CHIRP's Katie Owens met up with Champaign-based pop-rock band Elsinore backstage at Schubas Tavern. They discussed on-boarding new band members while recording PUSH/PULL, working with emotional guru Beau Sorenson, and how Roy Lichtenstein provided them with million dollar press coverage.
Elsinore released their third full length, PUSH/PULL, on Parasol Records on October 15.
Chandeliers are an electro-krautrock band from the south side of Chicago known for treating their audiences to immersive audio/visual experiences. After their show at Saki, Chandeliers' Chris Kalis and Cameron Brand explained what it means to be a live synth-rock band that doesn't just press buttons, ruminated about the support system of Chicago's art scene, and talked about the benefits of working from home.
Two Chicago DJ’s you may have heard of who roll by the name The Hood Internet have been working hard at the art and science of the mash-up, spinning party music since 2007. The Hood Internet are constantly publishing their mixes on the real Internet, but are taking a more organic, in-studio approach for their albums. In this exclusive CHIRP podcast, the group talks to CHIRP Radio’s Justin Savage about the difference between playing shows around the world, or just around the block.