New Music Thursday
New Music Thursday is dedicated to album previews, deeper cuts from albums already released, and more.
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 […]
It’s New Music Thursday on the air at XRT, so we might as well bring the party over to 93xrt.com… Alvvays are a Canadian band that have been getting some play on our Monday night […]
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 […]
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.
All day today you can let us know what you want to hear on new music Thursday. Vote here to let us hear your say on what tracks from Songs Of Innocence you want to hear.
Jeff Tweedy and his son Spencer will be making a visit to the WXRT studio during New Music Thursday. Wilco’s Father-Son duo make up TWEEDY (the band), who will be headlining the XRT Taste of Chicago Concert this Saturday.
It’s hard to describe a particular season as the BEST time of the year for new music! Right now, we seem to be on the verge of a veritable bumper crop of stellar recordings by […]
Hear previews of new albums by Jack White, The Black Keys, Coldplay, Sarah McLachlan, The Pretenders’ Chrissie Hynde and Bob Mould. We’ll also preview forthcoming albums by Conor Oberst, tUnE-yArDs, moe., Sharon Van Etten, and […]
Hear a preview of the new Black Keys album, well before its May release! Other highlights new songs by Coldplay, Ray Lamontagne, and Nickel Creek. Hear songs from the first-ever solo albums by The Pretenders’ Chrissie Hynde and ex-Blur, ex-Gorillaz frontman and co-founder, Damon Albarn, plus previews of forthcoming albums by Conor Oberst (Bright Eyes), String Cheese Incident, G. Love & Special Sauce, Old 97’s, Afghan Whigs, tUnE-yArDs…