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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

Dirty Fences

3/12/2018
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Features interviewer Marites Velasquez met up with Dirty Fences before playing Elbo Room in Chicago. They share some stories from the road citing some of the strangest places they’ve played and share some wisdom from those experiences. Plus how they met in Hebrew school and landed on the band name. Produced by Marites Velasquez (@msmarites)

Duration:00:10:16

Paul Cherry

3/4/2018
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This week CHIRP volunteer, Andrew Meriwether, catches up with Chicago musician, Paul Cherry. They discuss his new record, Flavour, the origins of his name, relationships on social media, and Paul's Bachelor picks. Produced by Andrew Meriwether

Duration:00:11:32

Rayland Baxter

2/25/2018
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Rayland Baxter hails from Nashville but has made his home on the rode touring his 2015 release Imaginary Man for the past couple of years. Features Director Amanda Roscoe Mayo met up with him at Lincoln Hall to discuss new music, getting to the bottom of why he always wears a hat, and the story behind the capital “L” found in all of Rayland’s correspondence. Tune in to hear more about recalling memories from voice memos and how he connects to the songwriting process. Produced by Amanda...

Duration:00:12:29

Ratboys

2/20/2018
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CHIRP volunteer Sarah Brooks interviews Julia of local band Ratboys. They chat about the band's song-writing process, the origins of the band name, and the most important thing they've learned on tour. produced by Robert Patterson

Duration:00:11:41

Jackie Venson

2/12/2018
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Jackie Venson of Austin, TX sat down with CHIRP interviewer Cher Vincent and shared her experience studying at Berklee College of Music, and the complex genrefication of her Blues/R&B influenced Rock sound. They dive into Venson’s new EP “The Transcends” and inspirations Muddy Waters and Buddy Guy. Produced by Cher Vincent @chermusings

Duration:00:10:57

CHIRP Docs: Dilla Day

2/5/2018
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On this week's show, CHIRP volunteer Andrew Meriwether tells of the story of a J Dilla Tribute show put on by Chicago's own Charlie Coffeen and Sidewalk Chalk. See the performance at Thalia Hall on Friday, February 9th. Produced by Andrew Meriwether

Duration:00:12:59

Vast Canvas

1/28/2018
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CHIRP volunteer Jessi D interviews local band Vast Canvas about touring outside of venues, their new EP FckAround, and being a terrible texter in the millenial age. produced by Jessi D

Duration:00:10:39

Surabhi

1/21/2018
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CHIRP volunteer Max Carter caught up with Ronnie Malley and Carlo Basile of local world music ensemble Surabhi to chat about their recent self-titled album, the ways dance and music combine, and what it means to make world music in the current political climate. produced by Max Carter

Duration:00:12:34

White Mystery

1/16/2018
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Alex White of local band White Mystery recently came to the CHIRP studios in advance of her upcoming show at Thalia Hall on January 18th. She chatted with CHIRP volunteer coordinator Jessi D about ten years (and almost 1000 shows!) of White Mystery, what it means for music to be a business, and where her energy comes from. produced by Jessi D photo by Diane Alexander White

Duration:00:12:47

SNST

1/8/2018
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SNST (featuring Chris Broach of BRAID and Steve Znavor) recently came by the CHIRP studios to chat with Features Director Amelia Hruby about their new album Turn Out the Lights. They discuss the origin of the band, deciding to write more political songs, and how an adult ADD diagnosis changed their music. produced by Amelia Hruby (@ladyameliaa)

Duration:00:11:57

Kitten Forever

12/11/2017
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Kitten Forever is a feminist party punk band from Minneapolis. Features Director Amelia Hruby caught up with the band at Riot Fest to talk about how the band got together, swapping instruments, and where their name came from. produced by Amelia Hruby (@ladyameliaa)

Duration:00:09:33

Radar State

11/28/2017
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Production Director Amanda Roscoe-Mayo caught up with Radar State members Josh (also of The Anniversary) and Jim (also of The Get Up Kids) at Riot Fest this year. They chat about how the band got together, playing Riot Fest as their second show ever, and choosing a band logo before they even had a name. produced by Brad Helm photo by Mike Alexander

Duration:00:08:04

The Curls

11/19/2017
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Local band The Curls came by the CHIRP studios recently to chat with Features Director Amelia Hruby about their upcoming album Super Unit. See them at their album release show on 11/30 on Emporium. produced by Amelia Hruby (@ladyameliaa)

Duration:00:09:40

Upset

11/13/2017
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I feel like the music is really whatever I'm feeling, and women contain multitudes. - Ali CHIRP Features Director Amelia Hruby caught up with Ali and Nicole of Upset at Riot Fest 2017. They chat about how the band got together, recording with bronchitis, and their neverending fear of someone finding all the notes and voice memos on their phones. produced by Amelia Hruby (@ladyameliaa)

Duration:00:10:32

Kweku Collins

11/5/2017
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After opening Lollapalooza 2017, Evanston native Kweku Collins met up with Dylan Peterson to talk about moving into a segregated Chicago, channeling Karen O and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, and making music about Dylan's girlfriend, Rose. Kweku Collins makes his homecoming at Space on November 25th, for Red Bull Sound Select's 30 Days in Chicago. produced by Dylan Peterson (@_dylanclub_)

Duration:00:12:43

INVSN

10/29/2017
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CHIRP Volunteer, Amanda Mayo, caught up with Swedish rockers, INVSN at Riot Fest 2017. Listen to them discuss the origins of their name, the significance of politics in their music, and much more! produced by Amanda Mayo

Duration:00:09:59

A Giant Dog

10/23/2017
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CHIRP volunteer Michael Reed interviews Andrew Cashen from A Giant Dog before their recent show at the Empty Bottle. They discuss the personal nature of the lyrics on their new album Toy, how a Texas taxidermy shop inspired Andrew to sculpt the Toy cover art, and his favorite Chicago bands. produced by Michael Reed

Duration:00:09:41