Jason Thomas

Monday – Friday: 5-9pm
Host: XRT’s Eleventh Hour

Jason Thomas began his radio career at one of the country’s foremost modern rock stations, Live 105 (KITS) in San Francisco. OK, so his first job was answering the request line, tallying up the day’s requests for a nightly feature called, “Most Wanted,” but he was soon wowing the insomniacs of the Bay Area.[Read Jason’s Full Bio]

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Rejoice! More ‘Alien’ Films in the Works!

We’ve known for a while now that the sequel to the sort-of Alien prequel (Prometheus) is on its way (Prometheus 2), but Variety has just reported that another proper Alien film will be made.  The […]

WXRT–02/19/2015

(photo by Nate Azark)

Passion Pit Drop Another New Track, “Where the Sky Hangs” [Listen]

This is such an easy time of year to crank out posts for 93xrt.com.  Bands that we know and love are sharing new tracks with us fast and furious.  It was just yesterday that Passion […]

WXRT–02/18/2015

2013 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival ñ Day 1

Modest Mouse Share Another New Track, ‘The Ground Walks, with Time in a Box’ [Listen]

Modest Mouse have pushed back the release date of their sixth album from March 3 to March 17, but they’ve been quite generous when it comes to giving us sneak previews of Strangers to Ourselves.  […]

WXRT–02/17/2015

Calvin Harris (photo: Getty Images)

New Music Thursday: Calvin Harris ‘Pray to God (feat. Haim)’ [Watch]

OK, the song’s not brand new, but the video is, so we’ll say that it qualifies for a New Music Thursday post.  Scottish DJ/producer Calvin Harris released his fourth album, Motion, this past fall and […]

WXRT–02/12/2015

Death Cab for Cutie 2015

See a Guy Get Smashed by a Car in Death Cab For Cutie’s New ‘Black Sun’ Video [Watch]

As we wait patiently for the release of Kintsugi on March 31 and the band’s two shows at the beautiful Chicago Theater in late-April/early-May, we have some visual entertainment to enjoy courtesy of Gibbard & […]

WXRT–02/11/2015

Show At "Chime For Change: The Sound Of Change Live" Concert

Florence (x 2) and the Machine Return With ‘How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful’ [Watch]

We know that Florence + The Machine have booked some festival dates in 2015, so, obviously, we’ve been expecting new music from the band sometime this year.  Our first taste arrived today in the form […]

WXRT–02/10/2015

Jeff Lynne (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Jeff Lynne & ELO Rock the Grammys, Paul McCartney [Watch]

It was a non-stop parade of live performers at the Grammys last evening.  And yes, you did see Jeff Lynne and ELO on the stage performing a couple of songs that were hits 10-15 years […]

WXRT–02/09/2015

Paul McCartney (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

ICYMI: Paul McCartney Teams Up With Rihanna & Kanye West [Watch]

We’ve all seen/heard collaborations that don’t quite seem to fit.  Yeah, an unexpected pairing can fetch headlines and eyeballs, but what about the music?  At first glance, seeing Sir Paul’s name alongside Kanye’s and Rihanna’s […]

WXRT–02/06/2015

Foo-Fighters-2014

Foo Fighters on ‘Austin City Limits’ With Jimmy Vaughan & Gary Clark Jr. [Watch]

The long-running PBS series Austin City Limits has been on fire lately with The Black Keys’ episode airing last weekend and Ryan Adams & Jenny Lewis sharing the stage the week before.  This weekend, the […]

WXRT–02/05/2015

(Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella)

Modest Mouse Delay Album Release, Share Another New Track [Listen]

Good news and bad news, people.  Or, maybe, “good news for people who love bad news” along with some actual bad news for the other people that love good news?  Sorry.  Got a little carried […]

WXRT–02/03/2015

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