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WBEZ 91.5 offers over 560,000 listeners each week a wide variety of programs from news and public affairs to music and arts.  Chicago Public Media produces such distinctive and innovative programming as This American Life, Eight Forty-Eight, Sound Opinions, Worldview and Vocalo.org. WBEZ is the only Chicago area member station of NPR®, producers of Morning Edition® and All Things Considered®. We also broadcast programming distributed by Public Radio International and American Public Media as well as from many other national and international program sources.

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Caption: Golden Brick nominees 'The One I Love,' 'Starred Up,' '20,000 Days on Earth,' 'Finding Vivian Maier'
This week, Adam and Josh run down their nominees for the Filmspotting Golden Brick Award -- movies by new and emerging filmmakers that Adam and Jos...

  • Added: Nov 26, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
Caption: Crow Moses
On his album, Horse Heaven Hills, Crow Moses delivers a collection of songs that build upon Americana and folk traditions. Though this is his debut...

  • Added: Nov 26, 2014
  • Length: 56:50
Caption: Tall Walker
Chicago’s Tall Walker create songs that are contemplative in mood and delivered with a touch of Classic Rock sensibilities. The band evokes a sense...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 57:06
Caption: North By North
Chicago’s gritty blues rock trio North by North have done something very ambitious with their debut LP- they made it an 18 track double album, and ...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 57:12
Caption: Aryk Crowder
It was in his late teens that Aryk Crowder got into the sounds of James Taylor, Maxwell and Prince. Taking notes from the greats he’s been admiring...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 57:11
Caption: The Orwells
In just under two years, The Orwells have released an official full-length and an EP, and their most recent full-length album "Disgraceland". With ...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 57:17
Caption: The J. Davis Trio
The J. Davis Trio authentically combine their love of traditional Jazz with their passion for Hip Hop. The result is an exhibition of smooth lyrici...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 57:13
Caption: Archie Powell and The Exports
Chicago’s Archie Powell and The Exports deliver a downpour of raucous rock at their live shows and on their recordings. Their latest album Back In ...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 57:09
Caption: Empires
Since they started, Chicago's Empires have been committed to a DIY approach to music. That, and their hard work ethic has nurtured their impressive...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 57:21
Caption: Esso Afrojam Funkbeat
You may think Chicago’s Esso is just about having a good time and getting people on their feet. That’s partially true. But beneath the Latin rhythm...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 57:10
Caption: Free Ajents
Chicago’s Free Ajents combine heavy guitar, turntables, beats, rhymes and life to create their own strain of hip hop.

  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 56:25
Caption: Killer Moon
Chicago trio Killer Moon reaches deep into 60’s rock traditions and the mind-bending guitar solos coupled with hypnotic bass grooves needed to revi...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 57:09
Caption: The Singles
L.A. based pop garage rock outfit, The Singles have made a name for themselves for their catchy tunes that cut to the chase of infectious guitar me...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 57:14
Caption: M and O
Jamila and Owen of Chicago’s “adventure soul” duo M&O (formerly Milo and Otis) have been cultivating a sound that incorporates elements of brooding...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 57:22
Caption: Chicago Loud 9 aka cLOUD9
Chicago Loud 9 also known as cLOUD9 is a nine member group who worked together to create a rich, high energy atmosphere by mixing a variety of ingr...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 54:23
Caption: Making Movies
Kansas City rock band Making Movies is always on the move, both musically - combining Latin rhythms and grooves with indie rock arrangements - and ...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 57:07
Caption: The Hudson Branch
Since forming, Chicago’s The Hudson Branch have been combining folk rock melodies with, sometimes, offbeat arrangements and rhythms to craft their ...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 57:20
Caption: Rabble Rabble
If you live in Chicago and frequent dingy rock clubs and underground basement parties, chances are you’re familiar with Rabble Rabble. You might ha...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 57:13
Caption: Matthew McConaughey in scene from Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar'
Josh and Adam actually recorded this way-too-friendly review of Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar" three months ago – it just took a detour through...

Bought by WRIR, KDRP Community Radio, WOUB, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Nov 21, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Scene from 'Dear White People'
Film critic culture clash? The Dissolve's Tasha Robinson and Filmspotting's Josh Larsen try to resolve their journalistic cultural differences as t...

Bought by KDRP Community Radio, KSRQ, WOUB, WRST-FM Oshkosh, and KCPW


  • Added: Nov 13, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 5