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CHIRP Radio Podcast: Artist Interviews

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CHIRP's exclusive artist interviews, conducted on-location and produced entirely by CHIRP volunteers. Subscribe to the feed to receive new interviews with local and national acts every week.

CHIRP's exclusive artist interviews, conducted on-location and produced entirely by CHIRP volunteers. Subscribe to the feed to receive new interviews with local and national acts every week.
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Chicago, IL

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CHIRP

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CHIRP's exclusive artist interviews, conducted on-location and produced entirely by CHIRP volunteers. Subscribe to the feed to receive new interviews with local and national acts every week.

Language:

English


Episodes

Deeper Interview

4/15/2019
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Jennifer Rogers chats in our studio with local band Deeper. They discuss their first album that released last May, touring, how the cold of the midwest can influence songwriting, and more. Produced by Linh Nguyen

Duration:00:12:17

The Beths Interview

4/7/2019
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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

Duration:00:04:22

Clearance Interview

3/31/2019
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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

Duration:00:12:01

Helado Negro Interview

3/18/2019
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Features & Production Director Amanda Mayo chats with Roberto Carlos Lange, otherwise known as Helado Negro, who's fresh off the heels of his latest album This Is How You Smile. Producer: Amanda Mayo

Duration:00:12:11

Dave Specter Interview

3/11/2019
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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

Duration:00:11:59

The Just Luckies Interview

2/24/2019
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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

Duration:00:10:38

King Tuff Interview

2/17/2019
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CHIRP volunteer Mick Reed chats with Kyle Thomas of King Tuff at the Metro in support of their latest album, The Other. They discuss it all, from the home recording process to feeling disconnected to UFO sightings in Vermont. And of course, what flavor of Ben & Jerry's Kyle would most like to design (a true Vermonter's question). Producer: Robert Patterson Photo Credit: Olivia Bee

Duration:00:12:00

The Safes Interview

1/21/2019
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CHIRP volunteer Mick Reed sits down with members of power pop outfit The Safes, including brothers Frankie and Patrick O'Malley and bassist David Elliott. On the heels of their new record, Tasty Waves, they discuss the evolution of rock 'n' roll music, experimenting with new sounds, and the merits of ska. Producer: Robert Patterson Photo Credit: Girlie Action Media, Inc.

Duration:00:12:17

Seasaw Interview

1/14/2019
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Features Director Amanda Mayo sits down with the dynamic duo, Meg and Eve, that make-up the band Seasaw. During their sitdown, they talk through the importance of self-love, childhood memories, lessons in "playing with the big dogs" and not folding to toxic masculinity. Producer: Amanda Mayo Photo Credit: Scotify Studios

Duration:00:12:54

SuperKnova Interview

1/7/2019
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Chirp's Assistant Director of Features Ari Mejia interviews Ellie Kim, the multi-instrumentalist and creator of SuperKnova (@SuperKnovaMusic). In explaining the origins of her project, Ellie details the intricacies of making queer pop music, and the magic that happens to our art and our beings when we start to honor authenticity and lead lives as our truest selves. Producer: Ari Mejia (@scienceismagic) Photo credit: Lili Fang (@Lili__Fang)

Duration:00:11:24

Nothing Interview

12/17/2018
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Features interviewer Lee Gomez talks with the Dominic, Brandon, Kyle, and Aaron from the band Nothing to discuss their new album Dance on The Blacktop, 90s infuencers, developing a sound, and shoegaze. Produced by Eugene Cabanban Photo Credit: Ben Rayner

Duration:00:15:18

Fauvely Interview

12/10/2018
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Marites Velasquez chats in the Chirp studio with local band Fauvely. They talk about the benefits and growth that come from collaboration, the power of vulnerability in songwriting, and how surprisingly relaxing recording an album can be. Produced by Marites Velasquez and Robert Patterson Photo credit: Kristin J. Thompson

Duration:00:13:18

Rubblebucket Interview

12/3/2018
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Features interviewer Bradley Morgan sits down with Rubblebucket to discuss their new album Sun Machine, making art through hobbies, work, break-ups, and women in technology. Produced by Robert Patterson Photo by Shervin Lainez

Duration:00:12:10

Cole DeGenova Interview

11/26/2018
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Assistant Features Director Sarah Brooks sits down with Chicago artist Cole DeGenova in the CHIRP studios to talk shop about influences, the transition from classically trained jazz musician to his current sound, the importance of Chicago's music scene for musical growth and collaboration, and of course, playing for the President of Switzerland. Produced by Robert Patterson Image credit Christopher Free

Duration:00:12:51

The Districts Interview

11/20/2018
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The Districts graced the Riot Fest stage for the first time in 2018. Features Director Miranda Phelps caught up with the guys after their set to talk roots, politics, activism in action, and 90s uncle vibes. produced by Amanda Roscoe Mayo photo by Sarah Rudderow

Duration:00:12:15

Direct Hit Interview

11/11/2018
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Features Director Amanda Roscoe Mayo sat down with Milwaukee’s pop-punk darlings Direct Hit! at Riot Fest in the wake of their latest LP release “Crown of Nothing”. The band talks animated videos, super fans, DIY community outreach, and bad dad jokes. Produced by Amanda Roscoe Mayo Photo Credit: Nicole Zenoni

Duration:00:12:12

Direct Hit Interview

11/11/2018
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Features Director Amanda Roscoe Mayo sat down with Milwaukee’s pop-punk darlings Direct Hit! at Riot Fest in the wake of their latest LP release “Crown of Nothing." The band talks animated videos, super fans, DIY community outreach, and bad dad jokes. Interviewed and Produced by Amanda Roscoe Mayo Photo Credit by Nicole Zenoni

Duration:00:12:12

Tasha Interview

11/4/2018
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Interviewer Ari Mejia chats with singer/songwriter Tasha at the Chirp studio about her unique self-teaching style, the black radical tradition, and the importance of rest. Produced by Ari Mejia Photo credit: Grace Coudal

Duration:00:12:00

Okay Kaya Interview

10/1/2018
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Andrew Meriwether caught up with Kaya who records, produces, and performs her music under the moniker Okay Kaya. They talk about themes of duality on her latest release ‘Both’, her use of Norwegian language on the last song in the album, and how intimacy becomes an angle into self-reflection. Produced by Andrew Meriwether

Duration:00:12:09

Fire-Toolz

9/23/2018
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This week CHIRP Volunteer, Andrew Meriwether, caught up with Angel Marcloid of Fire-Toolz. They talk about her new album Skinless X-1, her love smooth jazz, and much more. You can find Fire-Toolz on Bandcamp.

Duration:00:12:03