Photos by Diane Alexander White of the kids in the crowd at Disco Demolition Night at Comiskey Park, Chicago, July 12, 1979
Embarrassingly late to Lin Brehmer’s brilliant WXRT belles lettres.
Obama wants your ideas at Change.org, and CHIRP thinks you should tell him to open the airwaves to low-power FM.
MusicFirst makes an elementary-school-level protest of the NAB.
Q101 tricks people into liking Hanson.
Q101 music director Spike responds to Jack White.
Why a Chicago radio station’s ban on “offensive” material makes me nervous
A few podcast recommendations.
Disaster preparedness now comes with USB ports.
A downstate blogger hears some pro-right spin on NPR.
Payola’s not back–it never went away. What’s more, every attempt to kill it has only made it stronger.
Looking back on one of the weirdest chapters in broadcasting history.
On Airs and Shifts, two recent recordings made originally for his monthly radio program, Selektion, German multimedia artist Achim Wollscheid manipulated the playback of multiple CDs, layering the output in […]
The nastiest mouth in radio is back in town—with a new gig and a brand-new attitude.
Before fame called, Ira Glass began a program for the old WBEZ show The Wild Room on this belligerent note: “I do not like the Chicago Tribune, the big daily […]