Tag Archives: NPR

Streaming: M. Ward’s New Album, A Wasteland Companion

I’ve proclaimed my deep, epic love for NPR and their nearly-perfect choices for new albums to stream a week before their release dates. Now you get to tag along as I do it again. M. Ward is back with another … Continue reading

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New Andrew Bird Album Break it Yourself Streaming on NPR

Remember that time last year when there was a giant partisan vote in the House to cut federal funding to NPR? Maybe you don’t, but you should really start paying attention. Because if NPR loses enough funding, they may not … Continue reading

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Idris Elba Covers November Issue of Essence Magazine

Hands down Idris Elba is the man of the hour.  After taking on the role as the brand new spokesperson for Smartwater, receiving two Emmy Nominations, and releasing his song Private Garden, Idris Elba is onto his next endeavor; covering … Continue reading

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Listen to Beirut’s The Rip Tide in Its Entirety

Ahead of it’s August 30th release date, NPR is allowing listeners to hear Beirut’s new album, The Rip Tide in entirety. The Rip Tide seems to take a small cue from each of his previous albums.  For example, a hint … Continue reading

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“London Calling” to Set Background for 2012 Olympics

Critics are left in confusion after hearing word that the Clash’s “London Calling” will set the tone for the upcoming 2012 Olympic countdown advertisement campaigns. The single was the lead and chart-topping hit from the Clash’s 1979 double album, London … Continue reading

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NPR Presents 123 Musical Trailblazers of Our Time

Recently the National Public Radio, better known as NPR, has compiled a list of songs from pioneering artists of the 20th century till now.

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Black Keys’ Patrick Carney Gets Engaged

It’s golden Grammys and golden rings for Black Keys‘ drummer Patrick Carney.  US Magazine revealed that the 30 year-old drummer popped the question to his girlfriend, Emily Ward, the day before the Grammy Awards. After scoring with his ladyfriend, Carney … Continue reading

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