CHIRP Playlist: July 20, 2012

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Well, friends, I took a week off for my great southbound journey, but I’m back. This week’s show featured many of the artists who I saw and enjoyed at the Forecastle Festival.

As always, you can hear my delightful music selections every Friday night on Chicago’s own CHIRP Radio, from 8 – 10 pm . . . → Read More: CHIRP Playlist: July 20, 2012

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

CHIRP Playlist: Friday, March 30, 2012

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Last night’s show had a bit of a quiet theme to it for a while, thanks to my nursing a headache for most of it. There was also a set of bluegrass songs, a tribute to the late, great Earl Scruggs.

Hear my delightful music selections every Friday night on Chicago’s own CHIRP Radio, . . . → Read More: CHIRP Playlist: Friday, March 30, 2012

This Week in Great Music: 12/12 – 12/18

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Hey, everyone, it’s Wilco week! I’m not going to any of the shows, but I’m sure plenty of you are.

I’ll be at Schubas on Saturday night for Noam Pikelny and friends. Banjo!

If you’re not doing anything on Sunday night, my band, Jungle of Cities, is playing at the Abbey Pub. We go . . . → Read More: This Week in Great Music: 12/12 – 12/18

CHIRP Playlist: Saturday, November 26, 2011

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I filled in for my friend Bobby on the radio yesterday afternoon. It was fun. These are the songs I played.

3:55 PM Neil Young Hitchhiker from Le Noise (Reprise) 3:51 PM Monument Monument Full of Life from Call Off the Roses EP (self-released) 3:48 PM Deer Tick Main Street from Divine Providence . . . → Read More: CHIRP Playlist: Saturday, November 26, 2011

Recommended Reading/(Not Really An) Album Review: NY Mag on Wilco’s The Whole Love

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So. New Wilco album. I didn’t get it the day it came out — there aren’t any record stores in Oxford, so I waited until I could make it to Criminal Records in Atlanta. (They’re having money problems; I’d rather buy it from them than online. Sling some business their way if you can.) . . . → Read More: Recommended Reading/(Not Really An) Album Review: NY Mag on Wilco’s The Whole Love