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Artist Interviews Hatchie Interview

Features interviewer Elizabeth Dieterich chats with Harriet Pillbeam, otherwise known as Hatchie, in advance of her opening set for Girlpool at Lincoln Hall. They discuss connecting music with formative, nostalgic experiences, what it means to create smartly written pop music, and her upcoming album Keepsake.

Produced by: Elizabeth Dieterich

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Topics: elizabeth dieterich, hatchie

Shy Girls

When Dan Vidmar of Shy Girls was getting started, sending demos around a friend mentioned in jest that he sounded like a 'shy girl.' Features interviewer Miranda Phelps sat down with Dan just before taking the state at Subterranean in Chicago. Listen to the full origin story, current touring vibes - including die-hard traveling fans, and tracing vulnerability to the music on and off the stage....and more!

 

Produced by Robert Patterson

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Topics: miranda phelps, robert patterson, shy girls

First Time: First Burn - Jacqui Shine

Jacqui Shine is a writer and historian whose work has appeared in The New York Times, the Los Angeles Review of Books, the Boston Review, Slate, and The Atlantic. She's read, taught, and performed at The Marrow, the Therapy Sessions with Seth Vanek, the Chautauqua Institution, the Dikeou Reading Series, and Bad Advice from Bad Women. After six years in Chicago, she's experimenting with not taking the weather personally.

The First Time is CHIRP Radio’s live lit and music series. Created in 2010, The First Time pairs a reader’s personal story about a specific "first time" - a different "first" for each show - with a song performance. This unique structure allows the story to resonate with audience members as they experience the accompanying song covered by The First Time Four (Gerald Dowd, Steve Frisbie, Liam Davis and Scott Stephenson.

Event produced and directed by Julie Mueller with Assistant Producer Bobby Evers and Host Jenn Sodini. Podcast recorded by Brian Heath, produced and edited by Jenn Rourke.

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Topics: bobby evers, first burn, first time, first time four, jacqui shine, jenn rourke, jenn sodini, julie mueller, live lit, martyrs, storytelling

First Time: First Burn - Fury

FURY was born in Chicago Illinois. As a child she attended her grandfather’s church where she gained a very strong moral foundation as well as an appreciation of soulful music. Growing up she expressed her feelings through art and grew very fond of poetry and spoken word. Her biggest inspirations growing up were Queen Latifah, Lauryn Hill, Eve, Left Eye and Talib Kweli. At the age of 13 she began to embrace the notion of becoming a rapper. Due to the loss of many loved ones she used writing to deal with the pain and loneliness we all deal with growing up. In high school she performed in several talent shows and began to gain more confidence as a rapper. At the age of 22 she became a mother and gained an even stronger drive to be a positive female role model. The music FURY writes is very intense and heart felt. She is very aware of the decline in positive messages in hip hop especially from female artists. She is inspired by music from all walks of life as long as it attempts to connect people and helps others to deal with life. She hopes to continue the legacy of the great female emcees who paved the way for her and motivate the emcees of the future.

The First Time is CHIRP Radio’s live lit and music series. Created in 2010, The First Time pairs a reader’s personal story about a specific "first time" - a different "first" for each show - with a song performance. This unique structure allows the story to resonate with audience members as they experience the accompanying song covered by The First Time Four (Gerald Dowd, Steve Frisbie, Liam Davis and Scott Stephenson.

Event produced and directed by Julie Mueller with Assistant Producer Bobby Evers and Host Jenn Sodini. Podcast recorded by Brian Heath, produced and edited by Jenn Rourke.

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Topics: bobby evers, first burn, first time, first time four, fury, fury hip hop, jenn rourke, jenn sodini, julie mueller, live lit, martyrs, storytelling

Artist Interviews Lowland Hum Interview

Lowland Hum hails from Virginia and their new record ‘Glyphonic’ carries intention in its narrative lyrics and relatable imagery. Features Director Amanda Roscoe Mayo sat down with Lauren and Daniel to discuss their decision to end a 3 month tour with the record release, how they approach art and writing, and what they are doing to provide emotional access to their music.

Produced by Amanda Roscoe Mayo

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Topics: amanda roscoe mayo, lowland hum

First Time: First Burn - Jenn Rourke

You can hear Jenn Rourke on the air at CHIRP as DJ Ninja on Fridays from 6 to 8 PM Jenn has been a DJ for 17 years at various community and college stations across Illinois. She also serves as a CHIRPRadio production director and on the station's programming committee. Jenn has also worked on the First Time show in various capacities for 8 years, currently as producer of the First Time podcast. By day, she works at ABC7 Chicago, and in previous lives worked at WGN Radio,   Second City, and as a gymnastics instructor.

The First Time is CHIRP Radio’s live lit and music series. Created in 2010, The First Time pairs a reader’s personal story about a specific "first time" - a different "first" for each show - with a song performance. This unique structure allows the story to resonate with audience members as they experience the accompanying song covered by The First Time Four (Gerald Dowd, Steve Frisbie, Liam Davis and Scott Stephenson.

Event produced and directed by Julie Mueller with Assistant Producer Bobby Evers and Host Jenn Sodini. Podcast recorded by Brian Heath, produced and edited by Jenn Rourke.

