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New Noise At Nine

Find out which artists received their first spins on this week's New Noise.

This has been an exciting week for new music. I've been looking forward to playing some artists I'd never heard before. Dennis Lloyd, Mikaela Davis , and Christine & The Queens are three in particular. The entire playlist from this week's show is below. I've included links to pre-order albums...
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Florence + The Machine, Beach House, Decemberists. Thursday May 24, 2018

Florence + The Machine "Hunger" is quick and wonderful. If the rest their upcoming album High As Hope is as emotionally charged then we're in for a treat! Pre-order the album here . I've been really keen on the band Jungle from the UK since I first heard them this spring. Their song "Happy Man" has...
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Arctic Monkeys, Houndmouth, Gang Of Youths. Thursday May 17, 2018

Arctic Monkeys have a sorta Bowie - sorta Beatles sound in their first single "Four Out Of Five." I think new fans are going to find their way to Arctic Monkeys ! Dawes has a rockin' "Living In The Future" and I'm really into Gang Of Youths sound. Have a look below at this week's playlist below and...
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Dave Matthews Band, Houndmouth, Bastille. Thursday May 10, 2018

Had to make room for late arrivals from Bastille and Houndmouth this week. Not. A. Problem. Have a look below at everything else we played and, if you like what you hear, check out a concert and buy a few albums from a local, independent or a family-owned music store. Connect with me on Twitter ,...
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Florence + The Machine, The Longshot, Prince. Thursday May 3, 2018

Florence + The Machine announced a new album this week and immediately shared the first single "Hunger." Jamie xx and Kamasi Washington lend their skills to the album High As Hope due June 29. Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr is playing with The The on their first tour in 18 years. He has an album of...
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Prince, Neko Case, The Record Company. Thursday April 26, 2018

Answer: "New music from Prince." Question: "Words I thought I'd never say again." A bank vault in the basement of Prince's Paisley Park estate unearthed enough new music to put out a record a year for a century. It was a real thrill to play this newly unearthed version of "Nothing Compares 2 U"...
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The Record Company, Ziggy Marley, Chris Cornell. Thursday April 19, 2018

The first time I played The Record Company on New Noise at Nine was their very first song "Off The Ground" and it left me speechless. Seriously, the song was so powerful I didn't know what to say after I played it. Lightening nearly struck twice this week when I played The Record Company "Life To...
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Alice Merton, Ray LaMontagne, Neko Case. Thursday 4/12/2018

Today was the warmest day of the year - 70 degrees and not a cloud in the sky. Weather reports are calling for snow before the weekend's over. Let's live in the now and enjoy killer new music to go along with this killer weather! Some highlights of this week's show include Ziggy Marley, Neko Case,...
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Leon Bridges, Franz Ferdinand, Ray LaMontagne. Thursday 4/5/2018

Today was a good day! On tonight's show we played new songs from artists we've never played on WXRT before. We also played new songs from artists who are faves of WXRT listeners. A particular highlight was Lo Moon who played for a small handful of XRT listeners earlier in the day before their first...
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Snow Patrol, Ray LaMontagne, ZZ Ward. Thursday 3/29/2018

Today marks the first time ever major league baseball season openers have fallen so early in the year. Today marks the first time ever some of this week’s artists' new music was played on WXRT. With some unique collabs and some straightahead rockers, this week's show was a blast to share. Check out...
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