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]

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

Local Anesthetic Playlist For Sunday, April 16, 2017 [Playlist & Free Download]

Music and conversation with The Drastics drummer/producer Anthony Abbinanti about their fine new album “Noir”. Rub-a-dub!

04/17/2017

The Drastics On This Sunday Night’s Local Anesthetic!

The Drastics’ “Noir” is my favorite Chicago release of 2017 so far! Let’s find out more from drummer/producer Anthony Abbinanti on Local Anesthetic, Sunday night at 7:30 here on XRT.

04/14/2017

Local Anesthetic Playlist For Sunday, April 9, 2017 [Playlist & Free Download]

The newest releases from Chicago bands Addisons, The Right Now, Jenny Bienemann, Joy Poppers, The Drastics, Dark Fog and Lucky Boys Confusion on last night’s Local Anesthetic.

04/10/2017

New Chicago Music On This Sunday Night’s Local Anesthetic!

New Chicago music from the mugs pictured above, the Addisons, The Drastics, Jenny Beinemann, Lucky Boys Confusion, The Right Now, Dark Fog, and the Joypoppers, Sunday night at 7:30 here on XRT!

04/07/2017

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