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the hold steady

#SummerCut Band Spotlight: The Hold Steady

Listen to 5 of the band’s must-hear songs

Ryan Adams

Live Webcast: Ryan Adams at Newport Folk Festival

KXT 91.7 is proud to bring you a live audio webcast of Ryan Adams’ performance at the 2014 Newport Folk Festival on Friday, July 25 at 5pm.

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KXT Live Sessions



Collaborators in life and in song, the L.A.-based duo Johnnyswim came by KXT to perform two tracks from their album Diamonds.



Celebrating seventeen years and still going strong, Denton’s Centro-matic came by the KXT studio to showcase tracks from their brand new release.

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NPR Music

Ryan Adams: Newport Folk 2014

The prolific singer-songwriter showcases some of his new songs — and many others from his long and frequently glorious catalog — during a live webcast from Newport, R.I.

Viking's Choice: Witch Mountain, 'Psycho Animundi'

The doom metal band sure has been busy since 2011. Hear the leadoff track from its third LP, Mobile of Angels. It's indebted to heavy blues and — surprisingly — Fairport Convention.

The Reign Of 'Purple Rain'

Thirty years ago this week, Prince's mythmaking movie showed the world a new philosophy of what it meant to be a pop artist. NPR's Michele Norris and Eric Deggans remember the moment vividly.

Nikki Lane On World Cafe

Alt-country singer Nikki Lane makes her World Cafe debut with four songs and an interview about her roots in both music and fashion.