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DJ Swallow DJ Profile

I was a college radio DJ and station manager in the early 90’s and over 20 years later, I discovered CHIRP as a listener and now I’m back on the air as a DJ. I also volunteer as the CHIRP marketing director. You can hear my show Monday nights from 6pm-8pm on 107.1FM and chirpradio.org playing a mix of indie, punk, jazz, blues, psych, soul, early rock-n-roll, and of course, local Chicago music. Check out the last two weeks of my show archive here.

I am a life-long Chicago area resident and have lived on the city’s Northside for over 20 years. My other time is spent as an artist - creating cityscape paintings and photographs of architecture. My studio is located at the Cornelia Arts Building - one of the oldest working art studio buildings in Chicago.

DJ Swallow's Playlists

12/17 - 7pm hour
7:58pm Zigtebra Local Take My Hand Major Crush (self-released)
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7:51pm The Rolling Stones Till the next goodbye It's Only Rock'n Roll (Atlantic)
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7:47pm Hunters & Collectors Throw Your Arms Around Me Human Frailty (I.R.S.)
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7:43pm Possum Moods Captain Northern Times (Emotional Response)
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7:39pm The Sea and Cake Local Sound & Vision One Bedroom (Thrill Jockey)
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7:38pm The Limiñanas The Inventor I've Got Trouble In Mind Vol. 2 (Rare Stuff 2015/2018) (Because Music)
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7:31pm Yo La Tengo It's Christmas Time Merry Christmas From Yo La Tengo (Egon)
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7:29pm They Might Be Giants Christmas In The Big House single (Idlewild)
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7:28pm Elvis Presley Blue Christmas Elvis' Christmas Album (RCA)
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7:23pm Sleepwalk Local Craving Splatter (Emma's House)
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7:21pm Ramones I Just Want To Have Something To Do Road To Ruin (Warner Bros.)
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7:16pm Belly Faceless DOVE (Belly Touring)
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7:10pm The Bevis Frond In the Leaves We're Your Friends, Man (Fire)
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7:06pm Moonface Hater This One's for the Dancer & This One's for the Dancer's Bouquet (Jagjaguwar)
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7:02pm Joe Jackson What's The Use of Getting Sober (When You're Only Gonna Get Drunk Again) Jumpin' Jive (A&M)
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12/17 - 6pm hour
6:57pm Cannonball Adderley Quintet Hipadelphia Mercy, Mercy, Mercy! Live at "The Club" (Capitol)
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6:49pm Jeff Tweedy Local Having Been Is No Way to Be Warm (dBpm)
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6:45pm Trimdon Grange Explosion Twenty-Four Hours Trimdon Grange Explosion (Cardinal Fuzz/Feeding Tube)
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6:41pm Lowdown Brass Band Local I Got That Feeling Lowdown Sounds (self-released)
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6:38pm Marc Payne Too Fast Payne To Fame (self-released)
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6:33pm Pixies Bone Machine Surfer Rosa (4AD)
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6:30pm Tropa Magica SuperSonico Tropa Magica (Tropi)
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6:28pm Jon Spencer I Got the Hits Spencer Sings the Hits! (In the Red)
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6:23pm The Dandy Warhols Be Alright Why You So Crazy (Dine Alone)
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6:18pm Johnny Cash If You Could Read My Mind American V: A Hundred Highways (American)
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6:13pm Hearts and Minds Local Back and Forth Electroradiance (Astral Spirits)
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6:07pm Talking Heads (Nothing But) Flowers Naked (Fly)
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6:02pm The Foggy Notions Local Take Me Back And Hold Me 2131 South Michigan Avenue: 60's Garage & Psychedelia from U.S.A. and Destination Records (Sundazed)
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6:00pm Julian Cope World Shut Your Mouth Saint Julian (Universal/Island)
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12/10 - 7pm hour
7:58pm Tim Rutili & Craig Ross Local Choke 10 Seconds to Collapse (Jealous Butcher)
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