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1:14 pm
Wed July 29, 2015

Ashley Monroe's 'Blade' Blends Country Sentiment And Delicate Phrasings

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Microphone Check
9:26 am
Wed July 29, 2015

Large Professor, Part 1: 'We're Living In The World of Hip-Hop'

Large Professor at an event in New York City in April, 2013.
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Music News
1:58 am
Wed July 29, 2015

A Mexican Restaurant Turned Iconic Venue? 'That's Nashville'

Vince Gill and Paul Franklin of The Time Jumpers perform at 3rd and Lindsley in 2014. The band has a standing Monday-night gig at the small Nashville club.
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Originally published on Wed July 29, 2015 4:59 am

The Hollywood Bowl. Red Rocks Amphitheatre. Madison Square Garden. They're the iconic venues that round out top-10 lists of the country's best places to see live music. But this summer, Morning Edition is visiting America's side stages, places the locals know and where players love to play. We begin, appropriately, in Music City at 3rd and Lindsley, an intersection that's the home and namesake of an unassuming Nashville venue.

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Music Reviews
1:39 pm
Tue July 28, 2015

Saxophonist Ben Wendel Reimagines Tchaikovsky's, 'The Seasons'

Originally published on Tue July 28, 2015 3:37 pm

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Deceptive Cadence
11:05 am
Tue July 28, 2015

Unassuming Czech Pianist Ivan Moravec Dies At 84

Pianist Ivan Moravec was known for his lyrical playing and recordings of Chopin and Mozart.
Anost Nosek

Ivan Moravec, a Czech pianist known for his lyrical and selfless approach to music, died Monday in a Prague hospital, according to a management representative, Linda Marder of CM Artists in New York. Moravec had been treated for pneumonia. He was 84.

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Deceptive Cadence
9:03 am
Tue July 28, 2015

Song Of A Haunted Childhood

Sarah Kirkland Snider's song cycle Unremembered comes out Sept. 4.
Willy Somma Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Tue July 28, 2015 9:58 am

Even the clearest recollections from childhood tend to be coauthored by time and imagination. Looking back on early memories, fun or frightening, we know the mind can play tricks on itself. Did everything happen exactly as our adult brains remember?

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Music Articles
1:21 pm
Mon July 27, 2015

Hot Pants, Glitter And Alan Lomax: How A Rising Singer Found Folk Music

British singer and "song collector" Sam Lee.
Frederic Aranda Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Tue July 28, 2015 3:35 pm

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Music Reviews
11:05 am
Mon July 27, 2015

New Release Features Jazz Flutist Sam Most's 'Breathy, Punchy Sound'

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The Record
8:41 am
Mon July 27, 2015

Drive By-Truckers To Release Massive Live Album

Greg Chow Courtesy of the artist

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Music Interviews
2:11 pm
Sun July 26, 2015

On Its New Album, Bomba Estereo Is 'Watching The World' From Colombia

Bomba Estereo's latest album is called Amanecer.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Sun July 26, 2015 3:12 pm

When Bomba Estereo began a decade ago in Bogotá, audiences didn't quite know what to make of it. The group was combining some of the most traditional Colombian sounds with some of the most modern electronic sounds, and not everyone appreciated the idea.

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