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Artist Interviews Shelter In Sound: OHMME

Like you, the CHIRP Features team is staying home to help flatten the curve! We are shifting our programming to present a new series in our Artist Interview Program. Shelter In Sound features interviews with artists and local music related tastemakers on what they are doing right now during this global pandemic. Tune in to learn how some of your favorite folx are managing and staying creative while hunkered down.

This week creative indie duo Macie Stewart and Sima Cunningham of Ohmme spoke remotely with Features Co-Director Mick (@thasoundblog) to discuss staying connected with fellow musicians, giving back through their music, and the themes of their new album Fantasize Your Ghost. Tune in to get the inside scope on their new material ahead of the album's release later this week!

Fantasize Your Ghost will be out via Joyful Noise Recordings on June 5th.

Produced by Amanda Mayo

Photo Credit Macie Stewart and Sima Cunningham

CHIRP Radio · Shelter In Sound: OHMME Interview

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Topics: mick reed, ohmme, shelter in sound

Artist Interviews Shelter in Sound: NNAMDÏ

Like you, the CHIRP Features team is staying home to help flatten the curve! We are shifting our programming to present a new series in our ArtisInterview Program. Shelter In Sound features interviews with artists and local music related tastemakers on what they are doing right now during this global pandemic. Tune in to learn how some of your favorite folx are managing and staying creative while hunkered down.

For this week’s episode Chicago based hip hop and experimental artist Nnamdi Ogbonnaya aka NNAMDÏ (@NnamdiOgbonnaya) spoke remotely with Features Co-Director Mick (@thasoundblog) about the response to his new record Brat, solidarity efforts between independent artists, tour cancellations, and the future of live music. Tune in for a fun and engaging listen!  Brat is out now via NNAMDÏ’s own Sooper Records.

Produced by Robert Patterson

Photo credit Nnamdi Ogbonnaya

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Topics: mick reed, nnamdi, shelter in sound

Artist Interviews Shelter in Sound: Impulsive Hearts

Like you, the CHIRP Features team is staying home to help flatten the curve! We are shifting our programming to present a new series in our Artist Interview Program. Shelter In Sound features interviews with artists and local music related tastemakers on what they are doing right now during this global pandemic. Tune in to learn how some of your favorite folx are managing and staying creative while hunkered down.

This week Danielle Sines of Impulsive Hearts spoke remotely with Features Co-Director Jessi D about how the bandleader has been staying busy while sheltering at home. Tune in to hear Danielle talk about her volunteer work with Girls Rock! Chicago, her reactions to the new Fiona Apple album, and the overlap between her work as a musician and her job as a therapist. Impulsive Hearts' latest album Cry All the Time is out now via Midwest Action.

Produced by Amanda Roscoe Mayo

Photo Danielle Sines

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Topics: impulsive hearts, jessi d, shelter in sound

Artist Interviews Shelter in Sound: Ratboys

Like you, the CHIRP Features team is staying home to help flatten the curve! We are shifting our programming to present a new series in our Artist Interview Program. Shelter In Sound features interviews with artists and local music related tastemakers on what they are doing right now during this global pandemic. Tune in to learn how some of your favorite folx are managing and staying creative while hunkered down.

This week Julia Steiner of Ratboys spoke with Features Co-Director Mick (@thasoundblog) remotely while they safely sheltered in their apartments across town. Listen to Julia talk about her band’s adventures in streaming live shows from her basement, how her band ended up playing a Bernie Sanders rally, and what she plans to do once the Shelter in Place order is lifted in Illinois. Ratboys plays a live set over Twitch every Fri & Sat @ 8pm CST. Visit https://www.twitch.tv/watchratboys for more info.

Produced by Robert Patterson

Photo Credit: Julia Steiner

CHIRP Radio · Shelter In Sound: Ratboys

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Artist Interviews Shelter in Sound: Jordanna

Like you, the CHIRP Features team is staying home to help flatten the curve! We are shifting our programming to present a new series in our Artist Interview Program. Shelter In Sound features interviews with artists and local music related tastemakers on what they are doing right now during this global pandemic. Tune in to learn how some of your favorite folx are managing and staying creative while hunkered down.

This week, local R’nB artist Jordanna spoke with Features Co-Director Jessi D through the magic and safety of the internet. They discuss her experience thus far sheltering in place with a particular focus on responsible social media use while in isolation. Jordanna also kicks around some interesting ideas on releasing music entirely online, including her new single “Same Old Thing,” which drops Monday, April 27th.

Produced by Jessi D

Photo credit: Jordanna

CHIRP Radio · Shelter In Sound: Jordanna

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Topics: jessi d, jordanna, shelter in sound

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