Rock/Pop/Folk

Rock/Pop/Folk

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March 26, 2015 | NPR · This month, hear new music from Hop Along, Emile Haynie, Whitehorse, Leon Bridges and more.
 

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March 25, 2015 | NPR · All Songs Considered hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton are joined by Stephen Thompson to discuss the best musical discoveries from this year’s SXSW Music festival in Austin.
 

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March 25, 2015 | bandwidth · Watch the psychedelic rock quintet pummel out its album highlight, “Girls With Headaches.”
 

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March 24, 2015 | NPR · On the dizzying title track from her career-making new album, Torres sings of flailing against confinement like a talented but rebellious teen while the track rises and falls like a pubescent mood.
 

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March 24, 2015 | NPR · The singer-songwriter pulls back the curtain on her band’s beautiful-but-mysterious new album, Escape From Evil. “All of these songs are based in personal experience,” she writes.
 

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March 23, 2015 | WXPN · The song might stem from a place of frustration, but this Philly band’s music is pure, headlong joy.
 

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March 23, 2015 | NPR · Want to know what the South by Southwest music festival was like this year? We’ve got you covered, with photos, videos, podcasts and more.
 

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March 23, 2015 | NPR · Let Laura Marling, Torres, Luluc, Tom Brosseau and The Mynabirds’ Laura Burhenn sing you to sleep in church courtyards and on the banks of Waller Creek in Austin, Texas.
 

KEXP
March 23, 2015 | KEXP · Watch the intense yet melodic punk rockers rip up the KEXP studio with their ferocious energy.
 

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March 23, 2015 | NPR · Bounce with Killer Mike, do the running man with Stromae and catch a much-needed breeze with Waxahatchee in a series of GIFs by photographer Adam Kissick.
 

 

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March 26, 2015 | NPR · The leaders and members must, in a word, compromise. And on this occasion, Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi did just that, with skill and savvy.
 

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March 26, 2015 | NPR · The rate at which the ice is shrinking at the ocean’s edge in the West Antarctic has increased by 70 percent over the past decade, an analysis of satellite measurements suggests.
 

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March 26, 2015 | NPR · Remember that old movie trope, in which the mousy girl takes off her glasses to reveal she was a beauty all along? A similar scenario is playing out among food waste fighters in the world of produce.
 

Arts & Life

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March 26, 2015 | NPR · On today’s Small Batch Edition of Pop Culture Happy Hour, we talk to comedian, actor and podcaster Kumail Nanjiani about the return of The X-Files — a TV show about which he has a podcast.
 

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March 26, 2015 | NPR · The filmmaker says Going Clear, harshly critical of the Church of Scientology, is about the dangers of “blind faith.” The church has hit back with an aggressive public relations effort of its own.
 

FX
March 26, 2015 | NPR · The FX series, now in its final season, is based on Leonard’s novella Fire in the Hole. Showrunner Graham Yost says, “I look at this show as Elmore Leonard’s show, and we’re all in service of him.”
 

Music

Mountain Stage
March 26, 2015 | NPR · The multi-talented musician performs her solo material on stage in West Virginia.
 

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March 26, 2015 | NPR · Hear the sounds of the Irish traditional music scene in the U.S., from the 1920s to today.
 

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