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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 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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Hear A Preview of Wilco's "Ode To Joy"

Video of Wilco "Everyone Hides" (Official Video) I sat on a few records till we could listen to them together on New Noise this week. Another new song from Twin Peaks puts their jam band sensibilities front and center. Not sure if they channeled the Grateful Dead for "Casey's...
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Van Morrison Releases Another Album - His 6th in 4 years.

Video of Van Morrison - Dark Night Of The Soul (Audio) We previewed Van Morrison’s upcoming album - his sixth in four years - with a very bluesly, groovy song called “ In The Dark Night Of The Soul. ” We also gave first spins on XRT to a few songs! Check out everything we played on the show below...
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Green Day performs onstage during the 2017 Global Citizen Festival

One Of The Most Eclectic New Noises Of The Year

Video of Green Day - Father Of All...(Official Audio) Green Day’s massive 2020 tour with Weezer and Fall Out Boy was announced this week along with new music from the Bay area punk - poppers. You might do a double-take when you first hear “ Father Of All <Bleep!> ” . Once Billie Joe Armstrong...
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New Noise At Nine

Hear Australia's Newest Band

Video of The Teskey Brothers - So Caught Up (Official Video) We debuted Mondo Cozmo “ Black Cadillac ” on last week’s show and listeners went nuts. Same goes for Sturgill Simpson “ Sing Along ” . Australia's The Teskey Brothers, Death Cab For Cutie and a brand new duo called Illiterate Light are...
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Mondo Cozmo Channeling Velvet Underground?

Video of Mondo Cozmo - Black Cadillac Mondo Cozmo blew my mind. Again. "Black Cadillac" is the Velvet Underground mixed with 21st century culture. I've been waiting all week to play it on New Noise! A few other highlights are Death Cab For Cutie , Whitney (who plays a set at the radio station on...
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