CHIRP Playlist: June 29, 2012

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It was hot in the studio (as it will be all summer) and I was starting to get fussy, but I pushed through and delivered a show for you.

If you find that you miss me, I’ll be doing a bonus show on July 4th, from 6 to 8 pm.

As always, you can . . . → Read More: CHIRP Playlist: June 29, 2012

Marissa Nadler, “The Sister”

Tweet Marissa Nadler’s been busy lately, with two releases in a year. The Sister is her follow-up and companion to 2011′s self titled album. While last year’s release was heavy on heartbreak and longing, Nadler looked a little more broadly for inspiration on this one. It’s still not a perky affair, as Nadler’s etheral vocals . . . → Read More: Marissa Nadler, “The Sister”

This Week in Great Music: 6/25 – 7/1

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June’s almost over. Can you believe that?

Monday, June 25 Occidental Brothers Dance Band International, Chico Trujilo; Millennium Park. 6:30 pm, free Robbie Fulks; Hideout. 7 pm, $10 suggested donation Esperanza Spalding; Ravinia. 8 pm, $27-55 Kate Miller-Heidke, Derek Fawcett; Schubas. 8 pm, $10-12

Tuesday, June 26 Cory Branan, Audra Mae, Briar Rabbit; Schubas. . . . → Read More: This Week in Great Music: 6/25 – 7/1

CHIRP Playlist: June 22, 2012

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It’s been a little quiet here this week; I blame the heat, which has sapped my will to move.

I played a bit longer of a set this time around, but I’ll be back to my usual two-hour bonanza of fun next week. As always, you can hear my delightful music selections every Friday . . . → Read More: CHIRP Playlist: June 22, 2012

This Week in Great Music: 6/18 – 6/24

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In addition to all of the below shows going on this weekend, Make Music Chicago takes place all day on Thursday, involving over 700 musicians at 75 sites across the city. More detailed information can be found on their website, but I am mostly excited about SOUSAPALOOZA on Thusday, where dedicated music . . . → Read More: This Week in Great Music: 6/18 – 6/24

CHIRP Playlist: June 15, 2012

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The playlist still looks a bit different as we tweak our web things, I’m sure you’ll figure it out.

Special thanks to Mel, who helped curate part of this week’s show!

As always, you can hear my delightful music selections every Friday night on Chicago’s own CHIRP Radio, from 8 – 10 pm Central . . . → Read More: CHIRP Playlist: June 15, 2012