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Podcasts on the topic of “Jessi D” 28 results

Artist Interviews Half Gringa Interview

This week, Features Co-Director Jessi D spoke with Izzy Olive, the songwriter and multi-instrumentalist behind Half Gringa. They discuss her collaboration and friendship with fellow Chicago artist Gia Margaret, the stylistic choices on her new album reflecting the lack of resolution in grief, the mourning process, and growth in chaos.

 

Force to Reckon is out August 28, 2020.

 

Produced by Jessi D

Photo Credit by Rachel Winslow

CHIRP Radio · Half Gringa Interview

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Topics: chicago, gia margaret, half gringa, jessi d

Artist Interviews Shelter In Sound: Sleeping Village

Like you, the CHIRP Features team is staying home to help flatten the curve! We are shifting our programming to present a new series in our Artist Interview Program. Shelter In Sound features interviews with artists and local music related tastemakers on what they are doing right now during this global pandemic. Tune in to learn how some of your favorite folx are managing and staying creative while hunkered down.

For this week's Shelter In Sound, Features Co-Director Jessi D spoke with Kyle LaValley, the Talent Buyer for new-kid-on-the-block venue Sleeping Village. They discuss Sleeping Village's quick pivot to curbside pick up, keeping an active presence on social media, participating in CIVL and NIVA to save and support local and national live music venues, and the quirks of the Chicago music scene. This podcast features tracks from local artists Superknova, Meat Wave, Ratboys, and Whitney, who have all made an appearance on Sleeping Village's stage.

Produced by Jessi D

CHIRP Radio · Shelter In Sound: Sleeping Village

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Topics: jessi d, meat wave, ratboys, shelter in sound, sleeping village, superknova, whitney

Artist Interviews Shelter In Sound: Empty Bottle

Like you, the CHIRP Features team is staying home to help flatten the curve! We are shifting our programming to present a new series in our Artist Interview Program. Shelter In Sound features interviews with artists and local music related tastemakers on what they are doing right now during this global pandemic. Tune in to learn how some of your favorite folx are managing and staying creative while hunkered down.

For this week's Shelter In Sound, Features Co-Director Jessi D spoke with Shannon Nico Shreibak, the Associate Marketing Director for the mainstay Chicago venue, the Empty Bottle. They discuss the Bottle's live-from-the-rooftop and quarantine-friendly streaming series Music Friendly Distancing, joining the movement to save national venues through NIVA, and Shannon's career highs. This podcast features tracks from local artists Disappears, Ganser, Cafe Racer, and Tasha, who have all had appearances on the Bottle's rooftop for Music Friendly Distancing.

Produced by Jessi D

CHIRP Radio · Shelter In Sound: Empty Bottle Interview

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Topics: cafe racer, disappears, empty bottle, ganser, jessi d, shelter in sound

Shelter in Sound: Smashed Plastic

Like you, the CHIRP Features team is staying home to help flatten the curve! We are shifting our programming to present a new series in our Artist Interview Program. Shelter In Sound features interviews with artists and local music related tastemakers on what they are doing right now during this global pandemic. Tune in to learn how some of your favorite folx are managing and staying creative while hunkered down.

For this week's Shelter In Sound, Features Co-Director Jessi D spoke with Andy Weber, one of the founding members of Smashed Plastic. They discuss the founding of his vinyl pressing plant in 2018 and how the pandemic has affected his industry, the trends he's seeing in how music is consumed, and the quirks of the Chicago music scene. This podcast features tracks from local artists ROOKIE, Mute Duo, and Impulsive Hearts, who have all had records pressed at Smashed Plastic.

Produced by Jessi D

CHIRP Radio · Shelter in Sound: Andy Weber of Smashed Plastic Interview

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Topics: andy weber, jessi d, shelter in sound, smahed plastic

Artist Interviews Shelter in Sound: Impulsive Hearts

Like you, the CHIRP Features team is staying home to help flatten the curve! We are shifting our programming to present a new series in our Artist Interview Program. Shelter In Sound features interviews with artists and local music related tastemakers on what they are doing right now during this global pandemic. Tune in to learn how some of your favorite folx are managing and staying creative while hunkered down.

This week Danielle Sines of Impulsive Hearts spoke remotely with Features Co-Director Jessi D about how the bandleader has been staying busy while sheltering at home. Tune in to hear Danielle talk about her volunteer work with Girls Rock! Chicago, her reactions to the new Fiona Apple album, and the overlap between her work as a musician and her job as a therapist. Impulsive Hearts' latest album Cry All the Time is out now via Midwest Action.

Produced by Amanda Roscoe Mayo

Photo Danielle Sines

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Topics: impulsive hearts, jessi d, shelter in sound

Artist Interviews Shelter in Sound: Jordanna

Like you, the CHIRP Features team is staying home to help flatten the curve! We are shifting our programming to present a new series in our Artist Interview Program. Shelter In Sound features interviews with artists and local music related tastemakers on what they are doing right now during this global pandemic. Tune in to learn how some of your favorite folx are managing and staying creative while hunkered down.

This week, local R’nB artist Jordanna spoke with Features Co-Director Jessi D through the magic and safety of the internet. They discuss her experience thus far sheltering in place with a particular focus on responsible social media use while in isolation. Jordanna also kicks around some interesting ideas on releasing music entirely online, including her new single “Same Old Thing,” which drops Monday, April 27th.

