NEW MUSIC THURSDAY: Green Day releases their first song, Bang Bang, to their upcoming album tomorrow morning & Lin will debut it for you in the 9am. On the total flipside, Norah Jones’ new album, Day Breaks, is coming out Oct. 7 and we’ll share the first single, Carry On. Father John Misty decided to drop a new song, Real Love Baby, and we’ll share it with you. XRT favorite, WILCO returns with a new album, Schmilco, just in time for their upcoming sold out show. We’ll dig deeper in the album of another Chicago gem, Andrew Bird. Another Chicago Area native (shout out to Rockford!), Ryley Walker, has a new album coming out and we’ll share the gorgeous first single. We’ll dig deeper in to Avett Brothers’ album, True Sadness. We’ll introduce you to North Carolina band, Hiss Golden Messenger. Drive By Truckers have a new album, American Band, out Sept 30th and we’ll share an early listen. Chris Robinson Brotherhood’s new album, We Know How You Feel, is in stores this weekend and we’ll give you an advanced listen. We’ll explore The Lumineers’ new album, Cleopatra. Hot off their Lolla headlining set, more from Red Hot Chili Peppers’ album, The Getaway. Phantogram released a new single & we’ll give you a taste. We wanted to spin something from our next XRT/Billions First Impressions artist, Adia Victoria. M83 dropped a new single for you. St. Paul & The Broken Bones premiered a new song, “All I Ever Wonder” and we’ll give it a couple spins. Bastille is returning with a new album, Wild World. The Jayhawks’ new album, Paging Mr. Proust is a stunner so we want to share. Chicago fave, Whitney, stopped by the XRT studios last month & we wanted to highlight their new album some more. Local Natives were a walk-away fave at Lolla, check out some of the new material tomorrow.
GOIN’ TO THE SHOW WITH JUST A REGULAR GUY: (7:15am & 6:05pm)
NEW NOISE AT NINE with Ryan Arnold: The week’s best new recordings, including exclusive previews of forthcoming albums. (9-10pm)
FRIDAY DOUBLE FEATURE: Pearl Jam & Wilco
SATURDAY MORNING FLASHBACK with Wendy Rice: 1967 (8am-Noon)
BREAKFAST WITH THE BEATLES with Terri Hemmert (8-10am).
LOCAL ANESTHETIC with Richard Milne: (7:30-8pm)
XRT SUNDAY NIGHT CONCERT: Patti Smith Group (8-9pm).
LITTLE STEVEN’S UNDERGROUND GARAGE (9-11pm)
JAZZ TRANSFUSION with Barry Winograd (11pm-1am)
LIN’S BIN with Lin Brehmer (7:15am & 6:30pm)
BLUES BREAKERS with Tom Marker: (9-10PM)
THE BIG BEAT with Jason Thomas (10pm-12MID)
GOIN’ TO THE SHOW WITH JUST A REGULAR GUY (7:15am & 6:30pm)