Triad Radio, Chicago’s pioneering experiment in commercial free-form radio, left the airwaves in 1977. Now longtime program director Saul Smaizys is moving its archives online.
The Jokers’ only two recordings have both been reissued on retro compilations, but sketchy liner notes have left the band a mystery till now.
Folk singer Megon McDonough made her 1972 debut LP while still in high school and in 1990 joined Christine Lavin’s Four Bitchin’ Babes.
The B side of this high school band’s lone single got a second life on a 2006 compilation.
Even as teenagers, Bare Facts wrote their own songs, toured all over the midwest, and played a whistle stop for Robert Kennedy.
The Southside Connection released a great psych single in 1982 and continue to play today as a wedding band.
Northwestern faces a federal lawsuit alleging mishandling of a sexual harassment case.
The head of the FBI in Chicago says a Wall Street Journal story claiming the Chicago Tribune forced the feds to arrest Rod Blagojevich early isn’t accurate.
Rush Limbaugh makes a crazy on the Mancow show.