It’s hard to overstate the popularity and impact that Pink Floyd has had on the world of modern music. Since their days as the house band at the UFO club in swinging London, the psychedelic pop of the Syd Barrett era and the giant blockbuster albums, the band’s music continues to be a remarkably current and vital presence.
This week’s Friday Double Feature highlights two musical titans that need no explanation.
This week’s Friday Double Feature is devoted to the music of two XRT favorites. Tune in to XRT Friday starting on the XRT Morning Show with Lin Brehmer and Mary Dixon to hear the music of The Pretenders and Poi Dog Pondering featured all day long. Start your holiday weekend off right with XRT’s Double Feature with The Pretenders & Poi Dog Pondering.
Tomorrow, celebrate the season while enjoying the unparalleled treasures of XRT’s Christmas music library.
Listen to XRT if you dare this Friday… We’ll be featuring a monstrous selection of hand picked Halloween tunes as this week’s Friday feature. It’s a ghoulish extravaganza filled with ghastly tunes for everyone.
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 popular/successful rock trio of all time. Enjoy your favorite songs, as well as selected rarities and live tracks from XRT’s vast archives. It all begins with Lin Brehmer on XRT’s morning show.
Foo Fighters made waves this week with the announcement of a performance at the Cubby Bear following the debut of their new HBO series Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways. Speaking of Sonic Highways, the album is due for a November 10 release date. As part of their upcoming performance on Friday, the band will be performing the first track of the album “Something From Nothing”. The track was recorded in Chicago and will be a central theme during Friday’s premiere episode.
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