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Podcasts on the topic of “Amanda Roscoe Mayo” 18 results

Maps & Atlases Interview

Dave from Maps & Atlases joined features Director Amanda Roscoe Mayo in the CHIRP studios on the heels of their newest release, ‘Lightlessness is Nothing New.’ Amanda shares the story of how she came to know Maps & Atlases through a falconer in very Far West Texas, which leads to a discussion of how albums can mark time periods in life. They also talk about the grief folded into the content of the record, and what Dave likes to play when he’s fiddling around on his guitar solo. 

produced by Amanda Roscoe Mayo

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Topics: amanda roscoe mayo, maps & atlases

Artist Interviews Ric Wilson Interview

BANBA, Ric Wilson’s latest project stands for ‘Black Art Not Bad Art’ and like much of his work is inspired by abstract artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Ric and Features Director Amanda Roscoe Mayo met up at Mamby on the Beach to dive into themes of activism, the language surrounding Black art, and of course what Ric likes to do in his down time in Chicago.

Produced by Amanda Roscoe Mayo

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Topics: amanda roscoe mayo, interviews, mamby, mamby on the beach, mamby on the beach 2018, ric wilson

Artist Interviews Sarah Louise

Sarah Louise lives at the end of a gravel road in North Carolina. Her twelve string guitar arrangements and poetic lyrics take the listener on a journey through the wild and weird natural world. She spoke with Features Director Amanda Roscoe Mayo about learning new instruments for her latest release ‘Deeper Woods,’ a budding obsession with bird calls, and what its like to perform this meaningful work created in isolation and solitude.

Produced by Amanda Roscoe Mayo

Photo by Judy Henson

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Topics: amanda roscoe mayo, interviews, sarah louise

Artist Interviews LANZ Interview

Ben Lanz is a touring member of The National, making his own music under the moniker LANZ. Features Director Amanda Roscoe Mayo caught up with him at The National’s Homecoming Festival in Cincinnati to find out more about his newest release, Hoferlanz II, a complicated album with enticing twists, turns, and earworms. Beyond the album they discuss the acquisition of double zip jumpsuits and the lauded six hour performance of  ‘Sorrow’ by The National at MoMA PS1 in 2013.

produced by Amanda Roscoe Mayo @AmandaRMayo

photo by Amanda Roscoe Mayo

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Topics: amanda roscoe mayo, interviews, lanz projects

Artist Interviews Dessa Interview

Features interviewer Miranda Phelps sat down with Dessa, a member of hip-hop group Doomtree, who just released her latest solo record Chime. They spent time discussing the album, what it’s like to travel alone as a woman, her new book, and the incredible fan reception of Chime.

Produced by Amanda Roscoe Mayo (@AmandaRMayo)

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Topics: amanda roscoe mayo, dessa, doomtree, interview, miranda phelps

Artist Interviews Rayland Baxter

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.

Produced by Amanda Roscoe Mayo (@AmandaRMayo)

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Topics: amanda roscoe mayo, chirpradio, interview, lincoln hall, rayland baxter

Artist Interviews Radar State

Production Director Amanda Roscoe-Mayo caught up with Radar State members Josh (also of The Anniversary) and Jim (also of The Get Up Kids) at Riot Fest this year. They chat about how the band got together, playing Riot Fest as their second show ever, and choosing a band logo before they even had a name.

produced by Brad Helm

photo by Mike Alexander

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Topics: amanda roscoe mayo, anniversary, get up kids, interview, interviews, mp3, radar state, riot fest

Artist Interviews Vamos

CHIRP volunteer Amanda Roscoe Mayo recently sat down with Chicago band Vamos at the CHIRP studios for an impromptu singalong. And, of course, they answered some of her questions about their music and the local scene. 

produced by Amanda Roscoe Mayo (@AmandaRMayo)

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Topics: amanda roscoe mayo, chicago, chicago band, interview, interviews, local, local band, maximum pelt, mp3, vamos

Artist Interviews Baby Money

CHIRP volunteer Amanda Roscoe Mayo spoke with local artist Pamela Maurer of Baby Money at the CHIRP studios. They discussed learning to sing by busking in Europe, where the name Baby Money came from, and the 2016 shy-CITY album trilogy (find volume one here).

produced by Amanda Roscoe Mayo (@AmandaRMayo)

