Marty Lennartz

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Strand Of Oaks Tim Showalter Talks About His Gratefulness To Chicago And His Next Record

Tim Showalter, songwriter and producer from Strand of Oaks, stopped by the XRT Live at Lollapalooza Tent to talk with Marty Lennartz before his set on Sunday. He played on the Pepsi Stage at 4:45; […]


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Shakey Graves Discusses Adding A Band To His Set And James Taylor’s Footwear Live At Lollapalooza

Alejandro Rose-Garcia of Shakey Graves joined Marty Lennartz at the Live at Lollapalooza XRT Tent right after festival-goers were allowed to enter Grant Park again. Rose-Garcia also vacated the area during the evacuation and hid […]


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George Ezra Chats About His Next Album And Real Estate

George Ezra walked off the stage and right into the Live at Lollapalooza XRT tent to talk with Marty Lennartz about the whirlwind of a day and real estate in Budapest. Due to the evacuation […]


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Elle King Reminisces Where She Was A Year Ago And How To Know Where You Stand In The Status Quo

Elle King joined Marty Lennartz on the couch at the Live at Lollapalooza tent to do a few of her favorite hobbies. “My two favorite things: sitting and talking about myself into a microphone,” King […]


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Django Django Discusses DIY Instruments And Their Ever Growing Sound

Django Django members David Maclean, drummer and producer, Vincent Neff, singer and guitarist, Jimmy Dixon, bassist, and Tommy Grace, synthesizer operator, sat down with Marty Lennartz at the XRT Live at Lollapalooza tent to chat […]


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Catfish and the Bottlemen’s Van McCann Plays To A Crowd Of Thousands On His Birthday

Van McCann joined Marty Lennartz at the Live at Lollapalooza XRT tent to talk about his band of lookalikes, his music playing in the US and his birthday. Van McCann is lead vocals and rhythm […]


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It’s The Summer Of Great TV Shows, Marty & Sarah Discuss Why This Summer Has Seen Some Of The Best Time For TV [Listen]

True Detective, Mr. Robot, and more. Marty & Sarah run down why this summer has been fantastic for TV. Sarah Ricard is the editor of Rotten Tomatoes: The TV Zone and she’ll be chatting with […]


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Nine Miles From The White City, Hear It On XRT This Afternoon

Today on the vinyl frontier, we’ll be spinning a track from the Third Man Records vault release of the White Stripes Nine Miles From The White City.


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Like Getting Together With Old Friends, Hear My Morning Jacket Chat With XRT

Jim James & Patrick Hallahan called in to chat with Marty Lennartz about their new record The Waterfall, their upcoming tour, and more. Hear their conversation below.


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Hear The Second Ever Smashing Pumpkins Release On The Vinyl Frontier This Afternoon

Today’s trip to The Vinyl Frontier is from the 7” single stash, the Smashing Pumpkins song “Tristessa” It was their second ever release and only one on venerable Seattle label, Sub Pop. It was part of Sub Pop’s Single Of The Month Club and followed the release of I Am One”.