Sven continues last weeks’ conversation with rapsmith AMS, touching on his C-U family roots, his role in the C-U hip-hop community, and the importance of having a vibrant music scene, no matter what city you’re in.

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Episode 85 – Eli of Mermaid Heaven – ”Nightbloom” Champaign Is Also A Band

Sven chats with Eli (She/Her) of Mermaid Heaven about her song "nightbloom," what makes a good music scene, and her favorite non-musical thing. "You" Video: https://youtu.be/olhQMf1oLzA (NPR Tiny Desk Concert entry) SONG: nightbloom ALBUM: Single   BANDS: Dalipop (~2014) Sleeping okami (~2016) Mermaid Heaven (~2018 to present) Favorite Treat: Jameson on the rocks and an amazing, simple cheesecake

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