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Before they took to the road for their fall tour, members Tommy Evans and Justin Frederick of the 60’s psych-pop group, Secret Colours caught up with CHIRP's Michael Heidemann. Listen up as they discuss their latest creative plunge with the album, Positive Distractions - and how the band took shape through similar interests, their love for 60’s style-sounds, and the thought that goes into crafting their music.
Halloween night at Schubas, CHIRP's Michael Heidemann had the pleasure of sitting down with UK psych-rock band The Wytches. They talked about the forming of the band, explained how visual art contributes to The Wytches' style, and took part in a flurry of podcast-friendly swear words. The band's debut album, Anabel Dream Reader, is out now via Partisan Records.
CHIRP's Michael Heidemann caught up with singer & songwriter KSRA after her show at Chicago's Threadless HQ. They discussed the truth behind the name KSRA, the inspiration behind her sound, and how she stays humble while becoming one of Chicago's premier artists.
CHIRP's Michael Heidemann caught up with Viet Cong's Matthew Flegel at the Wicker Park Green Music Fest. They discussed the formation of Viet Cong after the disbanding of Women, how living in Calgary influences the band's sound, and the mysterious Malaysian transvestites on the cover of their album.