Marty Lennartz

SBTRKT (Photo by Karl Walter/Getty Images for Coachella)

The Big Beat: September 1, 2014 [Playlist]

The Big Beat is Chicago Radio’s premiere program for modern sounds from artists both domestic and abroad. It’s the kind of music that flies just under the radar of the mainstream.

24 hours ago

Premiere Of "Sound City" - Red Carpet

Butch Vig Talks Yellow Phone Music Conference [Interview]

Butch will be featured as a key note speaker at this year’s Yellow Phone Music Conference, held at the Milwaukee Regency Hotel in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

08/30/2014

King Tuff (Photo by Katie Stratton/Getty Images)

The Big Beat: August 25, 2014 [Playlist]

The Big Beat is Chicago Radio’s premiere program for modern sounds from artists both domestic and abroad. It’s the kind of music that flies just under the radar of the mainstream. Hosted by XRT’s Marty […]

08/25/2014

J Mascis (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

The Big Beat: August 18, 2014 [Playlist]

The Big Beat is Chicago Radio’s premiere program for modern sounds from artists both domestic and abroad. It’s the kind of music that flies just under the radar of the mainstream. Hosted by XRT’s Marty […]

08/18/2014

Ty Segall (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Coachella)

The Big Beat: August 11, 2014 [Playlist]

The Big Beat is Chicago Radio’s premiere program for modern sounds from artists both domestic and abroad. It’s the kind of music that flies just under the radar of the mainstream. Hosted by XRT’s Marty […]

08/11/2014

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KONGOS Talk Kwaito And Radio With Marty Lennartz Live at Lollapalooza [Interview]

“We knew because of social media we were going to have a good crowd, but never like that. Especially because the doors just open, and we were the first on stage after people went to be at probably 6am. It was amazing. Very surprising!”

WXRT–08/06/2014

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The Big Beat: August 4, 2014 [Playlist]

The Big Beat is Chicago Radio’s premiere program for modern sounds from artists both domestic and abroad. It’s the kind of music that flies just under the radar of the mainstream. Hosted by XRT’s Marty […]

08/04/2014

Cage the Elephant (photo: Zack Nechvatal)

Cage The Elephant Tells WXRT The Real Fear Behind ‘Melophobia’ Live At Lollapalooza [Interview]

Cage the Elephant has officially reached veteran status at Lollapalooza playing the festival a hefty handful of times in both Chicago and South America. Frontman Matthew Schultz sat down with Marty Lennartz in the Live […]

WXRT–08/03/2014

Spoon (photo: Zack Nechvatal)

Spoon Talks ‘Soul’ Live At Lollaplooza with Marty Lennartz [Interview]

After over twenty years together, Spoon is set to release their eighth studio album, They Want My Soul, on August 5th. Their last album, Transference, was release in 2010, which was coincidentally the last year […]

WXRT–08/03/2014

Benjamin Booker (photo: Zack Nechvatal)

Jack White’s Main Man, Benjamin Booker Talks Chicago Blues Influences Backstage at Lollapalooza

Coming fresh off of recent shows in Canada, New Orleans-based singer-songwriter Benjamin Booker stops in Chicago to make his Lollapalooza debut and to sit down with WXRT before going on stage. With The Gun Club, […]

08/03/2014

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