Triton College Radio

WRRG, 88.9FM Triton College Radio, is a non-commercial educational radio broadcaster, owned and operated by Triton College.  Staff volunteers include current Triton College students and community members. WRRG broadcasts to the diverse community of Triton CollegeWRRG is an educational broadcaster that serves that diverse community with an equally diverse array of programming that includes: a wide range of artistically and culturally significant musical programming; topical talk programming; community affairs; public service awareness.

What's New?

IS MUSIC YOUR PASSION? 

The Introduction to Radio Broadcasting class is looking for students!!! 

THIS WILL BE AN 11 WEEK, NON-CREDIT, CLASS HELD MONDAY NIGHTS, 
January 29th through April 2nd, from 7-9:30PM.

Learn about production, promotions, hosting a radio program and train
on 88.9FM WRRG River Grove, Triton College Radio.
Many Chicago DJ's have started here and moved on to successful
careers in radio and media. YOU could be next!! 

Call Triton College's Community Education Department at 
708.456.0300 ext.3500 and ask about course .. 
MMPE-01001for further details. 

For more info e-mail us at wrrg@hotmail.com.
 
 

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NEW MUSIC

MARCH 12th

1. Big D and Kids Table - Strictly Rude - Side One Dummy: formed 1995 Boston, MA ska-punk. 7th full length

2. Bonnie Prince Billy - Lay and Love - Drag City: 10th release as BPB. - Will Oldham. lo fi singer/songwriter. riyl: Lambchop, Howe Gelb

3. Ry Cooder - My Name is Buddy - Nonesuch: born 1947 Los Angeles.  Acclaimed for his session work and soundtracks. This is his 24th solo release.
This is a concetp album that details the life, rambles and political education of Buddy Red Cat. folk, americana. riyl: Woody Guthrie, John Prine

4. Germans - Cape Fear - Arena Rock: from Toronto. indie rock with electronics, riyl: Pavement, Flaming Lips

5. Gringo Star - S/T - Anxious Mouth: debut from Atlanta. inide rock/pop. riyl: Broken West, the Kinds, Calexico

6. Gruff Rhys - Candylion - Rough Trade: pronounced "groof rees" 2nd solo release by mbr of Super Furry Animals. s/songwriter/indie pop. from Wales. riyl: High Llamas, Jesus and Mary Chain, Belle and Sebastian

7. The International Noise Conspiracy - Live at the Oslo Jazz Festival-Alternative Tentacles: formed 1998 Umea, Sweden. punk revival. this recording is a fusion of Swedish political punk and a jazz ensemble. 3rd full length

8. Land of Talk - Applause, Cheer, Boo, Hiss - The Rebel Group: from Montreal. indie rock. debut. riy: Camera Obscura, The Concretes, Pj Harvey

9. Ted Leo and the Pharmacists - Living with the Living - Touch and Go: from NJ, has lived in NY and DC. 5th studio release. politically charged indie rock.
riyl: Elvis Costello, Clash, Bill Bragg

10. Low - Drums and Guns - Sub Pop: formed 1993 Duluth, MN. 8th full length. slowcore/sadcore. riyl: Idaho, Red House Painters, Galaxie 500

11. Moaners - Blackwing Yalobusha - Yep Roc: duo from NC. 2nd release. garage/blues rock. riyl: Heartless Bastards, Black Keys, Trailer Bride

12. OOIOO - Eye Remix - Thrill Jockey: formed by mbr of the Boredoms from Japan. bass driven dance remixes from their album Taiga.

13. Graham Parker - Don't Tell Columbus - Bloodshot: born 1950 East London. 19th studio release. s/songwriter, pub rock. riyl: Nick Lowe, Elvis Costello

14. Jon Rauhouse - Steel Guitar Heart Attack - Bloodshot: grew up in Arizona. country, bluegrass, swing. multiinstrumentalist - has appeared on over a dozen Bloodshot releases. riyl: Calexico, Big Sandy

15. The Stooges - The Weirdness - Virgin: Weird indeed, Iggy Pop is 60!  legendary proto punk/detroit rock band. formed 1967 Ann Arbor, MI. disbanded 1973. first studio release since 1973. engineered by Chgo's own Steve Albini. features Mike Watt (Dinosaur Jr) on bass.

16. Maria Taylor - Lynn Teeter Flower - Saddle Creek: born 1976 Alabama. singer/songwriter/pop. 2nd solo release. Was in Azure Ray. riyl: Cat Power, Bright Eyes, Beth Orton

17. Rosie Thomas - These Friends of Mine - Nettwerk: singer/songwriter from Detroit. 4th release. Sufjan Stevens and Denison Witmer sing and play on this record.
riyl: Joni Mitchell, Damien Jurado, Sufjan Stevens

 CMJ Charts

Click here for WRRG's Top 30! (updated weekly)

Concert Calendar

Tuesday, March 20-Menomena, Field Music, Land of Talk
Empty Bottle-21+9PM

Wednesday, March 21-OOIOO
Empty Bottle-21+ 9:30PM

Wednesday, March 21-This Moment in Black History
Ronny's-21+ 9PM

Wednesday, March 21-Sebadoh, You Am I, 
The Bent Moustache
Metro-18+ 9PM

Thursday, March 22-Tigercity, Jai Alai Savant, Silent Years
Schuba's-21+ 9PM

Thursday, March 22-Isis, Jesu, Zozobra
Metro-All Ages 6:30PM

Friday, March 23-Maria Taylor, 
Jennifer O' Connor, Brent Pulse
Beat Kitchen-18+9:30PM

Friday, March 23-SSM, CoCoComa, 
Screaming Yellow Zonkers
Empty Bottle-21+ 10PM

Friday, March 23-Amiina, Tom Brosseau
Lakeshore Theatre-All Ages 9PM

Friday, March 23-Amiina, Adem
Logan Square Auditorium-All Ages 9PM

Friday, March 23-Bitch, Wishing Chair
Old Town School of Folk Music-All Ages 8PM

Friday, March 23-Dr. Dog, Bobby Bare Jr, Jeffrey Lewis
Schuba's-21+ 10:30PM

Friday, March 23-These Arms are Snakes, MGR
Subterranean-18+9:30PM

Friday, March 23-Bloc Party
Congress Theatre-All Ages´┐Ż7PM

Saturday, March 24-Piebald, MC Chris, 
Street to Nowhere
Beat Kitchen-18+10:15PM

Saturday, March 24-The Long Winters, 
Bound Stems, Stars of Track and Field
Double Door-21+ 9PM

Saturday, March 24-Howling Hex
Hideout-21+9PM

Saturday, March 24-Dr. Dog
Reckless Records - Broadway-All Ages 5PM

Saturday, March 24-Dr. Dog, Bobby Bare Jr, Jeffrey Lewis
Schuba's-21+ 10:30PM

Saturday, March 24-Kaspar Hauser, Cassettes and Eyesearsnose
South Union Arts-All Ages 8PM

Saturday, March 24-The Silos
House of Blues-21+9PM

Sunday, March 25-Blood Brothers, Celebration
House of Blues-All Ages 5:30PM

Sunday, March 25-It Dies Today, Comeback Kid, This is Hell, Endwell
Metro-All Ages 6:30PM

Click here for WRRG's complete concert calendar

 
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