Richard Milne

On-Air: Sundays 3pm-8pm
Host: Local Anesthetic

A graduate of the acclaimed Radio/Television department of Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Richard Milne has been a weekend and fill-in air personality with WXRT since July, 1986. In 1991 he created Chicago commercial radios longest running local music show, Local Anesthetic. [Read Richard’s Full Bio]

Local Anesthetic Playlist For Sunday, July 23, 2017

Hear the thoughts and sounds of a rock ‘n roll lifer; Meghan MacDuff on Local Anesthetic!

07/25/2017

Chicago guitarist/vocalist Meghan MacDuff On This Sunday Night’s Local Anesthetic

In bands since she was 15, Meghan MacDuff has emerged as a fine and powerful songwriter. Learn (and hear) more on Local Anesthetic, Sunday night at 10:30 here on XRT.

07/22/2017

Local Anesthetic Playlist For Sunday, July 16, 2017 [Playlist & Free Download]

New music from Packy Lundholm, Mutts, John San Juan, Montrose Man, The New Zeitgeist, Sun Beard and Belleisle on last night’s Local Anesthetic!

07/17/2017

New Chicago Music On This Sunday Night’s Local Anesthetic

New releases from Mutts, John San Juan, Bellisle, Sun Beard, Packy Lundholm, Montrose Man and The New Zeitgeist this Sunday night at 10:30 here on XRT.

07/14/2017

Local Anesthetic Playlist For Sunday, July 9, 2017 [Playlist & Free Download]

Check out the swirling psychedelia and dance grooves of Secret Colours on Local Anesthetic

07/10/2017

Secret Colours On This Sunday Night’s Local Anesthetic

Secret Colours’ “Places I’m Going” is one of my most listened to songs of the year. Hear that and more from the band this Sunday night at 10:30 on XRT.

07/07/2017

Local Anesthetic Playlist For Sunday, July 2, 2017 [Playlist & Free Download]

Hear the latest releases from Chicago bands Secret Colours, Ratboys, Dream Version, Akasha, The Evening Attraction and The Hacky Turtles on this episode of Local Anesthetic

07/05/2017

New Chicago Music On This Sunday Night’s Local Anesthetic

New releases from Akasha, Ratboys, Secret Colours, The Hacky Turtles, Dream Version and The Evening Attraction this Sunday night at 7:30 on Local Anesthetic

06/30/2017

Local Anesthetic Playlist For Sunday, June 25, 2017 [Playlist & Free Download]

Enjoy a Chicago summer musical wind from Lowdown Brass Band, Fort Frances, Sunshine Boys, Packy Lundholm, the Chamber Strings, The Britannicas and The Jamestown Massacre on this past Sunday night’s Local Anesthetic

06/28/2017

Local Anesthetic Playlist For Sunday, June 18, 2017 [Playlist & Free Download]

Last night’s show featured new releases from The Rubs, Cheer Accident (photo above), Bonzie, Jess McIntosh, Ryan Joseph Anderson and Coyote Ghost

06/19/2017

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