By Sarah on July 5, 2012
It was a brutally hot July 4th, but I played some music and still had time to go see some questionably legal fireworks in my neighborhood. Â Success all around. I’ll be back for my regularly scheduled show onÂ Friday on Chicagoâ€™s ownÂ CHIRP Radio, from 8 â€“ 10 pm Central time. 7:54 PMÂ My Morning Jacket â€¢ […]
Posted in Radio Playlists | Tagged amy macdonald, dan mangan, eleventh dream day, fiona apple, fleetwood mac, golden birthday, hope sandoval & the warm inventions, jessica lea mayfield, jherek bischoff, kandodo, leonard bernstein, liars, m. ward, marissa nadler, my morning jacket, new york philharmonic, nicole atkins, niki and the dove, retribution gospel choir, saint etienne, the bowmans, the district, the frames, the mynabirds, the tallest man on earth, town and country, vetiver, zavala
By Sarah on February 4, 2012
Hear my delightful music selections every Friday night on Chicagoâ€™s ownÂ CHIRP Radio, from 8 â€“ 10 pm Central time. Â Itâ€™s awesome. Â Next week’s my birthday. I’m definitely playing whatever the heck I want. 9:53 PM Scout Niblett Cherry Cheek Bomb from The Calcination Of Scout Niblett (Drag City) 9:49 PM Radar Eyes Secrets from Radar […]
Posted in Radio Playlists | Tagged adrian younge presents venice dawn, andrew bird, apparat, band of horses, brandi carlile, broken records, buddy holly, casiotone for the painfully alone, cate le bon, chappo, chin up chin up, comet gain, dan mangan, first aid kit, hockey, kid you'll move mountains, mana, noe venable, polica, quiet company, radar eyes, royal baths, scout niblett, teddy thompson, tegan and sara, the david mayfield parade, the roots, the scotland yard gospel choir, unicycle loves you, virgin forest
By Sarah on October 23, 2011
Who would have guessed that an empty radio studio in a manufacturing building would be creepy at midnight when you’re there all by yourself? Crazy, isn’t it? Â Made a couple of good musical discoveries, though, of artists I’d never heard before randomly selecting them to play. That’s always a plus. Here’s what I played to […]
Posted in Radio Playlists | Tagged a.c. newman, andrew bird, azita, bon iver, bonnie prince billy, brian wright and the waco tragedies, chin up chin up, dan mangan, deer tick, devotchka, feist, guster, helen money, jc brooks & the uptown sound, joe firstman, johnny flynn, kate mcgarrigle, laura marling, malajube, mar caribe, mates of state, melissa ferrick, mike and the censations, my brightest diamond, neil young, neko case, over the rhine, pinetop seven, rachael cantu, regina spektor, ryan adams, sarah siskind, sharon van etten, st. vincent, tegan and sara, the acorn, the cell phones, the david mayfield parade, the mountain goats, the traveling wilburys, thea gilmore, twin sister, vashti bunyan, we were promised jetapacks
By Sarah on November 9, 2010
October was sort of a blur for me, really. I spent a large portion of the month listening to nothing but Andrew Bird. This isn’t a bad thing, it’s just a thing, because Andrew Bird’s music makes everything better. Guess that tells you the kind of month that I had. Here’s a little mix of what I was listening to this past month, including Mr. Bird.
By Sarah on September 30, 2010
Apparently this is my time for Discovering Music I Shamefully Missed Out On. “Road Regrets” is a strong opener to Dan Mangan’s 2009 album, Nice, Nice, Very Nice, and it just gets better from there. Also, I’m a sucker for animated videos of any sort.
By Sarah on August 23, 2010
Monday, August 23 Clare and the Reasons, Millennium Park.Â 6:30 pm, free Robbie Fulks, Hideout.Â 7 pm, $10 suggested donation Brandon Flowers, Park West.Â 8 pm, sold out Tuesday, August 24 The Wooden Birds, Dan Mangan, Hospital Ships; Schubas.Â 9 pm, $10 Wednesday, August 25 David Gray, Ray LaMontagne, Serena Ryer; Millennium Park.Â 6:15 pm, […]
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged alex wong, brandon flowers, cameron mcgill and what army, clare and the reasons, cole degenova and the people's republic, dan mangan, david gray, deanna devore, derek nelson and the musicians, griffin house, guster, harris and the mood, hideout, horse in the sea, hospital ships, jc brooks & the uptown sound, john hancock building, jon drake and the shakes, kevin andrew prchal, lincoln hall, lincoln park zoo, logan square auditorium, metro, millennium park, old town school of folk music, paper thick walls, park west, poi dog pondering, rachele eve, ravinia, ray lamontagne, robbie fulks, rodrigo y gabriela, schubas, serena ryder, the guggenheim grotto, the minneapolis henrys, the rural alberta advantage, the shams band, the wooden birds, the wooden sky, todd snider, vienna teng