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This 5 Year Old Perfectly Recreates Bruce Lee Game Of Death Nunchuck Scene, Wins Internet

Forget the Mayweather/Pacquiao fight, this is the one you want to look out for!

05/05/2015

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Want More Vice on Your TV? You’re in Luck!

Over the years, I was always amused by Vice magazine.  In all seriousness, when I first visited Chicago in 2006, I consulted the Vice Guide to Chicago several times and for the most part, it […]

WXRT–05/05/2015

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The Rolling Stones Share “Bitch (Extended Version)” Ahead of Sticky Fingers Reissue

Four decades after the initial release of the triple-platinum classic, Sticky Fingers, the Rolling Stones are set to reissue the record alongside unreleased gems and alternate versions of your favorite tracks. Below you will find an extended take on “Bitch,” recorded in Mick Jagger’s home and features “the horns tying different lines and fills and it has not the ‘attack’ of the final version.”

WXRT–05/04/2015

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New Music Thursday: METZ – “Acetate” [Watch]

As heard on The Big Beat with Marty Lennartz, Canadian noise rockers/punks METZ are back with album #2 on May 5.  To keep things simple, they went with METZ II for the title.  Hey, it […]

WXRT–04/30/2015

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Django Django Post New “Reflections” Video [Watch]

In some publications and blogs, you might see Django Django listed as a London band, but their roots are in the fine country to the north.  I harp on this point all the time, but […]

WXRT–04/29/2015

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New Chemical Brothers Album to Feature Beck, St. Vincent and More [Listen]

Electro icons The Chemical Brothers have just announced studio album #8, Born in the Echoes.  The Chemical Brothers have never been shy when it comes to enlisting famous guest vocalists, having featured the voices of […]

WXRT–04/28/2015

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HEALTH Promote New Album Using Vomit [Watch]

Well, the marketing ploy has worked.  Well, it’s worked on me, at least.  L.A. band HEALTH have a new record coming out and you now know about it thanks to a new video of theirs […]

WXRT–04/26/2015

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How The Northern Ireland Troubles Inspired One Of U2’s Most Famous Songs [Rock & Roll Reality Check Episode 4]

Though Bono and the rest of the members of U2 grew up in Dublin far from the violence of Northern Ireland, he still was aware of the dividing lines that were so easily drawn. Given that he had a Protestant mother and a Catholic father, he must have felt his own share of difficulty figuring out where he fit in.

04/24/2015

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Hear The Strokes’ Fabrizio Moretti Remix Spoon’s “Inside Out”

Pitchfork reports that Spoon will be releasing an “Inside Out” remix EP on April 28.  One of the best tracks on Spoon’s latest album, They Want My Soul, will get the remix treatment from The […]

WXRT–04/22/2015