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Seattle experimental hip-hop duo Shabazz Palaces are streaming their excellent sophomore record Lese Majesty via NPR Music.
Chris Collum on 07/20/14 - 08:43 PM
Listen to the new Joyce Manor album Never Hungover Again over at NPR First Listen. It's out July 22 via Epitaph.
Chris Collum on 07/14/14 - 12:24 AM
Listen to Morrissey's new album, World Peace Is None Of Your Business, in full over at NPR.
Kyle Huntington on 07/07/14 - 09:31 AM
Stream Familiars, the new album from The Antlers, at NPR First Listen.

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Blake Solomon on 06/09/14 - 11:23 AM
Swans are streaming their new LP To Be Kind at NPR.
Ryan Dennehy on 05/05/14 - 12:12 PM
Head over to NPR to stream Norwegian producer Todd Terje's groovy debut LP It's Album Time. The record comes out April 8th via his own label.
Chris Collum on 04/02/14 - 03:14 AM
You can stream Beck's new album Morning Phase over at NPR.
Chris Collum on 02/17/14 - 11:14 AM
You can stream Phantogram's sophomore album Voices in full via NPR. It will be released February 18th.
Chris Collum on 02/12/14 - 10:29 AM
You can check out a new Pixies video for the song "What Goes Boom" over at NPR.
Chris Collum on 11/19/13 - 10:13 AM
Earlier this week, NPR asked if musics reviews matter to listeners. So let's pose the question here: do you still read reviews every day? Do you read them to get a different view point on what your listening to? Do you check them out to generate a conversation?
These days, I'm not so sure negative reviews have as much of an effect. If someone wants to know whether or not they like a record, they'll probably just listen to it online somewhere. It really depends on the band and where it is in its lifespan. A stellar, four- or five-star review for a new or emerging artist could be huge for them. It looks good in press releases and ads. Pull quotes end up on album cover stickers, and the...
Drew Beringer on 11/07/13 - 03:15 PM
Head over to NPR to hear the full album of Transatlanticism demos from Death Cab For Cutie's anniversary release of the record.
Kyle Huntington on 10/21/13 - 08:11 AM
You can stream Virgins, the incredible new record from Canadian electronic composer Tim Hecker in full over at NPR.
Chris Collum on 10/07/13 - 10:05 AM
You can stream The Dismemberment Plan's new album, Uncanney Valley, at NPR. The record will be available on October 15th.
Drew Beringer on 10/07/13 - 09:05 AM
You can stream Haim's new album, Days Are Gone, at NPR.
Drew Beringer on 09/25/13 - 11:27 AM
You can stream a new Best Coast song titled "I Don't Know How" over at NPR. It's off the band's upcoming EP, Fade Away.

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Drew Beringer on 09/16/13 - 01:18 PM
You can stream Elvis Costello & The Roots new collaboration album, Wise Up Ghost, over at NPR. The record will be in stores next Tuesday, September 17th.

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Drew Beringer on 09/09/13 - 05:00 PM
You can stream The Weeknd's new album, Kiss Land, over at NPR. The record is in stores next week, September 10th. On a related note, I'll never be able to take this album's title seriously.
Drew Beringer on 09/02/13 - 09:12 AM
You can stream Franz Ferdinand's new album, Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action, over at NPR.
Drew Beringer on 08/19/13 - 01:38 PM
You can stream Superchunk's new album, I Hate Music, in its entirety over at NPR. The album hits stores on August 20th via Merge.
Drew Beringer on 08/12/13 - 09:41 AM
You can stream a new The Avett Brothers song titled "Another is Waiting" over at NPR. It's off the band's upcoming new album, Magpie and The Dandelion, which will be in stores on October 15th.

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Drew Beringer on 08/09/13 - 11:26 AM
You can stream Typhoon's new album, White Lighter, in its entirety over at NPR.
Drew Beringer on 08/07/13 - 01:44 PM
You can stream a new Stars' track titled "Wishful" over at NPR. It's off the band's upcoming 7", Wishful/The Light, which will be available on September 10th.
Drew Beringer on 08/07/13 - 01:28 PM
You can stream The Civil Wars' new song, titled "Dust to Dust", over at NPR. It's off the band's upcoming self-titled album, out August 6th.

