In July 2017, the hosts of WLUW 88.7 FM’s weekly electronic-music program, Abstract Science, celebrated the show’s 20th anniversary with a blockbuster 20-hour broadcast. (Gossip Wolf managed to tune in for a few of those hours, anyway. Sleep is important!) Those hosts include longtime selectors Chris Widman, Henry Self, Luke Stokes, Joshua P. Ferguson, and […]
Dave Shelton didn’t just found the legendary Medusa’s—he also helped everyone in his orbit shine like a star.
Alicia Greco’s weekly podcast has already posted 110 mixes, fostering a community that won’t stay marginalized much longer.
Chicago’s beat scene has to do without the attention the city’s rappers get, but it’s a vital incubator for adventurous, ambitious instrumental hip-hop.
Ten years after the Chicago Independent Radio Project recruited its first volunteers, it’s finally hitting the airwaves.
Four EDM lifers celebrate a milestone by taking over 88.7 FM for 20 consecutive hours.
Corporate consolidation has flattened out Chicago’s big commercial radio outlets, but low-power and college stations still have plenty of personality.
Little rappers still believe in big radio thanks to DJs like Nehpets at Power 92.
Current musical obsessions of Blake Edwards (aka noise artist Vertonen) and WLUW veteran Philip von Zweck
The best shows to see on Thu 12/12 through Sun 12/15
Cooper St. James, WLUW 88.7
I’ll be talking about copyright treaties and spinning hot jams.
This Sunday the Chicago Independent Radio Project goes live on the Web.
He’ll be on WLUW’s Outside the Loop talk show, discussing the parking meter fiasco and other timely topics.
Ben Joravsky talks about the Fifth Congressional District race on the Outside the Loop radio show.