04 / 18 / 14
BSS 160: April's Mid-Month Mash-Up
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barbershopshow:

On this week’s Barbershop Show we have the Mid-Month Mash-Up featuring:
• Susan Smith Richardson, Editor and Publisher of The Chicago Reporter
• Kathy Chaney, WBEZ Midday Producer
• Maria Zamudio, Reporter with The Chicago Reporter

We discuss Jabari Parker deciding to enter the NBA Draft after only one year at Duke, the closing of Nouveau Tavern, and many other interesting news topics from the last few weeks.

The Barber Shop Show airs on Fridays and Saturdays at Noon on 90.7FM and 89.5FM. You can also stream live at vocalo.org. The show also broadcasts on Sundays at 3pm on WBEZ.

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04 / 18 / 14
David Monks (Tokyo Police Club) talks writing the new album Forcefield
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vocalomusicvox:

Tokyo Police Club has released their much anticipated follow-up to 2010’s Champ. The new album, Forcefield is the band’s first album of original material in four years. David Monks of Tokyo Police Club joined Jesse Menendez on The MusicVox to talk about the different approach to writing this album.

The MusicVox airs weekdays 4-6 PM on 90.7 FM (CHI) / 89.5 (NWI) /www.vocalo.org

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04 / 18 / 14
Secret Colours on Live From Studio 10 (aired April 2014)
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Chicago’s Secret Colours have been generating a national buzz around the release of their 2-part album Positive Distractions and their sound steeped in 60’s psychedelia and 90’s Britpop. With new album and mostly new members, comes a new fresh approach to songwriting but there’s still plenty of reverb on jangly guitar riffs and spacey organ sounding keys to make it one of Secret Colours’ best.

Live From Studio 10 airs Tuesdays at 8pm CST on Vocalo 90.7 FM (CHI) / 89.5 FM (NWI) and Vocalo.org, and features emerging bands and music artists from Chicago and beyond. One hour of music and interview, all live. The show is hosted by Jesse Menendez, produced by Fyodor Sakhnovski and engineered by Adam Yoffe. Subscribe to the podcast here: bitly.com/vocaloLFS10

Photo credit: Lenny Gilmore

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04 / 18 / 14
Reggie Ponder's Weekly Movie Buzz

morningamp:

Reggie Ponder sits down with Molly Adams and Brian Babylon to discuss the still monumental box office hit, Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Also, they chime about depictions of race in religious films and what different narratives are used. The finish off with discussing the new release of the film Transcendence, starring Johnny Depp.

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04 / 18 / 14
Gabe Mendoza Talks NAS's Illmatic on it's 20th Anniversary

morningamp:

Gabe Mendoza looks at the 20th anniversary re-release of Illmatic, Nas’s debut album and a giant record of hip-hop. Is the XX edition going to introduce a new generation to nasty Nas?

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04 / 18 / 14
This is Hip: Face/Off Yung Gutted vs Mac DeMarco
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morningamp:

Every week interns Zach Swezy and Tanna Solberg have a musical showdown, sharing new tracks that we then get to judge up. It’s a very serious, strictly monitored competition. Very legit.

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04 / 17 / 14

barbershopshow:

On this week’s Barber Shop Show, we’ll be joined by

•             Susan Smith Richardson, Editor and Publisher of The Chicago Reporter

•             Kathy Chaney, WBEZ Midday Producer

•             Maria Zamudio, Reporter with The Chicago Reporter

In our monthly news roundup, we’ll talk about the recent news that we consider good news and that we consider bad news. We’ll also talk about some of the stories that made us say, WTF?!

Here’s one of the stories we’ll be talking about, from host Richard Steele:

This is a really awful “sign of our times” and the down side of how technologically advanced we are as a society and how available the technology is…to everyone!  Recently, it was reported that several 8th graders who attend a middle school in northwest Suburban Barrington, have been sexting (sending inappropriate images among themselves), using their smart phones.”     

