CHIRP Playlist: June 29, 2012

Tweet 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…

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CHIRP Playlist: June 8, 2012

Tweet This week’s playlist looks significantly less pretty, as there were some tech issues with the playlist tracker.  I’m sure you won’t be too devastated. As always, you can hear my delightful music selections every Friday night on Chicago’s own CHIRP Radio, from 8 – 10 pm Central time. 8:00 hour…

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CHIRP Playlist: Sunday, April 15, 2012

Tweet Thanks for tuning in to an extra special edition of my show this morning. Hear my delightful music selections every Friday night on Chicago’s own CHIRP Radio, from 8 – 10 pm Central time. 11:54 AM Mi Ami Bells from Decade (100% Silk) 11:49 AM Bill Callahan America! from Apocalypse…

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CHIRP Playlist: Saturday, October 1, 2011

Tweet Thanks to everyone who tuned in to my inaugural (internet) radio adventure on CHIRP Radio. If you’re interested to know what kind of music I play whenever I get three hours behind the controls of Chicago’s best radio station, then read on.  I’ll be back on the air on…

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Concert Review: Andrew Bird with Alpha Consumer, Schubas, August 6

For a performer who is finally getting the mainstream attention that he deserves, Bird is still remarkably humble and down to earth.  As a relatively recent transplant to Chicago, I unfortunately missed out on the days where you could catch Bird routinely playing at the Hideout or Schubas, but I can’t shake the feeling that he would be just as happy playing for a few hundred people as he would be performing in front of a sold-out Radio City Music Hall.  Even though his show has gotten bigger and more intricate over the years, he looked as comfortable as ever, owning the small Schubas stage and having the audience pretty much eating out of the palm of his hand.

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