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Brendan Benson, left, and Jack White of The Raconteurs perform at the Fillmore in Detroit

The Raconteurs Light Up 2019's First New Noise at Nine

The first New Noise at Nine of 2019 is a very full hour of the best of New Music Thursday! We've been collecting a load of new music over the last month - The Raconteurs , Tedeschi Trucks Band , Sharon Van Etten , Guster and more. We listened to 'em all! Check out this week's playlist below. Thanks...
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Robin Pecknold of Fleet Foxes

Fleet Foxes Tease New Demo

Just before the clock struck midnight on Monday, Robin Pecknold gave us hope for the new year. The Fleet Foxes frontman teased a few new demos with the caption “Forward ! (Very very demos happy new year).” Well very very happy are we! According to their contract, Fleet Foxes are due to release a...
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2018 Goes Out With A Bang On The Final New Noise At Nine Of The Year

Tonight is the final New Noise at Nine of 2018. What a year we've had! Vote on the best song, best new artist, and more in the 2018 XRT Listener Poll and watch the results in a live webcast from City Winery on January 22nd. Highlights of the show include Sunflower Bean , Broken Bells , The...
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 Hozier performs onstage during the VH1 Big Music in 2015

Hozier & Mavis Staples name-check musicians, social justice giants

Out of strange times comes great music, right? " Nina Cried Power " , a special collaboration between Hozier and Mavis Staples , is a tribute to Nina Simone, Woody Guthrie, James Brown, Curtis Mayfield, Bob Dylan and others who used their music as an instrument of social change. I've been listening...
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Elle King

Powerful Women Rule on New Noise

Aretha Franklin passed away today. We’re playing new music from some powerful female artists on this week’s show. Elle King returns after the success of “Ex’s & Oh’s” with a soulful song “ Shame ”. Equally as powerful, Jade Bird shows her angsty side with “ Uh Huh ”. Multi-instrumentalist Tash...
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New Noise At Nine

First spins of new music from XRT faves, Studio X specs.

Well, those who went to Lollapalooza have finally recovered and those who didn't are ready for the people who did to shut up about it. Looking toward the end of summer and beginning of fall, we have new music from Jade Bird , Death Cab For Cutie , and Alejandro Escovedo to look forward to. Some of...
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9/3/2016 - Sam Beam and Jesca Hoop performing on the Garden Stage on day 3 of the 2016 End of the Road Festival in Larmer Tree Gardens in Dorset. Picture date: Saturday September 3, 2016. Photo credit should read: Richard Gray/ EMPICS Entertainment. (Phot

Hear New Music from Iron and Wine: "What Hurts Worse"

Sam Beam of Iron and Wine just announced he’ll be releasing a new EP at the end of August, entitled Weed Garden. Just last year Beam gave us Beast Epic , his first album of original material as Iron and Wine in 4 years. Although he’s released a few wonderful projects, including the cover album Sing...
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New Noise At Nine

"New music from Tom Petty." Something Ryan Arnold never thought he'd ever say again.

I'm not often at a loss for words. When I read more than a dozen Tom Petty songs had been unearthed and plans are in the works for a massive box set all I could muster was "I'll be damned." Pre-order the 60 song (including more than a dozen previously unreleased songs recorded in the early 1980's)...
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Gorillaz and Snoop Dogg

LISTEN: Gorillaz Share New Song Feat. Snoop Dogg, "Hollywood"

We’re just one week shy of hearing the new Gorillaz album, 'The Now Now,' and days before its release, another song has been shared.
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Florence Welch

LISTEN: Florence + The Machine Share Slow Burner "Big God"

Florence + The Machine dropped another ' High As Hope' preview in the form of the slow burner “Big God.”
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