Music Discovery

The Big Beat with Ryan Arnold

Preview EoB, Hamilton Leithauser, Wolf Parade, and more.

Preview EoB, Hamilton Leithauser, Wolf Parade, and more.
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Sample Radiohead's Ed O'Brien's long-awaited solo project.

The best new music on WXRT.
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The Big Beat with Ryan Arnold

Preview Nada Surf, Beach Bunny, The Districts and more.

Hear some of the coolest indie and new artists before anyone else.
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Dirty Knobs

The Dirty Knobs - Mike Campbell's debut record 15 Years In The Making

The best new music of the week heard on WXRT.
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New Noise At Nine

Put Your Speakers To The Test With This Week's New Noise at Nine

Video of Overcoats - The Fool A couple’a screaming good songs to call out in this week’s show. Grouplove “ Deleter ” and Overcoats “ The Fool ” are OMFG amazing. Other notables are Real Estate , Taylor Janzen , and Caroline Rose . Check out the whole show below. Thanks for listening to XRT and...
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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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