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Cascade Record Pressing Starts Production

OPB | May 29, 2015 10:15 a.m. | Portland

Start-up Cascade Record Pressing is the first new press in the U.S. for years.


Recommended Dose: The Best Dance Tracks Of May

NPR | May 29, 2015 10:07 a.m.

We've got bouzouki music from Japan, electro from South Africa and ol'-fashioned funk from L.A.

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OSU Attempts Largest Native American-Style Flute Circle

OPB | May 27, 2015 3:30 p.m. | Portland

If you were in Corvallis Tuesday afternoon, you may have noticed a certain music in the air. You weren't just imagining it.

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Letterman Leaves Late-Night TV With A Near-Perfect Final Show

NPR | May 27, 2015 4:11 a.m.

Letterman led his last CBS Late Show Wednesday after 33 years in late night. The host left as he arrived: with a hilarious show made on his own terms.

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'My Fair Lady' Couldn't Actually Dance All Night, So These Songs Had To Go

NPR | May 20, 2015 4:17 p.m.

The musical has some of the best-known songs in Broadway history, but it originally had other tunes that almost no one knows. Some of those songs were recently performed for the first time in decades.

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Someday We'll All Be Free: 100 Hours Of Soulful Protest Music

NPR | May 20, 2015 9:24 a.m.

An analysis of mortality records uncovered the most distinctive cause of death in each state. In Texas, it's tuberculosis. In Maine, the flu. And in Nevada, it's "legal intervention."

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Deaf Jam: Experiencing Music Through A Cochlear Implant

NPR | May 18, 2015 9:16 a.m.

After swapping hearing aids for a cochlear implant, Sam Swiller's taste in music shifted dramatically, from grunge rock to folk. Now scientists are trying to improve how implants relay music.

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B.B. King, Legendary Blues Guitarist, Dies At 89

NPR | May 15, 2015 4:57 a.m.

King toured relentlessly his whole life, wringing peerless emotion out of every note he played.

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Ladysmith Black Mambazo to South Africans: Stop Attacking Immigrants

NPR | May 11, 2015 2:58 p.m.

There's been a wave of violence against immigrant workers. Now the Grammy-winning singers have joined their voices with Mali's superstar Salif Keita. The message: "United we stand."

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Desilicious: A Bollywood Bash And A Safe Haven

NPR | May 10, 2015 3:29 a.m.

Since 2002, LGBT South Asians have regularly gathered in New York City for this blowout dance party. Attendees welcome the chance to be open about their sexuality and embrace their heritage.