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Artist Interviews The Just Luckies Interview

Interviewer Marites Velasquez chats with local band The Just Luckies. They go deep on their new album Bittersweet Boulevard, being gross girls, and what it means to be sparkle greasers.

Produced by Marites Velasquez

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Topics: chirp radio, independent radio, interview, marites velasquez, the just luckies

Artist Interviews Fauvely Interview

Marites Velasquez chats in the Chirp studio with local band Fauvely. They talk about the benefits and growth that come from collaboration, the power of vulnerability in songwriting, and how surprisingly relaxing recording an album can be. 

Produced by Marites Velasquez and Robert Patterson

Photo credit: Kristin J. Thompson

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Topics: chicago music, fauvely, interview, local music, marites velasquez

Marantz Moon

Chicago rapper Marantz Moon talks with CHIRP Radio interviewer Lesley Gwam about his new album, "Currency Exchange" - how a hiatus from music showed him how much he wanted to pursue it, and how his dad's incarceration influenced his music.

Produced by Jenn Rourke

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Topics: chicago rap, interview, interviews, jenn rourke, lesley gwam, maranta moon, rap

Artist Interviews Sidewalks and Skeletons Interview

London based Jake Lee makes music under the moniker Sidewalks and Skeletons. The music is dark and dimensional. Features interviewer Lee Gomez caught up with him in Chicago. Ever wondered why each Sidewalks and Skeletons album ends with a post-metal track? Or what Witchhouse is? Tune in to find out!

Produced by Maxwell Carter

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Topics: interview, lee gomez, sidewalks and skeletons

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 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 Ruby Boots

Bex of Nashville based Ruby Boots joined Features interviewer Max Carter in the CHIRP studios to chat about her move from Australia to signing with local record label Bloodshot records. They dove deep into the writing process and where she finds inspiration.

Produced by Max Carter

Image by Stefani Vinsel

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Topics: interview, max carter, ruby boots

Artist Interviews Dirty Fences

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.

Produced by Marites Velasquez (@msmarites)

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Topics: band interviews, dirty fences, interview, marites velasquez

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 Jackie Venson

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.

 

Produced by Cher Vincent @chermusings

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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

Artist Interviews SNST

SNST (featuring Chris Broach of BRAID and Steve Znavor) recently came by the CHIRP studios to chat with Features Director Amelia Hruby about their new album Turn Out the Lights. They discuss the origin of the band, deciding to write more political songs, and how an adult ADD diagnosis changed their music.

produced by Amelia Hruby (@ladyameliaa)

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Topics: amelia hruby, braid, chicago music, interview, interviews, mp3, snst

Artist Interviews Kitten Forever

Kitten Forever is a feminist party punk band from Minneapolis. Features Director Amelia Hruby caught up with the band at Riot Fest to talk about how the band got together, swapping instruments, and where their name came from.

produced by Amelia Hruby (@ladyameliaa)

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Topics: amelia hruby, feminist, interview, interviews, kitten forever, mp3, punk, riot fest

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 The Curls

Local band The Curls came by the CHIRP studios recently to chat with Features Director Amelia Hruby about their upcoming album Super Unit.

See them at their album release show on 11/30 on Emporium.

produced by Amelia Hruby (@ladyameliaa)

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Topics: amelia hruby, interview, interviews, local, mp3

Artist Interviews Upset

I feel like the music is really whatever I'm feeling, and women contain multitudes. - Ali

CHIRP Features Director Amelia Hruby caught up with Ali and Nicole of Upset at Riot Fest 2017. They chat about how the band got together, recording with bronchitis, and their neverending fear of someone finding all the notes and voice memos on their phones.

produced by Amelia Hruby (@ladyameliaa)

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Topics: amelia hruby, best coast, hole, interview, interviews, mp3, riot fest, upset

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

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