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]
Hear the thoughts and sounds of a rock ‘n roll lifer; Meghan MacDuff on 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.
New music from Packy Lundholm, Mutts, John San Juan, Montrose Man, The New Zeitgeist, Sun Beard and Belleisle on last 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.
Check out the swirling psychedelia and dance grooves of Secret Colours on 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.
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
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
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
Last night’s show featured new releases from The Rubs, Cheer Accident (photo above), Bonzie, Jess McIntosh, Ryan Joseph Anderson and Coyote Ghost