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Kevin Parker of Tame Impala performs at the 2014 Big Day Out Festival. (Matt Roberts/Getty Images)

Around The World of Music: The Amazing Sounds of Australia

Last week, we looked at music of Scandinavia and I know deep down you’re looking to go to a warmer climate after being stuck in 100 plus days of cold. My goal is to take […]

03/12/2015

4th Annual Sean Penn & Friends HELP HAITI HOME Gala Benefiting J/P Haitian Relief Organization - Red Carpet

Funny Or Die Gets Michael Bolton to Play Michael Bolton in ‘Office Space’

This is the best thing you’ll see all day.  How did Michael Bolton feel about being referred to as an “ass clown” in Mike Judge’s 1999 masterpiece, Office Space?  Yeah!  You see?  That’s something that […]

WXRT–03/11/2015

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Eric Clapton’s Greatest Solos

It’s Eric Clapton and friends on our Friday Feature this week as we showcase one of the most famous guitarists is rock history. The legends are many: going into extended isolation to perfect his sound, […]

WXRT–03/11/2015

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My Brain on MTV: The Dead Milkmen – ‘Punk Rock Girl’

As someone that grew up with MTV on pretty much at all times from the ages of 8 through 16 or so, to say that it was part of my musical upbringing is a bit […]

WXRT–03/10/2015

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Clear Away The Gray With This Stunning Video Of Austria

As the snow melts away and Chicago slowly turns the page on winter, we’ll begin to enjoy the beautiful sites of nature.

03/10/2015

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John Oliver’s ‘Last Week Tonight’ Tells Us Why Daylight Saving Time Is Stupid [Watch]

When I was a kid, those first few days of daylight saving time were pretty awesome.  It was always the first Sunday in April, it was starting to warm up, you could build bike jumps […]

WXRT–03/09/2015

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Take A Look At What It’s Like To Speed Skate Across Lake Michigan

One cool feature the ice cold temperatures of this winter produced was breathtaking views of Lake Michigan and the surrounding landscape.

03/09/2015

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Buffalo Springfield’s Best

They were only together for a short time, but it was long enough to get into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and spawn several even bigger bands. Their blend of country and rock […]

WXRT–03/09/2015

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Another Coldplay Remix: Norwegian DJ Kygo Takes on ‘Midnight’

It’s tough to think of a mainstream band whose music is remixed more often than Coldplay’s.  How many bands inspire blog posts that share the top remixes of their songs from a certain calendar year?  […]

WXRT–03/06/2015