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Written by on March 28, 2014

Rita J Visits Chicago Is The World

Rita Jackson, a true embodiment of Chicago Is the World’s aim to bring the Chicago voice to a global audience, recently visited the studio to talk to us about the new Rita J album Lost Time dropping this month. The Chicago native has enjoyed an emcee career that began with a collaboration with underground hip […]

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Written by on February 5, 2013

Afro-Latin Retro Show playlist

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Many of you asked, now here it is… download the aug30-chicagoistheworld-playlist for today’s show featuring classic Afro-Latin Cumbias, Champeta and more. Although my trip to Cartagena, Colombia is still a few months away, I started digging through my music library–thinking about starting my research while I’m out there. I realized that I had some fabulous […]

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Written by on August 31, 2011

ARCHIVE: 2011 Chicago Colombian Music Festival

Listen to the Chicago is the World 2-hour special on the upcoming 2011 Chicago Colombian Music Festival, hosted by Leo Suarez. Includes music by this year’s headling group Chocquibtown. Air date: June 7, 2011. Chicago is the World, WHPK 88.5 FM Chicago

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Written by on June 7, 2011

ARCHIVE: Nov 12, Downtempo from all points of the globe

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Brenda Lee plays an international electronic music headphone soundtrack for chilly grey days. Shine – DJ Bitman De L’Alouette – RJD2 Theme From Conquest Of The Irrational – DJ Vadim Ungodly Fruit – Wax Tailor El Pueblo Unido – Thievery Corporation Politik Society – Quantic Hotel Eskal – Monareta Wayward Bob – Bonobo Rej – […]

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Written by on November 24, 2010

ARCHIVE: Oct 19, Explore the Indie Rock Scene in Manila Part 2

Original Broadcast on WHPK 88.5 FM on October 19th, 2010. Hosted by Brenda Lee Intengan with special guest Tony Rago. This program digs deeper into Manila, Philippines and the Indie Rock scene featuring Terno Recordings Artists. Brenda’s guest Tony Rago spends a week in the southeast Metropolis to bring you our listeners and readers a […]

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Written by on October 19, 2010

ARCHIVE: Oct 12, Street music of Africa and the Caribbean, Chicago Guitar Festival

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Leo Suarez takes you across the seas to tune into the music pulsating from the streets of both Africa and the Caribbean and previews acts from this year’s Chicago Guitar Music Festival. Broadcast date: Tuesday October 12th, 2010, 5:00 p.m. (central)

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Written by on October 14, 2010

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