Illinois’ voter registration deadline is October 18!
In Illinois, any registered voter can vote by mail for any reason. If you're concerned about the post office situation, in Chicago, you can securely drop off your mail-in ballot at any early voting location. Learn more about registering and voting by mail at chicagoelections.gov. Not in Chicago? Find the information you need at vote.org.
CHIRP DJ Alli Klein sat down with local band So Pretty after a recent band practice to discuss their new record and how it highlights their ethos about staying true to yourself, your band and your fans in order to emphasize being inclusive instead of exclusive.
CHIRP’s Alli Klein met up with Brendan Kelly of Chicago-based punk 3-piece, The Lawrence Arms after an in store at Reckless Records. Brendan discussed their transition to Epitaph Records, reuniting The Broadways and described his retirement plan.
Alli Klein caught up with Rabble Rabble at Cafe Mustache to discuss their heavy new album, Brain Hole; what it's like being one of the only bands on Logan Hardware's label; and finding your identiy within social media's confines. And bonus!, you'll hear how drummer, Kaylee Preston got a concussion while shooting a Fight Club-esque music video!
Brain Hole was released on Logan Hardware Records on June 13. You can catch Rabble Rabble next on July 26 at Double Door for their show with Jeff the Brotherhood and Flesh Panthers.
CHIRP’s Alli Klein met with Chicago’s own Velcro Lewis Group at their West Loop studio, Frogg Mountain, to discuss their new record Open The Sky, producing it themselves (a difficult task for a legally blind frontman), inspiring moments from visiting the Stax museum, their goals, and cassette tapes.
Velcro Lewis Group's Holiday Freakout is happening on December 13th at the Liar's Club.