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Io the Resident Alien DJ Profile

When Io was a little girl, the first crushes she ever had were on David Bowie and a young Michael Jackson, and nothing has really changed ever since. From a tender age, she felt a deep attunement to all kinds of music, from New Wave and Metal, to Hip Hop and Soul; she swears it's all good as long as it comes from the heart. 

Io hails from the Canadian West Coast, where she once earned a living working a real adult job in applied statistics, which she gave up to move to Chicago and chase a dream of earning a living as a DJ on community radio. We verified that she knew the position was on a volunteer-basis, to which she replied that was neither here nor there. Okay then.

Io is also passionate about tribal fusion belly dance, stand-up comedy, and labor movement politics, preferably at the same time. Above all, she believes creating space for new artists to emerge within the community, and in coming together as the diverse individuals we are to create real magic, in whatever way that may manifest.

Io the Resident Alien's Playlists

10/16 - 2pm hour
2:54pm New Order True Faith Substance (Qwest)
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2:47pm Matthew Dear Modafinil Blues Bunny (Ghostly)
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Arcade Fire - Neon Bible album artwork 2:45pm Arcade Fire Neon Bible Neon Bible (Merge)
Track Notes: 2007 Buy Arcade Fire Neon Bible at Reckless Records Buy Arcade Fire at iTunes Buy Arcade Fire Neon Bible at eMusic Add to Collection
2:40pm Animanz & Juanita Euka Ain't No Way Exotic Other (Tru Thoughts)
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2:34pm The Smashing Pumpkins Local Obscured Pisces Iscariot (Virgin)
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2:31pm Roger Nichols & the Small Circle of Friends Don't Go Breaking My Heart Roger Nichols & the Small Circle of Friends (Tapete)
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2:27pm Fauvely Local High Hopes Tides (Midwest Action)
Track Notes: Playing at the CHIRP Broadcast Bash on 10/25 Buy Fauvely Tides at Reckless Records Buy Fauvely at iTunes Buy Fauvely Tides at eMusic Add to Collection
Sylvan Esso - Sylvan Esso album artwork 2:21pm Sylvan Esso H.S.K.T. Sylvan Esso (Partisan)
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2:16pm Bobby Womack Please Forgive My Heart The Bravest Man in the Universe (XL)
Track Notes: 2012 Buy Bobby Womack The Bravest Man in the Universe at Reckless Records Buy Bobby Womack at iTunes Buy Bobby Womack The Bravest Man in the Universe at eMusic Add to Collection
2:13pm The Sha La Das Okay My Love Love in the Wind (Daptone)
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2:07pm Janelle Monae Make Me Feel Dirty Computer (Wondaland)
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2:01pm Orbital P.H.U.K.U. P.H.U.K.U. (ACP)
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10/16 - 1pm hour
TV on the Radio - Dear Science album artwork 1:55pm TV on the Radio Halfway Home Dear Science (Interscope)
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1:50pm Kate Bush Suspended in Gaffa The Dreaming (EMI)
Track Notes: 1982 Buy Kate Bush The Dreaming at Reckless Records Buy Kate Bush at iTunes Buy Kate Bush The Dreaming at eMusic Add to Collection
1:47pm The Mystery of the Bulgarian Voices Unison (featuring Lisa Gerrard) BooCheeMish (Prophecy)
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1:44pm Stella Chiweshe Ratidzo Kasahwa: Early Singles (Glitterbeat)
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1:39pm Talking Heads Life During Wartime Fear of Music (Sire)
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1:35pm Dani Bell and the Tarantist Mystery Wide Eyed (The Redwoods)
Track Notes: Album out 1/18/2019 Buy Dani Bell and the Tarantist Wide Eyed at Reckless Records Buy Dani Bell and the Tarantist at iTunes Buy Dani Bell and the Tarantist Wide Eyed at eMusic Add to Collection
1:31pm The Chantells with the Aqua Lads Don't Look Basement Beehive: The Girl Group Underground (Numero Group)
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1:25pm Masta Ace & Marco Polo Breukelen (ft. Smif n Wessun) A Breukelen Story (Fat Beats)
Track Notes: Album out 11/9 Buy Masta Ace & Marco Polo A Breukelen Story at Reckless Records Buy Masta Ace & Marco Polo at iTunes Buy Masta Ace & Marco Polo A Breukelen Story at eMusic Add to Collection
Jungle - For Ever album artwork 1:22pm Jungle Happy Man For Ever (XL Recordings)
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1:18pm Run the Jewels Legend Has It Run the Jewels 3 (Run the Jewels)
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1:10pm Ryley Walker Local Busted Stuff The Lillywhite Sessions (Dead Oceans)
Track Notes: Out 11/16 -full album cover of unreleased Dave Matthews Band record Buy Ryley Walker The Lillywhite Sessions at Reckless Records Buy Ryley Walker at iTunes Buy Ryley Walker The Lillywhite Sessions at eMusic Add to Collection
1:05pm Andrew Bird Local Pulaski at Night I Want To See Pulaski At Night (Grimsey)
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1:01pm Alice in Chains Nutshell Jar of Flies (Columbia)
Track Notes: 1994 Buy Alice in Chains Jar of Flies at Reckless Records Buy Alice in Chains at iTunes Buy Alice in Chains Jar of Flies at eMusic Add to Collection
10/16 - 12pm hour
12:56pm Massive Attack Unfinished Sympathy Blue Lines (Virgin)
Track Notes: 1991 Buy Massive Attack Blue Lines at Reckless Records Buy Massive Attack at iTunes Buy Massive Attack Blue Lines at eMusic Add to Collection
12:50pm Neil Young Old Man Harvest (Reprise)
Track Notes: 1972 Buy Neil Young Harvest at Reckless Records Buy Neil Young at iTunes Buy Neil Young Harvest at eMusic Add to Collection
12:46pm Braid Local What a Wonderful Puddle Movie Music, Vol. 1 (Polyvinyl)
Track Notes: By request for Chesley Buy Braid Movie Music, Vol. 1 at Reckless Records Buy Braid at iTunes Buy Braid Movie Music, Vol. 1 at eMusic Add to Collection
12:43pm Wild Earp Local Put Some Twang In Your Thang Wild Earp & the Free For Alls (self-released)
Track Notes: Playing at the California Clipper 10/19 Buy Wild Earp Wild Earp & the Free For Alls at Reckless Records Buy Wild Earp at iTunes Buy Wild Earp Wild Earp & the Free For Alls at eMusic Add to Collection
12:42pm Bernadette Carroll Heavenly Teen Expo: The Cleopatra Label (Numero Group)
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