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Luther Campbell Of 2 Live Crew On Fame, Obscenity And Community

NPR | Aug. 02, 2015

As a party-rocking Miami DJ, Campbell learned early on that being different could lead to success.

Recommended Dose: Our Favorite Dance Tracks From July

NPR | Aug. 01, 2015

The best underground electronic jams from the past month (and beyond).

With 'Faded Gloryville,' Lindi Ortega Explores The Rougher Edges Of Fame

NPR | Aug. 01, 2015

Canadian musician Lindi Ortega, who recently moved to Nashville, just released Faded Gloryville.

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The Good Listener: How Do I Play DJ Without Embarrassing Myself?

NPR | Aug. 1, 2015 5:03 a.m.

You're in the passenger seat. The driver asks you to pick the music. What's an insecure DJ to do?


Watch Low-Key Country Supergroup Traveller's Charming Video For 'Western Movies'

NPR | July 31, 2015 1:10 p.m.

Robert Ellis, Jonny Fritz and Cory Chisel offer up an ode to the solitary pleasure of cowboy flicks.


Mac DeMarco Explains His Mini-Album Of Love Songs, Track By Track

NPR | July 31, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Another One is a charming, scruffy collection of sun-bleached, ill-fated love songs.


Songs We Love: Gold, 'Wake Of The World'

NPR | July 31, 2015 8:37 a.m.

A potent punk reminder that, while life is good, it could be so much better.


Viking's Choice: The Hand, 'Slow Bullet'

NPR | July 31, 2015 7:45 a.m.

Featuring a former member of Low, this barn-burner howls like Crazy Horse gone noise-rock.


In The Middle Of A Whirlwind, Miranda Lambert Shares The Spotlight

NPR | July 31, 2015 7:13 a.m.

When Lambert played 3rd & Lindsley last week, she put the focus on her fellow female songwriters.

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David Hyde Pierce On Song Travels

NPR | July 31, 2015 6:58 a.m.

The TV and Broadway star performs his favorite standards and talks Beethoven, rap and Spamalot.


Sturgill Simpson, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2015

NPR | July 31, 2015 5:55 a.m.

Listen to the outlaw country singer's high-octane, honky-tonking set.


Four Composers, One (Nearly) Impossible Mission To Reinvent A Classic Theme

NPR | July 30, 2015 3:41 p.m.

Four different composers have scored the Mission: Impossible stories on the big screen.


Jason Isbell Has Conquered Fear, But He's Still Learning About Himself

NPR | July 30, 2015 3:24 p.m.

The country artist's new album, Something More Than Free, comes at a turning point in his life.