155 episodes

Podcast about stories & songs of Champaign-Urbana music. In each episode Sven sits down with a person from the C-U music scene to hear the story & the background of a favorite song they‘ve written

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Podcast about stories & songs of Champaign-Urbana music. In each episode Sven sits down with a person from the C-U music scene to hear the story & the background of a favorite song they‘ve written

    Bonus Episode 19: Kyle Fleming from Fleming Music Therapy

    Bonus Episode 19: Kyle Fleming from Fleming Music Therapy

    Sven chats with Kyle Fleming (He/Him) of Fleming Music Therapy to talk about his music therapy practice, what music therapy is used for, why music therapy works, and maybe why he might just say "abracadabra!" from time to time...

    Favorite Treat: Frozen Swiss Miss Rolls

    Website: https://flemingmusictherapy.org/

     

     

    • 50 min
    Episode 87 Briar Schlenker of the Briar Schlenker Trio - ”electrophorus”

    Episode 87 Briar Schlenker of the Briar Schlenker Trio - ”electrophorus”

    Sven sits down to chat with Briar (They/She) to chat about their song "electrophorus," what makes a great music community, some things we could do better, and their favorite non-musical thing.

    SONG: electrophorus by the briar schlenker trio

    BANDS:  the briar schlenker trio, ZOEY.xBRIAR, The Goodwin Avenue Trio, New Music Mosaic, Improviser's Exchange Ensemble

    Favorite Thing: Virgil's root beer and Pillsbury Cherry Toaster Strudel.

     

    Cover Photo: Joseph Abe Bell

    • 55 min
    Episode 86 - Sarah Durbin -”Live Wire”

    Episode 86 - Sarah Durbin -”Live Wire”

    Sven chats with Sarah Durbin (She/Her/Hers) about her song "Live Wire," learning from Ryan Groff (EP35), and her favorite non-musical thing.

    SONG: Live Wire

    ALBUM: Single

    BANDS: Jo's Corner, lyric theatre UIUC

    Favorite Thing: DIET COKE and Oreos

    Photographer: Ben Heppner

    • 36 min
    Episode 85 - Eli of Mermaid Heaven - ”Nightbloom”

    Episode 85 - Eli of Mermaid Heaven - ”Nightbloom”

    Sven chats with Eli (She/Her) of Mermaid Heaven about her song "nightbloom," what makes a good music scene, and her favorite non-musical thing.

    "You" Video: https://youtu.be/olhQMf1oLzA (NPR Tiny Desk Concert entry)

    SONG: nightbloom

    ALBUM: Single  

    BANDS: Dalipop (~2014) Sleeping okami (~2016) Mermaid Heaven (~2018 to present)

    Favorite Treat: Jameson on the rocks and an amazing, simple cheesecake

    • 42 min
    Bonus Episode 18 : Sean Kutzko - ChambanaJazz: Documenting the CU Jazz Scene

    Bonus Episode 18 : Sean Kutzko - ChambanaJazz: Documenting the CU Jazz Scene

    Sven sits down with Sean Kutzko (He/Him) to talk about his efforts with documenting, preserving, and promoting the Champaign-Urbana, Illinois jazz scene with ChambanaJazz. Memories of Nature's Table, and falling in love with jazz.


    https://www.chambanajazz.com/


    http://naturestable.net/

    If you have live recordings of jazz performances in CU please reach out to Sean Kutzko at: Sean@chambanajazz.com 

     

     

     

    • 47 min
    Bonus Episode 17 : Perimeter Road Music Festival 2022

    Bonus Episode 17 : Perimeter Road Music Festival 2022

    Sven chats with Deane Geiken (He/Him) and Adam Porter (He/Him) (EP26) about the upcoming Perimeter Road Music Festival May 7th, 2022 at Parkland College

    Parkland College (Lot B1)

    2400 W. Bradley Ave

    Champaign IL,61821

    Contact Info:

    Email: perimeterroad@gmail.com

    Phone: 217-373-3790

    Lineup:

    noon Anika Emily (EP39)

    1pm Disaster Kid

    2pm Melvin Knight (EP7)

    3pm Ashland

    4pm Moe Pesci

    5pm Modern Drugs (EP35 and EP58)

    6pm Union Avenue 

    • 26 min

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