Music Videos

KCRW
October 23, 2014 | KCRW · The prolific young singer performs “Dangerous Days” from her pop-minded new album, Taiga.
 

NPR
October 23, 2014 | NPR · We asked the romantic London band to perform a song from its album Present Tense in The Campbell Apartment, an antique bar tucked into the corner of New York’s bustling Grand Central Station.
 

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October 23, 2014 | NPR · See the last studio performance and recording Johnny Winter made. The video, for the song “Death Letter,” offers a intimate glimpse into the late blues guitarist’s life and love of music.
 

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October 21, 2014 | NPR · Will Oldham may guest in this new song from rustic songwriter Doug Paisley, but the star of “Until I Find You” is visual artist Heather Goodchild.
 

NPR
October 20, 2014 | NPR · D’Amato’s new album The Shipwreck From The Shore can feel Motown-y, garage-y and Springsteen-y, and all that production serves his songs well. But here the Tiny Desk, his music is sparer.
 

KEXP
October 20, 2014 | KEXP · Watch the eclectic English rock band perform “Bloodflood Pt. II” from its new second album, This Is All Yours, live from a Seattle studio.
 

NPR
October 18, 2014 | NPR · The Icelandic singer’s voice is angelic and yearning, his songs simple and universal. At the Tiny Desk, his raw, slowed-down arrangements bring a sense of grace to what were already elegant songs.
 

KCRW
October 16, 2014 | KCRW · Scottish by birth and Italian by blood, Nutini frequently tops the charts in Europe. Watch his soulful performance of “Let Me Down Easy,” the second single from his new album Caustic Love.
 

NPR Music
October 16, 2014 | NPR · A group of European gypsy jazz masters closed out the Newport Jazz Festival with a dazzling set full of flying fingers. After everyone left, we asked the players to perform one more just for us.
 

WAMU
October 15, 2014 | bandwidth · Watch Mary Timony’s ferocious new band let loose on “Everywhere” at WAMU’s D.C. headquarters.
 

 

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News

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October 24, 2014 | NPR · The toddler was reportedly brought by her grandmother from neighboring Guinea, where the epidemic is raging.
 

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October 24, 2014 | NPR · Shirley Corriher, author of Cookwise: The Hows and Whys of Successful Cooking, has tips on taking the bitter bite out of coffee, and holding onto cabbage’s red hue while it’s in the pan.
 

October 24, 2014 | NPR · Entrepreneur Lisa Price started Carol’s Daughter to create natural hair and skin products for black women. Now that L’Oreal owns the brand, can it maintain the loyalty of African-American customers?
 

Arts & Life

Thomas Dunne Books
October 24, 2014 | NPR · Historian Peter Ackroyd’s new book surveys the history of England from the end of the Tudor era to the Glorious Revolution of 1688 — almost a century of war, debate and transformation.
 

October 24, 2014 | NPR · Ken Turan reviews the documentary Citizenfour from filmmaker Laura Poitras about Edward Snowden and his decision to leak information about the National Security Agency’s surveillance activities.
 

October 24, 2014 | NPR · NPR TV critic Eric Deggans looks at the new documentary, Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown, featuring rare and never-before-seen footage. The film premieres on HBO Monday.
 

Music

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October 24, 2014 | NPR · Recorded with Liz Harris’ voice, a piano and not much else, Ruins achieves striking intimacy, its emotional heft commanding attention throughout.
 

October 24, 2014 | NPR · NPR TV critic Eric Deggans looks at the new documentary, Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown, featuring rare and never-before-seen footage. The film premieres on HBO Monday.
 

Getty Images
October 23, 2014 | NPR · The mockingbird is known for latching on to sounds and repeating them. But in the case of a certain four-note phrase New Orleans musicians use to communicate, the bird may be the original artist.
 

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