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How Do You Convince Kids To Listen To Vinyl?
Nov. 27, 2015
The new compilation,
This Record Belongs To______
, comes packaged with a kids' turntable. Will future generations who are not under the spell of their parents' nostalgia ever learn to use them?
Russia contemplates limiting music (again)
Nov. 4, 2015
Russia weighs limiting music with non-Russian lyrics, and Joe Kechichian weighs in on the Syrian crisis. Also, we look at the legacy of Ahmad Chalabi, the man credited with pushing the United States into war with Iraq.
'Tomeka Reid Quartet' offers a tightly synchronized mix of cello and guitar
Oct. 13, 2015
Cellist Tomeka Reid was headed toward a career as a classical musician, but was drawn to jazz. Critic Kevin Whitehead says her band's new album, The Tomeka Reid Quartet, has good chemistry all around.
Music and the Marathon
Oct. 9, 2015
We check with one serious runner to find out what he’ll be listening to when he takes to the streets for his 6th Chicago Marathon on Sunday.
Chicago's underground sound blends guembri with jazz
Sep. 25, 2015
A unlikely collaboration between avant-rock and jazz groups have become staples on the city's underground improvisation scene.
Smaller acts looking to make a big noise at Lollapalooza
Jul. 31, 2015
There will be smaller, up-and-coming acts working hard to catch your attention on the many side stages throughout the weekend.
Le Percolateur offers an alternative to the Lollapalooza madness
Jul. 30, 2015
The gypsy-jazz, alt-folk group Le Percolateur has been wowing listeners and dancers at clubs and festivals around the city for years.
Americana music from The Mike and Ruthy Band
Jul. 21, 2015
The Mike and Ruthy Band play songs from their latest release, “Bright As You Can.”
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