On-Air: Sundays 3pm-8pm
Host: Local Anesthetic
A graduate of the acclaimed Radio/Television department of Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Richard Milne has been a weekend and fill-in air personality with WXRT since July, 1986. In 1991 he created Chicago commercial radios longest running local music show, Local Anesthetic. [Read Richard’s Full Bio]
The latest releases from Anti/Beyond, Marty Casey, The Warmth, The Red Plastic Buddha, Pool Holograph and Sons of the Never Wrong on Local Anesthetic.
Fletcher Rockwell’s new “Help Me Get Better” is a solid and steady affair. Meet the band and get a preview of the album before its official release this Friday, exclusively on Local Anesthetic.
Great new Chicago releases from Varsity, Old Shoe, Stopt Clox, Fletcher Rockwell, Panda Riot and South City Revival on Local Anesthetic!
A lovely chat with Ratboys vocalist/guitarist Julia Steiner on Local Anesthetic last night. Lots of talk of songwriting and singing and life on the road and what lays ahead for an act that’s just begun to tap in to the magic of their music. Catch this current snapshot of a this talented troupe on last night’s Local Anesthetic on WXRT.
New releases from The Giving Tree, The North 41, Ratboys (my guests on this upcoming Sunday’s Anesthetic), The Kickback, Ovef Ow and Local Motive.
New music from Chicago artists Kyle Mann, Max Loebman, Sacha Mullin, Heather Lynne Horton, Kevin Andrew Prchal, Weep and Willow and Moritat!
New music from Chicagoans Kyle Mann, Kevin Andrew Prchal, Weep & Willow, Heather Lynne Horton, Max Loebman and Sacha Mullin will be heard this Sunday night at 10:30 on Local Anesthetic!
Hear the thoughts and sounds of a rock ‘n roll lifer; Meghan MacDuff on Local Anesthetic!
In bands since she was 15, Meghan MacDuff has emerged as a fine and powerful songwriter. Learn (and hear) more on Local Anesthetic, Sunday night at 10:30 here on XRT.
New music from Packy Lundholm, Mutts, John San Juan, Montrose Man, The New Zeitgeist, Sun Beard and Belleisle on last night’s Local Anesthetic!