About

WARG is a non-commercial educational radio station, serving the Chicago southwestern suburbs. Broadcasting at 500-watts. The station is run by the students and alumni of Argo Community High School.

 

Biography:​
Began broadcasting in 1975.​

​Genre:​
Rock (Active/Adult/Alternative/Indie); Electronica/Dance; Hip Hop/Rap; Folk; follows the College-Format​

Influences (a.k.a. “What We Play…”):​
Lana Del Ray, Adele, Sonic Youth, The Tyde, Tower of London, Primal Scream, Radiohead, Stone Roses, The Cure, The Smiths, Dashboard Confessional, Flogging Molly, Walkmen, Soul Asylum, Muse, New York Dolls, Joan Jett, Ani Difranco, Blondie, Naked Raygun, Catch-22, Kinski, White Stripes, Mates of State, Johnny Cash, Regina Spektor, Tori Amos, Superchunk, Snow Patrol, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Talking Heads, Velvet Underground, Spoon, Red Hot Chili Peppers, TV On The Radio, REM, U2, Ramones, Sex Pistols, They Might Be Giants, AFI, Fall Out Boy, Panic! At the Disco, Elvis Costello, Flaming Lips, Husker Du, Grandaddy, Less Than Jake, Fruitbats, the Shins, Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Hole, The Pixies, The Decemberists, Arcade Fire, Echo & The Bunnymen, English Beat, Modern English, The Specials, Silverstein, Apple In Stereo, U.S. Maple, Galaxie 500, Puffy Ami Yumi, Matchbook Romance, My Chemical Romance, Yo La Tengo, David Bowie, Thrice, The Used, Good Charlotte, Distillers, Sebadoh, Replacements, Weezer, Ween, X, The XX, Chemical Brothers, Fat Boy Slim, Guided By Voices, We Are Scientists, Hot Hot Heat, Allister, Jack’s Mannequin, Bloc party, Temper Trap, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Tom Waits, Helmet, Rise Against, Motion City Soundtrack, Dresden Dolls, Arctic Moneys, Editors, Mudhoney, Modest Mouse, The Jam, NOFX, Taking Back Sunday, Postal Service, Death Cab For Cutie, Neko Case, Bjork, MXPX, Beck…and much, much more!​

​Slogans:​
“Why Are You Listening to Commercials?!”- “There’s No Such Thing As Old School…To Us!”
“Stay Tuned, Literally” – “36 Years…We’re Still Alive!” – “TuneIn, Literally”

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