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(podcasting from the studios in the OTL Bunker, somewhere in Chicago)
(broadcasting on the “city life supplement” radio station WLUW-FM (88.7) Chicago)
Mike Stephen learns about an online series that documents local buildings in danger of demolition, highlights a local musician’s new record, and discusses a new “A Prairie Home Companion” podcast based in Chicago.
Every year there are hundreds of Chicago buildings are threatened with demolition. David tells us about his efforts to document 100 of these buildings online over the next year.
Photo courtesy of David Schalliol.
Trakan– Local musician and good-guy Bears fan
His new album, Powder Kegs Beneath Dagger Trees, is finished and he’s having a record release party on February 20th at Webster Wine Bar. We hear how WLUW influenced his life in an excerpt from an interview recorded in 2009 on OTL #147.
Trakan rocking out.
Matt Lyle— Head writer and host of The City Life Supplement podcast
This live show that’s also distributed as a podcast is described as a metropolitan “A Prairie Home Companion” and it’s all about life in Chicago. You can attend the next performance at Transistor Chicago on February 25th.
OTL #281 local music provided by Trakan…