07 / 18 / 14
Twin Peaks talk Wild Onion and collaborative approach to writing songs
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vocalomusicvox:

Chicago’s Twin Peaks have been on a rapid rise since the release of their first album Sunken. The band joined Jesse Menendez to talk about new music, their collaborative approach to writing songs and how they may have played a small part in Chance The Rapper’s 10 Days Mixtape.

New album Wild Onion comes out 8/5.

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

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06 / 11 / 14
The Hudson Branch on Live From Studio 10 (aired June 2014)
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Since forming, Chicago’s The Hudson Branch have been combining folk rock melodies with, sometimes, offbeat arrangements and rhythms to craft their signature atmospheric pop sound. On their new album Kina Ze Swah, the band continues to evolve; exploring a wide sonic palette of instrumentation.

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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05 / 29 / 14
Paul Cary and The Small Scarys on Live From Studio 10 (aired May 2014)
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On their new album, Coyote, Chicago’s singer/songwriter Paul Cary covers a lot of musical territory with his band The Small Scarys. The gritty production gives the album undeniable edge, while the songs veer from wailing vocals to haunting drones to psychedelic grooves. The band has honed in on a sound that’s both unnerving and alluring.

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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05 / 21 / 14
The Damn Choir on Live From Studio 10 (aired May 2014)
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On their sophomore album, “Creatures of HabitThe Damn Choir explore faith and its dogma. The result is an album that is permeated with sincere expression and personal struggle and the arrangements are serene with a touch of anxiety. Of course, “faith” is not the only theme heard on the album. The band tackles a variety of other enduring topics like love and of course a few odes to Chicago.

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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05 / 13 / 14

Watch Secret Colours perform "City Slicker" Live From Studio 10 on Vocalo

Check out the full podcast of Secret Colours’ live performance here: https://soundcloud.com/livefromstudio10/secretcolours

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

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05 / 02 / 14
FinleyKnight weave multi-layered beats and synths on debut album
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vocalomusicvox:

Chicago indie electronic duo FinleyKnight have combined multi-layered synths and beats to create their debut full-length album. The duo joined Jesse Menendez on The MusicVox to talk about the album, working with producer Joey Waronker (Atoms For Peace, Beck, REM), and trying out new songs on unsuspecting crowds in Argentina.

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

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05 / 02 / 14
Monthly Film Roundup with Matt Fagerholm
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morningamp:

Film expert Matt Fagerholmof the Ebert Company and Indie Outlook, stopped by the Morning AMp to share his experiences at Ebertfest in Champaign, IL with hosts Molly Adams and Brian Babylon. Fagerholm also shared his reviews of a round of new films in his monthly box office round-up.

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04 / 28 / 14

Archie Powell and The Exports on Live From Studio 10 - 4/29

Chicago’s Archie Powell and The Exports deliver a downpour of raucous rock at their live shows and on their recordings. The new album Back In Black is filled to capacity with driving guitar riffs and inexhaustible energy. We’re excited to welcome the group in our studio for a chat about the album as well as some good old rockin’!

Tune in Tues. 4/29 at 8 PM CT on 90.7 FM (CHI) / 89.5 FM (NWI) or stream at www.vocalo.org/player

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04 / 23 / 14
Tall Walker on Live From Studio 10 (aired April 2014)
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Chicago’s Tall Walker create songs that are contemplative in mood and delivered with a touch of Classic Rock sensibilities. The band evokes a sense of familiarity while conjuring their own unique imagery through lyrics and sound.

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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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

Source: SoundCloud / Vocalo's Music Vox

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03 / 27 / 14
The Ivorys on Live From Studio 10 (aired March 2014)
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Fusing gritty garage blues and early punk aesthetics, The Ivorys have been a staple of Chicago’s music scene for more than a decade. In that time, the band has grown a reputation for their straight forward, catchy and driving tunes.

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 local bands and music artists (with an occasional national act stopping by). 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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03 / 25 / 14
Vocalo on WBEZ Ep. 98 - Adolescent Dress Codes, The Ivories, DJ Bizzon
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In this episode: We begin the show by talking about leggings! Morning AMp Listener Ty was stirred up about the Evanston school district’s recent restriction on leggings. Does a newly added ban to the dress code help or hurt the situation? Listeners weighed in on the debate with hosts Molly Adams and Brian Babylon.

Also, Fusing gritty garage blues and early punk aesthetics, The Ivorys have been a staple of Chicago’s music scene for more than a decade. In that time, the band has grown a reputation for their straight forward, catchy and driving tunes. The band stopped by our Performance Studio for a live set and conversation with Jesse Menendez.

We close the show with a killer set by Vocalo DJ Collective member - DJ Bizzon. Tune in!

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03 / 25 / 14
Block 2 Block with Kaylee Preston (Rabble Rabble, Bleach Party)
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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 from Kaylee Preston, who profiles Old Irving Park. Kaylee is a drummer in Chicago bands Rabble Rabble and Bleach Party.

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

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03 / 24 / 14
July Talk create a vocal styling that "really shouldn't work but it works so well"
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vocalomusicvox:

Many bands claim to defy genre but few actually do. Toronto’s July Talk augments the gritty blues rock sound with an unusual juxtaposition of two very different vocal styles that captivates the listener throughout the entirety of their self-titled debut album. Singer Peter Dreimanis spoke with Jesse Menendez on The MusicVox about their approach to vocals and the themes of heartache heard on the album.

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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