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Local 101: William Beckett Talks His Own ‘Talk’

Posted by on May 21, 2012 | 0 comments

There’s a lot of history at Q101. We’ve grown up watching a lot of incredible musicians come out of Chicago. But what we find truly flattering is finding out that some of those musicians grew up with us, too. My first memory of William Beckett involves a snowy January, 2005 night and a club in my hometown of St. Louis. He was fronting a then little known band from Chicago called The Academy Is…...

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Local 101: Spend Summer With A Lull

Posted by on May 7, 2012 | 0 comments

Local 101: Spend Summer With A Lull

Here’s the thing about rock music: Just because a band’s songs are artistic, it doesn’t always mean that they lack edge or rock-ability. That’s the case with Chicago’s own A Lull. If you’ve ever listened to a song from these natives, you probably took note of the band’s percussion. It’s intense. By enlisting two drummers, A Lull creates a rumbling rhythm section for its fervent melodies to...

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