MusicVox (Weekdays 4-6 PM)

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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.

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

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Frontman of the Aurora roots rock group Noah’s Arcade, Noah Gabriel joins Jesse Menendez of the MusicVox to discuss his recent return to Illinois, his time-away in Texas, and the release of his new band’s first album.

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

Up until recently, she’s been known as Psalm One’s hype woman. But now she stepped upfront as a solo artist with the release of her debut EP “Who Is Fluffy.” She joined Jesse Menendez on The MusicVox to talk about the project and its themes.

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

Derrick Clifton is an editorial fellow in the identity section of PolicyMic , he’s also a Masters candidate at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. He joins Jesse Menendez on the MusicVox to discuss the nuances of the Women Against Feminism movement, and his recent article “9 Photos Which Prove these Women Against Feminism Still Need Feminism”.

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

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

Brooklyn’s fuzzy garage rock trio Unicycle Loves You return to their old Chicago stomping grounds and sit down with Jesse Menendez of the MusicVox to discuss their new album and the romaticism of touring. Their love is true. (Is it too soon? Okay, it’s too soon.)

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

Atmospheric indie rock band Hundred Waters has been hailed as best new music by Pitchfork. Front woman Nicole joined Jesse Menendez to talk about the new album The Moon Rang Like A Bell, the accolades and whether or not they mean anything to the band.

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

The MusicVox intern Emily George spoke to owner of beloved Chicago music venue The Hideout about the history of the building, the little-house-that-could, built in the 1880s and outlasting over two centuries of Chicago history and music.

"Cowboys and Indies - The Epic History of the Record Industry," is being called the first definitive history on both sides of the Atlantic. The book covers more than 100 years and, among other things, it looks to demonstrate that to truly understand the industry’s future we must be knowledgeable of its past. Jesse Menendez spoke with the book’s author Gareth Murphy.

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

Fusing elements of jazz rock, raggae and R&B, Chicago’s multifaceted Fatbook recently released their self-titled album of genre blaring songs. Jesse Menendez of the MusicVox sits down with founding members Harjinder, Reed, and Evan to discuss the origin of their eclectic sound and their efforts to spark local social change both on and off the stage.

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