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Paul DJ Profile

After Paul's artistic career peaked by finishing 2nd in a pre-school art contest with a "Where the Wild Things Are" interpretive piece, he quickly realized his role would be a curator.  Between editing fanzines, booking tours, releasing records, and promoting concerts, he's done everything except being the artist.  This tradition continues on CHIRP as he scours the globe for choice cuts.

When he's not at CHIRP, Paul runs his own marketing company out of his home in Portage Park.

Listen to Paul's two most recent shows below:

Paul 's Playlists

9/9 - 7am hour
Ela Minus - acts of rebellion album artwork 7:26am Ela Minus megapunk acts of rebellion (Domino)
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Betty Davis - Nasty Gal album artwork 7:19am Betty Davis Shut Off the Light Nasty Gal (Island)
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7:16am Fashion Pimps & the Glamazons V.R. Jazz 4 Johnny (Feel It)
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The Main Ingredient - Bitter Sweet album artwork 7:13am The Main Ingredient Everybody Plays the Fool Bitter Sweet (RCA)
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Anika - Change album artwork 7:07am Anika Finger Pies Change (Sacred Bones)
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BRNDA - Do You Like Salt? album artwork 7:04am BRNDA Perfect World Do You Like Salt? (Crafted Sounds)
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Tobacco City - Tobacco City, USA album artwork 7:01am Tobacco City Local Never On My Mind Tobacco City, USA (Scissor Tail)
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9/9 - 6am hour
Special Interest - The Passion Of album artwork 6:57am Special Interest A Depravity Such As This The Passion Of (Thrilling Living/Night School)
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Sisters of Mercy - Floodland album artwork 6:51am Sisters of Mercy 1959 Floodland (Merciful Release)
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The Bug - Fire album artwork 6:48am The Bug Demon Fire (Ninja Tune)
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Claire Cronin - Bloodless album artwork 6:43am Claire Cronin Bloodless Bloodless (Orindal)
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Stuck - Content That Makes You Feel Good album artwork 6:36am Stuck Local White Lie Content That Makes You Feel Good (Exploding in Sound)
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All Away Lou - Looks Right album artwork 6:35am All Away Lou Looks Right Looks Right (Specialist Subject)
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Nite Jewel - No Sun album artwork 6:29am Nite Jewel When There is No Sun No Sun (Gloriette)
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Megadeth - Countdown to Extinction album artwork 6:23am Megadeth Symphony of Destruction Countdown to Extinction (Capitol)
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Space Afrika - Honest Labour album artwork 6:20am Space Afrika Strength Honest Labour (Dais)
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White Town - Women in Technology album artwork 6:16am White Town Your Woman Women in Technology (The Echo Label)
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Badge Epoch - Scroll album artwork 6:04am Badge Epoch Galactic Whip Scroll (Television Explosion)
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9/2 - 8am hour
Makaya McCraven - Deciphering the Message album artwork 8:56am Makaya McCraven Local Frank's Tune Deciphering the Message (Blue Note)
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The Isley Brothers - Winner Takes All album artwork 8:49am The Isley Brothers It'a a Disco Night (Rock Don't Stop), Pts. 1 & 2 Winner Takes All (Sony)
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Jackie Hayes - There 8:46am Jackie Hayes Local Sunday There's Always Going to be Something (Self-Released)
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The Umbrellas - The Umbrellas album artwork 8:43am The Umbrellas Lonely The Umbrellas (Slumberland)
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Warpaint - Lilys album artwork 8:40am Warpaint Lilys Lilys (Heirlooms)
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Amusement Parks On Fire - An Archaea album artwork 8:33am Amusement Parks On Fire Breakers An Archaea (EGB)
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Au Pairs - Sense and Sensuality album artwork 8:30am Au Pairs That's When It's Worth It Sense and Sensuality (Sanctuary)
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Parliament - Up For the Down Stroke album artwork 8:26am Parliament Testify Up For the Down Stroke (UMG)
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LUMP - Animal album artwork 8:18am LUMP Phantom Limb Animal (Partisan/Chrysalis)
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Lee "Scratch" Perry - I Am the Upsetter album artwork 8:15am Lee "Scratch" Perry I Am the Upsetter I Am the Upsetter (Amalgamated)
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Bat Fangs - Queen of My World album artwork 8:10am Bat Fangs Queen of My World Queen of My World (Don Giovanni)
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The Passions - Thirty Thousand Feet Over China album artwork 8:06am The Passions I'm in Love With a German Film Star Thirty Thousand Feet Over China (Polydor)
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