The Embraceables, a "soulful pop" band from Chicago, are known for dressing in purple and throwing balloon parties in the middle of their performances. When I went to one of their shows a few months ago, singer Maggie swallowed one of those long balloons right in the middle of a song (a trick she learned from a local magician friend). Music too was excellent - catchy, playful, joyful, and so we were excited to invite them to do a set during our Wednesday live performance series on Vocalo 89.5 (8-9 pm). They played songs from their first album "Stories" as well as a brand new one "Wanna" . Vocalo MusicVox host Jesse talked to them about their feminism-inspired lyrics and their fascination with purple color. The Embraceables live in Mabie Performance Studio (9/8/10). Interviewed by Jesse Menendez. Engineered by Adam Yoffe. Edited by Fyodor Sakhnovski. The Embraceables interview "Wash" by The Embraceables (Live in Mabie Studio) "Wash" by The Embraceables live in Mabie Listen to their new song "Wanna" and download "Panties in the Sink" for FREE here!!