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A magazine-style music show featuring local, new and independent music. Plus segments on new releases, music news, and in-depth interviews dealing with the culture and politics of music and the artists who make it. Hosted by Jesse Menendez.

A magazine-style music show featuring local, new and independent music. Plus segments on new releases, music news, and in-depth interviews dealing with the culture and politics of music and the artists who make it. Hosted by Jesse Menendez.
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Chicago, IL

Description:

A magazine-style music show featuring local, new and independent music. Plus segments on new releases, music news, and in-depth interviews dealing with the culture and politics of music and the artists who make it. Hosted by Jesse Menendez.

Twitter:

@Vocalo

Language:

English

Contact:

848 East Grand Ave Navy Pier Chicago, Illinois 60611 (888) 635-1112


Episodes

KC Ortiz on her grungy and glamorous brand of Rap and long journey to embracing Trans identity

11/20/2018
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KC Ortiz brings Chicago's Queer art scene to every ball! Her 8-track mixtape Church Tapesand her full length Beach Street have cemented her firmly as a prominent Chicago MC. She spoke with Jill Hopkins about her grungy and glamorous type of Rap and "Southern Luxury" aesthetics, her long journey to embracing her Trans identity and how Chicago played a role in her self-discovery. For more info about her music, visit: KayceeOrtizMusic.com

Duration:00:17:52

#DomingosenVocalo: Latin American Soundscapes - 13th Chicago Latino Music Festival

11/17/2018
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ESCUCHA una conversación sobre el Chicago Latino Music Festival. Elbio Barilari, co-director artístico del festival, nos habla sobre "Latin American Soundscapes – Paisajes Sonoros Latinoamericanos", un performance que presenta a varios músicos Latinos de Chicago en una sesión de improvisación y una experiencia insólita en el Cindy Pritzker Auditorium de la biblioteca Harold Washington el domingo, 18 de noviembre en el cierre de la decimotercera edición del festival. También, Elbio nos habla...

Duration:00:18:47

#DomingosEnVocalo: GRABADOLANDIA 2018

11/16/2018
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#DomingosEnVocalo: GRABADOLANDIA 2018 by Vocalo Music

Duration:00:30:09

#DomingosenVocalo: NATALIA LOZA MANCISIDOR, un referente del baile flamenco en México

11/15/2018
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ESCUCHA una conversación con NATALIA LOZA MANCISIDOR, un referente del baile flamenco en México, y quien debutará en Chicago como parte de "Andrea Salcedo Presents: Flamencos Mexicanos Chicago Encounter" este viernes, 16 de noviembre en el Instituto Cervantes en Chicago. Natalia nos habla de sus inicios en la danza, su día a día como bailaora, sus influencias musicales y la escena del flamenco en México. Más información: https://bit.ly/2PvvH6P Producción, conducción y edición: Rocío Santos

Duration:00:24:46

"Sinner Songwriter," Phillip Michael Scales plays live on Vocalo, talks recent collaborations

11/12/2018
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Singer Songwriter, Phillip Michael Scales joined Jill Hopkins on The Morning AMp to play a few of his songs live ahead of his show on Thursday 11/15 at Schubas in Chicago. For more info on Phillip Michael Scales, visit: http://phillip-michael.net

Duration:00:12:53

Tatiana Hazel Discusses Her Bilingual Approach to Songwriting

11/8/2018
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We spoke with singer Tatiana Hazel (@tatianahazel) about her music, mixing English and Spanish in her songwriting and her latest Single "Sí o No".

Duration:00:10:41

#DomingosenVocalo: CORTADITO SHOWCASE 2018, una apertura para el cine made in Chicago

11/7/2018
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ESCUCHA una conversación sobre el CORTADITO SHOWCASE 2018 de Chicago por Panorama Latinx, una iniciativa del Gene Siskel Film Center —uno de los cines independientes más importantes de la ciudad. Conoce a los cineastas Juan Carlos Linares Riera (Puerto Rico), Natalia Patricia Alemán (USA/Cuba), y Mev Luna (coordinadora de Panorama Latinx). Más información: https://www.siskelfilmcenter.org/cortadito2018 Producción, edición y conducción: Rocío Santos

Duration:00:43:17

#HiphopeandoconPonce: Fermin IV | Neblinna | MC Davo | #YoPrefieroElLago

11/5/2018
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ESCUCHA una entrega mensual de hip-hop latinoamericano con una dosis diversa de talento emergente y consagrado a cargo de Hugo Ponce/Playlist Magazine a través de #DomingosenVocalo con Rocío Santos. Playlist: 1) Fermin IV feat. Melissa Hermosillo - "Laberinto" 2) Neblinna & Micro Tdh - "Okey" 3) Magisterio (Ximbo y Van-T), Lengualerta, Olinka, Matycez, Bhajan y Mnaiobra Bits - "#YoPrefieroElLago" 4) MC Davo = "Aunque ya no estés"

Duration:00:35:33

Blue Man Group debuts new instruments and themes in revamped production

11/5/2018
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For over 20 years, The Blue Man Group shows at The Brian Street Theater have been a cultural touchstone in Chicago's art scene. A lot has changed about the show since its premiere and the changes keep coming in 2018. Associate Music Director Jeff Quay and Chicago Blue Man Scott Bishop spoke with Jill Hopkins about the show and the new instruments and themes featured in the revamped production.

Duration:00:14:25

#DomingosenVocalo: VANESSA ZAMORA - Celebrando "TORNALUNA", entre lo mejor del año.

