)
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11:48am Bob Mould Low Season Beauty & Ruin (Merge)
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11:44am The Muffs The Kids Have Gone Away No Holiday (Omnivore)
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11:42am Fime Nogales Sprawl (self-released)
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11:36am The Donnas Living After Midnight The Donnas Turn 21 (Lookout!)
Track Notes: 2001 Buy The Donnas The Donnas Turn 21 at Reckless Records Buy The Donnas at iTunes Buy The Donnas The Donnas Turn 21 at eMusic Add to Collection
11:36am The Donna Living After Midnight The Donnas Turn 21 (Lookout!)
Track Notes: 2001 Buy The Donna The Donnas Turn 21 at Reckless Records Buy The Donna at iTunes Buy The Donna The Donnas Turn 21 at eMusic Add to Collection
James Brown - Cold Sweat album artwork 11:33am James Brown Cold Sweat - Part 1 Cold Sweat (King)
Track Notes: 1967, #7 pop #1 R & B Buy James Brown Cold Sweat at Reckless Records Buy James Brown at iTunes Buy James Brown Cold Sweat at eMusic Add to Collection
11:30am Mutts Local InstaMe Stuck Together (8eat8)
Track Notes: 5th LP Buy Mutts Stuck Together at Reckless Records Buy Mutts at iTunes Buy Mutts Stuck Together at eMusic Add to Collection
11:25am HXXS Hard to Tell Year of the Witch (Capture Tracks)
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11:20am Scissor Sisters I Don't Feel Like Dancin' Ta-Dah (Universal Motown)
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