Arcade Fire have been on a roll with cover songs at their shows recently. That’s great news for Chicago concertgoers seeing as the band is playing two XRT Shows at the United Center later this month. They’ve never […]
Have you got your dad a present yet? Father’s Day takes place in less than two weeks and it can be tricky finding the right gift. Instead of giving him a T-shirt he might not wear, […]
Once Stop Making Sense, the highly regarded Talking Heads concert film, hits 30 years old this year, the band will celebrate by seeing the movie hit theaters again.
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 […]