At the age of thirteen, Marc convinced WMXM, the college radio station in Lake Forest, to let him do a radio show. While there, he educated himself on the cutting-edge music of the early and mid 1980’s. [Read Marc’s Full Bio]
It was about 21 years ago, Six Flags Great America debuted Batman: The Ride , the world’s first inverted (train runs under the track) roller coaster and for 20 of those years, it’s been one of the theme park’s most popular ride. When one of the XRT Account Executive Lauren, asked if I would like head out to Great America last week to check out a re-imagined Batman The Ride called Batman The Ride, Backwards, I jumped at the chance.
We’ve Planked, we’ve done the Harlem Shake and we’ve posted pictures of Grumpy Cat.
Today on XRT, we celebrate the birthdays of Rock Royalty, Elvis Presley and David Bowie. Late last night, as I was preparing to get on the air, David Bowie’s website announced not only his birthday but that he’s been secretly working on a new album and released a new song and video. Since this will […]
<Sonic Youth's Founder and Guitarist Thurston Moore posted yesterday that his iconic 1966 Black Fender Jazzmaster was stolen from a Philadelphia motel this past Wednesday Night. If you've ever seen Sonic Youth perform you're quite familiar with this guitar. Let's hope for a Christmas miracle and the guitar returns safely to Thurston. More Info Here
As my family and friends gather from near and far, an essential part of prepping our Thanksgiving feast besides champagne and wine is music, especially for the cooks in the kitchen. Everyone is invited to bring their own playlist, here’s a list of some of my essentials for Thanksgiving Day. Enjoy your family and friends, […]
With the demise of Hostess, this might be the perfect diversion for those wallowing in the search for the Twinkie. For a number of years, there have been Mash-ups, producers taking two songs and mixing them into one awesome tune. There always created in a studio on a computer with various effects added on so […]
You might be looking for something to do after each night’s Lollapalooza performances down at Grant Park. Chicago has a wonderful reputation for some amazing neighborhood bars and taverns. If you’re shut out of the Lollapalooza After Shows and still looking for something to do this weekend in the late night hours, I guarantee you’ll […]
I have heaps of friends from out of town or the suburbs coming downtown this weekend for Lollapalooza 2012. Every year, the first question I get asked is after the fest finishes where can I get some good food and late? There is so many great late night food in this city, you don’t have […]
At the age of thirteen, Marc convinced WMXM, the college radio station in Lake Forest, to let him do a radio show. While there, he educated himself on the cutting-edge music of the early and mid 1980′s. After sneaking into Tut’s (now a tanning salon at Belmont and Sheffield) to see one of Mission of […]