WBEZ | Kate Simko http://www.wbez.org/tags/kate-simko Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en DJ Series: Musician and sound designer Kate Simko goes solo http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-06-10/dj-series-musician-and-sound-designer-kate-simko-goes-solo-87687 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/segment/photo/2011-June/2011-06-10/pic-kate simko 01.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Throughout the hour, <em>Eight Forty-Eight</em> heard from Chicago musician <a href="http://www.katesimko.com/" target="_blank">Kate Simko</a>, who performed&nbsp; tracks from her forthcoming release, <em>Lights Out</em>. The album hits the digital shelves on Monday, June 13. It will be out on vinyl and compact disc the following week. <em>Lights Out</em> is Simko’s debut solo effort, but it’s hardly her first release.<br> <br> She’s put out dozens of songs and collaborated on a full-length album with Chilean artist Andres Bucci. In 2008, she scored the locally-produced documentary, <a href="http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/atomsmashers/" target="_blank"><em>The Atom Smashers</em></a>.</p><p>She spoke to host Alison Cuddy as part of <em>Eight Forty-Eight's <a href="http://www.wbez.org/DJ" target="_blank">DJ Series</a></em>.</p><p><strong>Kate Simko played:</strong><br> "Flight Into BA" from her release, <em>Lights Out</em> (Hello? Repeat)<br> "Mind On You"from her release, <em>Lights Out</em> (Hello? Repeat)</p><p><strong>More sounds from Simko:</strong><br> "Cairo" from her release, <em>Lights Out</em> (Hello? Repeat)</p><p><audio class="mejs mediaelement-formatter-identified-1332483518-1" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/sites/default/files/web-extra_simko_Cairo.mp3">&nbsp;</audio></p><p>"Bikini Atoll" from her release, <em>Lights Out</em> (Hello? Repeat)</p><p><audio class="mejs mediaelement-formatter-identified-1332483518-1" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/sites/default/files/web-extra_simko_Bikini Atoll.mp3">&nbsp;</audio></p><p>"Mira Vos" from her release, <em>Lights Out</em> (Hello? Repeat)</p><p><audio class="mejs mediaelement-formatter-identified-1332483518-1" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/sites/default/files/web-extra_simko_Mira Vos.mp3">&nbsp;</audio></p></p> Fri, 10 Jun 2011 14:17:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-06-10/dj-series-musician-and-sound-designer-kate-simko-goes-solo-87687