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(broadcasting on the “washboard abs” radio station WGN-AM 720)

Mike Stephen discusses little-discussed issues in this year’s mayoral race, learns about the Chicago Noise Complaint app, and gets the story of Chicago Bluesman Washboard Sam.

 

Mick Dumke–  Senior Writer at the Chicago Reader

Mick discusses what the candidates for mayor aren’t talking about this election year.

 

 Mick Dumke and Mike Stephen talk Chicago politics

 

 

Darrin Thomas– Creator of the Chicago Noise Complaint website

After getting fed up with the noise pollution from O’Hare Airport, Darrin created this app to create a log of noise complaints that will be given to the city.

 

 

The Secret History of Chicago Music–

Local music historian and artist Plastic Crimewave (aka: Steve Krakow) profiles 20th century Blues musician Washboard Sam in this week’s Chicago Reader.  He gives us the lowdown on his musical contribution to Chicago.

 

 

OTL #436 local music provided by Love In the Dark