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Re-Live Death Cab For Cutie's XRT Concert At Taste Of Chicago!
Death Cab For Cutie will headline the Hideout Block Party/A.V. Fest on Friday, September 5th. That show will mark the band's last Chicago date with guitarist Chris Walla...
The Wait Is Over, U2 Will Release A New Album In 2014
Bono and the boys are coming back. Five years after the release of their twelfth studio album No Line On The Horizon, U2 are gearing up to release their much-anticipated new album later this year. A spokesperson for the band confirmed to Rolling...
Tom Petty Friday Feature
Is the concept of being the leader of an American rock & roll band inconsistent with the role of frontman for a national institution? It’s been over 35 years since Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers formed in Gainesville, and they’re now among...
Jim James, Marcus Mumford, Elvis Costello & More Take on Bob Dylan's 'Nothing to It'
Lost on the River is due out Nov. 11. It includes 15 songs written by Dylan in what's estimated to be 1967 and recorded in two weeks by the supergroup.
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Trampled By Turtles Return With "Are You Behind The Shining Star?" [Free Download]
Trampled By Turtles released their seventh studio album Wild Animals on July 15 via BanjoDad Records. The following day the group performed for the second time on the Late Show With David Letterman. The band also headlined the famed Red Rocks...
Thurston Moore Announces New Album 'The Best Day,' Releases Title Track: Listen
The Best Day is Moore's first solo album since 2010.
CD's May Not Last Forever, But These Albums Will
A recent report from the Library of Congress revealed that data stored on CD's may age quicker than previously thought. "CD Rot" as the researchers have termed, is when a CD begins to erode and the sound turns to a crackle before eventually failing...
Prius Route to Rock, Vol. 125: Deer Tick, Röyksopp & Robyn, 30X30 Blues Party
Lots going on this weekend with a Saturday night show @ Metro (always a good time), a couple of Scandinavia's finest artists team up on one of the city's most picturesque stages and the host of XRT's Blues Breakers, Tom Marker, celebrates 30 years as...
Diary Of An Intern: Until Next Time
The end of this summer came down like an avalanche engulfing an unaware town at the bottom of a mountain. It ended abruptly and without warning. The entire time at XRT I felt as though I had the entire summer ahead of me. Until after Lollapalooza I...
Stray Cat Blues
What if a new health care development turned out to be cataclysmic? What would happen to Chicago? What would you do? To answer these questions, Olivia A. Cole, in her first novel, takes us on a wild ride through a transformed Windy City that is both...
Hump Day Unusual Moment: Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band "Canyons of Your Mind"
One of the few bands whose entire musical catalog is nothing but unusual moments. Are you sitting down? The core of the band emerged from a British art school in the early 60's. "Canyons of Your Mind" begins as a mock standard and then devolves into...
Funny or Die's Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival 2014
Join us for a great night out seeing Funny or Die's Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival 2014 featuring Sarah Silverman, Hannibal Buress, Amy Schumer, Bill Burr, Chris D'elia, Michael Che, Jim Jefferies, Chris Hardwick, Dj Trauma, Second Stage...
Roger Waters' 'The Wall Live Tour' Gets the Documentary Treatment
The Wall is the Pink Floyd album that keeps on giving.
Don Pardo RIP
He was a modern day version of a herald. When he spoke, he had the voice of authority, whether he was introducing a record, Saturday Night Live or breaking news. His career spanned about 75 years. Don Pardo was 96 years old. He even got to be part of...
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