On Tuesday night, WBEZ and wbez.org went wall-to-wall with coverage of the 2010 mid-term elections. Our web traffic was through the roof (highest ever) and our on-air programming was outstanding.You want to see what it looked like in a snappy video produced and edited by Samuel Vega?
Illinois' 2010 Primary will forever be remembered as the time Democrats nominated Scott Lee Cohen as their candidate for Lt. Governor. The problem was, just after the election a media frenzy broke out over sordid details from his past. Fearing Cohen would doom Gov.
Part five of our Wikipedia Files with Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips is the final segment in this epic discussion. Coyne comes clean on some of the dangers involved with standing in the front row at a Flaming Lips concert.
The final sections of Stephen Malkmus' July interview with Sound Opinions focus on Pavement's break-up and musical legacy. Malkmus also explains how a certain Chicagoan was instrumental in getting the band to re-unite.
You may recall that we shot "L Sessions" with a few musicians outside the Pitchfork Music Festival back in July. We've already released songs from St. Vincent and Sonny and the Sunsets. Today we premiere the first track from New Jersey singer-songwriter Sharon Van Etten.
The third section of Stephen Malkmus' appearance on Sound Opinions includes a doozy of a revelation. The Pavement front-man claims to have played the majority of the instruments on the legendary group's early albums. That morsel and more after the jump. We'll post the final segment tomorrow.