New Music Thursday

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Tune In To XRT For The Final New Music Thursday Of 2014

We’ll be going out with a bang on the final New Music Thursday of 2014. An excellent year of music, today’s New Music Thursday programming highlights are aplenty.


On XRT Live From The Archives Vol 16

New Noise at Nine Playlist from Thursday November 20, 2014

There really is nothing cooler than turning listeners on to new music. On XRT: Live From The Archives Volume 16 contains 15 tracks by some of  XRT listeners’ fave artists. The album is out Tuesday […]


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Neil Young, The Marcus Mumford/Jim James Supergroup (The New Basement Tapes), & More On New Music Thursday

New Music Thursday will be firing on all cylinders this week as we featurealbum previews, deep cuts from new releases & more.



New Music Thursday Digs Deep All Day Long

New Music Thursday on XRT is a day dedicated to new tracks, deeper cuts from recent releases, and more. This week, we’ll be playing a host of artists with new material we’re looking forward to.


Lorde Performs Live In Dunedin

New Music Thursday Highlights

Thursday is a day dedicated to new music at XRT. Hear album previews, deeper cuts from recent releases, and more all day long including New Noise at Nine, an hour dedicated to new music releases.


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New Music Thursday Highlights

New Music Thursday is dedicated to album previews, deeper cuts from albums already released, and more.



New Noise at Nine Playlist from Thursday October 16, 2014

Foo Fighters are making a HUGE deal out of the release of their eighth studio album Sonic Highways. The record, due next month, accompanies a rock documentary (trailer below). The first song from the album, “Something From […]


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New Music Thursday: Alvvays – ‘Archie, Marry Me’ [Watch]

It’s New Music Thursday on the air at XRT, so we might as well bring the party over to…  Alvvays are a Canadian band that have been getting some play on our Monday night […]


82: David Gilmour

New Noise at Nine Playlist from Thursday October 9, 2014

XRT listeners were among the first people in the country to hear Pink Floyd’s first new music in 20 years. “Louder Than Words” is the sole song with vocals on the entire two-disc release The Endless […]


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New Music Thursday Highlights

Hear the Chicago premiere of a new song from Pink Floyd – just after 10am on Terri Hemmert’s show! We’ll also play a brand new song from The Who! And a preview of Billy Idol’s first new album in almost a decade! (What YEAR is this?!!) Hear Lorde’s new song from the upcoming Hunger Games sequel, plus previews of new albums from Bryan Ferry, Annie Lennox, Jackson Browne, Damien Rice, and TV On The Radio. Other highlights include more from U2, Robert Plant, (Jeff) Tweedy, and brand new albums by Jackson Browne, John Mellencamp, Ryan Adams, Counting Crows, Spoon, Lucinda Williams, Johnny Marr, Mike Doughty, Paolo Nutini, John Hiatt, Sinead O’Connor, Delta Spirit, Ty Segall, The Afghan Whigs, The New Pornographers, and Interpol.




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