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Fifty Shades of Rock [Playlist]

Fifty Shades of Grey has attracted an audience that does not read movie reviews. Or just the slightest hint of the sting of love has filled movie theaters for the Valentine’s Day weekend. The Regular […]


By: Michael Buckner

Two XRT Shows With Glenn Tilbrook Of Squeeze

Wow. What a week for concert news! Wilco. Foo Fighters. Again. Wow. In the midst of all of this excellent music news don’t let this one slip by unnoticed. Glenn Tilbrook of Squeeze fame, is […]


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Grounds For Thought: 3 Songs For A Quick Pick Me Up.

A handful of people noticed I’d been a bit reclusive in my day-to-day life, both online and off. It’s fair to share that I suffered the loss last week of a friend who’s been with […]



Christmas Time Is Here Again…2013

Time for another Christmas mix for my students at Columbia College. I put together a new one every year, including artists we studied from 1920 through 1969, and contemporary artists that came to town this […]



Glenn Tilbrook Of Squeeze Joins Terri Hemmert Live From Studio X [Listen]

The second Glenn to arrive in person in as many weeks, longtime XRT favorite Glenn Tilbrook of Squeeze stopped by early Friday afternoon to chat and play a couple of songs in the XRT studios. […]


Full Album From Squeeze, “Spot The Difference”

These days British rockers Squeeze find themselves classified in the Classic Rock category, with band members often invited to pick up awards that say “heritage” or “lifetime achievement.” But in their heyday of the late […]