CHIRP Playlist: June 15, 2012
By Sarah on June 16, 2012
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 Chicagoâ€™s ownÂ CHIRP Radio, from 8 â€“ 10 pm Central time. 9:54 […]
Posted in Radio Playlists | Tagged 2:54, cameron mcgill & what army, clogs, cold specks, cursive, darren hanlon, daughn gibson, exitmusic, future bible heroes, janelle monae, jypsi, kelly hogan, lynyrd skynyrd, marissa nadler, martin sexton, my gold mask, my morning jacket, nice face, roy orbison, scott lucas & the married men, the beach boys, the david mayfield parade, the mountain goats, the walkmen, tricky, uncle tupelo, zaz
This Week in Great Music: 5/23 – 5/29
By Sarah on May 23, 2011
So many shows I’d like to see this week, so little time.Â Tonight kicks off the summer music series at Millennium Park, which is full of fantastic shows.Â I’ve never been more disappointed to be taking guitar classes on Monday nights. Monday, May 23 Bonnie “Prince” Billy featuring the Cairo Gang; Millennium Park. 6:30 pm, […]
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged adele, anna calvi, anson krekeler, bonnie prince billy and the cairo gang, bottom lounge, bruno mars, caitlin rose, christie dupree, cuckoo chaos, dan krikorian, daniel knox, eisley, elbo room, evanston space, grimes, hideout, janelle monae, jason isbell and the 400 unit, jim lauderdale, johnny flynn and the sussex wit, judson claiborne, kelly fine, lincoln hall, lykke li, maria taylor, matt ryd, mayer hawthorne and the county, mayne stage, metro, millennium park, morgan karr, northwestern purple haze, pieta brown, plan b, robbie fulks, schubas, the aragon, the narrative, the riviera, the scavengers
This Week in Great Music: 9/20 – 9/26
By Sarah on September 20, 2010
I am super excited about Chris Pureka’s show at SPACE on Wednesday. How I Learned to See in the Dark is one of my favorite albums of 2010 so far, and I’m sure the live show will be great.
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged baths, broadway playhouse, chris pureka, clare and the reasons, connie smith, dosh, ed kowalczyk, el ten eleven, evanston space, hideout, house of blues, in tall buildings, janelle monae, kelsey wild, lincoln hall, millennium park, of montreal, old town school of folk music, owen pallett, park west, patrick park, robbie fulks, roger waters, schubas, scott ligon, sea wolf, sera cahoone, sutton foster, the gaslight anthem, the national, the right now, the riviera, the tallest man on earth, united center, van dyke parks, zee avi
Two Videos: Janelle MonÃ¡e and Outkast
By Mel on September 10, 2010
So traffic’s moving along and I’m thinking about the video for “Tightrope” and something occurs to me. MonÃ¡e’s collaborators include Big Boi (of Outkast). While I’d stop short of calling the “Tightrope” video derivative, it shares certain similarities with the video for Outkast’s “Hey Ya”.
Posted in Sharing | Tagged janelle monae, outkast
This Week in Great Music: 5/31 – 6/6
By Sarah on May 31, 2010
This Week in Great Music: 5/31 – 6/6
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged amanda palmer, antibalas, brighton ma, broken bells, c.a.r.m.a., carl hauck, chicago theatre, corey chisel and the wandering sons, d. rider, erykah badu, evanston space, evelyn evelyn, goose island wrigleyville, green sugar, house of blues, how far to austin, hum, iris dement, janelle monae, jason isbell and the 400 unit, jason webley, jewel, joe firstman, josh hoge, julia nunes, kip moore, lincoln hall, marianne keith, mathien, millennium park, musikanto, n.e.r.d., park west, quieting syrup, schubas, subterranean, sxip shirey, the good life, the morning benders, the very best, the vic, tortoise, tricia scully, venna, volcano!, zach pietrini and the broken bones
This Week in Great Music: 3/29 – 4/4
By Sarah on March 29, 2010
And so it begins – the slow trickle of bands, big and small, making its way to our fair city after playing a ridiculous amount of shows in a ridiculous amount of venues in Austin. The month is only going to get busier, so hang on, it’ll be a wild ride.
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged a lull, alejandro escovedo, angel taylor, audra mae, beach house, bear in heaven, bottom lounge, cara salimando, congress theater, cymbals eat guitars, daniel knox, daniel merriweather, deerhunter, double door, freelance whales, green river ordinance, group of altos, hard rock cafe, haywood yards, hospital ships, ingrid michaelson, janelle monae, joanna newsom, light pollution, lincoln hall, martyrs', mat kearney, mayer hawthorne and the count, megan mccormick, metro, micachu and the shapes, miike snow, mike middleton, miles kurosky, mucca pazza, old town school of folk music, passion pit, robin pecknold, schubas, seabear, seafarer, serena maneesh, shearwater, soley, spoon, steve poltz, subterranean, suns, talk normal, tamara bedricky, the aragon, the powwows, the riviera, the ruby suns, the vic, the watson twins, this is versailles, toro y moi, tune-yards, uncommon ground, vedera, via tania, woodhands, wye oak, xiu xiu, young sun, zola jesus