CHIRP Playlist: April 20, 2012
By Sarah on April 21, 2012
I played a few songs tonight for Levon Helm, who sadly passed away earlier this week. Kelly Hogan posted a beautiful little blog post on her TumblrÂ about Helm and her reaction to his death that you should take a few minutes to read. Hear my delightful music selections every Friday night on Chicagoâ€™s ownÂ CHIRP Radio, […]
Posted in Radio Playlists | Tagged alabama shakes, arbouretum, au, dave douglas, emily wells, gemma hayes, gemma ray, hockey, horse feathers, jc brooks & the uptown sound, jeff parker trio, josephine foster & the victor herrero band, mumford & sons, natalie walker, occidental brothers dance band international, ollabelle, over the rhine, pinetop seven, rilo kiley, sarah jaffe, sarah siskind, spiritualized, tedeschi trucks band, the band, the magnetic fields, the mountain goats, the staple singers, the weepies
CHIRP Playlist: Friday, February 3, 2012
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
March in Review
By Sarah on April 11, 2010
Know what kind of snuck up on me? The end of the month. So much so that March has already been over for a good while before I realized that I needed to post it. Anyhow, here’s your monthly widget of awesome songs that have caught my attention.
Posted in Monthly Mixes | Tagged ac newman, anna nalick, carlos varela, cass mccombs, dirt poor robins, fleetwood mac, garrison starr, hockey, jenny dalton, johnny flynn, josiah leming, molina & johnson, peter bradley adams, sara melson, the cinematic orchestra, the damnwells, the watson twins, tina dico, trevor tchir
Lollapalooza 2010 Lineup
By Sarah on April 6, 2010
In case you took an internet hiatus overnight, here’s some “news” for you: Lollapalooza’s lineup for the 2010 festival has been released in full, including all the letters and &s and *’s, because god forbid they write out Fuck Buttons on their website.
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged afi, american bang, arcade fire, b.o.b, balkan beat box, blitzen trapper, blues traveler, chromeo, company of thieves, cut copy, cymbals eat guitars, cypress hill, dan black, dawes, deer tick, devo, dirty projectors, dragonette, drive by truckers, edward sharpe & the magnetic zeros, erykah badu, foxy shazam, freelance whales, frightened rabbit, fuck buttons, gogol bordello, green day, grizzly bear, harlem, health, hockey, hot chip, jamie lidell, javelin, jimmy cliff, jukebox the ghost, lady gaga, lollapalooza, los amigos invisibles, matt & kim, mavis staples, metric, mgmt, mimicking birds, miniature tigers, minus the bear, mumford & sons, mutemath, my dear disco, mynameisjohnmichael, neon hitch, neon trees, nneka, phoenix, raphael saadiq, rebelution, rogue wave, royal bangs, semi precious weapons, shawn fisher, skybox, slightly stoopid, social distortion, soundgarden, spoon, stars, switchfoot, the antlers, the band of heathens, the big pink, the black keys, the constellations, the cribs, the dodos, the ettes, the ike reilly assassination, the kissaway trail, the morning benders, the national, the new pornographers, the soft pack, the strokes, the temper trap, the walkmen, the xx, these united states, violent soho, warpaint, wavves, wild beasts, wolfmother, x japan, yeasayer
Concert Review: Hockey at Lincoln Hall, 3/12
By Sarah on March 19, 2010
The last time I saw Hockey, they were tossing out free beer at Lollapalooza, a consolation prize after their set was cut short due to a significant lack of power to the stage. This time, there were no such energy crises, and also no free beer.
Posted in Concert Reviews | Tagged hockey, lincoln hall
This Week in Great Music: 3/8 – 3/14
By Sarah on March 8, 2010
The entire world is gearing up for SXSW. I’m gearing up for reading tons of great blog posts about SXSW.
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged beat kitchen, ben sollee, blane fonda, bottom lounge, califone, copeland, daniel martin moore, efterklang, empty bottle, evanston space, gaelic storm, harris theater, hideout, hockey, hollows, house of blues, howie day, jc brooks & the uptown sound, jeff tweedy, lincoln hall, love of everything, metro, mickey, mittens on strings, muse, pattern is movement, plastic crimewave sound, schubas, silversun pickups, sonos, ted leo and the pharmacists, the constellations, the hood internet, the life during wartime djs, the magnetic fields, the vic, the waco brothers, tom schraeder, tyler jon tyler, united center, vetiver, via audio, via tania, volcano!, we were promised jetpacks, zola jesus