04 / 04 / 14
Jimmy Urine on how to stop giving a sh*t and love Mindless Self Indulgence

vocalomusicvox:

NY-based electro-punk / breakcore band Mindless Self Indulgence have been raising havoc for years with their frenetic sound and live shows. They’ve been called crass and offensive, but what about thoughtful? Jesse Menendez spoke with front man Jimmy Urine about their current album “How I Learned to Stop Giving a Shit and Love Mindless Self Indulgence,” the intricate production on their albums and certain “thoughtful” songs.

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

Source: SoundCloud / Vocalo's Music Vox

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03 / 31 / 14
Ghost Beach discuss high notes and their love of synths

vocalomusicvox:

Josh and Eric of NY-based synth pop duo joined Jesse Menendez on The MusicVox to talk about their album “Blonde,” their 80s-inspired synth sound and themes of self-exploration in their lyrics.

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

Source: SoundCloud / Vocalo's Music Vox

6Interview, Ghost Beach, pop, synth, electronic, NY, music, Chicago, public radio, Vocalo,

03 / 10 / 14
What Is Hip? Neil Degrasse Tyson & Biggie Smalls

morningamp:

Tim Barnes chimes in with Molly Adams and Brian Babylon for his segment of “What is Hip?” and this week its Neil Degrasse Tyson and Biggie Smalls, who were the top Google trends of Sunday. Also, Tim explains how the two are connected and why outer space and 90s NY rap are influential subjects at the top of the hip list.

Source: SoundCloud / vocalo

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10 / 09 / 13
The Dig perform live and discuss the new EP "You & I"

vocalomusicvox:

NY indie rock band The Dig is back with a new EP - You & I, a follow up to Tired Hearts released earlier this year. The band stopped by the studio to play a song live, talk about the new collection of songs.

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

Source: SoundCloud / Vocalo's Music Vox

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07 / 03 / 13
Everyone Is A Teacher: A Conversation with Japanther

vocalomusicvox:

The last time the NY art punk duo Japanther were in town, they rocked so hard, people’s teeth caps fell out! Needless to say, the group is known to throw a hell of a show delivering their noise rock sound inspired by Surrealist and Dada painters, 20th century avant-garde music, and the like. Ian Vanek of Japanther spoke with Jesse Menendez on The MusicVox about the “art” aspect of the band, overcoming hardships and uplifting people through music, the failing education system, and of course their latest album “Eat Like Lisa, Act Like Bart.”

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

Source: SoundCloud / Vocalo's Music Vox

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03 / 22 / 13
Cupcakes of Hank & Cupcakes talks Cuba, Bukowski and new EP

vocalomusicvox:

NY-based dynamic dance duo Hank & Cupcakes have been on quite a musical journey having started as an acoustic folk trio in their home town Tel Aviv to studying music in Havanna, Cuba, and finally relocating to New York to pursue a career in disco dance pop. Yet, they claim it all started out of boredom… One half of the group - Cupcakes - joined Jesse Menendez on the line to talk about their musical evolution, and the new EP “Ain’t No Love.”

Catch them tonight (3/22) at Double Door.

Source: SoundCloud / Vocalo's Music Vox

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02 / 26 / 13
K.Flay talks feminism in Hip Hop and new Mixtape West Ghost

vocalomusicvox:

New York based rapper K.Flay is known for her electronic tinged brand of introspective Hip Hop. While on tour in support of her new Mix tape, West Ghost, she stopped by the studio and talked to Jesse Menendez about the mix tape, her place in the Hip Hop continuum, her thoughts on feminism in music and more.

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

Source: SoundCloud / Vocalo's Music Vox

6K Flay, Chicago, NY, hip hop, Vocalo, public radio,

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