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Chris Dave and the Drumhedz's Tiny Desk concert is full of sonic smash-cuts that take you on a twisted exploration… https://t.co/ZZcR1MFR4jOur 2020 #TinyDeskContest winner will play a Tiny Desk concert and then go on tour with NPR Music, supported by… https://t.co/4Z9eBqZl5tDigital platforms may have dangerously accelerated the cycles of fame, but they've also allowed artists to be more… https://t.co/oWxksiGymoFrom NPR Live Sessions: Watch Devon Gilfillian perform "Here And Now" live from @kxtradio in Dallas. https://t.co/PjYI3u2zLIThe title of Snoh Aalegra’s 2019 album says it all: 'Ugh, those feels again.' Watch her Tiny Desk concert: https://t.co/lldk7S98LRThis episode of Wade in the Water explores the connecting lines between the presence of the sacred and secular in A… https://t.co/WgFY1Amw46Since we held our first Tiny Desk Contest in 2014, thousands of unsigned musicians from across the country have sen… https://t.co/NNvno9a4y2Plant music is coming to you, or rather, it's there if you seek it out — and there are plenty of musicians these da… https://t.co/rjRZmpEa5j"People often slagged off disco as an escape," says writer and critic Vince Aletti, "but it was an escape in the ni… https://t.co/5VGXqeJodK
2/23
2020
'Weather' is the first record of original music from Huey Lewis & The News in nearly 20 years. https://t.co/jMi72xSXbuOne of the pioneers of London's acid house scene, Andrew Weatherall had an influential career as an electronic musi… https://t.co/KmBoSCRUoEThe Philadelphia-based group &More (@WeAreAndMore) made its Tiny Desk debut last year after entering the 2018… https://t.co/RXKPqkd9iOAmbient music is the focus of this week's edition of @AllSongs. Hear the world premiere of new music from Brian and… https://t.co/4xaocFBgTDWatch Laura Stevenson perform songs from her recent release 'The Big Freeze' in a beautiful set that scored a Tiny… https://t.co/nyNHeqXHJjThis week on @AllSongs: We've also got hard-rocking new music from @BestCoast, a staggering takedown of power struc… https://t.co/1XYW45ydOEFrom NPR Live Sessions: Watch Eimaral Sol perform "Y" live from @KUTX in Austin. https://t.co/E9gyC0uTxHThis episode of Wade in the Water explores the traditions of shout songs, drums, clapping, horns and choral chants… https://t.co/WO1Toe03WFFrank Hicks' initial plan was to open a motorcycle repair shop, a side job to the body shop he ran down in East Bot… https://t.co/2GLZ3duLIeOne of the most infamous sajaegi scandals in recent K-music history probably concerns Nilo. If you're a major K-pop… https://t.co/PSgUDWt5SYThis week, @AltLatino brings you the sights, sounds and even tastes of Cali, Colombia where one of the world's larg… https://t.co/WfrDG2HhL2In the @WorldCafe session, Nada Surf revisits its spoken word roots on "Something I Should Do." https://t.co/srJiYWVWaGThis week on @AllSongs: Grimes returns with 'Miss_Anthrp0cene),' Americana singer Katie Pruitt makes a beautiful de… https://t.co/RsAQEZkzDZHave we found a way to commune with our plants, transcending species and genus? https://t.co/SPFJCDP8Cm
2/22
2020
Sarah Harmer stopped by @WorldCafe to share songs from her new album 'Are You Gone,' her first full-length release… https://t.co/xh3msA6jXEThese 5 artists make music that is singular enough to stand out among the thousands of others who enter the… https://t.co/FSeoOqMIcpAs a veteran session artist, Chris Dave has recorded and written with everyone from D'Angelo to Adele. At the Tiny… https://t.co/7bqZFRovRcFor artists who don't take a wholly chance-based approach to making music, composing with distortion requires a gre… https://t.co/QkBYcSvZld @RigbyCats Hey, @RigbyCats! If you reach out to us by emailing tinydeskcontest@npr.org, we'll get this straightened out for you.Dave Brubeck gets his due as a composer, a bandleader and an ambassador of the music. But as a pianist? @WBGO recon… https://t.co/NJOyfz4BzKAmong jazz musicians, jazz critics and hardcore jazz fans, Dave Brubeck’s piano playing has largely been either vil… https://t.co/XWnmFtV41u
Retweeted by NPR MusicThis week on the show, we're taking you to Cali, Colombia, for a massive music festival celebration of Afro Colombi… https://t.co/AAG1VIhiVA
