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Hear A Vintage Marley Sunday Night Concert

One of the perks of having been “Chicago’s Finest Rock” all these years is the accumulation of incredible treasures we are fortunate to have in our archives. This weekend we will share another piece of […]

04/11/2014

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25 Of The Best Music Movies Curently Streaming On Netflix

Looking to keep warm indoors this weekend? For those who have a subscription to Netflix Instant Streaming, you might be surprised at how many good movies about music are currently available. Most of them are documentaries, but it’s easy to pass the time when you have interesting musical stories that haven’t been told yet. With new releases all the time, there are good films that you probably haven’t even heard of. Get the popcorn ready, because we’re looking at 25 of the best movies about music on Netflix.

WXRT–02/08/2014

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Free Bob Marley Wallpaper For This Week’s Friday Feature

While we endure the chill of Chicago in January, let’s squeeze some of summer’s considerable pleasures into our weekend plans — and what better music to accompany our pursuit of sheer pleasure than reggae’s first […]

01/16/2014

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The Marleys Friday Feature

Forget the cold and feel the groove all day, thanks to Bob, Rita, Ziggy and the rest, starting with the XRT Morning Show.

01/15/2014

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Vampire Weekend, Beck, Fiona Apple, on Starbucks Covers Compilation

You won’t be seeing this compilation on the rack next to the breath mints and Madeleine cookies for a few months now, but when you do see it at the front of Starbucks, it’ll be pretty enticing.

12/13/2013

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The Road To Reed: Following A Trail Of Musical Influence

Over the last few days, copious amounts of Lou Reed and Velvet Underground have been emitted over airwaves, seeped through earbuds, and blasted through the speakers hitched to turntables. I would be lying if I said […]

WXRT–10/31/2013

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Wait No More for “Wait in Vain” Remix by Jim James [Listen]

It is an unfortunate truth that there are people in this world that have gone through the heartache of waiting for someone they love to return their affections. The waiting itself is painful, but what […]

06/11/2013

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“The Dude Abides!” Playlist For The 15th Anniversary Of The Big Lebowski

Today is the fifteen-year-anniversary of the movie, “The Big Lebowski”. Directed and written by the Coen brothers, Ethan and Joel, the movie still remains relevant today and “The Dude” is has become an iconic character. […]

03/06/2013

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Newly Discovered Ocean Parasite Named After Bob Marley

In most cases, having a new species named after you would be pretty incredible, but we’re not sure if that’s really the case for a newly discovered ocean parasite that has been dubbed after Jamaican […]

07/17/2012

Remembering Reggae Icon Bob Marley, 30 Years Later

Whether you were alive or not while he was, if you have a love and appreciation for reggae music, then you owe much of that to Nesta Robert “Bob” Marley. So what was the universal […]

05/11/2011

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