1. **WXRT 93.1 FM (93XRT):**
- Description: Known for its diverse programming, including alternative and indie rock. They often feature local artists and have specialty shows dedicated to specific genres.
2. **Vocalo 91.1 FM (WBEW):**
- Description: Vocalo is a public radio station that plays a mix of independent and alternative music. It also focuses on community engagement and local voices.
3. **CHIRP Radio 107.1 FM (Online):**
- Description: CHIRP (Chicago Independent Radio Project) is an online radio station that plays a wide range of independent and local music. It's volunteer-driven and community-focused.
4. **WNUR 89.3 FM:**
- Description: WNUR is Northwestern University's student-run radio station. It features a diverse range of programming, including indie and alternative music.
5. **WLUW 88.7 FM:**
- Description: WLUW is Loyola University's radio station, featuring a mix of independent and alternative music alongside specialty shows.
6. **V89 (WVON 1690 AM):**
- Description: WVON is a student-run radio station at Chicago State University, and it often includes indie and alternative music in its programming.
7. **WHPK 88.5 FM:**
- Description: WHPK is the radio station of the University of Chicago and has a variety of programming, including independent and alternative music shows.