Chris Jackson

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My name is Chris Jackson. I come from a very nice trailer park in the mid west. Seriously, I had the luxury of a double wide! I spent most of my adolescence lighting fire crackers, wearing flannel shirts, and listening to loud screaming punk rock and alternative music. After failing at high school, I attempted a career in custodial arts, but it just wasn’t the right fit for me. I eventually talked myself into putting down the mop and picking up a microphone, in which I discovered my talent of speaking inappropriately to entertain the masses.  Which brought me to Las Vegas, where I’ve managed to talk my way into a fine radio career, and I’ve only offended a small percentage of the population. I love tacos, Nine Inch Nails, and bourbon.

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Foster The People Talk To Chris Jackson About New Album

Mark Foster, the founder and lead singer of Foster The People, called in to X1075 and chatted with Chris Jackson. We find out what to expect on Foster The People’s new album Supermodel, how they’re [...]

KXTE X1075 Las Vegas–03/04/2014

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Coldplay, Imagine Dragons And More To Play iTunes Festival

  Get ready for the first ever iTunes Festival to make it to the U.S.! From March 11th through the 15th, global superstars such as Coldplay, Vegas’ own Imagine Dragons, Pitbull, Keith Urban and more [...]

KXTE X1075 Las Vegas–02/19/2014

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Foster The People Debut “Coming Of Age” Music Video

Foster The People have unveiled the official music video for “Coming Of Age,” the first single from their highly anticipated forthcoming album Supermodel (out March 18 on Columbia Records). Directed by BRTHR, the nostalgic video [...]


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Chris Jackson Talks To Chester Bennington

While on the road with Stone Temple Pilots, Chester Bennington of Linkin Park called in and chatted with Chris Jackson. Linkin Park will be performing their first show of the year at The Joint at [...]

KXTE X1075 Las Vegas–12/05/2013

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Kenny Wayne Shepard To Debut New Music In Vegas

Chris Jackson spoke with Kenny Wayne Shepard, who will be playing in Las Vegas at the Orleans Arena November 9th & 10th. He spoke about his upcoming blues tribute album, debuting new music at his [...]

KXTE X1075 Las Vegas–11/06/2013

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Our Lady Peace Stops In Vegas Before Recording New Material

Raine Maida, lead singer and founder of Our Lady Peace, called into X1075 to talk to Chris Jackson. The band will be playing their only U.S. show Saturday night in Las Vegas at The D [...]

KXTE X1075 Las Vegas–10/18/2013


Chris Jackson Talks To Jerry Cantrell Of Alice In Chains

Jerry Cantrell of Alice In Chains called in to X1075 and chatted with Chris Jackson. Jerry talked about Alice In Chains latest album The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here and their upcoming show at The Pearl at [...]

KXTE X1075 Las Vegas–10/17/2013

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Munky From Korn Passes Time At The Airport By Calling Into X1075

James “Munky” Shaffer called into to X1075 to talk to Chris Jackson while waiting for his flight in Los Angeles. Munky talked about the new Korn album “The Paradigm Shift”, the return of original Korn [...]

KXTE X1075 Las Vegas–10/11/2013

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Chris Jackson Talks To Mike Shinoda & Steve Aoki

Chris Jackson spoke with Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park and Steve Aoki about their collaboration on the new LP single, “A Light That Never Comes”.  Aoki spoke on how the collaboration came to be, and [...]

KXTE X1075 Las Vegas–10/08/2013

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Alice In Chains Take On Pinball

Alice in Chains have a full plate this year, between releasing their first album since 2009 and launching a U.S. tour. But now in support of the new album, entitled “The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here”, [...]