Marc Alghini

Overnights, Weekends

At the age of thirteen, Marc convinced WMXM, the college radio station in Lake Forest, to let him do a radio show. While there, he educated himself on the cutting-edge music of the early and mid 1980’s. [Read Marc's Full Bio]

batman_310

Batman: The Ride Reimagined

It was about 21 years ago, Six Flags Great America debuted Batman: The Ride , the world’s first inverted (train runs under the track) roller coaster and for 20 of those years, it’s been one of the theme park’s most popular ride. When one of the XRT Account Executive Lauren, asked if I would like head out to Great America last week to check out a re-imagined Batman The Ride called Batman The Ride, Backwards, I jumped at the chance.

05/16/2013

vadering-9

Newest Internet Craze: Move Over Harlem Shake, Here Comes Vadering

We’ve Planked, we’ve done the Harlem Shake and we’ve posted pictures of Grumpy Cat.

04/03/2013

UK: The Nokia Isle of Wight Festival 2004 - Day Three

Bowie’s Birthday & We Get The Gift! New Song, Album From David Bowie! [First Listen]

Today on XRT, we celebrate the birthdays of Rock Royalty, Elvis Presley and David Bowie. Late last night, as I was preparing to get on the air, David Bowie’s website announced not only his birthday [...]

WXRT–01/08/2013

sonicyouthguitar

Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore’s Iconic Jazzmaster Guitar Stolen

<Sonic Youth's Founder and Guitarist Thurston Moore posted yesterday that his iconic 1966 Black Fender Jazzmaster was stolen from a Philadelphia motel this past Wednesday Night. If you've ever seen Sonic Youth perform you're quite [...]

12/14/2012

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Winds Through New York City

The Essential Thanksgiving Playlist

As my family and friends gather from near and far, an essential part of prepping our Thanksgiving feast besides champagne and wine is music, especially for the cooks in the kitchen. Everyone is invited to [...]

11/19/2012

LCD Soundsystem

Miles Davis Improvs w/ LCD Soundsystem [Watch]

With the demise of Hostess, this might be the perfect diversion for those wallowing in the search for the Twinkie. For a number of years, there have been Mash-ups, producers taking two songs and mixing [...]

11/16/2012

Photo by David Sutton/suttonstudios.com

Lollapalooza 2012: Essential Chicago Dive Bars

You might be looking for something to do after each night’s Lollapalooza performances down at Grant Park. Chicago has a wonderful reputation for some amazing neighborhood bars and taverns. If you’re shut out of the [...]

08/03/2012

(Photo by Roger Kisby/Getty Images)

Lollapalooza 2012: 10 Essential Late Night Eats

I have heaps of friends from out of town or the suburbs coming downtown this weekend for Lollapalooza 2012. Every year, the first question I get asked is after the fest finishes where can I [...]

08/01/2012

alghini

Marc Alghini Bio

At the age of thirteen, Marc convinced WMXM, the college radio station in Lake Forest, to let him do a radio show. While there, he educated himself on the cutting-edge music of the early and [...]

07/17/2012

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 802 other followers