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Media: August 2022 • Bob Stroud • “40 Years of The Stroud Crowd”

Media: August 2022 • Bob Stroud • “40 Years of The Stroud Crowd”

| July 31, 2022

    DJ Bob Stroud always loved radio, but before he launched his legendary radio career that lasted five decades and ended with his semi-retirement a few weeks ago, he was honing his delivery elsewhere. “I did three years of dinner theater in Florida,” he explains. “I started out just working tech because you had […]

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Cover Story: Urge Overkill • “Oui, Oui”

Cover Story: Urge Overkill • “Oui, Oui”

| February 28, 2022

Time flies – especially if you mark time by 11s and years and releases from your favorite rock band – at least if that band is Urge Overkill. Some may feel it’s been a long time since their last release, Rock & Roll Submarine; others may say it feels like yesterday. It may undoubtedly sound […]

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Media: October 2020

Media: October 2020

| September 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

When Richard Milne was told he was replacing Lin Brehmer as the WXRT morning host in February, he knew the implications. “I’m the 5th ever XRT morning man in 48 years,” he says, ticking off the others: Scott McConnell, Garry Lee Wright, Terri Hemmert, and Lin Brehmer. “I’ve admired all of those people, but I […]

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Media: June 2017

Media: June 2017

| May 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

When WXRT night jock Ryan Arnold says he grew up on WXRT, he doesn’t just mean that he listened to the station. His mom Marge Arnold worked there when he was growing up, and he spent a lot of time in the hallways. “I literally grew up in the bowels of WXRT back when it […]

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Media: February 2017

Media: February 2017

| February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

  Bill Cochran was drawn to music radio for the same reason most people are. “I just love music,” he admits. “I’m a music fan – almost a music geek. Since childhood discovering new music was always a joy for me. I grew up in Oklahoma, listening to a radio station with a format, as […]

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Media: November 2015

Media: November 2015

| November 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Mitch Michaels: Chicago Rock Radio Legend.

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Hot Stove, Cool Music featuring Eddie Vedder @ Metro

Hot Stove, Cool Music featuring Eddie Vedder @ Metro

| July 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

“Eddie from Evanston” and a “cast of thousands” heat up the Metro for a good cause…

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Media: February 2015

Media: February 2015

| February 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

The man behind the curtain at WGN…

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Stage Buzz: Riot Fest 2014 Chicago line-up announced

Stage Buzz: Riot Fest 2014 Chicago line-up announced

| May 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

Riot Fest celebrates its Decennial…(updated)

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Media: March 2014

Media: March 2014

| March 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

XRT’s Rookie “Veteran”

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