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Last Build Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:00:00 -0500

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The Thistle & Shamrock: The Long View

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:00:00 -0500

Hear extended arrangements of traditional tunes, including classic recordings by Kevin Burke and Alan Stivell.

Nigerian Funk Musician William Onyeabor Dies At 70

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:32:00 -0500

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Uchenna Ikonne, a Nigerian music scholar, about Onyeabor's career and how he turned his back on music to become a born-again Christian in the 1980s.

Dirty Projectors Announces New Self-Titled Album, Shares New Song

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:16:00 -0500

Hints have been trickling out since late in 2016, but the official word is here: The latest album from Dirty Projectors is self-titled and due out Feb. 24 on Domino Records.

A Despedida Playlist To Bid POTUS Farewell

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:00:00 -0500

As President Obama leaves office, Alt.Latino digs up some of the Latin music that's found its way into the Mixtape-Maker-In-Chief's playlists.

Jonathan Edwards On Mountain Stage

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:22:18 -0500

Hear the veteran songwriter perform music from his latest album, Tomorrow's Child, live in West Virginia.

Songs We Love: Jake Xerxes Fussell, 'Have You Ever Seen Peaches...'

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:00:00 -0500

Fussell's cover of the Jimmy Lee Williams song marks a move into more existential territory: The maturing artist is now less a force of nature than someone keen to sync with its rhythms.

Conor Oberst Announces A New Album — Yes, Another One

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:51:00 -0500

That didn't take long. Five months after Ruminations, the Bright Eyes singer will return with a companion piece called Salutations: a full-band version of the album, plus seven extra songs.

The Shelters On World Cafe

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:44:00 -0500

Heavy rock 'n' roll chops earned the California band the keys to Tom Petty's studio and a tour with Mudcrutch.

Songs We Love: The Spirit Of The Beehive, 'Ricky (Caught Me Tryin')'

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:00:00 -0500

With a woozy hook that's as dissonant as it is catchy, the Philadelphia band's new song mixes the pretty with the messy.

William Onyeabor, Mysterious Funk Musician, Dies At 70

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 09:41:00 -0500

Beloved to DJs and crate diggers, the Nigerian musician died Monday following a brief illness.

In Battle Over Band Name, Supreme Court Considers Free Speech And Trademarks

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 04:50:00 -0500

The Patent and Trademark Office denied registration to an Asian-American rock band named The Slants; the musicians say they want to re-appropriate the term. The case hits the high court on Wednesday.

Loamlands On World Cafe

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:33:51 -0500

The North Carolina band's music has evolved from folk-punk beginnings toward a classic-rock sound. Watch Kym Register's powerful performance of "Little River."

New Mix: Run The Jewels, Brian Eno, Timber Timbre, More

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:15:00 -0500

Our first new mix of 2017 features songs that are both big and hopeful, and crushingly sad, from the politically charged music of Run The Jewels and Timber Timbre to the joyful bliss of Lowland Hum.

Pakistani Pop Star Halts Show To Save Female Fan From Alleged Harassment

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:29:00 -0500

Singer and actor Atif Aslam stopped a recent performance in Karachi to ensure the safety of a young woman in his audience — and to berate her harassers from the stage.

Spoon's Got 'Hot Thoughts' On The Way

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:10:00 -0500

The long-running band returns with its ninth album, Hot Thoughts, on March 17. Hear the title track.