The Barber Shop Show airs on Fridays and Saturdays at Noon on 90.7FM and 89.5FM. You can also stream live at vocalo.org

 

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04 / 17 / 14
A Long Walk Home: Helping Women Heal Overcome Everyday Violence
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morningamp:

We continue our conversation about everyday violence faced by women and girls when we are going by Sangheetha Ravichandran and Larrinita Starks, a staff member and youth leader with A Long Walk Home. ALWH uses art therapy and visual and performing arts to help girls heal from violence and to seek ends to it.

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04 / 17 / 14
Let's Get Real: Is Colorblind Ideology a form of Racism?
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morningamp:

The AMp hosts Brian Babylon and Molly Adams (along with a few callers) kicked off the show with some real table talk! Stephen Colbert satirizes white liberalism by saying he “can’t be racist because I don’t see color.” But psychologists say colorblindness has similar effects to racist beliefs: it keeps the “colorblind” person from recognizing and more importantly, valuing, individual difference.

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04 / 17 / 14
Monica Potts: Is There Hope for the Survivors of the Drug Wars?
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04 / 16 / 14
Reclaimed Soul: Slow Jams and Groovers
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vocaloreclaimedsoul:

On this episode of Reclaimed Soul we dive into some groovy slow jams, by artists like The Lost Generation, Linda Jones, and Lee Charles.
Plus, we hear a special 1970s Chicago Kiddie Soul mini-mix featuring the Eight Minutes, North, South, East & West, Love’s Children, and more.

For fresh episodes of Reclaimed Soul, listen in Thursdays at 8pm CST on vocalo.org, or tune in to 89.5fm (NW Indy) and 90.7fm (CHI)

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04 / 15 / 14
Practically Speaking Episode 48: The Immigrant Advantage
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practicallyspeaking-vocalo:

Is there truly a difference in the rates of success for the American-born children of recent immigrants versus Americans who are several generations removed from their immigrant roots? Among communities of color, this phenomenon of instilling specific cultural and ethnic values on American-born children is especially prevalent.

In this episode, we explored the distinct cultural differences between first generation children of immigrants and whether their cultural upbringing and norms have a palpable impact on their rates of academic and professional success.

Ruell Rogers, a professor at Northwestern, spoke about the differences between African American and Black Immigrant dichotomy. Alex Thibodeau conducted an interview with good friend, Harluxsh, who discussed the pressures from his Indian immigrant parents to succeed, and host Audra Wilson spoke with her Jamaican father, who shared his hopes and dreams for his two children and grandchildren.

Tune in Friday at 11am on www.vocalo.org | 89.5 (NWI) | 90.7 (CHI)

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04 / 15 / 14
The Singles talk heartache and upbeat rock tunes on new album
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vocalomusicvox:

Vince and Nicky of L.A. based pop garage rock outfit The Singles spoke with Jesse Menendez on The MusicVox about their new album - Look How Fast A Heart Can Break - an album of catchy rock tunes steeped in heartache.

The MusicVox airs weekdays 4-6 PM on 90.7 FM (CHI) / 89.5 (NWI) /www.vocalo.org

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04 / 15 / 14
Vinyl Economics: Why Record Stores are Not Dead
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morningamp:

The annual celebration of the small, local record store is here and the AMp hosts Brian Babylon and Molly Adams spoke with Kevin Starke, owner of K. Starke Records in West Town/Humboldt Park about dealing, collecting, and the constant hunt for new customers.

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04 / 15 / 14
Shinola: The Key to Detroit Economy?
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morningamp:

Can the Motor City (and the Second City) find some economic relief by returning to its manufacturing roots? WBEZ’s Lauren Chooljian joined the AMp hosts Brian Babylon and Molly Adams to share her report on Shinola, a watch, bikes, and leather company based in downtown Detroit that advertises in the pages of Vogue and does business with the Horween Leather Company in Chicago.

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