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Bobby Evers DJ Profile

I am a writer and person who rides the CTA and watches movies. I gravitate toward indie and twee music but love surprises and diversity. Old stuff, new stuff. It is all invaluable. I grew up in Iowa and studied creative writing at University of Iowa. I briefly moved to Minnesota before jumping into the unknown in Chicago. Since then I have landed on my feet and have grown some roots here and have no intention of leaving any time soon. I like cover versions of songs, really good movie soundtracks, and trying to guess a song playing in an adjacent room.

In addition to DJing, tabling, and writing reviews for the music department, I also help produce the CHIRP reading series The First Time, a quarterly storytelling event featuring true stories and live covers.

You can listen to Bobby's two most recent shows here.

Bobby Evers's Playlists

9/25 - 2pm hour
2:27pm Renegade Connection Road to Malamocco Dub Renegade Connection (The Sound of Silence)
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2:23pm Mestizo Beat Osvaldo's Rebellion Canoga Madness (California Soul)
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2:18pm Kishi Bashi This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody) 7" Singles (Joyful Noise)
Track Notes: 2013 Buy Kishi Bashi 7" Singles at Reckless Records Buy Kishi Bashi at iTunes Buy Kishi Bashi 7" Singles at eMusic Add to Collection
2:15pm Jennifer Koh Local Violin Sonata No. 1 in G Minor, BWV 1001: IV. Presto Bach & Beyond, Pt. 2 (Cedille)
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2:09pm Patti Smith Everybody Wants to Rule The World Twelve (Columbia)
Track Notes: 4/17/07 Buy Patti Smith Twelve at Reckless Records Buy Patti Smith at iTunes Buy Patti Smith Twelve at eMusic Add to Collection
2:05pm The Bird and the Bee Witch Ray Guns Are Not Just The Future (Blue Note)
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2:01pm Deradoorian Red Den Find the Sun (ANTI-)
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9/25 - 1pm hour
1:56pm Modest Mouse Gravity Rides Everything The Moon & Antarctica (Epic)
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1:51pm David Bowie Everyone Says 'Hi' Heathen (ISO)
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1:47pm Dosh Summertime Time (Baths Remix) Summertime Time (self-released)
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Air - Talkie Walkie album artwork 1:43pm Air Mike Mills Talkie Walkie (Astralwerks)
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1:43pm Le Couleur Silenzio Concorde (Lisbon Lux)
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1:35pm Cocteau Twins Persephone Treasure (4AD)
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1:31pm Sufjan Stevens Video Game The Ascension (Asthmatic Kitty)
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1:26pm Joanna Newsom Sprout and the Bean The Milk-Eyed Mender (Drag City)
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1:10pm Harry the Nightgown Pill Poppin Therapist Harry the Nightgown (Wiggle World/Topshelf)
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1:05pm Chance the Rapper Local Cocoa Butter Kisses (featuring Vic Mensa & Twista) Acid Rap (self-released)
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Sly5thAve - What It Is album artwork 1:02pm Sly5thAve Boulevards (featuring Denitia) What It Is (Tru Thoughts)
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9/25 - 12pm hour
12:58pm Leonard Cohen I'm Your Man More Best Of (Columbia)
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12:52pm Saint Etienne Only Love Can Break Your Heart Foxbase Alpha (Warner Bros)
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12:45pm Sault Strong UNTITLED (Rise) (Forever Living Originals)
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12:41pm Jorge Federico Osorio Local Pavane, Op. 50 (Version for Piano) The French Album (Cedille)
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12:33pm The Fiery Furnaces Down at the So and So on Somewhere Down at the So and So on Somewhere (Third Man)
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Elf Power - Sunlight on the Moon album artwork 12:31pm Elf Power Transparent Lines Sunlight on the Moon (Orange Twin)
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12:27pm Flung Firstly Zested Shaky But My Hair Is Grown (Topshelf/Citrus)
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12:22pm Bobby Conn Local Winners WINNERS (Thrill Jockey)
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12:19pm Bill Callahan Let's Move to the Country Gold Record (Drag City)
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12:17pm Anthony McGill, Demarre McGill, Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra, Allen Tinkham Local Sinfonia concertante in B-Flag Major, Op. 41, P 226: II. Largo Winged Creatures (Cedille)
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12:08pm Interpol Evil Antics (Matador)
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12:04pm Jeff Tweedy Local Love Is The King Love Is The King (dBpm)
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