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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

Source: SoundCloud / Vocalo's Music Vox

6the singles, rock, pop, garage, blues, LA, Detroit, Chicago, Vocalo, public radio, teamvocalo, music,

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.

Source: SoundCloud / vocalo

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04 / 14 / 14
Doomsquad talk tribal rhythms and dark ambience on new album Kalaboogie
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vocalomusicvox:

What started as an impromptu folky performance under a joke name “Doomsquad,” has evolved into a legitimate electronic project that incorporates everything from tribal rhythms to Eastern spirituality and dark trance music as its influence. Allie and Trev of Doomsquad joined Jesse Menendez on The MusicVox to talk about their debut LP Kalaboogie.

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

Source: SoundCloud / Vocalo's Music Vox

6doomsquad, trance, electronic, electronic music, music, teamvocalo, Chicago, public radio, Interview, ambient, Vocalo,

04 / 14 / 14
Midwest Hype talk fresh new album and creative revitalization
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vocalomusicvox:

Midwest Hype has spent years defying genre boundaries and getting people to dance. They stopped by the Vocalo studios to discuss what went into their new album The Time, and what listeners can expect from their 3rd LP effort.

The MusicVox airs M-F 6-8 PM CT on 89.5 FM (NWI) / 90.7 FM (CHI) /www.vocalo.org

Source: SoundCloud / Vocalo's Music Vox

6Midwest Hype, Vocalo, Chicago, public radio, teamvocalo, funk, soul, jazz, blues, hip hop, music,

04 / 14 / 14

Tall Walker on Live From Studio 10 - 4/15

Chicago’s Tall Walker create songs that are soft and contemplative in mood and delivery with a touch of Classic Rock sensibilities. The band evokes a sense of familiarity while conjuring their own unique imagery through lyrics and sound. We’re excited to welcome the group for a live set and conversation about their new EP and approach to songwriting. 

Tune in Tues. 4/15 at 8 PM CT on 90.7 FM (CHI) / 89.5 FM (NWI) or stream at www.vocalo.org/player 

6tall walker, music, Chicago, public radio, rock, live from studio 10, pop, live radio, live music, teamvocalo,

04 / 14 / 14
NWI Report: Gay Marriage, Immigration, and Oil Spills
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morningamp:

WBEZ reporter Mike Puente checked in with hosts Molly Adams and Brian Babylon with his NWI report. This segment focused on the recent opposition to an immigrant detention center in Hobart, a judicial override to the legislature’s gay marriage ban, and the current status of Chicago’s own little BP oil spill.

Source: SoundCloud / vocalo

6vocalo, mike puente, wbez, local, chicago, nw indiana, northwest indiana, nwi, report, gay marriage, immigration, oil spill, bp oil, oil, legislation, politics, chi,

04 / 09 / 14
Vocalo On WBEZ Ep. 100 - Life and Legacy of Frankie Knuckles
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In this episode we’re going to be doing things a bit differently. We’re still going to bring you music, stories and conversations but they are all going to be focused on the life and legacy of the Godfather of House music - Frankie Knuckles, who recently passed away at the age of 59. Tune in to hear Chicago DJ Jesse De La Pena talk about Frankie’s impact on dance music, then hear his conversation with the man himself and finally we close the show with a special mix from Mr. Knuckles.

Source: SoundCloud / vocalo

6Frankie Knuckles, house, House Music, music, public radio, Vocalo, Chicago, WBEZ, WBEZ Music,

04 / 09 / 14

My name is Silvia and I’m a hater.

Hi, I’m Silvia, Managing Director of Vocalo.

I often find myself saying things like:
  • I hate the way big media portrays our communities.
  • I hate the way that commercial radio stations play the same songs over and over again.
  • I hate that big media doesn’t engage our communities on issues that impact them on a day-to-day basis.
  • I hate that big media doesn’t celebrate our cultural diversity.
  • I’m a hater.
But let me tell you what I do love. Vocalo.

