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For this week's Artist Interview Series, CHIRP Features contributor Marjorie Alford speaks with Chicago-based R&B artist Matt B. They discuss his newest album title and personal mantra No Days Off, how his three young children have affected his valuation of time, the importance of a tight-knit family (including his wife acting as his manager), and his active touring life.
This week, CHIRP Features contributor Marjorie Alford spoke with Emcee Sick of the jazz-tinted hip hop outfit Pseudo Slang. They talk about Sick's humble beginnings in the Bronx, the intentionality of language in these chaotic and significant times, and how much Black lives truly matter. His latest release, Wanderverse, is out now on vinyl and streaming.
For this week’s episode of the CHIRP Radio Podcast we have Marjorie Alford in conversation with songwriter and frontman of Young Man in a Hurry, Matt Baron. Tune in to hear this very engaging conversation, where they discuss how Matt recruited his dermatologist into his band, his work with the project Future Hits, teaching through music, and structuring time for art, play, and creativity.
Note: This interview was recorded before IL’s Shelter in Place order in March of this year.
CHIRP Features interviewer Marjorie Alford sits down with the Paranoyds during their last stop in Chicago. They talk channeling political frustrations through music, inspirational women, and connecting with audience memebers during the show and more!