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Wendy Rice’s first personal encounter with radio was in her hometown of Champaign, Illinois where she wrote and produced a weekly fifteen minute segment on high school news for a local radio station. She was seventeen years old and hasn’t strayed from the microphone since.[Read Wendy's Full Bio]
It was a year of memorable concerts, including Talking Heads at Poplar Creek, Roxy Music at the Pavillion, U2 at the Aragon, David Bowie at the Horizon, REM in an XRT budget show at Park [...]
Next week: 1983 This Week’s Playlist: 1992 Song – Artist Steam – Peter Gabriel Love – The Sundays Friday I’m in Love – The Cure Beneath the Damage and the Dust – Peter Himmelman Saturday [...]
1975. The Vietnam war finally ended, Mayor Richard J. Daley was reelected to an unprecedented 5th term, Bruce Springsteen was simultaneously on the covers of Time and Newsweek, and by the end of the year, [...]
1971: The new decade was just starting to rise from the shadows of the tumultuous ’60s. But let’s not get overly dramatic. The essence of 1971 was a lot of great music that holds up [...]
1984. When Lin Brehmer was lured to Chicago with the promise of a World Series (ooops) and the Regular Guy got off a Belmont Avenue bus and started sharing his unique style of film criticism [...]
That’s a 1977 photo of your shaggy best friend in the whole world with one of the best bands in the whole world. It was an exciting time for music and culture and we’re not [...]
1970. Jimi and Janis. Nixon, Kent State, The Partridge Family, Earth Day, Apollo 13, M*A*S*H. A new decade dawned in the shadows of the turbulent ’60s. Even though XRT’s debut was two years into the [...]
1988, starring Bono, John McClane, Tracy Chapman, Dan Quayle, Murphy Brown, and the Traveling Wilburys. It’s been 25 years since Michael Jordan won his first MVP trophy and those big banks of artificial lights went [...]
1979 drew to a close with XRT’s 6th annual Listener Poll, and considering the memorable albums from Talking Heads, Neil Young, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Nick Lowe, and the Clash, it’s a bit of a [...]
It was in 1992 when Chicagoans learned more that we ever wanted to know about the 50 miles of freight tunnels deep in the bowels of our fair city. That’s the year when a piling [...]
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