Lykanthea, the project of Chicago-based musician, multidisciplinary artist, and academic Lakshmi Ramgopal, explored a mix of ambient music, carnatic music, and a healthy bit of pop on the 2014 EP Migration. But since Migration came out, Ramgopal has been working on all kinds of different performances and installations, including “A Half Light Chorus,” a project at Chicago’s Lincoln […]
The music that Connor Camburn makes under the name Litüus is all about finding a lot of variety and a lot of sonic texture in a few simple elements. The tracks on the project’s 2016 release 1980.-19905 often start with one synthesizer sound, one repeating pattern, and in some sense make you listen to the same thing over and […]
Friday, January 29th, 2016, from 8:00 to midnight (CST) WORT 89.9 FM and “The Rattlesnake Shake” program are proud and honored to present a 70th birthday party tribute show to one of the greatest guitar players in Rock & Roll history… the unbelievable and irreplaceable TERRY KATH, from the original line-up of the band Chicago, […]
How can art be used to examine social and restorative justice issues? What is the impact of community involvement on identifying these issues? Today Karma Chavez talks with Maria Gaspar of 96 ACRES, a series of community-engaged, site-responsive art projects that address the impact of the Cook County Jail on Chicago’s West Side.
This week’s program can be titled, “The EQ Radio Show…featuring Les Brown.” Les, who blogs as The EQ Guy, just finished the manuscript for his new book, “Bringing Earthquakes To Life.” He’ll talk about living and working in Hollywood, Precision Plate Tectonics, being in a lot of earthquakes, getting his Screen Actors Guild card, all the […]