Some albums you just cannot forget about. Their innovation and influence have remained timeless— and for good reason. Albums such as Born to Run and Dark Side of the Moon are classics that can never […]
Saturday Morning Flashback takes us back to 1977 from 8am to 12 noon with Wendy Rice. Where was I in 1977? On January 16th I did my first commercial radio show at WQBK-FM in Albany […]
Alex Turner and the gang stopped by the Ed Sullivan Theater last evening to provide the musical entertainment on Late Show with David Letterman. It’s really no surprise that their latest album, AM, is a […]
Talking Heads was opening for Television in the summer of 1976 when they performed this recently unearthed and never before heard instrumental track.
We call it ‘Theme,’ but then we just keep it to ourselves,” said David Byrne. Talking Heads’ instrumental, “Theme” has surfaced online this week through a recording at CBGB’s in 1976. Talking Heads were opening […]
As part of our celebration of today’s Friday Feature, we take look back on the year 1977. Resident Beatles expert Terri Hemmert recalls the night she met the emerging Talking Heads in 1977. During a […]
Friday is going to be a great day. Just in case you wake up on the wrong side of the bed, keep this in mind: XRT’s Friday Feature will highlight the music of David Byrne […]
Imagine (or remember) what FM radio sounded like back in the late 1970′s when Talking Heads first emerged. They were ahead of their time, and XRT took great pride in supporting their music from the […]
We all know the original’s the best, but who else gets it right: The Lumineers, Arcade Fire, Kyp Malone, Kishi Bashi or Miles Fisher?
As many of you might remember back in 2010 Peter Gabriel put an interesting spin on song interpreting with his pleasantly successful compilation of covers from bands such as Arcade Fire, Radiohead, Neil Young, Bon […]