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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 23: James Bagshaw of Temples performs onstage on day 3 of FYF Fest 2017 at Exposition Park on July 23, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Timothy Norris/Getty Images for FYF)

3 Awesome New Songs You Need to Hear

All those who seek new music know it's an inconsistent game. Sometimes there's more music than time for listening, and other times it's a drought. Right now I feel like there's an abundance of great new music before me, so here are three songs I'm especially in love with. Enjoy!
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Bille Joe Armstrong of Green Day plays guitar behind his head.

The Most Anticipated Albums Of 2020

Take a look at some of the most anticipated albums of 2020 featuring the likes of Pearl Jam, Adele, The Killers, Green Day, and more.
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Julian Casablancas of The Strokes performs at Governors Ball on June 3, 2016

The Strokes Confirm New Album, Perform New Song "Ode To The Mets"

Earlier this week The Strokes took to Brooklyn's Barclays Center to reveal they'll be releasing a new, full-length album in 2020, their first since 2013's Comedown Machine . After mentioning they had taken the 2010's off, but were back for 2020, Julian Casablancas led the band in a brand new song...
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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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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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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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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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