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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

6/10 - 7pm hour
7:57pm Erasers I Won't Give Up Ork Records: New York, New York (Numero Group)
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Charly Bliss - Young Enough album artwork 7:51pm Charly Bliss Blown to Bits Young Enough (Barsuk)
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7:47pm Pottery The Craft No. 1 (Partisan)
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7:41pm Damon Locks Black Monument Ensemble Local The Colors that You Bring Where Future Unfolds (International Anthem)
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7:36pm Wilco Local Passenger Side A.M. (Reprise)
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7:33pm Phil Angotti My Ol' Records People and Places (ouR House Records)
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Golden Daze - Simpatico album artwork 7:28pm Golden Daze Blue Bell Simpatico (Autumn Tone)
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David Bowie - Aladdin Sane album artwork 7:22pm David Bowie Panic In Detroit Aladdin Sane (RCA)
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7:19pm JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound Local Hold You Back Beat of Our Own Drum (self-released)
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7:16pm Lizzo Like A Girl Cuz I Love You (Nice Life)
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7:11pm The Mystery Lights Goin' Down Too Much Tension! (Wick)
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7:05pm Echo & the Bunnymen Bring On The Dancing Horses Echo & The Bunnymen (Sire/Rhino)
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Cold Showers - Motionless album artwork 7:02pm Cold Showers Tomorrow Will Come Motionless (Dais)
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6/10 - 6pm hour
6:58pm Too Much Joy Crush Story Cereal Killers (Warner)
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6:52pm Steel Pulse Cry Cry Blood Mass Manipulation (Rootfire Cooperative/Wiseman Doctrine)
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6:48pm Leonard Cohen Steer Your Way You Want It Darker (Columbia)
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6:45pm The Jayhawks Blue Tomorrow The Green Grass (American Recordings)
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Faye Webster - Atlanta Millionaires Club album artwork 6:40pm Faye Webster Room Temperature Atlanta Millionaires Club (Secretly Canadian)
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6:35pm Muddy Waters Local Let's Spend The Night Together Electric Mud (Geffen)
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Muito Kaballa - Everything Is Broke album artwork 6:30pm Muito Kaballa The Easy Way Everything Is Broke (Switchstance)
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6:27pm Morphine Honey White Yes (Rykodisc)
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6:23pm Acquaintances Local 8 1/2 Lives 8 1/2 Lives (File 13)
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6:18pm Catherine Wheel Broken Head Chrome (Fontana)
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6:15pm Clinic Rubber Bullets Wheeltappers and Shunters (Domino)
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6:09pm Cate Le Bon Mother's Mother's Magazines Reward (Mexican Summer)
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6:06pm Zero 7 Swing RECORD (New State Entertainment)
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6:01pm Radiohead Lift OKNOTOK (XL)
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6/3 - 7pm hour
7:58pm Big Thief Orange U.F.O.F. (4AD)
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Naked Raygun - Throb Throb album artwork 7:53pm Naked Raygun Local Rat Patrol Throb Throb (Quarterstick)
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7:50pm Spoon Stay Don't Go Kill the Moonlight (Merge)
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