MICHAEL HEIDEMANN

On Air Host, Executive Producer Content Creator

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Ingrid Michaelson | New Album, Ukulele love & Chicago Accents

“That’s the thing about art… it all starts out from something in your mind.”

This week on Michael Heidemann‘s podcast I had the opportunity to speak with one of the world’s most quirky and passionate songwriters, Ingrid Michaelson.  We discuss everything from the quiet places she likes to pen her songs to what it feels like to have her music used as the soundtrack for a wedding.   Always the delight, Ingrid shares her favorite spot to visit when she comes to Chicago (hint: They have the best bread) and gives her best shot at a Chicago accent!

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Young Fathers | "White Men Are Black Men Too"

On Episode One with WGN’s music aficionado’s, Kevin Richter & Michael Heidemann – We sit down with Alloysious Massaquoi of the Mercury Prize winning band, Young Fathers.  Kayus Bankole, Graham Hastings & Alloysious Massaquoi of Young Fathers have put out one of the most eclectic and thought provoking albums of 2015 with White Men Are Black Men Too.  Coming off their Mercury Prize winning album “DEAD” — , an award that honors the best British Album of the past year (past winners including James Blake, Franz Ferdinand and the Arctic Monkeys) the Scottish group has been feverishly touring since they broke on to the scene with their first EP’s: Tape One and Tape Two.

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