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Topics: amanda roscoe mayo, baby money, chicago, chicago music, interview, interviews, local, local music, mp3, shy-city

Artist Interviews Michael Vallera

How does a minimal aesthetic transition across multiple projects in visual and audio formats? CHIRP volunteer Amanda Roscoe Mayo interviews local artist Michael Vallera about how he builds minimalistic sounds and imagery across his solo work and other projects, including local bands Luggage and Cleared.

produced by Amanda Roscoe Mayo (@AmandaRMayo)

photo by Stephen Vallera

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Topics: amanda roscoe mayo, chicago, chicago music, interview, interviews, local, local bands, local music, luggage, michael vallera, mp3

Artist Interviews Eleanor Friedberger

Before her show at the Empty Bottle, Eleanor Friedberger sat down with CHIRP's Amanda Roscoe Mayo to talk about not missing Chicago while simultaneously feeling nostalgia for it, being obsessive about plan-making, and thinking about Van Morrison while she's singing.

produced by Amanda Roscoe Mayo (@AmandaRMayo)

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Topics: amanda roscoe mayo, chicago, eleanor friedberger, empty bottle, fiery furnaces, van morrison

Artist Interviews Beach Slang

Touring in support of their debut full-length, The Things We Do To Find People Who Feel Like Us, Beach Slang made it through a winter storm just in time to headline the Subterranean. Before their set, Amanda Roscoe Mayo talked with frontman James Alex about how punk connects people regardless of age, falling down the rabbit hole of Tiny Desk Concerts, and the importance of books.

produced by Amanda Roscoe Mayo

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Topics: amanda roscoe mayo, beach slang, chirp podcasts, james alex, philadelphia, polyvinyl, sleater kinney, subterranean

Artist Interviews Field Report

After Field Report's set at the Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival, frontman Chris Porterfield talked with CHIRP's Amanda Roscoe Mayo about making connections with Justin Vernon in Wisconsin, hearing Sam Amidon and the Blind Boys of Alabama cover one of his songs, and the meaning of Marigolden.

produced by Brian Szpak

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Topics: amanda roscoe mayo, blind boys of alabama, chris porterfield, eaux claires, field report, sam amidon

Artist Interviews Vetiver

Andy Cabic, frontman of San Francisco's Vetiver, sat down with CHIRP's Amanda Roscoe Mayo before his show at the Old Town School of Folk Music. They discussed the diverse geographic styles present in Vetiver's music, the bands he'd most like to share a stage with, and Amanda taught Andy about Malort.

produced by Amanda Roscoe Mayo

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Topics: amanda roscoe mayo, devendra banhart, malort, old town school of folk, vetiver

Artist Interviews Hundred Waters

CHIRP's Amanda Roscoe Mayo sat down with Zach Tetreault before Hundred Waters' show at Lincoln Hall to talk about how the band stayed sane after being stranded by a snowstorm during their tour with Interpol, learning how to play remixes of their songs in a live setting, and performing on Letterman.

produced by Amanda Roscoe Mayo

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Topics: amanda roscoe mayo, hundred waters, interpol, letterman, owsla, the moon rang like a bell

Artist Interviews Disappears

Just back from a European tour, Brian Case of Disappears sat down with CHIRP’s Amanda Roscoe Mayo to discuss their latest release Irreal out on Kranky. These noteworthy Chicago musicians never seem to sleep, putting out five records and one EP in six years. Besides working on the evolution of their signature Krautrock, Post-Rock, and “other” sound; Case discusses what it was like to cover David Bowie at the MCA, audiences in Europe, and the choice of album art for Irreal.

Disappears start the second leg of their tour this Friday, February 20, with a record release show at Garfield Park Conservatory.

Produced by Amanda Roscoe Mayo

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Topics: amanda roscoe mayo, brian case, chicago bands, disappears, gaslight, kranky, local bands, local music

Artist Interviews Sam Amidon

Nonesuch Records' Sam Amidon sat down with CHIRP's Amanda Roscoe Mayo before his show with Wilco at the Riviera. He talked about his spin on continuing the traditions of American folk music, not being influenced by The Grateful Dead, and why he decided to cover Mariah Carey.

produced by Amanda Roscoe Mayo

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Topics: amanda roscoe mayo, nonesuch, sam amidon, wilco