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Ready For More? U2's Next Album Is Almost Complete
If you were fond of Songs Of Innocence or outraged that U2 would appear in your music library without permission, we have news for you. Radio.com reports bassist Adam Clayton revealed that the new album is about 70% done with the band needing to...
Lin Interviews Bill Cosby [Listen]
As you already know from avidly listening to the WXRT Morning Show on a daily basis, Lin LOVES playing some of Bill Cosby's classic bits on the radio. When it rains, it's "Noah". For Halloween, it's "Chicken Heart". One of Lin's other favorites is...
DON'T PANIC! How To Deal With The Ebola Outbreak
The Ebola epidemic in west Africa has killed more than three-thousand people, and now a man who traveled to Texas from Liberia has become the first patient diagnosed in the US. If you're like some of my best friends in the world, you may be asking,...
Beer Hoptacular Returns!
It's a celebration for all true beer enthusiasts! Win a pair of passes to the Beer Hoptacular at Aragon Ballroom to taste craft beers and watch home-brewer demonstrations!
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Are You Going To San Francisco? Scott McKenzie And The Summer Of Love
If you remember the Summer of Love, you probably remember Scott McKenzie. If you cherish one hit wonders, you probably remember Scott McKenzie. He died two years ago, but this is the anniversary of his birth, and good enough reason to remember, or be...
Prius Route to Rock, Vol. 131: Fleetwood Mac, JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound, Warpaint
What are you looking for this weekend? A couple of arena rock shows with one of the best-selling bands of all-time? Yup, those are there. A 20th anniversary celebration of one of Chicago's finest record labels, Bloodshot Records, with one of...
Jimmy Page Conditionally Ponders 2015 Solo Tour
Jimmy Page appears to have been doing some thinking about what is, and what will never be.
Need A Costume Idea? Try Phish's "Musical Costume" With 5 Of Their Best Halloween Shows
Few bands invoke the level of excitement, anticipation, and curiosity on Halloween as Phish. Phish are known for covering another band’s album in its entirety calling it a “musical costume.” In honor of Phish playing a sold out three night run from...
The self titled debut (also known as Cabretta) from this New York by way of San Francisco combo was an amazing minimalist blend of spidery east coast soul and new wave punk. Produced by the legendary Jack Nitzsche and sung by the late great Willy...
Hump Day Unusual Moment: Shonen Knife "Cookie Day"
Kurt Cobain liked them so much that he invited them to open Nirvana's Nevermind tour. Kitsch-pop from Japan from a trio of women, it's Shonen Knife. But wait. There's more. Their 1998 album Happy Hour contained some silly songs. One of those silly...
"By Far The Number One Movie This Week" The Regular Guy Reviews The Equalizer
Denzel Washington is back for revenge in the remake of the 80's TV show, The Equalizer.
U2's Songs Of Innocence Now Eligible For Grammy Awards
One caveat in U2's massive Songs Of Innocence release is that it would miss the September 30th cutoff date to gain eligibility for the next Grammy Awards. Even though the album was made available before September 30th, Grammy regulations stipulate...
Hear Aretha Franklin's Roaring Cover Of Adele's "Rolling In The Deep"
Adele's "Rolling In The Deep" may be a popular karaoke track, but given her vocal range and sound, very few people have the ability to replicate her. One individual that can do this is Aretha Franklin, and does she ever.
XRT/Billions First Impressions Concert Series With D.D. Dumbo
The XRT/Billions First Impressions Concert Series has brought audiences an impressive list of artists to intimate Chicago venues. Attending First Impressions Concert leaves both artists and fans saying I was there when... From Lord Huron, Strand Of...
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