Music Discovery

Hear More From The New Pornographers

Video of The New Pornographers - Falling Down The Stairs Of Your Smile I caught up with XRT listeners last week who told me how much they like The New Pornographers new song "Falling Down The Stairs Of Your Smile." I can't say I disagree with them and started this week's show with that very song...
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The New Pornographers Announce New Tour, Tease New Song

The 2 years since The New Pornographers released Whiteout Conditions have been a hive of activity for every member of the band. Get tickets here for their gig at The Vic Theatre on October 2. “Falling Down The Stairs Of Your Smile” is a great start to the show! More and more from Of Monsters And...
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New Noise At Nine

Listen to the song that blew out Ryan Arnold's car speakers.

Seratones buck the Louisiana sound sterotype with raging guitars and a screamin', rockin' sound. I started the show with " Gotta Get To Know You. "
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Hear New Wilco on New Noise at Nine

Video of Wilco – Love Is Everywhere (Beware) XRT listeners were among some of the first music lovers in the universe to listen to the new song from Wilco when Marty Lennartz gave it a spin during yesterday's afternoon home stretch. I can't think of a better way to kick off this week's show than...
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Hear The Avett Brothers new song "High Steppin'"

Video of The Avett Brothers - High Steppin' The Avett Brothers are adding some new sounds to their new music - still the sing-songy, stomp and holler we love with an added touch of electronics. I wanted to start the show with their song “ High Steppin’ ” so you'd hear exactly what they've...
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No Shock With New Liam Gallagher Song

For as long as Liam Gallagher has made music he has released just two solo recordings. Why Me? Why Not is due in September and “ Shockwave ” is a great introduction to what will surely be an excellent album of 2019. Spoon returns on the eve of Lollapalooza - July 31 - with Beck, Cage The Elephant...
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June 8, 2018; Manchester, TN, USA; Sheryl Crow performs at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Nelles/The Tennessean via USA TODAY NETWORK

Sheryl Crow and Joe Walsh Reminisce About The Good Old Days

Video of Sheryl Crow - Still The Good Old Days ft. Joe Walsh Sheryl Crow teams up with some heavy hitters on her next album Threads . Bonnie Raitt, Mavis Staples, Eric Clapton, Sting, and Brandi Carlile on the same song! Joe Walsh lends some mean guitar to "Still The Good Old Days." I saved a...
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The Raconteurs

Hear More New Music From The Raconteurs

Welp, gotta hand it to The Raconteurs about not being too bullheaded to say "I need a little help." "Help Me Stranger" comes from Help Us Stranger album due June 21. " This Life " from Vampire Weekend is a personal fave of the year and get a load of Sheryl Crow with Bonnie Raitt AND Mavis Staples...
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Vampire Weekend

Father's Day With Vampire Weekend "Father Of The Bride" Tour

There are few new albums which have been so eagerly anticipated as Vampire Weekend Father Of The Bride . Since they first teased new songs at their Lollapalooza aftershow quite a few XRT listeners (this one included!) couldn't wait to hear the album. " This Life " started this week's show. Vampire...
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The Black Keys Issue A Rock & Roll Directive

Video of The Black Keys - Go When The Black Keys tell you to do something you best do it! "Go" is another song from the soon-to-be-released-but-not-soon-enough album called Let's Rock . Hozier's " Almost (Sweet Music) " from Wasteland, Baby! is one of my favorite new songs of 2019. In fact, this...
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