Features interviewer Marites Velasquez met up with Dirty Fences before playing Elbo Room in Chicago. They share some stories from the road citing some of the strangest places they’ve played and share some wisdom from those experiences. Plus how they met in Hebrew school and landed on the band name.
This week CHIRP volunteer, Andrew Meriwether, catches up with Chicago musician, Paul Cherry. They discuss his new record, Flavour, the origins of his name, relationships on social media, and Paul's Bachelor picks.
Rayland Baxter hails from Nashville but has made his home on the rode touring his 2015 release Imaginary Man for the past couple of years. Features Director Amanda Roscoe Mayo met up with him at Lincoln Hall to discuss new music, getting to the bottom of why he always wears a hat, and the story behind the capital “L” found in all of Rayland’s correspondence. Tune in to hear more about recalling memories from voice memos and how he connects to the songwriting process.
CHIRP volunteer Sarah Brooks interviews Julia of local band Ratboys. They chat about the band's song-writing process, the origins of the band name, and the most important thing they've learned on tour.
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.