New Music Thursday: Peter Gabriel contributed a stunning new track to the new “Snowden” soundtrack and we’re happy to share it with you. Phish returns with a new album next month and we’ll give you a sneak peak. Jack White released “Jack White Acoustic Recordings 1998 – 2016” and we’ll share some of our favorite tracks. The Pretenders have a new album coming out (produced by Dan Auerbach!) and we’re going to give you a sneak peak. Florence + The Machine contributed to a movie soundtrack & it’s a stunner. XRT favorite Dawes’ “When the Tequilla Runs Out” is a fun one to prep to see them this weekend! Green Day has a sold out show at the Aragon next week – rock out to Bang Bang. On the total flipside, Norah Jones’ new album, Day Breaks, is coming out Oct. 7 and we’ll share the first single, Carry On. The awesome, Mike Doughty, has a new album coming out, The Heart Watches While The Brian Burns, and we’ll share the first single. Father John Misty decided to drop a new song, Real Love Baby, and we’ll share it with you. XRT favorite, Hometown heroes, WILCO, return with a new album, Schmilco. Another Chicago Area native, Ryley Walker, has a new album out and we’ll share the gorgeous first single. Billy Bragg & Joe Henry have a new project together & we hope you’ll dig it. We’ll introduce you to North Carolina band, Hiss Golden Messenger. New John Prine on the way! We’ll dig deeper in new Catfish & The Bottlemen. Chris Robinson Brotherhood’s new album, We Know How You Feel, is in stores this weekend and we’ll give you an advanced listen.. We wanted to spin something from our next XRT/Billions First Impressions artist, Adia Victoria. St. Paul & The Broken Bones premiered a new song, “All I Ever Wonder” and we’ll give it a couple spins.
GOIN’ TO THE SHOW WITH JUST A REGULAR GUY: (7:15am & 6:05pm)
NEW NOISE AT NINE The week’s best new recordings, including exclusive previews of forthcoming albums. (9-10pm)
FRIDAY DOUBLE FEATURE: Prince & Jimi Hendrix
DEEP DIGS AT DAWN with Emma Mac (6:30 – 8am)
SATURDAY MORNING FLASHBACK with Johnny Mars: 1973 (8am-Noon)
BREAKFAST WITH THE BEATLES with Terri Hemmert (8-10am).
LOCAL ANESTHETIC with Richard Milne: (7:30-8pm)
XRT SUNDAY NIGHT CONCERT: Ben Gibbard From Death Cab For Cutie & The Avett Brothers Live From Studio X (8-9pm).
LITTLE STEVEN’S UNDERGROUND GARAGE (9-11pm)
JAZZ TRANSFUSION with Barry Winograd (11pm-1am)
LIN’S BIN with Lin Brehmer (7:15am & 6:30pm)
BLUES BREAKERS with Tom Marker: (9-10PM)
THE BIG BEAT with Jason Thomas (10pm-12MID)
GOIN’ TO THE SHOW WITH JUST A REGULAR GUY (7:15am & 6:30pm)