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A new song by [lastfm]The Decemberists[/lastfm] was among the new records we played tonight on New Noise at Nine with Tom Marker, our one hour weekly program of the best of the new music being played each New Music Thursday on XRT. We also be spun some songs by [lastfm]Kings of Leon[/lastfm], [lastfm]Elton John[/lastfm] and [lastfm]Leon Russell[/lastfm] with [lastfm]Neil Young[/lastfm] and more. Download most of the songs we played and listen to every one!
- SONG – ARTIST
- DOWN BY THE WATER – [lastfm]THE DECEMBERISTS[/lastfm]Details are starting to spill about The Decemberists‘ upcoming album, The King Is Dead. Their last album, The Hazards of Love placed in the top 20 albums of 2009′s XRT Listener Poll. The band has been nice enough to share a new song, from the album titled “Down by the Water.” Listen, download & watch The Decemberists perform the tune live!
[DOWNLOAD “DOWN BY THE WATER”]
- UNIVERSAL CHILD – [lastfm]ANNIE LENNOX[/lastfm]A brand new song titled “Universal Child” by Scottish musician and singer, Annie Lennox performed during her broadcast appearance on the American Idol Gives Back show recently.
[LISTEN TO “UNIVERSAL CHILD”]
- LUCKY MAN- [lastfm]RONNIE WOOD[/lastfm]Ronnie Wood doesn’t cut solo albums very often (his last was in 2001), which makes the Sept. 28 release of his brand-new collection I Feel Like Playing a noteworthy event. The Stones and Faces guitarist brought in guests like Slash, Jim Keltner, Billy Gibbons, and Bobby Womack on a bluesy, guitar-based set that, paired with his gritty voice, feels like the distilled essence of road-tested, frills-free rock ‘n roll.
[DOWNLOAD “LUCKY MAN”]
- BIRTHDAY- [lastfm]KINGS OF LEON[/lastfm]Kings of Leon just released their new album Come Around Sundown last Tuesday, but it was Saturday night when the band took over your TV’s with an amazing performance on Saturday Night Live. Watch the performance and hear “Birthday.”
[WATCH KOL ON SNL] [LISTEN TO “BIRTHDAY”]
- LET GO- [lastfm]EVEREST[/lastfm]With a wall of guitars shining down on you and a rock band making you move, it was like a scene from The Blues Brothers… No, we weren’t shaking our tail feathers in Ray’s Music Emporium, we were rocking out to LA band, Everest for free at Chicago Music Exchange before their XRT Show later that night at Double Door. Miss the set? Watch it here!
[WATCH “LET GO”]
- BACK OF MY MIND- [lastfm]THE AUTUMN DEFENSE[/lastfm]A side project of Wilco bandmates Pat Sansone and John Stirratt, The Autumn Defense released its fourth album, Once Around. Instead of the trademark distortions and ambient sounds of Wilco, The Autumn Defense opts for bright, crisp, major key music – perfect for an autumn afternoon full of apple cider and illegal leaf fires in the backyard. Listen to the full album this week!
[DOWNLOAD “BACK OF MY MIND”] [STREAM THE FULL ALBUM]
- GONE TO SHILOH (with [lastfm]NEIL YOUNG[/lastfm])- [lastfm]ELTON JOHN[/lastfm] & [lastfm]LEON RUSSELL[/lastfm]Hear XRT’s Norm Winer host a special on The Union, Elton John & Leon Russell’s 2010 collaboration. Hear the interview and some of the songs from the new album!
[LISTEN TO OUR RADIO SPECIAL ON-DEMAND]
- I BELIEVE IN YOU- [lastfm]BLACK DUB[/lastfm]Daniel Lanois with Trixie Whitley, Brian Blade and Daryl Johnson in the studio rehearsing material from their upcoming release.
[WATCH BLACK DUB PERFORM LIVE IN-STUDIO]
- WELLWISHERS- [lastfm]UMPHREY’S McGEE[/lastfm]A new collection of Umphrey’s music will be coming at you starting this fall and consider this the appetizer. In a departure from the standard “album” format, upcoming releases will be available as series of digital EPs which combine studio takes on UM favorites and brand new material!
- ALPHAVILLE- [lastfm]BRYAN FERRY[/lastfm] This track comes from Bryan Ferry’s star-studded new solo album, Olympia as well as upcoming Roxy Music reunion dates
[LISTEN TO “ALPHAVILLE” ]