Jackie Venson of Austin, TX sat down with CHIRP interviewer Cher Vincent and shared her experience studying at Berklee College of Music, and the complex genrefication of her Blues/R&B influenced Rock sound. They dive into Venson’s new EP “The Transcends” and inspirations Muddy Waters and Buddy Guy.
CHIRP volunteer Max Carter caught up with Ronnie Malley and Carlo Basile of local world music ensemble Surabhi to chat about their recent self-titled album, the ways dance and music combine, and what it means to make world music in the current political climate.
Alex White of local band White Mystery recently came to the CHIRP studios in advance of her upcoming show at Thalia Hall on January 18th. She chatted with CHIRP volunteer coordinator Jessi D about ten years (and almost 1000 shows!) of White Mystery, what it means for music to be a business, and where her energy comes from.