Kurt Vile is a singer-songwriter from Philadelphia. His latest album Smoke Ring for My Halo is one of the most acclaimed releases of the year.
CHIRP DJ Dylan Peterson caught a few minutes with Kurt at the Pitchfork Music Festival, where they talked about his role in The War on Drugs, fun finds at the CHIRP Record Fair, the sax-rock revival, and his hair.
The Australian quartet Cut Copy (Modular Records) bends genres of pop, indie rock and dance into a spectacle of sound that has stretched the globe. Amidst their most recent world tour in promotion of their third full length album Zonoscope; members Tim Hoey (Guitar) and Mitchell Scott (Drums) joined CHIRP Radio’s Blake Burkhart for an interview backstage at Chicago’s classic Riviera Theatre.
Chicago’s newest independent online and print magazine, The Handshake, is set to officially launch tonight. CHIRP Radio’s Amye Frye sat down with the magazine’s founder Daniel Duffy to find out what’s behind the motto “Celebrity means nothing. Small talk is boring. Extend your hand.”