11/2/2018
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>> ❤️ Celebramos junto a VANESSA ZAMORA el lanzamiento de #Tornaluna, un disco destinado a ser uno de los mejores del año, escucha aquí nuestra charla con #VanessaZamora - súper alivianada, súper neta, comparte detalles sobre el álbum que van mucho mas allá de las canciones, incluyendo el apoyo y complicidad artistica de RUZZI, tras la presentación del disco se confiesa súper orgullosa y arropada por los fans. Con 'Tornaluna", Vanessa Zamora ∞ se consolida como una de las mejores...

Duration:00:22:20

#DomingosenVocalo: EMBRUJADAS - BRUJITAS QUE HACEN RUIDO.

11/2/2018
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->> Chicago aquí están, mundo aquí están!: Embrujadas - concientes del legado de sus antepasadas, mujeres activistas, periodistas, fotógrafas, artistas multi-disciplinarias y músicos comparten sus talentos y encantos este sábado de Noviembre en Embrujadas @ The Empty Bottle - estas chicas de Chicago están decididas a escribir su propia historia y a abrir nuevos caminos para las "brujitas" del futuro.Escucha aquí a Sandra A. Trevino [Enchufate], Marisol Ceron [A Flor De Piel] y Luz Magdaleno...

Duration:00:35:48

Corr Kendricks on balancing music with acting and new Single "Feelin Like The Man"

10/30/2018
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Corr Kendricks is Black Rambo on Fox's "Empire" and Yosh on Showtime's "The Chi." But before he was an actor, he was a musician. His new Single, "Feelin Like The Man," is out now. Jill Hopkins spoke with Corr about balancing his music with his acting career. For more info about Corr Kendricks, visit: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm7200791 https://www.instagram.com/corrkendricks

Duration:00:14:05

#DomingosenVocalo: La música electroacústica mexicana con JAVIER ÁLVAREZ

10/30/2018
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ESCUCHA una conversación con JAVIER ÁLVAREZ, un distinguido compositor mexicano de música electroacústica, en su paso por Chicago para una colaboración con Fulcrum Point Music Project. Producción, edición y conducción: Rocío Santos.

Duration:00:29:44

MAJOR. Deals Hope On His Debut Record "Even More"

10/29/2018
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"I wanna be the soundtrack to the happiness of people." R&B artist MAJOR. spoke with Jill Hopkins about his debut record "Even More," what inspires him as an artist, and his current headlining tour. For more info about MAJOR.'s music visit: http://nowthatsmajor.com

Duration:00:12:54

#DomingosenVocalo: El mundo sonoro de "RETABLO" con el sonidista Omar Pareja (Perú)

10/25/2018
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ESCUCHA una conversación con OMAR PAREJA, director de sonido de "Retablo" — una película dirigida por Álvaro Delgado Aparicio (Perú) y ganadora del premio Gold Q-Hugo en el Chicago International Film Festival. Conoce acerca de los elementos como el lenguaje, el sonido y la trama que elevan la experiencia de esta cinta filmada en los Andes y que ha sido elogiada como una de las mejores producciones cinematográficas en quechua que afronta el tema de la sexualidad y sus tabúes. También,...

Duration:00:30:38

Trevor Powers (formerly Youth Lagoon) on reinventing his sound on new album Mulberry Violence

10/23/2018
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Previously known as Youth Lagoon, Trevor Powers has reinvented his sound with new album Mulberry Violence. The new body of work finds Trevor at his most poetic and delving deep into electronic textures and experimental compositions. Jesse Menendez spoke with Trevor about his new artistic vision.

Duration:00:14:39

Air Credits enlist Doomtree's Sims to write new chapter in their "next week’s dystopia"

10/22/2018
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For their latest post-apocalyptic release, ARTERÍA VERITÉ, Hip Hop duo Air Credits enlist the help of Doomtree artist Sims. The new album explores the humane and communal aspect of the dystopian world Air Credits has created over several releases. Jesse Menendez spoke with STV SLV and Show You Suck of Air Credits about their new album and collaboration with Sims. For more info about Air Credits and new album, visit: http://aircredits.org

Duration:00:13:21

Snoop Dogg on acting, musical re-inventions and love of cooking

10/19/2018
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This year Snoop Dogg marks the 25th anniversary of his debut album, Doggystyle, and the California rapper has announced plans for a tour of his theatrical debut, a stage play based on his persona and music entitled "Redemption of a Dogg." Jill Hopkins spoke with the artist about his acting, his musical and stylistic re-inventions and his love of cooking.

Duration:00:10:26

Rebel Diaz champion peoples' struggle with revolutionary rhymes on América vs Amerikkka

10/18/2018
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Hip Hop act Rebel Diaz grew up in Chicago and came up in The South Bronx. They are the sons of political refugees from Chile who fled a dictatorship in the 1970's. Raised on revolution and the culture of Hip-Hop they share stories of the people: el barrio, the hood, the poor, los immigrantes. Their bilingual sound has been shaped by pieces of South American folk, House, and Latin percussion combined with Boom-Bap breaks and 808s. Jesse Menendez spoke with Rod Starz and G1 of Rebel Diaz about...

Duration:00:15:40

McKenzie Chinn and Gregory Dixon discussed "Olympia" on The Morning AMp

10/15/2018
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OLYMPIA is an independent feature film about what it means to become an adult in the modern world. Directed by Gregory Dixon, and written by and starring McKenzie Chinn, the film made its world premiere at the 2018 LA Film Festival and will make its hometown premier at this month's Chicago International Film Festival. Jill Hopkins spoke with McKenzie Chinn and Gregory Dixon about the film. Greg is the director and a producer on Olympia and McKenzie is the writer, producer, and lead actor....

Duration:00:14:43