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New Noise At Nine

Final New Noise of 2019 Gives Peek Into 2020

This is it - the final New Noise at Nine for 2019! The Best In New Music returns in January with a taste of the music we’re anticipating in 2020. Thank you for listening to New Noise at Nine every week. I work really hard to put together a show full of music I like and think you will, too. It means...
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New Noise At Nine

Hear The New Artist That Blew Ryan Arnold's Mind.

Video of Bakar - Hell N Back (Official Video) 2019 is winding down and, as cheesy as it sounds, some of the best new music of the year has been saved for last. British rocker/roller/rapper Bakar is a shot in the arm of an already excellent year of artists making their debut to XRT listeners. His...
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Hear why Black Pumas is nominated for a GRAMMY

Video of Black Pumas - Colors (Official Music Video) HEADLINE : Black Pumas are nominated for a GRAMMY Award for Best New Artist and for damn good reason. Count them as one of the many in a long list of artists XRT listeners have gotten to know from their very start. Full stop. See Black Pumas in a...
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New Noise At Nine

Matt Maeson Goes Easy on New Noise.

Video of Matt Maeson - Go Easy Matt Maeson has an entire album of great songs and I wanted to dig into one of ‘em called “Go Easy” to start this week’s show. I’m really looking forward to Mondo Cozmo kicking off three 93XRT Holiday Jam shows next month at the Vic Theatre and love his latest “Come...
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Mondo Cozmo Does It Again.

Video of Mondo Cozmo - Come On One month from today Mondo Cozmo will lead off three nights of music at The Vic Theatre on Friday December 6 with X Ambassadors for the 93XRT Holiday Jam concerts. He writes one great song after another! “ Come On ” is his latest. This week’s show has no shortage of...
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Mumford And Sons

New Noise = All Treats No Tricks

Happy Halloween! No tricks, just treats. And not the “fun size” mini treats, either. The good stuff! Full size new songs we’ve been eager to share with you. Mumford & Sons,Saint Motel, Coldplay, and The Avett Brothers to name a couple’a two-tree of ‘em. Check out the entire playlist below and...
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Chris Martin (L) and Guy Berryman of Coldplay perform at the Rose Bowl on October 6, 2017

Hear Coldplay's teaser off their album due next month.

Video of Coldplay - Orphans No way was Coldplay going to leave on note unsung. Word is they finished a new album and, while they were packing up the studio, had the itch to record one final song. “ Orphans ” is the name and it starts off this week’s New Noise at Nine. Also hearing another selection...
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Hear New Beck On This Week's New Noise At Nine

Video of Beck - Uneventful Days Last week’s show debuted Michael Stipe’s long-awaited return to making music. This week we debuted Beck’s surprise announcement that his new record finished and slated for release next month! I'm pretty keen on Michigander ( who was added to Pete Yorn’s show at Metro...
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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 19: Michael Stipe attends the premiere screening and party for truTV’s new comedy series “At Home with Amy Sedaris” at The Bowery Hotel on October 19, 2017 in New York City. 27056_024. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Hear Michael Stipe's first ever solo recording, first since REM's breakup.

Video of Your Capricious Soul - Michael Stipe Michael Stipe returns to music with his first new music since the breakup of REM in 2011 and his first solo recording EVER. He's making "Your Capricious Soul" available only through MichaelStipe.com and benefits climate change awareness and action...
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Foals Release Their Second Album Of The Year

Video of FOALS - The Runner Yes, Jeff Lynne really has new music on the way. He’s a music-making machine 50 years in the making! I came across another song from Smith & Thell - the Swedish duo whose debut blew up in Europe. "The Runner " comes from Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost – Part 2...
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