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World Cafe
3:39 pm
Thu September 20, 2012

Síntesis On World Cafe

WXPN

Originally published on Fri September 21, 2012 8:25 am

All month, World Cafe invites listeners to discover the music of Havana, Cuba, with the series Sense of Place.

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Music
3:28 pm
Thu September 20, 2012

Tonight On Galactic Travels 2012-09-20

Tonight on Galactic Travels
Bill Fox WDS Productions

Tonight on Galactic Travels, I'll continue the month-long focus on Manikin

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All Songs Considered Blog
3:04 pm
Thu September 20, 2012

Song Premiere: Neurosis, 'At The Well'

Neurosis.
Jason Roeder

For 27 years, the members of Neurosis have demonstrated what metal can be and what it can aspire to: transcendent, cathartic, graceful, innovative. Like the best films, Neurosis' albums are thoughtful and sometimes sublime escapes, navigating pain and salvation through Steve Von Till and Scott Kelly's words, as well as a dense atmosphere of distortion and noise. In the past decade, more deliberately paced and folkloric passages have made their way into Neurosis' sound, too.

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All Songs Considered Blog
1:42 pm
Thu September 20, 2012

Vote For The Albums Everyone Can Love, For Sept. 20

Yes or no?
iStock

Originally published on Wed October 17, 2012 10:55 am

This will be the last in our summer-long series of polls in search of the albums everyone can love. We've featured a few hundred records since we started back in May, and have found a lot of surprises.

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Favorite Sessions
1:42 pm
Thu September 20, 2012

Yeasayer: Synth-Toting Shapeshifters

WFUV

Originally published on Wed July 2, 2014 2:28 pm

Yeasayer is back with a trippy third album, Fragrant World, which pushes the trio — whose members dipped a bit into the indie-rock "mainstream" with 2010's Odd Blood — back into a more experimental zone.

Chris Keating, Ira Wolf Tuton and Anand Wilder recently visited The Alternate Side's Studio A for a live session and a conversation with Russ Borris. Watch Yeasayer perform "Blue Paper" on this page.

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Mountain Stage
11:37 am
Thu September 20, 2012

The Quebe Sisters Band On Mountain Stage

The Quebe Sisters Band performs on Mountain Stage.
Brian Blauser Mountain Stage

Originally published on Wed June 18, 2014 3:13 pm

The Quebe Sisters Band makes its first appearance on Mountain Stage, recorded live on the campus of West Virginia University in Morgantown. While the sight of a triple-fiddle band is something to behold in person, the group's talent ensures that its sound translates easily to the radio and beyond.

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Music Interviews
11:25 am
Thu September 20, 2012

Nelly Furtado Inspires 'The Spirit Indestructible'

Nelly Furtado says her new album, The Spirit Indestructible, is both fun and spiritual.
Mary Rozzi

Originally published on Thu September 20, 2012 5:10 pm

Singer-songwriter Nelly Furtado has sold more than 16 million albums and 18 million singles worldwide. She's gone multiplatinum in 32 countries and won a bevy of awards, including a U.S. Grammy and the Canadian and British equivalents.

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All Songs Considered Blog
11:07 am
Thu September 20, 2012

The Drop: John Talabot Comes Back With More Blissful Reverb

John Talabot.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed October 17, 2012 10:56 am

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The Record
11:00 am
Thu September 20, 2012

The Purple Tape: Only Built 4 Collectors

The Purple Tape: Raekwon's 1995 album Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... was originally released on a limited-edition purple cassette that became a collector's item.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Thu September 20, 2012 5:09 pm

The Beatles had "The White Album." Prince's long-time work-in-progress became dubbed "The Black Album." Rapper Raekwon had "The Purple Tape," one the most storied cassettes in hip-hop history.

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Alt.Latino
10:40 am
Thu September 20, 2012

Enciéndete: 9 Exciting New Latin Rap Songs

Argentine rapper Alika just released her new single, "Jenjibre."
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Thu September 20, 2012 1:46 pm

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