Produced by Jessi D

Photo credit: Jordanna

CHIRP Radio · Shelter In Sound: Jordanna

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Pitchfork Special Coverage: Amber Mark + Jay Som + Amen Dunes

While Chicago was slogging through it’s first heat wave of 2019, Features interviewers Ari Mejia and Jessi D braved the extreme weather conditions to interview Amber Mark, Jay Som, and Amen Dunes at Pitchfork Music Festival. This program consists of excerpts from each interview.

Produced by Robert Patterson

Listen here for the full-length interview with Amber Mark.

Listen here for the full-length interview with Jay Som.

Listen here for the full-length interview with Amen Dunes.

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Amen Dunes Interview

At this year’s Pitchfork Music Festival, CHIRP Features interviewer Jessi D met up with frontman Damon McMahon to dig into the revelatory emotional warfare that is Amen Dunes. They talk about Freedom, making music, and a recent statement Damon made to the press about a previous misinformed “call-out” in 2014.

Produced by Amanda Roscoe Mayo

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Jay Som Interview

Features interviewer Jessi D caught up with Jay Som on a very windy first day of Pitchfork Music Festival to chat about music as a creative outlet, her much anticipated release Anak Ko, how that name came about, and how touring with other Asian-American female musicians changed her life.

Produced by Eugene Cabanban

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Artist Interviews Iverson Interview

Chirp Interviewer Jessi D meets up with band Iverson at our studio to chat with them about band origins, synthesizer love and magic, and their Valentine's Day show taking place at the Tonic Room on February 15th.  Iverson is for lovers! 

Produced by: Jessi D

Photo Credit: Nicole Bitonti 

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Topics: chicago music, chirp radio, iverson, jessi d

CHIRP Docs: Bad Witch Club

'Bad Witch Club is music, art, magic, and community, cultivated and fostered by artists otherwise overshadowed by a white-centric, cis-centric industry and local scene.' Bad Witchers Zoey Wagner, Elma Husetovic, and Archie Budzar joined Jessi D in the CHIRP studios to talk about their upcoming project – FEMIfest, a DIY music and arts fest featuring national and Chicago talent, in it’s 5th year. They talk about the fest, how they are actively trying to shift the DIY scene in Chicago, and making events accessible to everyone.

FEMIfest takes place on 2.15.19 more info here.

Produced by Jessi D

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Topics: bad witch club, femifest, jessi d

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 Crown Larks

Local band Crown Larks recently sat down with CHIRP volunteer Amanda Dabandons in the CHIRP studios to talk about their upcoming album, touring, and one bleak night in Phoenix.

See Crown Larks live at their album release show on 5/6 at the Empty Bottle.

produced by Jessi DiBartolomeo

photo by Greg Reigh

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Topics: amanda dabandons, chicago, chicago music, crown larks, empty bottle, interview, interviews, jessi d, local, local bands, mp3

Artist Interviews Spaces of Disappearance

Elaine Davis, who performs as Spaces of Disappearance, recently came to the CHIRP studios to hang out with CHIRP volunteer Jessi D. They chatted about the origin of her performing name, writing sad girl songs when you're not a sad girl, and singing into your phone as a songwriting process. They also check in about Elaine's work with Frontwoman Fest, a festival that features local female musicians to benefit Girls Rock Chicago. 

The new Spaces of Disappearance EP, There Is No Loss, comes out September 2nd, 2016.

produced by Jessi D

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Topics: chicago, chicago music, frontwoman fest, interview, interviews, jessi d, local, local music, mp3, spaces of disappearance

Artist Interviews Yuck

Before playing at the Empty Bottle, Yuck frontman Max Bloom sat down with CHIRP's Jessi D to talk about returning to his parents' place to record another album, making music with Yuck again after other members started side projects, and how his sister motivated him to play guitar better.

produced by Jessi D (@OriginalJessiD)

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Artist Interviews The Bird And The Bee

Before headlining Lincoln Hall, The Bird And The Bee's Inara George met up with CHIRP's Bobby Evers and Jessi D to talk about how becoming parents changed things for the band, the challenges of touring without the bee (aka, the other half of the duo, Greg Kurstin), and why it took the band so long to release their 2015 album, Recreational Love.

Produced by Bobby Evers (@ohbusiness)
Interview by Bobby Evers and Jessi D (@originalJessiD)

 

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Topics: billy joel, bobby evers, hall and oates, inara george, jessi d, lincoln hall, sia, the bird and the bee

Artist Interviews Toupee

Nestled in their Pilsen apartment, CHIRP's Eddie Sayago met up with roommates and four-piece, Toupee. Toupee underscored how trust impacts its musicality, declared their nocturnal & impulsive tendencies, and reflected on cataloging life's experiences in their timeline of injuries.

Toupee released its sophomore LP, Leg Toucher, on Moniker Records, on July 7. Toupee will be on tour in the NE and will be back in the great Midwest on August 4 for a show at the The Bishop in Bloomington, IN.

Produced by: Jessi D

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Topics: chicago bands, diy chicago, eddie sayago, jessi d, local music, moniker records, pilsen, toupee

Artist Interviews Hologram Kizzie

Chicago Hip-hop artist, Hologram Kizzie aka Psalm One met up with Katie Owens before her set at Hideout's annual SXSW sendoff show on the first sunny spring day of the season. Hologram Kizzie spoke about her alternative path which made her a natural role model to Chicago youths and the LGBT community, she also mused about the inherent barriers to women in rap and the importance of overcoming them. 

Hologram Kizzie released Hug Life in 2014 out on Bonafyde. You can catch her next at The Promontory on June 4.

Produced by: Jessi D

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Topics: bonafyde, chicago artist, chicago hip-hop, hideout chicago, hologram kizzie, jessi d, katie owens, psalm one, rhymesayers, sxsw sendoff

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