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Artist Interviews The Third Interview

This week's CHIRP Radio Artist Interview is between local hip hop artist The Third and Features Department Contributor Marjorie Alford. They talked about The Third's start at Harold Washington Library’s YouMedia Lab, the origins of his rap name, and the thoughtful inspirations behind many of his songs. 

The Third's first EP Director's Cut is available now through his website. 

Produced by: Jim Mulvaney.

Photo courtesy of The Third.

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Artist Interviews Robert Dean Interview

This week, CHIRP DJ and Features contributer Mike Nikolich speaks with Robert Dean, the former lead guitarist with Japan, a British new romantic band from the late 1970s and early 1980s. After leaving Japan and playing for Vivabeat, Gary Numan, Sinéad O’Connor, and The Slow Club, Dean retired from the music scene, moved to Costa Rica, and reinvented himself as a world-renowned bird illustrator. He ended his self-imposed music retirement in 2019 when he formed his current project with Isaac Moraga, Light of Day.

Produced by Mike Nikolich.

Photo Credit: Robert Dean

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Artist Interviews ERRA Interview

This week Features Co-Director Mick R. spoke with guitarist and "clean" vocalist Jesse Cash of the Birmingham, Alabama-based metalcore band ERRA about his band's self-titled record. They dug into the band's visual rebrand, their signing with UNFD, the themes of the new record, and why they waited until their fifth LP to release a self-titled record. They cover it all! 

ERRA's self-titled record will be out on UNFD on March 19, 2021. 

Produced by Jenn "DJ Ninja" Rourke

Photo credit: Aaron Marsh.

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Artist Interviews George Arthur Calendar Interview

This week Features Department Contributor Marjorie Alford spoke with George Arthur Calendar, a phenomenal producer and songwriter currently located in Logan Square on Chicago's West Side. They spoke about his creative processes, approach to collaborations, how to introduce people to his unique RnB sound, his love for cooking, and even traded hospitality tips and stories. 

George Arthur Calendar's next full-length LP Paradoxes will drop April 14 on the Mexico City-based Stereochip Records

Check out George Arthur Calendar latest single and collab with Claude titled, "Lente Oscuro a​.​k​.​a Calypso" here

Produced by Brian Spzak.

Photo credit: Tom Krohn

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Artist Interviews Jen & the Dots Interview

This week, Features & Production Director Jessi D speaks with Jen Dot of Jen & the Dots. They discuss Jen's prolific Chicago music career in beastii and Swimsuit Addition, her hesitancy to name this new project after herself, her Sci-Fi news writing project set on an alternative Earth, juggling attending grad school and writing a book, staving off the ever present existential crisis with a busy schedule, and Jen & the Dots' first (and possibly only) EP.

Produced by Jessi D.

Photo Credit: Illustration by Oliv Roe, logo by Jen Lemasters.

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