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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'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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English


Episodes

Rich Jones

10/16/2017
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CHIRP Volunteer, Andrew Meriwether, sits down with Chicago rapper Rich Jones. They talk about his recent feature on NPR Music, hip-hop in Chicago, his latest EP Vegas. Produced by Andrew Meriwether

Duration: 00:12:36


Liars

10/8/2017
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CHIRP volunteer Amelia Hruby caught up with Angus Andrew of Liars at this year's Riot Fest. They talked about how the band now functions as a solo project, recording the new record Theme from Crying Fountain in the Australian bush, and the meaning behind the album's wedding imagery. produced by Amelia Hruby (@ladyameliaa)

Duration: 00:10:11


Bonelang

10/1/2017
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Matt and Samy from Bonelang stopped by the CHIRP studios to chat with Features Director Amelia Hruby about their early Blink 182 covers, their Venn Diagrams album/experience, and how sunflowers have become a important symbol for their art. Bonelang's Venn Diagrams Pt. II releases on Friday, October 13th. produced by Amelia Hruby (@ladyameliaa)

Duration: 00:10:28


The Drums

9/24/2017
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On Abysmal Thoughts, Jonny Pierce is The Drums. Pierce met up with Dylan Peterson at Lollapalooza 2017 to talk about taking sole ownership of the project, and what it taught him about trusting his inner artist. They talk about the horribleness of evangelical Christianity's fake love, not being afraid to speak up for yourself, and hoping that it rains at the festival (it did.). produced by Dylan Peterson (@_dylanclub_)

Duration: 00:11:22


Big Sadie

9/18/2017
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Local band Big Sadie visited the CHIRP studios to talk to CHIRP volunteer Amanda Mayo about their folk influences, Chicago roots, and recent debut album Keep Me Waiting. See Big Sadie live at Schubas on September 23rd. produced by Amanda Mayo (@AmandaRMayo) photo by Carolina Rodriguez

Duration: 00:09:54


Pinegrove

9/13/2017
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Volunteer, Andrew Meriwether, caught up with Evan Hall of Pinegrove at Pitchfork music festival. They discuss his lyricism, what he's reading these days, and much more. Find out more about Pinegrove on their website and come see them wehn they come to Thalia Hall November 26th. http://www.pinegroveband.com/ Produced by Andrew Meriwether

Duration: 00:12:00


Al Scorch

8/30/2017
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CHIRP Volunteer, Andrew Meriwether, sat down with Chicago folk-punk artists Al Scorch to talk about his origins, his inspiration for song writing, and much more.

Ovef Ow

8/14/2017
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Marites, Nick, and Kyla of Ovef Ow recently came by the CHIRP studios to sit down with Features Director Amelia Hruby. They dish on what "ovef ow" means, how the band got started, and all the work on their new EP. Catch Ovef Ow live at the Empty Bottle on Wednesday 8/16. produced by Amelia Hruby (@ladyameliaa) photo by Jeremy Farmer

Duration: 00:10:04


Vagabon

8/6/2017
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No one knows what you're capable of but you. Stay true to that. If you feel like you can do it, then you probably can. Features Director Amelia Hruby caught up with Laetitia Tamko aka Vagabon at this year's Pitchfork Music Festival. They chat about how it feels to be in the right place, being hard on yourself, and her advice for budding musicians. produced by Amelia Hruby (@ladyameliaa) photo by Ebru Yildiz

Duration: 00:09:39


Lili K

8/1/2017
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Local artist Lili K stopped by the CHIRP studios to check in with Features Director Amelia Hruby. They talked about the relationship between collaboration and maintaining your own voice, music that defies genres, and performing in a post-Trump era. ​produced by Jenn Rourke Elizondo

Duration: 00:13:54


Frankie Cosmos

7/23/2017
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Greta Kline met up with CHIRP's Dylan Peterson before Frankie Cosmos played at the 2017 Pitchfork Music Festival to talk about the long and short of songwriting, how Bob Dylan and Bandcamp influence her music, and her favorite donut spot in Chicago. produced by Dylan Peterson (@tdvsbl)

Duration: 00:11:08


Weatherman

7/17/2017
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Features Director Amelia Hruby recently caught up with Annie, Jason, and Josh of local minimalist pop group Weatherman. They talk about how the band got together, their upcoming record, and the future of the group as members move across land and sea. Weatherman EP releases on July 28th, and you can see Weatherman live at their EP release show at Constellation on July 29th. produced by Amelia Hruby (@ladyameliaa)

Duration: 00:13:32


BJ the Chicago Kid

7/11/2017
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CHIRP volunteer Amelia Hruby caught up with local legend BJ the Chicago Kid at Mamby on the Beach this summer. They chat about his recent Grammy nominations, Chicago's "realness," and the album he calls an "audio-blunt." produced by Amanda Mayo

Duration: 00:10:35


Jay Som

7/10/2017
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CHIRP Volunteer Marites Velasquez sat down with Jay Som to discuss her album, Everybody Works.

Duration: 00:00:12


Dream Version

7/3/2017
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Alec of local band Dream Version recently sad down in the CHIRP Studios with Andrew Meriweather to discuss the band's origin and their upcoming album Fight Fair (out 7/7/17). Catch Dream Version live at their record release show on Saturday, July 8th at Lincoln Hall! (infomation here) produced by Brian Spzak

Duration: 00:13:36


In Conversation: Jash and Lulu on the Trans Lib Comp

6/21/2017
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This spring local artist Jash Huggins (formerly of Evasive Backflip, now performing solo) organized the production of the Trans Lib Comp, a compilation tape featuring trans, gender non-comforming (gnc) and non-binary (nb) artists mostly based in Chicago. In this conversation Lulu (of The Just Luckies and The Cute Tops) joins Jash to discuss the comp and the state of the Chicago music scene for trans/gnc/nb artists. You can find the comp on Bandcamp here, and read an interview with just...

Duration: 00:09:48


Anti/Beyond

6/18/2017
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"When I find myself in train stations and airports, it seems like a little window into the rest of my life. In my day to day life, I'm kind of just going along, but when I'm in a train station waiting for a train, I feel like my life opens up. That feeling is what I was trying to capture in the album." Local artist Andy Masters aka Anti/Beyond stopped by the CHIRP studios to discuss his self-titled album, the role of transportation in his work, and sexual ambiguity with CHIRP Features...

Duration: 00:11:40


Ravyn Lenae

6/15/2017
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Local artist Ravyn Lenae recently stopped by the CHIRP studios to chat with Features Director Amelia Hruby. They discuss her recent high school graduation, her latest EP, and the role of colors in her work. You can see Ravyn Lenae at Mamby On The Beach on June 24th. She's performing on the Beach Stage at 2:30pm. produced by Amelia Hruby (@ladyameliaa)

Duration: 00:13:42


Sunjacket

6/12/2017
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Between one of their many shows at SXSW 2017, Sunjacket met up with Dylan Peterson in Austin, Texas, to talk about how important the festival still is for a young band, working as freelancers in order to have better gear, and not having fun at Six Flags. Sunjacket plays Schubas on June 21st. produced by Dylan Peterson (@tdvsbl)

Duration: 00:13:59


Arriver

6/5/2017
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CHIRP volunteer, Amanda Mayo, sat down with Chicago-based Arriver to talk about their new album, Cherynobyl, and the ethos of Arriver.
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