Inside The Archives

Inside The Archives

Inside The Archives

CATEGORY: Music
Rock & Roll radio history seen through the eyes of XRT DJ¹s. Stories of legendary interviews, career-defining moments, and opinions on current events in music. Hosted by XRT¹s Digital Producer Marty Rosenbaum
  1. October 30, 2019
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    The Mystique And Intrigue Of Halloween Concerts
    Halloween is the best day of the year for music.It presents an incredible musical opportunity. The chance to do something so bizarre. So out of left field that your fans will be delighted you’ve taken that chan…
  2. October 30, 2019
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    The Mystique And Intrigue Of Halloween Concerts
    We take a look at the history of rock and roll Halloween. From artists "dressing up" as other bands and covering their albums to some truly bizarre instances, Halloween is the best day on the calendar for music…
  3. September 27, 2019
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    The Unlikely Comeback Of The Cassette Tape
    There's a chance many have left the cassette tape for dead. Heck, I know I did.In recent years though, it's started to make a comeback. Cassette tape sales grew 23% in 2018 with a total of 219,000 tapes sold. I…
  4. September 27, 2019
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    The Unlikely Comeback Of The Cassette Tape
    Casette Tape sales have grown rapidly over the past few years. Doug Kaplan, co-owner of the record label Hausu Mountain, specializes in tape releases and joins us to discuss why the format has become popular ag…
  5. August 16, 2019
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    Are Music Festival Lineups All The Same Now?
    Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo, and Coachella are the three biggest music festivals in the United States. After all three lineups were released this past year, a common sentiment online was that they were all kind of t…
  6. August 16, 2019
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    Are Music Festival Lineups All The Same Now?
    Are Lollapalooza, Coachella, and Bonnaroo all the same now? Or are their lineups still unique all these years later?
  7. June 18, 2019
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    Where Have All The Live Albums Gone?
    On the surface, it appears the live album is no longer a force. The seeming decline of live records makes it look like a novelty more than a driving force to present your music.However, that couldn't be further…
  8. June 18, 2019
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    Where Have All The Live Albums Gone?
    XRT's night guy Ryan Arnold joins to discuss how musicians have reinvented the way they distribute their live material to fans.
  9. May 10, 2019
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    How Music & Artists Become A Guilty Pleasure Pt. 2
    The second part of our foray into guilty pleasure music looks at the science behind the phenomena. Why some artists get the guilty pleasure label and if they can ever escape it. What common themes are found in…
  10. May 10, 2019
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    How Music & Artists Become A Guilty Pleasure Pt. 2
    A conversation about the psychology of guilty pleasure music with Dr. Nicholas Wallin, an Associate Professor at Lake Forest College.
  11. April 19, 2019
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    How Music & Artists Become A Guilty Pleasure Pt. 1
    The term "guilty pleasure" evokes a sense of getting pleasure out of something your not supposed to. It's applied in the music world by assigning the term with certain bands. Why does it exist though and what a…
  12. April 19, 2019
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    How Music & Artists Become A Guilty Pleasure Pt. 1
    We study the artists most commonly associated as "guilty pleasures" and aim to find out why that's the case.
  13. March 20, 2019
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    Lollapalooza 2019 Preview: Lineup Analysis, Surprise…
    Lollapalooza is here!Marty Lennartz joins Inside The Archives podcast to preview the must-see acts of the fest, up and coming bands you don't want to miss, bands we were surprised to not see on the lineup, and…
  14. March 20, 2019
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    Lollapalooza 2019 Preview: Lineup Analysis, Surprise…
    Lollapalooza unveiled their 2019 lineup and we have some thoughts on it. Who are the must see acts? The bands that'll be headlining in a few years?
  15. March 01, 2019
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    The Most Influential Live Acts In Rock
    We all love concerts, but have you been to a show that has shaped your taste in music for years to come?We polled our Facebook & Twitter followers to find out what was the first concert they attended that did j…
  16. March 01, 2019
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    The Most Influential Live Acts In Rock
    A look at the bands that successfully shape the musical tastes of concertgoers for years to come.
  17. February 08, 2019
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    The Artists That Defined 2010's Rock & Roll
    It's hard to believe, but we're almost done with the 2010's. We've heard a lot of great music this decade, but what stands out as the decade defining sound?XRT's Ryan Arnold joins the podcast to discuss why thi…
  18. February 08, 2019
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    The Artists That Defined 2010's Rock & Roll
    A look at the bands and sounds that defined music this past decade.
  19. January 11, 2019
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    Is Imitation The Sincerest Form Of Flattery In Rock…
    One of the most discussed topics in music this year was the similarity between Greta Van Fleet and Led Zeppelin. Regardless of where you stand on their music, they have been able to generate conversation like f…