Music Videos

September 16, 2014 | WGBH · Watch the folk-pop duo perform “My Silver Lining” — from First Aid Kit’s third album, Stay Gold — for a sold-out crowd at Boston’s Paradise Rock Club.

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September 16, 2014 | Q2 · My Brightest Diamond’s busy and enigmatic singer, songwriter, composer and multi-instrumentalist is a dizzying blur of creativity. Watch Q2 visit with Shara Worden in her Detroit home.

September 15, 2014 | NPR · The duo’s music marries graceful singing and storytelling with guitars and textures that help create an unforgettable aura.

September 15, 2014 | KEXP · Watch the guitar-loving Nashville garage-punk band tear up “Lite Dream,” live from a Seattle studio.

September 15, 2014 | NPR · A new video recalls The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour, complete with laugh tracks and bolo ties.

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September 15, 2014 | NPR · Electronic artist Anenon’s new video, for the song “End,” feels more like a beginning. Shot entirely on Super 8mm film, the video offers a glimpse into an almost magical world of light and color.

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September 12, 2014 | NPR · Grab a hanky or a friend’s sleeve. If you believe in fated love, this song will bring you to tears. Holly Williams is the granddaughter of Hank Williams. This story is the other side of the family.

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September 11, 2014 | KCRW · Watch the brooding New York post-punk band perform the standout single from El Pintor, “All The Rage Back Home,” live at Mack Sennett Studio in Los Angeles.

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September 11, 2014 | NPR · Shot in a lighthouse window during a rainstorm, Mirah’s newest video, for the song “No Direction Home,” is a sultry tale of confusion and longing.

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September 11, 2014 | NPR · Watch the Canadian indie supergroup play ecstatic, harmony-laden songs from its new album, Brill Bruisers, in a one-night-only concert at New York’s famed Brill Building.


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September 17, 2014 | NPR · The change in running back Adrian Peterson’s status will require him to stay away from the team while he takes care of legal proceedings regarding child abuse charges.

September 16, 2014 | NPR · By 2017, the two American companies are expected to take over a job that NASA has relied upon Russia to perform: shuttling astronauts to the International Space Station.

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September 16, 2014 | NPR · The doctor spoke of “the horror that this disease visits upon its victims” and told a joint Senate committee hearing that he favors U.S. military intervention to fight it.

Arts & Life

 MacArthur Foundation
September 17, 2014 | NPR · This year’s winners include a cartoonist, a documentarian, a leader in the legal fight for gay marriage, a saxophonist, mathematicians and scientists, poets, lawyers and advocates.

September 16, 2014 | NPR · Robert Siegel speaks with The New Republic editor Franklin Foer about the new book Insurrections of the Mind, a collection of seminal essays from the magazine’s first 100 years.

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September 16, 2014 | NPR · Lawrence Wright’s new book examines the 1978 peace deal President Carter brokered between Egypt and Israel. During the tense summit, Carter had “never been angrier,” Wright says.


September 16, 2014 | NPR · One of the important thinkers in present-day jazz is taking his cue from the 1920′s on his latest project. Pianist Jason Moran has released All Rise: A Joyful Elegy for Fats Waller.

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September 16, 2014 | NPR · On this week’s episode, we share new music from the producer Daniel Lanois, a previously unreleased track from a Bedhead box set, solo material from Phil Selway, and recent discovery Niagara.

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September 16, 2014 | WXPN · The singer-songwriter returns to the show to play songs from his new two-disc retrospective.

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