Diary of an XRT Intern

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Diary of an XRT Intern: ‘Twas The Night Before Lolla

‘Twas the night before Lolla, and all through the station, the interns were excited, for the music celebration. August 1st through the 3rd is the weekend I have been looking forward to the most since […]


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Nirvana to Reissue In Utero with a Bounty of Bonus Material

This September will mark the 20th anniversary of Nirvana’s legendary third album In Utero. In commemoration, the album will be reissued by Universal Records and promises to feature a huge amount of extra material, including […]



10 Of The Best Music Documentaries Now On Netflix

Netflix is full of movies about music. Some fictional flicks provide a nice laugh and take on the music scene. However, some of the most compelling features are their collection of music documentaries. Here are […]


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Lollapalooza 2013, Unlike Any Lolla Before [Diary Of An XRT Intern]

Every Lollapalooza includes some form of intense heartbreak from missing awesome acts, redeemed by utter amazement of spectacular shows fulfilling that gap. This Lollapalooza proved a very different emotional rollercoaster for me than ever before. […]


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Watch The Cure’s Headlining Set At Lollapalooza

Godfathers of Goth, The Cure, served up a set of their classic and bubbly arrangements on the Red Bull Sound Select Stage the final night of Lollapalooza 2013. Front man Robert Smith and the rest […]


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10 Songs To Satisfy The Crowd (And Yourself) On Karaoke Night

Plenty of us have been there. You’re at a bar, a friend’s party, etc. and karaoke is the method of entertainment for the night. Everyone is taking a turn and telling you to get on […]


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The Day I Got to Shadow Lin Brehmer [Diary Of An XRT Intern]

His voice is soothing and unmistakable, and you hear it coming through your radio every weekday morning. If you’re like my mom, you must be wondering what exactly goes on in the studio during Lin’s […]


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Arcade Fire Reel Out First Tour Dates In Three Years

After nearly three years away from the touring circuit, Arcade Fire has announced their first live appearances in support of their upcoming album due out later this year. The band will be performing across Australia […]


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Nirvana’s In Utero To Get Reissue Treatment

As it gets closer to the 20th anniversary since Nirvana’s In Utero was released back on September 13, 1993, more information has been revealed about the much-anticipated deluxe reissue. Universal Records has named September 24 […]


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Jack White Puts His Money Where His Mouth Is

Yesterday, Jack White donated $200,000 to the National Recording Preservation Foundation. The National Recording Preservation Foundation is an independent, non-profit charitable corporation. The NRPF works closely with the Library Congress. Its mission is to support […]