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Need A Costume Idea? Try Phish’s “Musical Costume” With 5 Of Their Best Halloween Shows

Few bands invoke the level of excitement, anticipation, and curiosity on Halloween as Phish. Phish are known for covering another band’s album in its entirety calling it a “musical costume.” In honor of Phish playing a sold out three night run from 10/31-11/2 in Las Vegas this year, we take a look back at 5 of the top musical costumes from Phish’s past Halloween runs. Let the controversy begin!

10/01/2014

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Arcade Fire’s Coolest Covers, What Will They Play In Chicago? [Playlist]

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 […]

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Ten Concert Movies To Get Dad For Father’s Day

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, […]

WXRT–06/04/2014

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Talking Heads’ ‘Stop Making Sense’ Celebrates 30 with Digital, Theatrical Release

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.

05/21/2014

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Twenty Of The Best All-Time Album Reissues

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 […]

04/08/2014

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Friday Flashback! 1977 With Talking Heads & Lin Brehmer

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 […]

WXRT–03/21/2014

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Arctic Monkeys Perform ‘Do I Wanna Know?’ on Letterman [Watch]

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 […]

WXRT–01/28/2014

Talking Heads, years later at their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)

Listen to Talking Heads Perform Unreleased Song from 1976

Talking Heads was opening for Television in the summer of 1976 when they performed this recently unearthed and never before heard instrumental track.

12/27/2013

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Hear ‘New’ Unreleased Talking Heads Song, “We Call It Theme”

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 […]

12/27/2013

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Terri Hemmert Meets Talking Heads In 1977 [Listen]

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 […]

11/08/2013

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