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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

11/2 - 9am hour
9:59am The Who The Punk and the Godfather Quadrophenia (MCA)
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9:55am Shearwater White Waves Palo Santo (Matador)
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9:50am David Kilgour and the Heavy Eights Looks Like I'm Running Out Bobbie's a Girl (Merge)
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9:46am Richard Hawley Heart of Oak Hollow Meadows (Parlophone)
Track Notes: Request from Dave in the north suburbs. Buy Richard Hawley Hollow Meadows at Reckless Records Buy Richard Hawley at iTunes Buy Richard Hawley Hollow Meadows at eMusic Add to Collection
9:43am Rhi The Tempter The Pale Queen (Tru Thoughts)
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9:40am Anna Meredith Killjoy FIBS (Moshi Moshi)
Track Notes: 3rd LP. Buy Anna Meredith FIBS at Reckless Records Buy Anna Meredith at iTunes Buy Anna Meredith FIBS at eMusic Add to Collection
9:35am Allah-Las Prazer Em Te Conhecer LAHS (Mexican Summer)
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9:31am Alison Moyet It Won't Be Long Hoodoo (Columbia)
Track Notes: 1991 Buy Alison Moyet Hoodoo at Reckless Records Buy Alison Moyet at iTunes Buy Alison Moyet Hoodoo at eMusic Add to Collection
Devo - Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! album artwork 9:29am Devo Space Junk Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! (Warner Bros.)
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9:25am Tobacco City Local Blue Raspberry single (self-released)
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9:22am The Doors 20th Century Fox The Doors (Elektra)
Track Notes: Request from Lou. Buy The Doors The Doors at Reckless Records Buy The Doors at iTunes Buy The Doors The Doors at eMusic Add to Collection
The Human League - Reproduction album artwork 9:19am The Human League Empire State Human Reproduction (Virgin)
Track Notes: 1979 Buy The Human League Reproduction at Reckless Records Buy The Human League at iTunes Buy The Human League Reproduction at eMusic Add to Collection
Michael Kiwanuka - Kiwanuka album artwork 9:15am Michael Kiwanuka Final Days Kiwanuka (Interscope)
Track Notes: Produced by Dangermouse and Inflo. Feb. 4 at House of Blues. Buy Michael Kiwanuka Kiwanuka at Reckless Records Buy Michael Kiwanuka at iTunes Buy Michael Kiwanuka Kiwanuka at eMusic Add to Collection
Clive Tanaka y Su Orquesta - Pre-Sunrise Authority album artwork 9:09am Clive Tanaka y Su Orquesta Local Orbit Pre-Sunrise Authority (Tall Corn)
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Santigold - Santigold album artwork 9:05am Santigold Starstruck Santigold (Downtown)
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9:00am Robert Palmer I Dream of Wires Clues (Island)
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11/2 - 8am hour
8:56am Julia Holter Feel You In the Same Room (Domino)
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8:51am Kendra Amalie Boat Ride II Intuition (Beyond Beyond is Beyond)
Track Notes: From Wisconsin. Buy Kendra Amalie Intuition at Reckless Records Buy Kendra Amalie at iTunes Buy Kendra Amalie Intuition at eMusic Add to Collection
8:47am Bill Fay Big Painter Life is People (Dead Oceans)
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8:44am Vagabon Flood Vagabon (Nonesuch)
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8:41am Sean O'Hagan Candy Clock Radum Calls, Radum Calls (Drag City)
Track Notes: First solo album in 29 years. Buy Sean O'Hagan Radum Calls, Radum Calls at Reckless Records Buy Sean O'Hagan at iTunes Buy Sean O'Hagan Radum Calls, Radum Calls at eMusic Add to Collection
Wilco - Ode To Joy album artwork 8:36am Wilco Local Before Us Ode To Joy (dBpm)
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8:32am Emily Hurd Local Kids In Red Wagons Daytime Fireflies (self-released)
Track Notes: 2010 Buy Emily Hurd Daytime Fireflies at Reckless Records Buy Emily Hurd at iTunes Buy Emily Hurd Daytime Fireflies at eMusic Add to Collection
8:28am Leon Russell This Masquerade Carney (Shelter)
Track Notes: 1972 Buy Leon Russell Carney at Reckless Records Buy Leon Russell at iTunes Buy Leon Russell Carney at eMusic Add to Collection
8:23am Cigarettes After Sex Falling in Love Cry (Partisan)
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Chad & Jeremy - The Ark album artwork 8:20am Chad & Jeremy Painted Dayglow Smile The Ark (Columbia)
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8:16am Pulp Trees We Love Life (Island)
Track Notes: 2001 Buy Pulp We Love Life at Reckless Records Buy Pulp at iTunes Buy Pulp We Love Life at eMusic Add to Collection
8:13am Sudan Archives Limitless Athena (Stones Throw)
Track Notes: Brittney Denise Parks Buy Sudan Archives Athena at Reckless Records Buy Sudan Archives at iTunes Buy Sudan Archives Athena at eMusic Add to Collection
8:07am Bria Skonberg Villain Vanguard Nothing Never Happens (self-released)
Track Notes: Canadian trumpeter/singer Buy Bria Skonberg Nothing Never Happens at Reckless Records Buy Bria Skonberg at iTunes Buy Bria Skonberg Nothing Never Happens at eMusic Add to Collection
The Stranglers - La Folie album artwork 8:03am The Stranglers Golden Brown La Folie (Liberty)
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