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93 Solid Songs: The Ultimate Karaoke Playlist For XRT Listeners

Got any plans for the weekend? Why not meet up with some friends for some live karaoke? Whether it’s on a machine or with a live band, karaoke can occasionally give a great performance. For some […]


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Why, Hello There; It’s World Hello Day [Listen]

Greetings from the WXRT Morning Show, where we said hello to the day with some of our favorite ‘hellos’ of all time. The stated objective of World Hello Day is to say hi to at […]


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From ‘Layla’ To ‘Jesse’s Girl’: A Spurned Lovers Playlist For Valentine’s Day

Sure, we could write a list of great love songs. But you know what’s more fun? Songs about jealousy! Here’s a list of guys singing about wanting someone who is with someone else… or worse, […]


Devo, 'Are We Not Men? We Are Devo!' (1978)

1978…A New Wave

40 years in 40 days, and today we’re living in 1978. I remember spending a lot of my meager salary at Wax Trax Records on Lincoln Avenue. Jim and Danny’s store was not just a […]


Album Review: The Cars, 'Move Like This'

[pullquote quote=”This is not a reunion – it’s more like a conjunction. ” credit=”Cars frontman Ric Ocasek”]After nearly 3 decades apart from each other [lastfm]the Cars[/lastfm] have reunited on their new album Move Like This. […]

05/09/2011 Trends: Vintage Tracks Keep The Cars Rolling Forward As Anticipation Grows For New Album

Twenty-four years have gone by since the last release by Boston new-wave band The Cars. To save hitting the quarter-century mark without any new material, [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Ric Ocasek[/lastfm] and other original bandmembers have gotten back […]


Uh, Oh I Touched Your Star

Every Monday thru Thursday Mornings at about 5:45, The XRT Morning Show flexes your brain power with Instant Flashback. Lin plays audio tidbits from a particular year and a song from that year. All you […]


Video: Brand New Song, “Blue Tip” From The Cars’ Comeback Album ‘Move Like This’

By Zack Nechvatal I don’t know about you, but this is just what I needed. Vintage [lastfm]Cars[/lastfm] return with “Blue Tip” — a preview of their album Move Like This, hitting stores next month. This […]


The Cars Set Release Date For Reunion Album

  [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Cars[/lastfm] have recorded their first album together in 24 years, and now we finally know when it will be released to the world.