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Topics: bobby evers, first burn, first time, first time four, jenn rourke, jenn sodini, julie mueller, live lit, martyrs, storytelling

Artist Interviews Mykele Deville Interview

Interviewer Mick Reed goes deep with Mykele Deville, local Chicago musician, poet, playwright and actor.  Mick gets to the heart of Mykele's prolificity and what drives his unyielding creativity. 

Produced by Eugene Cabanban

Photo Credit: Zakkiyyah Najeebah

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Topics: chicago music, chirp interview, hip hop, mykele deville

Artist Interviews The Beths Interview

Liz Stokes of The Beths sat down with Features Director Sarah Brooks after their sold out show at Lincoln Hall. Stokes unveiled her writing process and how she edits her stream of consciousness, the relatable nature of self-deprecation in the music, and the comparisons between music scenes in the U.S. vs. New Zealand.

produced by Amanda Roscoe Mayo

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Artist Interviews Clearance Interview

Features Director Sarah Brooks interviews Clearance, Chicago local band last featured on the podcast a few years back. Sarah catches us up on what they've been doing in the past few years, songwriting, touring, and their new album.

Producer: Eugene Cabanban

Photo Credit: Alexis Viscius

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Topics: chicago, chirpinterviews, chirpradio, clearance

Artist Interviews Dave Specter Interview

Andrew Meriwether interviews Chicago blues legend Dave Specter. Dave tells Andrew the story of his Chicago blues journey through historical local clubs, unexpected jazz influences, and his unique music education.

Produced by  Chris Marks

Photo credit: Robin Subar

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Topics: chicago blues, chirp interview, chirp podcast, dave specter

First Time: First Fall - Allyssa Bujdoso

Allyssa Bujdoso is a stand up comedian and writer. She is an alumni of Columbia College Chicago and Second City. She works by day at Guerrero Media, and can be seen performing all over the city. When not on stage, you can usually find her in one of her favorite dive bars doing drunk yoga, or writing the occasional Medium post fueled by a whiskey-soaked feminist rage.

Event produced and directed by Julie Mueller with Assistant Producer Bobby Evers and Host Jenn Sodini. Podcast Producer and Recordist: Jenn Rourke.

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Topics: allyssa bujdoso, bobby evers, first time, first time four, jenn rourke, jenn sodini, julie mueller, live lit, martyrs, storytelling

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

First Time: First Fall - Noah Maria

Noah is part of the band Neckbeard Deathcamp.  Activist/Anarchist/Antifascist.

Event produced and directed by Julie Mueller with Assistant Producer Bobby Evers and Host Jenn Sodini. Podcast Producer and Recordist: Jenn Rourke.

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Topics: bobby evers, first time, first time four, jenn rourke, jenn sodini, julie mueller, live lit, martyrs, neckbeard deathcamp, noah maria, storytelling

First Time: First Fall: Joey Garfield

Joey Garfield is an award winning filmmaker, photographer, and artist. He grew up in Evanston and after landing a small speaking role in the film “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” knew he wanted to work in and around film so he moved to New York as a young adult to cut his teeth in that world.

While there Joey was entrenched in the Lower East Side art and comedy scene respectively. His sketch group The Bert Fershners helped to usher in the era of "Alternative Comedy"- a phrase that he still doesn't quite understand.

Also while in New York he was a PA on a ton of music videos like House Of Pain, Wu Tang Clan, and Cypress Hill. It was production hell, but Hip Hop heaven. During this time he got to be friendly with his idols, The Beastie Boys, and worked for their magazine Grand Royal.  They offered him the role of Octopus Monster in their music video Intergalactic.

Since then he has focused on directing his own stuff and has been fortunate enough to create work with folks he admires like Hannibal Buress, Run The Jewels, Kevin Hart, Reggie Watts, and Heidi Klum. You can see more at http://www.joeyjoeygarfield.com

Event produced and directed by Julie Mueller with Assistant Producer Bobby Evers and Host Jenn Sodini. Podcast Producer and Recordist: Jenn Rourke.

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Topics: bobby evers, first time, first time four, jenn rourke, jenn sodini, joey garfield, julie mueller, live lit, martyrs, storytelling

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

First Time: First Fall - Meghan McDonough

Meghan has been a proud CHIRP Radio DJ and volunteer since 2012. She wrote “Trust Falls,” for Second City in 2017 and is currently working on being funnier in real life. During the day, Meghan is a Digital Content Producer for ABC7 Chicago. She also writes and web produces for Tom’s Guide and LaptopMag.com which indulges her nerdy love of technology. When she’s not writing, working or sleeping, she’s usually watching reruns of “The Golden Girls” or tending to the needs of her tennis ball-obsessed dog, Duke of Squirrel. Fun fact: One of Meghan’s defining traits is taking truly horrible photos when she meets someone famous.

Event produced and directed by Julie Mueller with Assistant Producer Bobby Evers and Host Jenn Sodini. Podcast Producer and Recordist: Jenn Rourke.

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Topics: bobby evers, first time, first time four, jenn rourke, jenn sodini, julie mueller, live lit, martyrs, martyrs', meghan mcdonough, storytelling

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