Rock/Pop/Folk

Rock/Pop/Folk

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May 28, 2015 | NPR · Like a space opera built for two, “Transit” captures a universe of dreamy prog in keyboards and drums.
 

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May 28, 2015 | NPR · The lead singer of the mercurial rock (and funk and rap and whatever else will fit) band talks about the long path to Sol Invictus, the first Faith No More album in 18 years.
 

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May 27, 2015 | NPR · On this week’s show, we focus on discovery, with new songs by six acts that have never been played on All Songs Considered before.
 

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May 27, 2015 | WXPN · The Nashville group, once known as The Kopecky Family Band, imparts rocking uplift in the studio.
 

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May 27, 2015 | NPR · Six albums into its existence, the Philly punk band is still all or nothing. Hear the propulsive yet subdued “D-Minor” from mewithoutYou’s new record, Pale Horses.
 

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May 26, 2015 | WXPN · Hear and download two songs by the Texas musician, who performs in Shearwater’s touring band.
 

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May 26, 2015 | WXPN · The popular rock band plays songs from its new, banjo-free album Wilder Mind.
 

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May 26, 2015 | NPR · The London-based singer-songwriter is strong enough to be fragile, opening her neurosis like a vein on her debut EP.
 

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May 24, 2015 | NPR · The gospel-punk band’s self-titled debut couches its invective in feedback, guitar noise, bruising drum machines and Franklin James Fisher’s guttural howls.
 

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May 24, 2015 | NPR · On its fourth album, Dawes calls from deep inside the feedback loop of love’s aftermath. Throughout All Your Favorite Bands, singer Taylor Goldsmith takes full advantage of the dramatic possibilities.
 

 

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May 28, 2015 | NPR · Inspired by Mexican religious art, photographer Gabriel Garcia Roman portrays queer people of color as saints and warriors.
 

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May 28, 2015 | NPR · For author Anthony Horowitz, the book is a return to the “true” James Bond. This means an unpublished scene from Ian Fleming himself — and a long-delayed reunion with a franchise favorite.
 

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May 28, 2015 | NPR · A decade ago, scientists showed that the anesthetic ketamine could relieve major depression in hours. Now, two chemical cousins of the drug are entering the late stages of clinical testing.
 

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May 28, 2015 | NPR · Inspired by Mexican religious art, photographer Gabriel Garcia Roman portrays queer people of color as saints and warriors.
 

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May 28, 2015 | NPR · For author Anthony Horowitz, the book is a return to the “true” James Bond. This means an unpublished scene from Ian Fleming himself — and a long-delayed reunion with a franchise favorite.
 

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May 28, 2015 | NPR · As a writer and critic, I am not just bored with this conversation. I am sick of it. I have written these sentences before. I will write them again.
 

Music

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May 28, 2015 | WXPN · Hear LaFarge mix old-time jazz, blues, ragtime and string-band music from the past century.
 

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May 28, 2015 | NPR · Like a space opera built for two, “Transit” captures a universe of dreamy prog in keyboards and drums.
 

May 28, 2015 | NPR · For this week’s Throw Back Thursday we go back to the summer of 2009 and a stirring set of songs by The Tallest Man on Earth.
 

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