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New Music Thursday


Muse, Mumford & Sons, Madisen Ward & The Mama Bear. New Noise at Nine – Thursday March 26, 2015

Well here’s something from Muse that’ll get your attention! “Dead Inside” is the first taste of Muse’s seventh studio album, called Drones and due in June, and it showed up at the radio station without much warning. Front […]


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Lollapalooza Artists A Plenty On XRT’s New Music Thursday

You’ll hear many Lollapalooza artists with new material on XRT’s New Music Thursday today.


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Of Monsters And Men, Freddy Jones Band, Sujfan Stevens. New Noise at Nine – Thursday March 19, 2015

Of Monsters And Men are back with a new record. Their debut album, My Head Is An Animal, was voted #5 on the 2012 XRT Listener Poll. They come to town for a show at the Riviera […]


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Of Monsters & Men, Mumford & Sons, Alabama Shakes, And More On New Music Thursday

What a year its been so far. Last week saw new songs from Mumford & Songs and My Morning Jacket to add to a growing list of artists with new music on the way. We’ll be playing album previews from those two along with Of Monsters & Men, Florence & The Machine, Alabama Shakes, Passion Pit, Sufjan Stevens, Van Morrison, and many more artists with soon to be released records.


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MMJ, They Might Be Giants, Temperance Movement. New Noise at Nine – Thursday March 12, 2015

Mumford & Sons are back in a big way. New music and a big tour. The fabled Gentlemen of the Road Stopover commences this summer and stops in Waverly, IA in June. “Believe” is the […]


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New Music Thursday Highlights

We’ve seen two major announcements this past week with both Mumford & Sons and My Morning Jacket releasing brand new songs from both of their upcoming records. You’ll hear them both along with a sneak preview of many other albums on New Music Thursday today.


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Van Morrison, Freddy Jones Band, Ting Tings, Passion Pit. New Noise at Nine – Thursday February 26, 2015

A mellow start to New Noise at Nine in Lord Huron‘s “Fool For Love” before Chicago’s Freddy Jones Band – a tune from their first full length album since 1999’s Lucid from – called “Those Diamonds”   Passion Pit has an XRT show at Thalia […]



Calexico, Passion Pit, Lord Huron, & more more more. New Noise at Nine – Thursday February 19, 2015

No time to spare getting into this week’s show that’s filled with the (baker’s dozen) Best of New Music Thursday. New music from an artist as dynamic and talented as Florence + The Machine usually serves as […]


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Hear Passion Pit, Alabama Shakes, Will Butler, Florence & The Machine, & More On XRT’s New Music Thursday

You can expect to hear tons of new music today on XRT as we’ll be playing tracks from upcoming albums from the likes of Alabama Shakes, Florence & The Machine, Passion Pit, Mark Knopfler, Brand Carlile, Arcade Fire’s Will Butler, Lord Huron, and many more.



Florence + The Machine, Ivan & Alyosha, Rhiannon Giddens and 9 more. New Noise at Nine – Thursday February 12, 2015

We took up every minute of New Noise at Nine with what truly was the best of New Music Thursday. With only 60 minutes, it was a touch show to piece together! Alabama Shakes set the […]