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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

9/17 - 12pm hour
Lucy Dacus - Home Video album artwork 12:05pm Lucy Dacus Partner in Crime Home Video (Matador)
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Phoebe Bridgers - Punisher album artwork 12:01pm Phoebe Bridgers Garden Song Punisher (Dead Oceans)
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8/30 - 5pm hour
The Get Up Kids - Woodson EP album artwork 5:46pm The Get Up Kids A New Found Interest in Massachusetts Woodson EP (Doghouse)
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Half Waif - Mythopoetics album artwork 5:42pm Half Waif Orange Blossoms Mythopoetics (Anti-)
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Jimmy Eat World - Bleed American album artwork 5:37pm Jimmy Eat World Hear You Me Bleed American (Dreamworks)
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5:32pm The Jam That's Entertainment Sound Affects (Polydor)
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Alkaline Trio - Alkaline Trio album artwork 5:29pm Alkaline Trio Local Southern Rock Alkaline Trio (Asian Man)
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Naked Raygun - Over the Overlords album artwork 5:26pm Naked Raygun Local Living in the Good Times Over the Overlords (Wax Trax!)
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The Koreatown Oddity - 200 Tree Rings album artwork 5:19pm The Koreatown Oddity Film Roll Splices and the Deleted Scenes 200 Tree Rings (New Los Angeles)
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5:17pm Serengeti Local Wasps With Greg from Deerhoof (Joyful Noise)
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Homeboy Sandman - Anjelitu album artwork 5:13pm Homeboy Sandman Go Hard Anjelitu (Mello Music Group)
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5:07pm Lucy Dacus Hot & Heavy Home Video (Matador)
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koleżanka - Place Is album artwork 5:04pm koleżanka In a Meeting Place Is (Bar/None)
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Ben Folds - Super D EP album artwork 5:01pm Ben Folds Adelaide Super D EP (Attacked by Plastic)
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8/30 - 4pm hour
Smoking Popes - Born to Quit album artwork 4:58pm Smoking Popes Local Need You Around Born to Quit (Johann's Face)
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4:53pm Gary Camaro Local Down to the Wire In The Direction Of Travel (self-released)
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Ohmme - Fantasize Your Ghost album artwork 4:49pm Ohmme Local 3 2 4 3 Fantasize Your Ghost (Freakout)
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4:42pm Magnolia Electric Co. Farewell Transmission The Magnolia Electric Co. (Secretly Canadian)
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4:37pm Press A Local Carcosa Shore Press A (self-released)
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Azealia Banks - Broke with Expensive Taste album artwork 4:32pm Azealia Banks Soda Broke with Expensive Taste (Prospect Park)
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Solange - A Seat at the Table album artwork 4:27pm Solange Don't Touch My Hair (feat. Sampha) A Seat at the Table (Saint)
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Peyton - PSA album artwork 4:25pm Peyton Pure Imagination PSA (Stones Throw)
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Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile - Lotta Sea Lice album artwork 4:18pm Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile Over Everything Lotta Sea Lice (Matador)
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Ty Segall - Harmonizer album artwork 4:13pm Ty Segall Harmonizer Harmonizer (Drag City)
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Santigold - Master of My Make-Believe album artwork 4:07pm Santigold Disparate Youth Master of My Make-Believe (Atlantic)
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Le Tigre - Le Tigre album artwork 4:04pm Le Tigre Eau d' Bedroom Dancing* Le Tigre (Mr. Lady)
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4:02pm Blind Adam and The Federal League Local If I Don't Make It Home An Act of Desperation (A-F)
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8/30 - 3pm hour
3:59pm New York Dolls Personality Crisis New York Dolls (Mercury)
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Lydia Loveless - Boy Crazy and Single(s) album artwork 3:52pm Lydia Loveless The Water Boy Crazy and Single(s) (Bloodshot)
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3:49pm Wild Earp & The Free for Alls Local Ain't It a Shame (When Your Horse Goes Lame) Dyin' for Easy Livin' (Western Myth)
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