08 / 20 / 14
Killer Moon on Live From Studio 10 (aired August 2014)
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Chicago trio Killer Moon reaches deep into 60’s rock traditions and the mind-bending guitar solos coupled with hypnotic bass grooves needed to revive a truly psychedelic musical experience.

Live From Studio 10 airs Tuesdays at 8pm CST on Vocalo 91.1 FM & 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

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08 / 19 / 14

The Singles on Live From Studio 10 - 8/19

L.A. based pop garage rock outfit, The Singles have made a name for themselves for their catchy tunes that cut to the chase of infectious guitar melodies and themes of love and heartache. We’re excited to hear them play songs off their latest album Look How Fast A Heart Can Break live in studio!

Tune in Tuesday, 8/19 at 8 PM CT on 91.1 FM & 90.7 FM (CHI) / 89.5 FM (NWI) or stream at www.vocalo.org/player 

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08 / 18 / 14
Moonrise Nation discuss "moonrising" ideas into music
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Chicago indie pop trio Moonrise Nation combines influences of classical, jazz, and folk rock on their new self-titled EP. The group joined Jesse Menendez on The MusicVox to discuss the whirlwind of their recent success, their jazz beginnings and their own way of turning ideas into music, a process they call “moonrising.”

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

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08 / 18 / 14
Vocalo On WBEZ Ep. 112 - Jamie Masada talks Richard Pryor, Atmosphere, DJ Charlie
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In this episode: Jamie Masada, the founder of The Laugh Factory in Chicago and Los Angeles, joined The Morning AMp hosts Molly Adams and Brian Babylon to discuss how he started his famous comedy club when he was only 16 years old. Masada also shared some of his fondest memories of the late Richard Pryor.

On their new album Southsiders, Atmosphere find themselves in familiar waters. The album has Slug rapping candidly about his relationships, maturity, mortality and more. Slug joined Jesse Menendez on The MusicVox to talk about the new album, how he got into the Hip Hop culture, and what informs his lyricism these days.

Lastly, DJ Charlie, concludes the show with an awesome mix!. Tune in!

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08 / 15 / 14
Barber Shop Show 177: Leveling the Playing Field
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According to Angela Caputo’s recent cover story for the Chicago Reporter, “More than half of the $500 million dollars spent on Chicago Park District improvements since 2011 went to just 10 of the city’s 77 neighborhoods. And seven of those 10 neighborhoods are increasingly white, affluent and have access to outside money.”

Angela Caputo, investigative journalist at the Chicago Reporter, joined Richard at the shop this week. They were also joined by:
• Helen Juarez of the Kelly Park Advisory Council.
and
• Cassandra Francis of the organization Friends of the Parks.

Later in the program, Angela and Richard were joined WBEZ’s West Side Bureau reporter Chip Mitchell. Recently, Chip has been following the questions of Police Misconduct surrounding Chicago Police Commander Glenn Evans. Angela has been covering this story for The Chicago Reporter as well. She’s also reported on the larger story of police misconduct in the Chicago Police Department and the Independent Police Review Authority.

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.

Source: SoundCloud / Vocalo's Barber Shop Show

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08 / 15 / 14
Burnside & Hooker's simple, yet theatrical twist on blues and folk

vocalomusicvox:

Chicago based folk band Burnside & Hooker create a strain of folk that’s sparse by design but also draws from blues and soul among other genres. The band joined Jesse Menendez on The MusicVox to talk about their sound and the current album Rail Yard Hymns.

Catch the band performing Sat, 8/16 at The Great American Lobster Fest.

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

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08 / 15 / 14
The Chicago Westside Music Festival is here on Saturday
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morningamp:

Co-producer of The Chicago Westside Music Festival Michelle Geddes called in The Morning Amp to talk about the festival with hosts Molly Adams and Brian Babylon. It covers everything from R&B to soul and Hip Hop. The festival’s happening tomorrow from noon to 8 pm in Garfield Park and features artists including 112, Kenya Simone and Brownstone.

