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Peter Zimmerman DJ Profile

Pete has been volunteering for CHIRP since August of 2009 and can currently be heard playing music each Tuesday morning from 9am-12pm. In his free time he spends way too much of his income purchasing music in forms that have long since been considered obsolete while the majority of his friends are busy doing grown up things like spending time with their families. Pete is principally fond of music that is performed by unsuccessful bands and he listens to them while wasting time on blogs debating things like, “Where does Yo La Tengo rank in the pantheon of indie rock?” And he's doing it all while wearing a t-shirt that has a logo of either a defunct record label or a bar that no longer exists (still miss you, Lounge Ax).

Pete currently lives in Rogers Park with his wife, Mollie Green, and their dogs Stickers and Zuzu and their cat Lemur.

Peter Zimmerman's Playlists

12/12 - 2pm hour
2:56pm Tom Waits Christmas Card from a Hooker in Minneapolis Blue Valentine (Asylum)
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2:52pm Velocity Girl Merry Christmas, I Love You Merry Christmas, I Love You single (Simple Machines)
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Darlene Love - A Christmas Gift For You From Phil Spector album artwork 2:50pm Darlene Love Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) A Christmas Gift For You From Phil Spector (Philles)
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2:47pm Marah Christmas with the Snow A Christmas Kind of Town (Yep Roc)
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2:44pm Los Campesinos! The Trains Don't Run (It's Christmas Day) A Los Campesinos! Christmas (Turnstile/Heart Swells)
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2:39pm XTC Thanks for Christmas Just Say Noel (Geffen)
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2:36pm Big Star Jesus Christ The Best of Big Star (Concord)
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2:32pm Prince Another Lonely Christmas The Hits/The B-Sides (Warner Brothers)
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2:29pm The Boy Least Likely To A Happy Christmas Baby Christmas Special (+1 Records)
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2:24pm The Monkees Unwrap You at Christmas Christmas Party (Rhino)
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2:22pm Red Simpson Truckin' Trees for Christmas Truckers' Christmas (Capitol)
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2:20pm They Might Be Giants Santa's Beard Lincoln (Restless)
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2:16pm The Pipettes Santa's On His Way DOMO Loves Christmas (Very Much Records)
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2:13pm Say Sue Me Christmas, It's Not a Biggie Christmas, It's Not a Biggie (Damnably)
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2:10pm Great Lake Swimmers Hang a String of Lights Hang a String of Lights (Nettwerk)
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2:07pm The Kinks Father Christmas Misfits (Arista)
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Sufjan Stevens - Songs for Christmas album artwork 2:03pm Sufjan Stevens Come On! Let's Boogey to the Elf Dance Songs for Christmas (Asthmatic Kitty)
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Sufjan Stevens - Songs for Christmas album artwork 2:03pm Sufjan Stevens Come On! Let's Boogey to the Elf Dance Songs for Christmas (Asthmatic Kitty)
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2:00pm The Staples Singers Who Took The Merry Out Of Christmas MOJO Presents: Blue Christmas (MOJO Magazine)
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12/12 - 1pm hour
1:57pm Nikki Lane Falalalalove Ya An Americana Christmas (New West)
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1:54pm The Jaynetts Snowman Snowman Sweet Potato Nose Snowman Snowman Sweet Potato Nose (Tuff)
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1:50pm Brenda Lee Christmas Will Just Be Another Lonely Day Jingle Bell Rock (Geffen)
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1:48pm The Dollyrots The Dollyrots Do Christmas The Dollyrots Do Christmas (self-released)
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1:44pm Dude York Break Up Holiday Halftime for the Holidays (Hardly Art)
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1:39pm The Waitresses Christmas Wrapping I Could Rule the World If I Could Only Get the Parts (Polydor)
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1:34pm Cathy Harrington Sha La La Christmas Time: Chris Stamey & Friends (East Side Digital)
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1:31pm Carla Thomas Gee Whiz, It's Christmas Soul Christmas (Atlantic)
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1:28pm Solomon Burke Presents for Christmas Presents for Christmas single (Atlantic)
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1:24pm The Band Christmas Must Be Tonight Islands (Capitol)
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1:21pm The Minus 5 Your Christmas Whiskey Oh Santa! New & Used Christmas Classics (Yep Roc)
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