We’re devoting the entire day to memorable performances originally aired as XRT Concert Exclusives, Sunday Night Concerts, Studio X broadcasts, and live in-studio appearances. We’ll also celebrate this week’s release of ON XRT, Volume 15.
Stretching across the Atlantic Ocean to Irving Park Road, Friday’s Double Feature brings Van Morrison and Wilco together here on XRT. Van Morrison’s triple platinum album Moondance was recently re-released as a Deluxe Edition featuring […]
Imagine (or remember) what FM radio sounded like back in the late 1970′s when Talking Heads first emerged. They were ahead of their time, and XRT took great pride in supporting their music from the […]
With music being available from so many different sources these days, and some of the most “popular” artists geared towards audiences that are either very young, or have widely varying tastes from XRT listeners, it’s great to see that one of America’s great rock groups, Pearl Jam, has the #1 selling album in the U.S. this week!!
Whenever we devote our Friday Feature to the music of U2, we assume that all the radios and other audio devices that are tuned in will be cranked to their optimum levels for the majority […]
When they first emerged in the late 70′s, most fans considered their music cutting edge. Now Sting is one of the most recognizable one-name celebrities in the world, and The Police are arguably the most […]
He’s been considered a guitar deity for generations, and his recorded work has ranged from the blues-rock jams of Cream and John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers to the more textured stylings of his more recent solo work. […]
One of rock’s true originals, Peter Gabriel, receives the XRT Friday Feature treatment this week starting with Lin Brehmer‘s morning show. Peter’s innovative sense of showmanship, unique combination of musical influences, and his global perspective […]
Is the concept of being 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 […]
Tune in all day to enjoy the recorded legacy of one of rock’s most influential and justifiably popular groups of all-time! In their prime, no other band could match the sheer power and raw energy […]