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New Music Show Preview w/ Laura Marling, CRX and more!

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Monday nights mean new music discovery on XPN!  After a long weekend we have some more things to be thankful for and they come in the form of new music.  One of our favorite singer-songwriters preps a new album and we’ll have first listen.  Also on the player tonight, from the vaults, we’ll play a previously unreleased song from Prince and dig into the side-project from one of the members of The Strokes.

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New Music Show Preview with Sampha, Milky Chance and more!

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Milky Chance | photo by James Kendall | courtesy of the artist

The big new music story over the last few days is the return of A Tribe Called Quest and you can rest assured that we’ll have a listen to their new album tonight on our show. We’ll also hear from the new Sting full-length and find out what you think.  Plus, our “Gotta Hear Song of the Week” is a truly just that – a must hear! Chuck Prophet reflects on musicians that we’ve lost in 2016 and with the passing of both Leonard Cohen and Leon Russell the last few days the song has only become more timely.  We’ve got all the above, plus here are a few more items we’ve got lined up tonight on our New Music Show starting at 8pm …

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New Music Show Preview with Nick Murphy (fka Chet Faker), Bash & Pop and more!

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After a week off for Halloween we’re back tonight and our trick or treat bags are filled up with new music! Neil Young has been feverishly working on a new album and we’ve got the title track to Peace Trail to play for you.  Also, we’ll take a listen to Conor Oberst’s stripped down new album Ruminations and hear another new song from the always entertaining Foxygen.  Plus, check out a few more things we’re excited to share this evening …

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New Music Show Preview with Jim James, Foxygen & more!

Jim James | Photo by Danny Clinch | dannyclinch.com
Jim James | Photo by Danny Clinch | dannyclinch.com

 

It’s time for our weekly get together to revel in all the great new music that’s coming out. Tonight, we’ve got some full-lengths to give a spin to from Kings of Leon and Norah Jones.  We’ll play a blistering new track from Cloud Nothings and XPN favorites Mayer Hawthorne and Hippo Campus return with new tunes too. Here’s what else we’ll be jamming on tonight …

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New Music Show Preview with Solange, Darlingside & more!

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Darlingside | Photo by Robb Stey | courtesy of the artist | robbstey.com

With the Fall Fund Drive behind us (and a BIG thank you to all our new members!) we turn our attention to all the NEW music that’s come in over the last week. Included in the stacks is a new song from David Gray, something new from Dirty Projectors AND a former member of the Dirty Projectors.  Plus, we’ll hear what Nada Surf sounds like backed by an orchestra and dig into the new Phish record too.  Here are a few more things we’ve got planned for you tonight at 8 o’clock on XPN …

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New Music Show Preview w/ The Pixies, Temples and more!

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Tonight, we get a chance to unwrap some highly anticipated new releases. 22, A Million is an ambitious new album from Bon Iver. He’s got his fans and his detractors. We’ll see if we can find some middle ground tonight. Also, for the first time in a long time, Bob Weir has a new solo album. We’ll hear what is sounds like when a member of the Grateful Dead teams up with members of The National and Josh Ritter. Plus, a classic alternative band has a new offering, a much-hyped young British band return with their sophomore effort and we have a new First Impression artist as well …

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New Music Show Preview with Bob Weir, Butch Walker and more!

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Butch Walker | Photo by Noah Silvestry | silvestography.com

Wow … talk about a busy week for new music. As I write this we just got a new song from Gary Clark Jr, and yes I’ll play it tonight!  We’ll also have a listen to a bunch of albums coming this fall from Dawes, Bon Iver, Billy Bragg & Joe Henry, Mike Doughty and more.  And here’s a little sample of what else we’ve got lined up for you tonight on our New Music Show …

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New Music Show Preview with Jack White, Janelle Monae and more!

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Photo by Marc Baptise

 

Monday nights mean New Music Discovery on XPN! As we all do our best to hold on to summer, I’ve got some tunes that’ll sound great coming out of your car speakers. We’ll hear a new synth-rock band from Oakland called Waterstrider (one of my new favs), a Philly favorite, Shark Tape, channel The Replacements, and Bon Iver lending his one-of-a-kind vocals to an infectious new song from Francis & The Lights.  Two hours of new music starts at 8pm tonight, here’s a sample of what else we’ll spin…

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