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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

1/15 - 7pm hour
Wilco - Star Wars album artwork 7:58pm Wilco Local Random Name Generator Star Wars (dBpm)
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Throwing Muses - The Real Ramona album artwork 7:52pm Throwing Muses Counting Backwards The Real Ramona (Sire/London/Rhino)
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Secret Shine - There Is Only Now album artwork 7:51pm Secret Shine To the Well There Is Only Now (Saint Marie)
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Virginia Wing / Xam Duo - Tomorrow 7:45pm Virginia Wing / Xam Duo Person to Person Tomorrow's Gift (Fire)
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7:41pm Sonny And The Sunsets Moods Moods Baby Moods (Polyvinyl)
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St. Vincent - St. Vincent album artwork 7:38pm St. Vincent Digital Witness St. Vincent (Loma Vista)
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7:33pm Scupper My Rewards Some Gauls (Blue Cheese Toothpaste)
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The Seeds - The Seeds album artwork 7:31pm The Seeds Can't Seem To Make You Mine The Seeds (GNP Crescendo)
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Marc Almond - Shadows and Reflections album artwork 7:28pm Marc Almond Shadows and Reflections Shadows and Reflections (BMG)
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The Right Now - Starlight album artwork 7:20pm The Right Now Local Postcard Starlight (self-released)
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Midnight Oil - Diesel and Dust album artwork 7:18pm Midnight Oil Dreamworld Diesel and Dust (Columbia)
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Ravyn Lenae - Sticky album artwork 7:13pm Ravyn Lenae Local Sticky Sticky (Atlantic)
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7:08pm The Elcados Ku Mi Da Hankan Nigeria Rock Special: Psychedelic Afro-Rock & Fuzz Funk in 19070's Nigeria (Soundway Records)
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Built to Spill - Keep It Like a Secret album artwork 7:02pm Built to Spill Carry The Zero Keep It Like a Secret (Warner Bros.)
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1/15 - 6pm hour
The Clash - The Clash album artwork 6:57pm The Clash Remote Control The Clash (Sony)
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Monks - Hamburg Recordings 1967 album artwork 6:51pm Monks I'm Watching You Hamburg Recordings 1967 (Third Man)
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The Creation - Action Painting album artwork 6:48pm The Creation Making Time Action Painting (Numero Group)
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6:45pm Paul Weller Woo Sé Mama Kind Revolution (Parlophone)
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Mavis Staples - If All I Was Was Black album artwork 6:41pm Mavis Staples Local Ain't No Doubt About It (featuring Jeff Tweedy) If All I Was Was Black (ANTI-)
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6:36pm Alex Lipinski Going Nowhere Fast Alex (A)
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Faces - The Best Of Faces: Good Boys... When They 6:34pm Faces Cindy Incidentally The Best Of Faces: Good Boys... When They're Asleep (Rhino)
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This Pale Fire - Alchemy album artwork 6:30pm This Pale Fire Wolf Alchemy (Tone Tonic)
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Spoon - They Want My Soul album artwork 6:23pm Spoon Inside Out They Want My Soul (Loma Vista)
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Charlotte Gainsbourg - Rest album artwork 6:20pm Charlotte Gainsbourg Rest Rest (Because Music)
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Cindy Wilson - Change album artwork 6:17pm Cindy Wilson Mystic Change (Kill Rock Stars)
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Secret Colours - Dream Dream album artwork 6:11pm Secret Colours Local Another World Dream Dream (self-released)
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Love and Rockets - Express album artwork 6:04pm Love and Rockets All In My Mind Express (Beggars Banquet)
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Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark - The OMD Singles album artwork 6:02pm Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark If You Leave The OMD Singles (Virgin)
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1/1 - 7pm hour
7:57pm Why? Proactive Evolution (Nick Diamonds Remix) Moh Lhean (Expanded Reissue) (Joyful Noise)
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Buzzcocks - Singles Going Steady album artwork 7:54pm Buzzcocks Ever Fallen In Love? Singles Going Steady (Capitol)
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