Sharon Van Etten

Sharon Van Etten and Josh Homme Cover "Peace, Love and Understanding"

Sharon Van Etten and Josh Homme just released a transformative cover of Elvis Costello's "Peace, Love and Understanding.” Although the song was recorded before quarantine, the video features Van Etten and Homme experiencing stay-at-home life. Directed by Matthew Daniel Siskin, it also features a...
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Hear a Brand New Song from Sharon Van Etten

Sharon Van Etten has won us over as a musician, and we're thrilled to hear she's now trying her hand as an actor. She appeared on the Netflix show The OA, and now she's been cast for the indie film Never Rarely Sometimes Always, written and directed by Eliza Hittman, which recently debuted at...
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Mavis Staple Live

This Charleston Music Festival Features Chicago Music Icons

XRT fans are primed for this South Carolina music festival, featuring Andrew Bird and Angel Olsen
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Sharon Van Etten Returns To Lollapalooza With One Of The Best Albums Of 2019 After 5 Years Away From Music

As she told Marty Lennartz, she needed to take a break to come up with new writing material rather than write songs about being on the road.
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Sharon Van Etten Releases Video for “No One’s Easy To Love”

One of the best albums that’s been floating around the XRT studios this year is Sharon Van Etten’s Remind Me Tomorrow. We’ve been sharing a few songs in rotation, but it never hurts when an artist adds a visual to the situation. And lucky for us, Van Etten has just released the video for the song “...
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NEW YORK, NY - MAY 22: Musician Sharon Van Etten performs at the 2016 Vulture Festival at Milk Studios on May 22, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for Vulture Festival)

Watch Norah Jones Join Sharon Van Etten For "Seventeen"

If anyone is having a good year, it's Sharon Van Etten. Back in January she released her new album Remind Me Tomorrow , her first new release in about 5 years. With a song like "Comeback Kid," she's aware of the anticipation awaiting her return, and it shows in the energy she's been giving in her...
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Sharon Van Etten’s 93XRT Set At Thalia Hall Showcased Some Of The Most Intimate Songwriters In Indie Rock

Thalia Hall housed an emotionally engaging range of indie rock artists on Friday night that compelled a sold-out audience of songwriter enthusiasts. The second leg of consecutive Sharon Van Etten sets with London singer/songwriter Nilufer Yanya opening, Friday’s edition additionally featured Lucy...
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New Noise At Nine

Forget Flowers and Chocolate! A Dozen (plus 2) New Songs

Happy Overpriced Crummy Choclate and Roses Day! I aimed to make this week’s show live up to The Best of New Music Thursday by jamming as much music into one hour as physics, space, and time would allow. Two highlights from this week’s show - Jade Bird “I Get No Joy” ( Jade Bird is playing with...
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Glen Hansard

Vampire Weekend Harmonizes, Glen Hansard Gets Dark

Vampire Weekend played a "no cell phone allowed" Lollapalooza aftershow last summer where they debuted new music. "Harmony Hall" seemed like a great song to start off with. Two songs featuring Danger Mouse get some play on this week's show - a collaboration with Karen O of Yeah Yeah Yeah's and the...
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Hear Bob Mould Roar Back with A New Song

Bob Mould is back with a new song, a new album, and a new tour that'll spend a couple'a days rockin' Metro Chicago on February 22 and 23. I couldn't wait to start the show with his ripper " Sunshine Rock. " Video of Bob Mould "Sunshine Rock" We've been listening to Nathaniel...
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