Lin Brehmer

On-Air: Monday – Friday 5:30-10am
Host: Lin’s Bin
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Lin Brehmer is the indefatigable host of the XRT Morning Show. On the morning of Dec. 30th 1991, he placed a needle on the record, “This Must Be the Place” by Talking Heads to augur a new chapter in a radio career that began in 1977. He has anchored the XRT Morning Show ever since. His insouciant charm has inspired XRT News Anchor Mary Dixon to leave and come back and leave and come back and leave and come back. The two of them can be heard 5:30-10am Monday through Friday. [Read Lin’s Full Bio]

The 10 Best Chuck Berry Covers. [Watch]

The equation is pretty simple. No Chuck Berry. No rock and roll.


Meanwhile, I’m Still Thinkin’. R.I.P. Chuck [Listen]

The final song is a live version of “Johnny B. Goode” that sends the crowd into a boiling rapture rarely captured in the annals of rock history.


What Makes a Classic? Lin’s Bin from March 3.

There is a measure of comfort in our belief that a classic will resist its age.


Beatles Stuff I Did Not Play Today [Watch]

From the ridiculous to the sublime.


Top 5 Rock Screams. Happy Birthday to Roger Daltrey [Watch]

Now I was forced to consider Joe Walsh’s exuberant intro to “Meadows.” Jim Morrison’s scream in “When The Music’s Over” which I promise I’ll play during the apocalypse.


Reborn New Orleans Classics [Watch]

Who would have thought that the staccato rhythms of Devo would be suited to this soul classic? The Spud Boys from Akron, that’s who.


The Regular Guy Joins Lin & Mary to Recap the 2017 Oscars [Listen]

“I thought it was an Adele thing like how she did at the Grammys; ‘we don’t deserve this, it belongs to you!'”


Lin’s Loving Valentine’s Day Playlist [Listen]

I chose to mix up the vintages and feature songs that XRT has played over the years.


Why Are Women Crazy: Lin’s Bin Script

Because men still complain about how rough they have it.


Lin’s 25th Anniversary Encore: Kelly Hogan, Nora O’Connor & Robbie Fulks [Listen]

“Robbie may be up for a couple of Grammys, but Kelly and Nora are up for jammies.”



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