Ryan Arnold

Host: New Noise At Nine

About the same time Ryan Arnold’s father taught him how to catch a baseball, he taught him how to cue up a record. To this day baseball is still a passion, but music has become his life. To hear Ryan tell it, “Music is my life. Everything else is just what I do.” [Read Ryan’s Full Bio]


My 5 Lives: Bruce Springsteen & Coldplay

The Boss and Coldplay are known to put on epic live performances. Here are five songs that prove it (all night!)


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Arcade Fire, The Orwells, Real Estate – New Noise at Nine. Thursday February 23, 2017

Hear the latest from some XRT faves and maybe some of your NEW ones!


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Spoon, Depeche Mode, Imagine Dragons – New Noise at Nine. Thursday February 16, 2017

See the playlist from this week’s New Noise at Nine.


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Follow Ryan Arnold Live Tweeting Grammy Awards.

Ryan Arnold live tweets the 59th GRAMMY Awards.


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My 5 Lives: The Allman Brothers Band “Blue Sky”

An XRT listener prompted Ryan Arnold to dig deep and come up with 5 live recordings of The Allman Brothers Band’s 1972 classic “Blue Sky.” Here’s what he found!


Lin's inscription on Ryan Arnold's Rock Discography

Lin Brehmer & His Advice I Didn’t Take.

Ryan Arnold remembers Lin Brehmer’s friendship and career advice he’s glad he didn’t take.


The Who (Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

My 5 Lives: The Who

Ryan Arnold shares 5 of his favorite live recordings of The Who.



New Pornographers, The Shins, LP – New Noise at Nine. Thursday January 26, 2017

A sampling of new music from some XRT faves who are coming to town this spring.


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My 5 Lives: “People Have The Power”

Activist, poet, songwriter, the High Priestess of Rock – Patti Smith has words for all occasions. To some, today calls for only four: People Have The Power.


(Photo: Steve Jennings)

Arcade Fire & Mavis Staples, Sturgill Simpson, Laura Marling – New Noise at Nine. Thursday January 19, 2017

Arcade Fire has teamed with Mavis Staples in the past. For Arcade Fire’s first new tune since Reflektor in 2013, “I Give You Power” is an excellent “hello!” to those who’ve been longing for new music. The […]



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