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Drew Beringer on 07/24/13 - 09:06 AM
You can stream a new Drug Church song titled "Reading Youtube Comments" over at NPR (you'll have to scroll down half way to find the blurb). It's off the band's awesome new album, Paul Walker, which is in stores July 23rd.
Drew Beringer on 07/18/13 - 09:49 AM
You can stream a new True Widow song, titled "Four Teeth," in over at NPR. The band's new album, Circumambulation, hits stores on July 23rd and you can pre-order it here.
Drew Beringer on 06/19/13 - 01:08 PM
You can stream Bosnian Rainbows is streaming its new album over at NPR.

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Drew Beringer on 06/18/13 - 05:15 PM
Listen to Laura Marling's new album, Once I Was An Eagle, in full here.
Kyle Huntington on 05/20/13 - 06:49 AM
You can stream a new Lemuria song, "Oahu Hawaii", over at NPR. The band's third LP, titled The Distance Is So Big, comes out June 18 on Bridge Nine Records.

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Drew Beringer on 05/15/13 - 06:08 PM
You can stream a new Deafheaven song titled "Dream House" over at NPR. It's off the band's majestic new album, Sunbather, which hits stores on June 11th.
Drew Beringer on 05/01/13 - 09:24 AM
You can stream She & Him's new album, Volume 3, in its entirety over at NPR.
Drew Beringer on 04/29/13 - 05:01 AM
NPR has posted a video about the history of The Postal Service here.

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Drew Beringer on 04/08/13 - 01:49 PM
Surfer Blood premiered its new single, "Demon Dance," on NPR's All Songs Considered. You can find it here.
Drew Beringer on 03/05/13 - 12:25 PM
NPR posted an article about how the recent increase in postal rates affects small record labels.
Alex DiVincenzo on 01/29/13 - 11:32 AM
Listen to a new Code Orange Kids song titled "Liars Trudge" here.
Dre Okorley on 09/25/12 - 12:35 PM
You're going to need some time to sit down for this one this week. In case you haven't yet, please read NPR intern Emily White's blog. Then read professor and ex-musician David Lowery's response. Then read Travis Morrison of The Dismemberment Plan's response to Lowery. If you make it through all of that, I've got some thoughts on all three pieces here. What I want you to think about this week is the tangible ownership of music. If there's one vinyl record or CD in your collection that you would never part with, why? When and where did you get it, and is there a story behind it? Would love to hear why the tangible medium will never die from music fans instead of the press.
Adam Pfleider on 06/20/12 - 12:47 AM
Over the weekend, NPR intern Emily White contributed a blog post where she admitted to rarely buying music and also what she thinks her and her generation are looking for in terms of a modern form of music distribution. Today, a UGA professor wrote a response letter which we think anyone who is a fan of music needs to read.
Paul Tao on 06/18/12 - 06:22 PM
NPR is streaming fun.'s show at the 930 club in Washington.

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Jason Tate on 05/04/12 - 08:50 AM
You can watch a whole live set from The Shins on NPR, here.

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Jason Tate on 03/11/12 - 02:29 PM
Watch Defeater's video for "Empty Glass" here.
Dre Okorley on 11/10/11 - 01:10 PM
You can read an interview with Sean Ingram of Coalesce discussing the legacy of Give Them Rope over at NPR.
Adam Pfleider on 10/26/11 - 07:25 AM
You can stream the new album from Real Estate, Days, here.
Blake Solomon on 10/13/11 - 09:59 AM
You can now stream the entire new Ryan Adams album, Ashes and Fire, here.

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Dre Okorley on 09/25/11 - 09:21 PM
Click here to listen to NPR's Fall Music Preview. Fast forward to twenty minutes and you can hear an edited sample of "Bonfire" from Childish Gambino.
Drew Beringer on 09/14/11 - 04:29 PM
Head here to listen to Bon Iver's session for NPR's World Café. The tracks performed are "Holocene", "Beach Baby" and a solo piano version of "Beth/Rest".
Kyle Huntington on 09/03/11 - 07:14 AM
Head over to NPR to stream the new video from The Decemberists for "Calamity Song".

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Kyle Huntington on 08/24/11 - 06:37 AM

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