What’s New Now Podcast

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What’s New Now is a podcast released every Friday from X1039.  Your host, Shawn Lucero covers new music and interviews with fresh new artists and bands!

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Friday January 27th| Season 3 | The X1039 Team Tackles Panic! At The Disco’s Breakup

Friday January 20th | Season 3 | Crowley and Summer Chats With Liss from Inside Out Youth Services

Thursday January 12th | New Season! Throwback Episode | Summer Chats With Hayley Williams Early Pandemic 2020

Friday December 16th | Andrew McMahon + The Driver Era Check in with X103.9’s Alex Waters Before Our Xmas Bash @ The Black Sheep!


Wednesday October 26th | Dayglow Checks In With X1039’s Aubrey

Thursday September 7th | John Nolan of Taking Back Sunday Checks In With X1039’s Shawn Lucero

Thursday September 1st | The Driver Era Talks Up “Malibu,” Tour Life, and Viral Videos with Alex Waters

Wednesday August 17th| ICYMI Lt. Joe Kenda “Homicide Hunter” with Summer Justice

Monday, August 15th | Last Week’s Sunrise Reports with Crowley

Friday, July 8th| What’s New Now with Wildermiss

Friday, July 1st| What’s New Now with Art Alexakis from Everclear

Friday, June 24th| What’s New Now with RIPE live in the X1039 Studio

Friday, June 10th| What’s New Now with X1039’s Morning Host Crowley

Friday, May 27 | What’s New Now with Bishop Briggs

Friday, May 13 | What’s New Now with Jagwar Twin and a Live Acoustic Set


Friday, April 29 | What’s New Now with Limp Bizkit’s Fred Durst (Though He Denies It) and Bonus Episode with Chris Kattan

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Wednesday, April 20 | Record Store Day 2022 Bonus Episodes!

Friday, April 15 | What’s New Now with Rome Ramirez

Friday, April 8 | What’s New Now with The Orphan The Poet

Friday, March 25 | What’s New Now with L.A. Duo Polyplastic

Friday, March 18 | What’s New Now with Alex Dugan of Culture Wars

Friday, March 11: What’s New Now from The Black Keys, Florence & The Machine, Milky Chance and We Say Goodbye to Cate!

Friday, March 4: What’s New Now with Bob Moses!

Bob Moses’ new album ‘The Silence In Between’ is out today, so we talked to them all about the album, stand out songs, their upcoming tour and more!

Friday, February 25: What’s New Now with K.Flay!

Friday, February 18: UNCUT JAMZ! New releases from Oliver Tree, Beach House, SEB, Morgxn and more!

Friday, February 11: Interview with Nathaniel Rateliff, plus new releases from Eddie Vedder, Joywave, Alt-J, and more!

Nathaniel Rateliff joins us today on this New Music Friday to talk about their recent album and the Marshall Fire Benefit Concert that was just announced this week.

Also, Shawn and Cate talk new releases from Eddie Vedder, Joywave, Alt-J, plus new singles out this week that they’re excited about.

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Friday, February 4: New music from Mitski, Hembree, Bastille, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and more!

In today’s episode of What’s New Now for Friday, February 4, Shawn and Cate talk new releases from Mitski, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Hembree, Arlo Parks, and lots more on this New Music Friday. Plus, they talk one new song they’re not so into this week.

Here’s the MGK video we referenced in this episode.

Full playlist: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/2BrhSSLSgvXQzSdDrrTsKj

Friday, January 28: New music this week from Bad Suns, Party Favor & K.Flay, Shinedown, Rex Orange County and more!

It’s another New Music Friday, and we’re talking new music out this week from Bad Suns, plus new singles to listen for from Party Favor & K.Flay, Rex Orange County, Shinedown, Culture Wars and tons more.

Join Shawn and Cate as they talk all about this new music, their concert hangovers, and going to a big show tonight.

Friday, January 21: When We Were Young Festival Announcement

This week for What’s New Now with Shawn and Cate, they talk the big announcement of the What’s New Now festival in Vegas in October headlined by My Chemical Romance, Paramore, Avril Lavigne, Jimmy Eat World and tons more! The festival has been deemed an emo dream lineup, but has some people skeptical with the idea that it’s “too good to be true.” Shawn and Cate talk about some of those issues that have come up this week since the announcement.

SPOILER! We also found out halfway through recording that a second date has now been added. Oh, and we also recap RuPaul’s Drag Race for another week.

Friday, January 14: New releases from The Wombats, Muse, Like A Storm, Underoath, and more!

Cate and Shawn have plenty of favorites in today’s episode of What’s New Now, talking new releases from The Wombats, Muse, Like A Storm, Underoath, and so many more. Each release and then some are included in the playlist below.

Also, they can’t resist talking RuPaul’s Drag Race now that a new season is underway.

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Friday, December 31: Best of 2021

Happy New Years Eve! We wind down 2021 talking our favorite albums of 2021.

Cate’s pick: Des Rocs ‘A Real Good Person In A Real Bad Place’
Des Rocs’ debut album released in October featuring “MMC”, “Ruby With The Sharpest Lies”, “Imaginary Friends” and more.

Shawn’s pick: Turnstile ‘Glow On’
Turnstile’s third studio album was huge for them in 2021 and will continue to be huge for them next year with standouts like “Mystery”, “Blackout” and more.

Friday, December 17: Interview with Wilderado

Wilderado joined us in the X1039 studio for an acoustic session while in Colorado. Here’s the full session with Shawn where they talk their debut album and perform “Astronaut” and “Head Right” acoustic.

NEW EPISODE: Friday, December 10: Interview with Avril Lavigne

On today’s episode of What’s New Now, Avril Lavigne joins us to talk about her new song “Bite Me”, her upcoming album, and ushering in a new era for herself in 2022!

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Friday, December 3: Interview with Murph from The Wombats

For today’s What’s New Now, Murph from The Wombats talks with Cate about their new album ‘Fix Yourself, Not The World’ out in January.

Plus, Cate and Summer talk the new album from Tom Morello ‘The Atlas Underground Flood”, LP, and more!

NEW EPISODE: Friday, November 26: Grammy Nominations

Happy Black Friday! We’re taking a pause from new releases today to talk about the Grammy Nominations that came out this week. We always have opinions, and we’re going to tell you about them!

Friday, November 19 | K.Flay, Deap Vally, Tom Morello, Robert Delong, and more!

We’re back for New Music Friday! Shawn and Cate talk new releases from K.Flay, Deap Vally, Tom Morello, Exodus, Robert Delong and more from the X1039 studio!
We also announced our first show at Vultures here in Colorado Springs with Culture Wars! Get your tickets and party with us!

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