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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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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 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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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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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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John Lennon-Inspired Song by Robbie Robertson, Glen Hansard

Video of Let Love Reign Two generations of favorite XRT artists teamed up for a John Lennon inspired song called “ Let Love Reign. ” Robbie Robertson , guitarist for The Band and who shared songwriting duties with the late, great Levon Helm , got help from Glen Hansard . Also dug into new Death Cab...
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