WBEZ | Will Phalen http://www.wbez.org/tags/will-phalen Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Morning Shift: The cloistered life http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-03-05/morning-shift-cloistered-life-109812 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/Cover Flickr S John Davey.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>We get a preview of a Chicago City Council vote on the oil refining byproduct known as petcoke. Also, the life of a cloistered nun. Plus, the Americana sounds of Chicago&#39;s Will Phalen.</p><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-the-cloistered-life/embed?header=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-the-cloistered-life.js?header=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-the-cloistered-life" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: The cloistered life" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 08:46:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2014-03-05/morning-shift-cloistered-life-109812 Will Phalen performs live on 'Eight Forty-Eight' http://www.wbez.org/blog/bez/2012-02-27/will-phalen-performs-live-eight-forty-eight-96767 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/blog/photo/2012-February/2012-02-27/will phalen.jpg" alt="" /><p><div class="inset"><div class="insetContent"><p><span style="font-size: 10px;">Listen to Will Phalen perform on <em>Eight Forty-Eight</em></span></p><p><audio class="mejs mediaelement-formatter-identified-1332741208-1" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/sites/default/files/120227 phelan.mp3">&nbsp;</audio></p></div></div><p><a href="http://willphalen.com" target="_blank">Phalen</a> performed tunes off of his newest solo album <em>Holy Ghost/Gold Coast </em>throughout <em>Eight Forty-Eight</em>, though this time, he was joined by Chris Anderson on bass and guitar, and&nbsp;Shawn Rios on drums and bass. Host Tony Sarabia noted that Phalen had a sound similar to Nick Drake, a comparison the singer says he's alright with -- he's a big fan of Drake's.</p><p>Phalen will be at&nbsp;<a href="http://schubas.com/">Schuba's tonight at 8 pm</a>, but before you head there, watch him perform below. In this song, he's on guitar, but throughout the show you heard him on banjo and harmonica as well.&nbsp;</p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" mozallowfullscreen="" src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/37536488?title=0&amp;byline=0&amp;portrait=0&amp;color=ff0000" webkitallowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="338" width="601"></iframe></p><p>&nbsp;</p></p> Mon, 27 Feb 2012 17:56:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/blog/bez/2012-02-27/will-phalen-performs-live-eight-forty-eight-96767 The Paper Machete Radio Magazine 7/16/11: The Solid Gold Duets show http://www.wbez.org/blog/onstagebackstage/2011-07-20/paper-machete-radio-magazine-71611-solid-gold-duets-show-89408 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/blog/photo/2011-July/2011-07-20/tim and brendan.jpg" alt="" /><p><p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" class="caption" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/blog/insert-image/2011-July/2011-07-20/tim and brendan.jpg" style="width: 500px; height: 333px;" title="Tim Sniffen and Brendan Dowling (Photo by Matt Klingler)"></p><div><p>In this week's episode, <em>The Paper Machete</em> celebrates the power of two. <a href="http://www.tangelopie.com/">Tim Sniffen</a> and <a href="http://www.improvisedshakespeare.com/">Brendan Dowling</a> discuss the realm of the Bachmann's (that would be Marcus and Michele). <a href="http://historygirls.tumblr.com/">The History Girls</a> become Annie Sullivan and Helen Keller who talk about teacher pensions. And <a href="http://thepapermacheteshow.com/2010/09/14/coya-paz-on-boycotting-target/">Coya Paz</a> and <a href="http://thepapermacheteshow.com/2011/06/23/the-paper-machete-radio-magazine-issue-date-61111-podcast/">Ricky Gamboa</a> take down the campaign to take back Boystown. On your way out, you'll hear Will Phalen with music. As usual, if you can hear us, this magazine is LIVE. Download it <a href="http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=450280345">here</a>, or listen below.</p><p><audio class="mejs mediaelement-formatter-identified-1332483570-1" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/sites/default/files/thepapermachete-2011-07-16-machete-radio-mag.mp3">&nbsp;</audio></p><p>This Saturday's line-up thus far includes&nbsp;Spencer Ham (<a href="http://chicago.ioimprov.com/performers/173" target="_blank" title="http://chicago.ioimprov.com/performers/173">iO</a>, <a href="http://www.jellyvision.com/" target="_blank" title="http://www.jellyvision.com/">Jellyvision</a>),&nbsp;<a href="http://coreyandmo.blogspot.com/">Corey Rittmaster and Monique Madrid</a>,&nbsp;Fred Sasaki&nbsp;(<a href="http://www.the2ndhand.com/web69/ohio.html" target="_blank" title="http://www.the2ndhand.com/web69/ohio.html">writer</a>),&nbsp;Tim Paul aka&nbsp;"<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iuwDvh5DaP8">The Homosexualist</a>" and&nbsp;<a href="http://timeoutchicago.com/arts-culture/theater/249911/a-twist-of-water-at-route-66-theatre-company-theater-review">Julienne Bilker</a> who writes about theater for TimeOut Chicago.</p></div></p> Wed, 20 Jul 2011 14:06:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/blog/onstagebackstage/2011-07-20/paper-machete-radio-magazine-71611-solid-gold-duets-show-89408