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7 Reasons To Hideout At The Hideout Block Party & Onion A.V. Fest This Weekend
The title alone "Hideout Block Party & Onion A.V. Fest," is reason enough. But here are 7 more. 7. The Vibe. The Hideout Block Party is a literal extension of the laid back yet established attitude that dwells in the 100-year-old house...
Butch Vig Talks 'Sonic Highways': Foo Fighter's 'Epic' New Album And HBO Documentary
In a recent phone interview, renowned producer and musician Butch Vig shared with Marty Lennartz some much awaited details about Foo Fighters' eighth studio album, Sonic Highways, due to release November 10th. Vig worked with the Foo’s on their 2011...
John Lennon's Killer Says He's 'Sorry For Being Such An Idiot'
More than 30 years after killing John Lennon, Mark David Chapman is finally showing a bit of remorse.
Hear The Killers Live on Letterman Performance This Sunday Night On XRT
In 2012 The Killers came back with a bang with the release of their fourth studio album Battle Born after taking a two year hiatus to pursue solo projects and get some much deserved rest. The extended hiatus served well for the band as Batlle Born...
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WE Care A Lot: Faith No More To Release First Album In 18 Years
Rolling Stone is reporting that legendary Bay Area band Faith No More will be releasing their first album in 18 years sometime next year. Bassist Bill Gould says that the band is free and clear of any contractual obligations with record labels and...
Who Heard Blues Breakers Last Night? Playlist With Notes
I hope you didn't get confused by the Monday holiday and miss Blues Breakers last night because it was a good one. Giles Corey is having an album release party this Friday at Rosa's so we played a real nice track from his new record. Our Artist of...
Why Teachers Rock
Teachers are a little bit like radio DJs. They have to put on a show every day. They have to present the vintage material in a way that makes it sound fresh and relevant and demonstrate that the new stuff is a logical progression from the past. They...
Going Solo: 10 Great Solo Albums [Playlist]
A solo album can be a really gutsy move, but it's always exciting to to hear how the music turns out compared to the the band the artist is from. There are a lot of solo efforts made by very talented and accomplished musicians that aren't nearly as...
This Week On XRT: Programming Highlights
♦ New Music Thursday w/ Ryan Adams ♦ X Friday Feature ♦ Saturday Morning Flashback 1977 ♦ Sunday Night Concert ♦
Goose Island 312 Urban Block Party
Win tickets to the 312 Urban Block Party Featuring The Breeders, Cayucas, Unknown Mortal Orchestra and Thao And The Get Down Stay Down at Goose Island Brewery on September 20th.
Love For Latin All Around Town
A little samba dancing on your ears. Some spicy vittles awakening your taste buds. That’s that Latin flavor, amigos, and it’s muey caliente in the Windy City. This is Audarshia Townsend, also known as the 312 Dining Diva.
Saturday Morning Flashback: 1967 [Playlist]
After Saturday's show, I was inspired to take a stroll and visit an old friend: our giant Picasso. I was just a kid when it was unveiled, but I remember that the reception was not so friendly. Was it a horse? A woman? A bird? Someone wanted to...
Breakfast With The Beatles: August 31, 2014
All you need is love... and Chicago's longest running and most popular Beatles show! Terri Hemmert, named "Chicago's #1 Beatles Fan and foremost authority on the Fab Four." This Sunday's playlist is posted below: Breakfast With The...
Discovering Music In The Digital World
The art of discovering music has transformed. What was once the ever so delicate twist of a dial, landing on a patch free of static, and clinging to the melodies shining like beacon through a fog of crackles, has now become an expansive matrix filled...
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