The National’s Matt Berninger teamed with Brent Knopf and Ramona Falls to form a new group EL VY. The band’s debut album Return To The Moon doesn’t come out until October 30th, but you can […]
It’s a real treat, albeit a humbling one, to play new music before anybody else. XRT listeners heard brand new music from Wilco and Foals, and the Chicago debut of the group Marian Hill before […]
The National’s Matt Berninger and Menomena’s Brent Knopf have joined forces to form EL VY. Listen to their first single.
A solid soundtrack can turn a good movie into a great one. The same can be said for video games. In fact, background music might be more important in games than movies, due to the amount of time they both require. You can spend hours with a movie, but you can spend weeks and even months playing one game. Whether it’s orchestral, 8-bit, or songs you might hear on the radio, there has been some awesome music featured in the world of video games. So grab your controllers, because we’re taking a look at some of the best soundtracks featured in video games.
Rounding out the top of this year’s Treasure Island bill are The War on Drugs, Azealia Banks, Father John Misty and Run the Jewels.
In 2013, The National performed the track “Sorrow” of their album High Violet for six hours in conjunction with Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson at the Moma PS1 VW Dome.
Wind down your week with a very cool XRT Sunday Night Concert!
The appearance follows previous songs featured on the FOX show.
For a bunch of aging white indie guys, the National sure have a sense of humor.
Chicago’s Riot Fest has announced the daily breakdown for their fest, taking place Sept. 12-14. Opening day on Friday will be anchored by Jane’s Addiction, Slayer, The Offspring, Gogol Bordello, Pussy Riot, and Rise Against.