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CHIRP Radio's Shelby Hagstrom headed west for a meet up with local soul band, The Congregation, at their practice space in Oak Park. Shelby shifted momentum, displacing the conversation, exposing a secret double life and later receiving counsel on the best alternative to Lollapalooza.
Be on the lookout for The Congregation’s new record, Record Collection, releasing this fall. The Congregation play Navy Pier’s Beer Garden on August 1.
CHIRP's Shelby Hagstrom sat down with San Francisco's Cathedrals before their headlining show at Schubas. She talked with the electronic band about their background in folk music, their recording process of "vocal playgrounding," and what it's like to go on their first official tour of North America.
Produced by Brian Szpak
Interview by Shelby Hagstrom (@madtwngirl84)
CHIRP Radio's Shelby Hagstrom caught up with Gehring and Jonah of The Welcome at their practice space in West Town. They chatted about The Welcome’s origins, cranking out EPs and its evolution as a band over the years.
The Welcome headlines a release show for its latest full length, Weeknights, this Friday at Township.
CHIRP's Shelby Hagstrom caught up with Brendan, Sam, and Neil of The Ivorys at the CHIRP studio. They discussed being signed to the Record Breaker Music Label, spending 10k on champagne, and their music model of focusing on singles.
The Ivorys' next show is at Schubas on Wednesday, December 4th.