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

6tokyo police club, pop, rock, indie, music, Chicago, public radio, Vocalo, indie rock, forcefield,

03 / 27 / 14
The Ivorys on Live From Studio 10 (aired March 2014)

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

6live, rock, indie, indie rock, music, live music, live radio, Chicago, public radio, Vocalo, The Ivorys, live from studio 10,

03 / 25 / 14
Vocalo on WBEZ Ep. 98 - Adolescent Dress Codes, The Ivories, DJ Bizzon

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!

Source: SoundCloud / vocalo

6Vocalo, WBEZ, radio show, public radio, music, leggings, schools, dress code, the ivories, rock, indie, garage rock, punk, DJ bizzon, bizzon, teamvocalo,

03 / 25 / 14
Block 2 Block with Kaylee Preston (Rabble Rabble, Bleach Party)

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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

Source: SoundCloud / vocalo

6Story, personal story, drums, drummer, Kaylee Preston, Rabble Rabble, bleach party, Chicago, Old Irving Park, public radio, music, Vocalo, rock, indie, garage rock,

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

6Interview, Vocalo, public radio, Chicago, Toronto, Cananda, July Talk, SXSW, blues, rock, indie, music,

03 / 20 / 14
The MusicVox at SXSW - Ume
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Jesse Menendez spoke with Lauren Larson, front woman of Austin rock band Ume at SXSW. She talked about their show with Blondie, their new album Monuments, and some of the recording process behind it.

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

Source: SoundCloud / Vocalo's Music Vox

6music, Ume, SXSW, Austin, Chicago, public radio, Vocalo, rock, alternative, indie, interview,

03 / 12 / 14
Model Stranger on Live From Studio 10 (aired March 2014)

Model Stranger have always prided themselves on their frenetic live shows. It’s that raw energy that’s often present in their recorded work. But when it came time to record their latest, they took a different approach. On their new EP, The Changing Score, the rock trio has given “the studio” a chance, and the result is 4 incredibly well-produced anthemic pop rock tracks.

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

6Model Stranger, Chicago, public radio, Vocalo, music, live radio, live music, rock, pop, indie,

03 / 10 / 14

Redgrave on Live From Studio 10

What started as a series of iPod demo recordings on a broken down acoustic guitar, has evolved into a distorted wall of driving garage rock songs and a debut EP that followed, when drummer Stephen Howard joined forces with singer Angie Mead. Now Chicago duo Redgrave is ready to unleash new material over the course of this year in a series of digitally released singles. We’ll talk about new music and of course hear some of it live. 

Tune in 8 PM CT, Tues. 3/11 on 90.7 FM / 89.5 FM or stream at www.vocalo.org/player 

6Redgrave, rock, garage, indie, Vocalo, Chicago, public radio, music, live music, live radio,

03 / 07 / 14
Matthew Santos talks Global Warming and plans for new release
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On his current album Quickly Disappearing, Chicago-based singer / songwriter Matthew Santos crafts songs that are both personal and socially conscious. Matthew joined Jesse Menendez on The MusicVox to talk about his music, past collaborations with Lupe Fiasco, his trip to Alaska and how it inspired thoughts on Global Warming to seep into his latest record, and what he plans to do on his upcoming release.

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

Source: SoundCloud / Vocalo's Music Vox

6matthew santos, folk, indie, pop, music, Vocalo, public radio, Chicago, global warming, Alaska, lupe fiasco,

03 / 03 / 14

Model Stranger on Live From Studio 10

Model Stranger have always prided themselves on delivering an incredible live show experience. Even on their recordings, the band sought to capture the raw energy of the live sound above all. On their new EP, The Changing Score, the rock trio has given “the studio” a chance, and released 4 incredibly well-produced anthemic pop rock tracks. We’ll talk about the new music and the new approach to capturing the sound, and of course we’ll hear the guys rock!

Tune in Tues. 3/4 at 8 PM CT on 90.7 FM (CHI) / 89.5 FM (NWI) or stream at www.vocalo.org/player 

6Model Stranger, Vocalo, public radio, Chicago, pop, rock, indie,

02 / 17 / 14
David Costa talks dark spirituality on his new album, The Last Prophet

Northwest Indiana MC David Costa is following up The Starving Artist with an upcoming prequel, The Last Prophet. He sat down with Jesse Menendez to discuss what goes into creating a prequel.

The MusicVox airs M-F 4-6 PM on 90.7 FM (CHI) / 89.5 FM (NWI) and streams at www.vocalo.org/player.

Source: SoundCloud / vocalo

6david costa, northwest indiana, rap, indie rap, hip-hop, indie, music, chicago, the last prophet, jesse menendez, vocalo, talk radio, public radio,

02 / 14 / 14
Graham Colton re-envisions his sound on new album Lonely Ones

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Oklahoma singer / songwriter Graham Colton is currently on tour in support of his new album Lonely Ones. He joined Jesse Menendez on The MusicVox to talk about the new album, the unorthodox approach he took to create it and of course his high school football days being a quarter back and team mates with NFL wide receiver Wess Welker.

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

Source: SoundCloud / Vocalo's Music Vox

6Graham Colton, Oklahoma, Chicago, public radio, Vocalo, rock, indie, music, indie rock, indie folk, folk,

02 / 07 / 14
Tall Walker write songs derived from doubt and speculation

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Last month, Chicago’s indie rock trio Tall Walker released an impressive self-titled EP, a collection of songs that will make you torn between moving to the strong melodies and listening to thoughtful narratives found on each track. The band spoke with Jesse Menendez on The MusicVox about what brought them together and what inspires their creative process.

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

Source: SoundCloud / Vocalo's Music Vox

6Tall Walker, Chicago, public radio, Vocalo, music, indie, rock,

02 / 05 / 14
The Flips on Live From Studio 10 (aired Jan 2014)

Chicago’s indie rock quintet The Flips are known for earnest songs that tackle themes of faith, religion and identity through contemplative self-reflection and at times, outright anger and frustration. The band’s latest album A Harm Deep But Shining epitomizes these inner struggles through melodic arrangements that spiral into bursts of distortion and feedback.

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

6The Flips, Flips, music, rock, indie, indie rock, Chicago, Vocalo, live from studio 10, public radio, live music, radio, live radio, identity, faith, religion,

02 / 04 / 14
Marrow talk new music and new approach to writing it

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When Kids These Days broke up, most of the members were already involved in other various project. One such new project is an indie rock band Marrow. The group joined Jesse Menendez on The MusicVox to discuss their new sound, new approach to writing music and preview new tracks.

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

Source: SoundCloud / Vocalo's Music Vox

6Marrow, music, public radio, Vocalo, indie, rock, pop, Chicago,

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