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Fran Interview

Features Assistant Director interviews Maria Jacobson, singer and songwriter for Chicago locals Fran. They talk about her transition from acting to singing and playing music, their new album, and inspirations. 

Produced by Ari Mejia

Photo credit: Reilly Drew

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Topics: chicago, chirp radio, fran, interview

Dave Weld and the Imperial Flames Interview

Chirp interviewer Andrew Meriwether chats in the studio with Dave Weld and Monica Meyers of Imperial Flames. They chat about how they found the blues, the Chicago southside blues scene in the 60's, and how they developed their sound. You'll also hear a live in studio performance!

Produced by Andrew Meriwether

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Topics: blues, chicago, chirp radio, local music

Artist Interviews Clearance Interview

Features Director Sarah Brooks interviews Clearance, Chicago local band last featured on the podcast a few years back. Sarah catches us up on what they've been doing in the past few years, songwriting, touring, and their new album.

Producer: Eugene Cabanban

Photo Credit: Alexis Viscius

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Topics: chicago, chirpinterviews, chirpradio, clearance

Artist Interviews Courtesy Interview

Chicago based Courtesy sat down with Marites Valesquez in the CHIRP studios to talk about their new release "Hey," how the band got their start in Memphis continuing despite various members moving to Chicago over the years through file sharing and technology. They dive into their influences musically, ASMR and how anything can be sound!

 

Produced by Marites Valesquez

photo by Alexa Viscius

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Topics: chicago, chirp, marites velasquez

First Time: First Dream - Tyler Clark

Tyler Clark is a writer, musician, and CHIRP DJ from Chicago. His storytelling work includes local appearances with Mortified, Story Lab, and Story Club, as well as national appearances on the Mortified podcast and upcoming Netflix series The Mortified Guide. When he's not telling tales, he writes for Consequence of Sound and sings with the Blue Ribbon Glee Club. Every Thursday night from 6-8 p.m., he also plays his favorite songs on his CHIRP Radio show, Local Mythologies.

Produced and recorded by Brian Heath

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Topics: chicago, chirp, local, podcast, storytelling

Artist Interviews Chirp Docs: Frontwoman Fest

Frontwoman Fest is a small festival founded by Adele Nicholas and Elaine Davis hosted in Chicago. Features interviewer and producer Jessi DiBartolomeo takes an in depth look into the festival on it’s fifth and final year, what it stands for, and the significance of the profits donated to benefit Girls Rock! Chicago, a non-profit organization dedicated to building a socially just community for youth.

 

produced by Jessi DiBartolomeo

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Artist Interviews Paul Cherry

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. 

Produced by Andrew Meriwether

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Topics: chicago, chirp, flavour, logan square, paul cherry, podcasts

Artist Interviews Surabhi

CHIRP volunteer Max Carter caught up with Ronnie Malley and Carlo Basile of local world music ensemble Surabhi to chat about their recent self-titled album, the ways dance and music combine, and what it means to make world music in the current political climate.

produced by Max Carter

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Topics: chicago, interview, interviews, local, max carter, mp3, surabhi, world music

News Joe Swanberg

Chicago-based filmmaker Joe Swanberg visited the CHIRP studios to talk with Dylan Peterson about hyper-localism in his work, Greta Gerwig's actual first film, forgetting to tell his little brother that he kind of made a movie about him, and carrying on the Chicago spirit that has defined the city since the World's Fair of 1893.

Season 2 of Easy is available now on Netflix.

produced by Dylan Peterson (@_dylanclub_)

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Topics: chicago, dylan peterson, easy, film, greta gerwig, james swanberg, joe swanberg, marc maron, netflix, todayshits

Artist Interviews A Giant Dog

CHIRP volunteer Michael Reed interviews Andrew Cashen from A Giant Dog before their recent show at the Empty Bottle. They discuss the personal nature of the lyrics on their new album Toy, how a Texas taxidermy shop inspired Andrew to sculpt the Toy cover art, and his favorite Chicago bands.

produced by Michael Reed

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Topics: a giant dog, chicago, empty bottle, interview, interviews, mp3, punk

First Time First Catch | Natalie Grace

Natalie GraceNatalie Grace Alford was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1987. She was raised in a suburb of Chicago and was classically trained in music from the age of 11. She is a multi instrumentalist playing piano, guitar, and uses loop pedals to perform and make the song live. She has opened for various artists such as Jack Garrett, Nellie Mckay, Tim Fite and many more amazing artists. She was also named The Deli Music Magazine's artist of the month for March of 2017. You can find her music on ITunes, Spotify, Bandcamp, Google Play, and Amazon.

Produced by Brian Heath

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Topics: chicago, first catch, first time, martyrs', musician, natalie grace alford

First Time First Catch | Wes Needham

Wes Needham is an actor, writer and producer here in Chicago, having performed at iO Theater, Second City and ComedySportz. Currently he's Content Director, writer and producer for "Good Evening with Pat Whalen", Chicago's only political late-night talk-show. As an ensemble member of The New Colony theater company, he's appeared in such shows as 11:11, Sordid Little Story, Frat, reWilding Genius, Merge and B-Side Studio. You've maybe even caught him oh-so briefly keeping the streets safe from riff-raff on NBC's "Chicago PD".

Produced by Brian Heath

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Topics: chicago, chicago pd, first catch, first time, good evening with pat whalen, martyrs, wes needham

First Time First Catch | Dan Shapiro

Dan Shapiro is a writer and comedian from Wichita.  He is a regular at local writing performance competition, Write Club.  He co-hosts a mental illness and addiction themed variety show the first Wednesday of each Monday at Schuba's in Chicago called Psychotic Break.

Produced by Brian Heath

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Topics: chicago, dan shapiro, first catch, first time, martyrs, psychotic break, schubas, write club

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