Vocalo is a special type of media. We’re the change we wish to see in our media landscape. We’re a service dedicated to engaging our communities with thoughtful discussions and diverse cultural expressions. We create our programming with you (and us) in mind.

If you love Vocalo too, I’m asking you to show us some love. I need 150 people to step up for Vocalo by this Friday and make a donation. We’ve already heard from 47, and now I need to hear from you. 

Plus, if you make a $4 a month donation, we’ll show you some love by giving you a ticket to our celebratory end of pledge drive event this Friday night, the #hatersball. The party will take place at the Chop Shop and will feature music from JC Brooks, the Vocalo DJ Collective and DJ Ayana Contreras. You’ll also get to nosh on some delicious food and enjoy craft cocktails from Johnny Costello of the Berkshire Room.

Most importantly, you’ll get to meet the most dynamic team in public media. We love what we do, and hope you do too.

Love,

Silvia

Silvia Rivera
Manager Director
Vocalo

P.S. You can donate online right here.

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04 / 09 / 14
M&O on Live From Studio 10 (aired April 2014)
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Jamila and Owen of Chicago’s “adventure soul” duo M&O (formerly Milo and Otis) have been cultivating a sound that incorporates elements of brooding R&B with carefully written narratives soaked in heritage, passion and culture. Years of making music together have produced a sound that’s both groovy, warm in production, and socially conscious and poignant in its lyrical content.

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

Source: SoundCloud / Vocalo's LiveFromStudio10

6R&B, RnB, Soul, Pop, music, Chicago, public radio, live radio, live music, M&O, Milo and Otis, live from studio 10,

04 / 09 / 14
Food Fight: Monica Eng Vs. CPS
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morningamp:

WBEZ reporter Monica Eng joined the Morning AMp to talk about her story on the Chicago Public Schools lunch menu ingredients. She updated hosts Brian Babylon and Vivian Mikhail on the situation after she contacted both the distributor and CPS and received little to no information about the ingredients used.

Source: SoundCloud / vocalo

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04 / 09 / 14

Hate top 40 radio? Show your love for the best #music station in #chicago: #vocalo. We represent the cultural diversity of our city. Donate at any amount today and get registered for Revolution Brewery tour. Vocalo.org/donate

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04 / 08 / 14

Secret Colours on Live From Studio 10 - 4/8

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.

We’re pleased to welcome the band for a live set and conversation about the new album and their new collective.

Tune in Tues. 4/8 at 8 PM CT on 90.7 FM (CHI) / 89.5 FM (NWI) or stream at www.vocalo.org/player

(Photo credit: Lenny Gilmore)

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04 / 08 / 14
Strike for America: How Teacher Unions Influenced the U.S. Public School System

morningamp:

The Chicago Teachers’ Union strike in fall of 2012 made national news as it pitted the public school teachers against the mayor and a CPS Board that wanted to change classroom sizes, raise structures, and the health care plan among other things. A new book from Jacobin Press recounts the drama and looks at how the strike has influenced other actions in the US public education. Author Micah Uetricht joined the AMp hosts Brian Babylon and Molly Adams to discuss.

Source: SoundCloud / vocalo

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04 / 07 / 14
Block 2 Block with David Safran

vocalomusicvox:

Every neighborhood in Chicago is as distinct as the voices it produces. Yet, if we look close enough, we’d be surprised to find the similarities between them. In our on-going #Block2Block series, we explore various neighborhoods and the flourishing cultures within them through the voices of musicians living and creating music in those neighborhoods. In this episode, we hear about Lincoln Park through the eyes and the voice of singer/songwriter David Safran.

The MusicVox airs M-F 6-8 PM CT on 89.5 FM (NWI) / 90.7 FM (CHI) /www.vocalo.org

Produced by Fyodor Sakhnovski

Source: SoundCloud / vocalo

6David Safran, music, singer, singer songwriter, block2block, Vocalo, Chicago, public radio, personal story, Lincoln Park,

04 / 04 / 14

#frankieknuckles #tribute #housemusic #house #chicago #godfatherofhousemusic

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