Richard Milne

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]

Phil Angotti On This Sunday Night’s Local Anesthetic

Phil Angotti (The Idea, Material Reissue) joins me this Sunday at 7:30pm to discuss and play tracks from his new “Such Stories” release.

05/19/2017

Remembering Soundgarden’s Jawdropping 1989 Cabaret Metro Concert

Chris Cornell was my idea of what a lead vocalist should be.

05/18/2017

Local Anesthetic Playlist For Sunday, May 14, 2017 [Playlist & Free Download]

New releases from Panda Riot (radio debut!), Pink Frost, ODE, Phil Angotti, American Cosmonaut and The Saps on last night’s Local Anesthetic.

05/15/2017

Local Anesthetic Playlist For Sunday, May 7, 2017 [Playlist & Free Download]

Music and conversation with the delightfully engaging Jenny Bienemann and her “Every Soul Grows to the Light” release on last night’s Local Anesthetic.

05/08/2017

Jenny Bienemann On This Sunday Night’s Local Anesthetic!

Music and conversation with Chicago singer-songwriter Jenny Bienemann and her new release, “Every Soul Grows to the Light” on Local Anesthetic this Sunday night at 7:30.

05/05/2017

Local Anesthetic Playlist For Sunday, April 30, 2017 [Playlist & Free Download]

New releases from Steve Leaf and the Ex-Pats, Engine Summer, Will Bennett, The Thin Cherries, Post Child and Railway Gamblers on Local Anesthetic

05/01/2017

New Chicago Music On This Sunday Night’s Local Anesthetic

New Chicago music from The Thin Cherries, Post Child, Steve Leaf and the Ex-Pats, Engine Summer, Railway Gamblers and Will Bennett this Sunday night at 7:30

04/28/2017

Local Anesthetic Playlist For Sunday, April 23, 2017 [Playlist & Free Download]

Hear the new releases from Girl Named Nino, Penthouse Sweets, Layla Frankel, Radio Shaq, Max Subar and Bishop’s Daredevil Stunt Club on last night’s Local Anesthetic.

04/24/2017

New Chicago Music On This Sunday Night’s Local Anesthetic

New releases from The Bishop’s Daredevil Stunt Club, Max Subar, Girl Named Nino, Radio Shaq, The Penthouse Sweets and Layla Frankel this night at 7:30 on XRT.

04/22/2017

Local Anesthetic Playlist For Sunday, March 19, 2017 [Playlist & Free Download]

Sax player/guitarist Wes Cichosz discusses his two decade career in Chicago music and his new solo release “The Moon Threads a Needle”

04/19/2017

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