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First Time: First Class - Theo Hahn

Theodore Hahn is a designer, writer and semi-professional glutton living in Chicago. Like any sane human with a beating heart, he loves dogs and fried chicken. People who have literally nothing else going on in their lives may check out his work at the83k.substack.com.

The First Time is CHIRP Radio’s Live Lit and Music series. It pairs a reader’s personal story about a specific "first time" -- a different "first" for each show -- with a song performance. This unique structure allows the story to resonate with audience members as they experience the accompanying song covered by The First Time Four. The band takes special care to perform unexpected song arrangements, so it is hard to tell which the audience enjoys more: the story or the song.

The First Time is produced and directed by Julie Mueller with Assistant Producers Bobby Evers, Hadas Werman and Host Jenn Sodini. Podcast recorded and produced by Jenn Rourke. Engineering by Tony Baker.

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Topics: bobby evers, first class, first time, first time four, jenn rourke, jenn sodini, julie mueller, live lit, martyrs, storytelling, theo hahn

Tenci INTERVIEW

This week for the CHIRP Radio podcast, features contributor Eddie spoke with Jess of Chicago-based indie folk band Tenci about how she formed the band, her recent streaming performances and the reception of her band’s latest album, My Heart is An Open Field out via Keeled Scales.

Produced by Eddie Sayago.

Photo Credit: Rachel Azzi Lessing

CHIRP Radio · Tenci INTERVIEW

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Topics: eddie sayago, tenci

Artist Interviews Young Man in a Hurry INTERVIEW

For this week’s episode of the CHIRP Radio Podcast we have Marjorie Alford in conversation with songwriter and frontman of Young Man in a Hurry, Matt Baron. Tune in to hear this very engaging conversation, where they discuss how Matt recruited his dermatologist into his band, his work with the project Future Hits, teaching through music, and structuring time for art, play, and creativity.

Note: This interview was recorded before IL’s Shelter in Place order in March of this year.

Produced by Matt Barr

Photo by Sally Blood

CHIRP Radio · Young Man In A Hurry INTERVIEW

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Topics: marjorie alford, matt barr, young man in a hurry

First Time: First Class - Jen B. Larson

jen larsonJen B. Larson plays in the band beastii and contributes music writing to Victim of Time, 50Thirdand3rd, Please Kill Me, and more. She also draws comics and authors fiction for Pulp Oddyssey, Earth's first newspaper from outer space. During the day, she teaches special education at an arts high school in Chicago, and at night and on the weekends, spends whatever free time she has researching for and drafting her first book. You can find links to most of her work at http://www.disappearingmedia.com

The First Time is CHIRP Radio’s Live Lit and Music series. It pairs a reader’s personal story about a specific "first time" -- a different "first" for each show -- with a song performance. This unique structure allows the story to resonate with audience members as they experience the accompanying song covered by The First Time Four. The band takes special care to perform unexpected song arrangements, so it is hard to tell which the audience enjoys more: the story or the song.

The First Time is produced and directed by Julie Mueller with Assistant Producers Bobby Evers, Hadas Werman and Host Jenn Sodini. Podcast recorded and produced by Jenn Rourke. Engineering by Tony Baker.

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Topics: beastii, bobby evers, first time, first time four, jen larson, jenn rourke, jenn sodini, julie mueller, live lit, martyrs, storytelling

Artist Interviews Holly, INTERVIEW

This week for the CHIRP Radio podcast, features contributor Eddie spoke with local pop-soul band Holly, about how they came up with their name, their approach to songwriting, and their various musical influences.

Note: This interview was recorded before IL’s Shelter in Place order in March of this year.

Produced by Eddie Sayago

CHIRP Radio · Holly, Interview

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Topics: eddie sayago, holly, local music

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