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08 / 13 / 14
Walking Bicycles on Live From Studio 10 (aired August 2014)
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There’s a lot of dissonance and unnerving tension on Walking Bicycles’ new album To Him That Wills The Way. Not surprising, considering the album (first in 5 years) recounts the band’s experiences with separation, longing, captivity and freedom as a result of the incarceration of one of its members. The story is told through singer Jocelyn’s somber droning vocals and the dark menacing atmosphere created by heavy guitar riffs.

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

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08 / 12 / 14

Killer Moon on Live From Studio 10 - 8/12

Chicago trio Killer Moon reaches deep into 60’s rock traditions: the mind-bending guitar solos and hypnotic bass grooves to revive a truly psychedelic musical experience. We’re excited to welcome them in our studio to hear them take us on their sonic journey.

Tune in Tuesday, 8/12 at 8pm CT on 89.5 FM (NWI) / 90.7 and 91.1 FM (CHI) or stream at www.vocalo.org/player 

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08 / 11 / 14
Urbanologist Max Grinell discusses the origins of the Chicago Seal
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morningamp:

A haiku by Max Grinell:
Baby in the air
Below Chicago bustles
Why not?
A hot dog

The Morning AMp’s senior urbanologist correspondent, Max Grinell, joined Brian Babylon and Molly Adams for a little Chi-Town history lesson. Grinell explained why the Chicago City Seal consists of a baby in a shell floating above a tall ship, wheat stalks, and an anonymous Native American! Take a listen!

Photo courtesy of Max Grinell.

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08 / 11 / 14
Sandra Castro Carrera discusses the fifth-annual Festival Cubano in Riis Park

morningamp:

This weekend sees the fifth-annual Festival Cubano in Riis Park, in Chicago bringing together salsa, sonero, jazz, Afro-Cubano, and songo music traditions from across the Caribbean. Festival co-founder Sandra Castro Carrera joined The Morning AMp hosts Brian Babylon and Molly Adams in studio to talk about Cuban culture in the Midwest and what kinds of fun things will be at the festival this year!

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08 / 08 / 14
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vocalomusicvox:

Derrick Clifton is an editorial fellow in the Identities section of Mic and a Master’s candidate at the Medill School of the Journalism at Northwestern University. He joins Jesse Menendez of the MusicVox to discuss his recent article “Nicki Minaj’s ‘Anaconda’ in the Fiercest Take on Female Sexuality of the Year”.

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

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08 / 08 / 14
Kevin Prchal talks about grappling with good and evil on his new album

vocalomusicvox:

Chicago singer-songwriter Kevin Andrew Prchal’s sits down with Jesse Menendez of the MusicVox to discuss the development of his clear voice, the dichotomy of good and evil, and importance of music in community development.

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

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08 / 08 / 14
Reel Talk with Reggie: 8/8/2014 Guardians of the Galaxy vs TMNT

morningamp:

Vocalo’s favorite cousin, Reggie the Reel Critic, talks with Brian and Molly about this past weekend’s box office (Guardians of the Galaxy, Lucy, Get On Up). Brian and Reggie go head to head for this weekend picking Guardians and TMNT respectively to top the charts.
They also discuss Obvious Child, Poster, No Good Deed (starring Idris Elba), One Hundred-Foot Journey and Molly bring in #FemWeds talk about Megan Fox as April O’Neal.

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08 / 08 / 14
What's in my Headphones? Gabe Mendoza reviews Cromega

morningamp:

This week, The Morning AMp’s Sr. Hip Hop Correspondent Gabe Mendoza reviewed Cormega’s newest album Mega Philosophy, the veteran Chicago rapper’s 8th album and his follow up to Raw Forever. He also talked with hosts Molly Adams and Brian Babylon about Lil’ Kim’s Nicki Minaj diss track and whether or not the music industry sets an “expiration date” for women in hip hop.

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