Retweeted by NPR MusicOriginally a motorcycle repair shop and parts business, Frank Hicks started hosting parties featuring live music an… https://t.co/j5WBcC1k9TRumored to be widespread, sajaegi, or chart manipulation, is testing the Korean music industry and questioning the… https://t.co/PZ7c6JGKjsFrom NPR Live Sessions: Watch Chris & Rich Robinson of The Black Crowes perform as Brothers of a Feather live from… https://t.co/kYK81PQmjFWe’re looking for the next great undiscovered musician to come play at the Tiny Desk. Think you’ve got what it take… https://t.co/sBf0Wt2AIPPlant music is coming – that is, compositions created by forcing plants to play music (sort of). While it's not as… https://t.co/yLJiXKakFvAn industry vet who's worked with everyone from D'Angelo to Adele, Chris Dave's (@Chrisdaddydave) Tiny Desk concert… https://t.co/HfLJVaZBdwOn today's @allsongs New Music Friday, we run through new albums from: - @Grimezsz - @BTS_twt - @MosesSumney -… https://t.co/KLayq0Ws4MHappy New Music Friday! On today's show, we're exploring the best new albums out this week, from @Grimezsz to… https://t.co/0aofkxfg6h
Retweeted by NPR MusicTerms of engagement ... at the symphony. https://t.co/WNjIoHEP5R
Retweeted by NPR MusicFrom NPR Live Sessions: Watch Bonny Light Horseman perform "The Roving" live from @OPB in Portland, Oregon. https://t.co/7ILkj8Llc7This episode of Wade in the Water highlights contributions made by composer-musicians Roberta Martin and Kenneth Mo… https://t.co/XxQuucSZfzAt a low level, distortion can recall the warmth, and friction, of skin on skin; a sonic rendering of a pleasurable… https://t.co/DjjhJpQwn1Watch The Po' Ramblin' Boys perform songs from the band's 2019 debut 'Toil, Tears & Trouble' on @MountainStage. https://t.co/q37lcG1Sbq"The violin is my passion; I've been playing since I was 10 years old," Dagmar Turner said in the hospital press re… https://t.co/ptl09GCLPgWatch Canadian singer and songwriter Elisapie perform songs from her album, 'The Ballad of the Runaway Girl' at the… https://t.co/DYv8Ec7d1LCalling all great unsigned musicians: We really want you to — and we cannot stress this enough — enter the Tiny Desk Contest.In this playlist, we're highlighting our five Tiny Desk Contest winners who hail from across the country — Alaska t… https://t.co/G2JGiCWzIl
2/21
2020
Percy Sledge and his 1966 hit, "When A Man Loves A Woman," have become synonymous with the soul sound that came fro… https://t.co/RCyUho1YIjArchers of Loaf has released its first new song in over 20 years, a single called "Raleigh Days," ahead of the band… https://t.co/xjAHUTBcowDid you know we have a playlist of all the songs we feature on @allsongs? Hear it now: https://t.co/WXFin79l1hAfter 30 years as the paper's pop and rock music critic, Greg Kot is leaving the Chicago Tribune. Hear Kot look bac… https://t.co/vy8ecBN5fMHear the @poramblinboys, the 2018 International Bluegrass Music Association's emerging artist of the year, on… https://t.co/OvCSYpYPgNIf you dismissed Nada Surf as a novelty, then you missed out on 25 years of consistent, hook-driven sounds. Hear a… https://t.co/7zwZzEJ7HdDJ and producer Andrew Weatherall, a titan of underground dance music, died Monday in London at age 56. Weatherall… https://t.co/4dC56AEe2Z
Retweeted by NPR MusicOn this week's @AltLatino playlist, hear new music from Cuban artist @XAlfonsoOficial and Colombia's… https://t.co/wovdSPghwWFor my All Ears column for @nprmusic, I sunk deep into a world of distortion. Thanks to @moormother @Chavezsayzhttps://t.co/Jxlv7fWRYk
Retweeted by NPR MusicIn the right hands, distortion can bloom, and its rigid contours soften. The latest All Ears column from… https://t.co/2WKGfQ7XR3How did the voice behind "When a Man Loves a Woman" never break the Top 10 on the U.S. pop charts after his 1966 br… https://t.co/nR3Yy98EqjDistortion is familiar to most of us — a 'staticky noise,' a 'noisy static.' But in the right hands, its uses can b… https://t.co/gxazy9MIBb
Retweeted by NPR MusicOne-Hit Wonders/Second-Best Songs! Synonymous With Soul, Percy Sledge Transcended The Muscle Shoals Sound https://t.co/Wupq8OPTp5
Retweeted by NPR Music🎻🧠 https://t.co/vllEAp6INiFrom Quinn Christopherson (@BucketHatQuinn) to @TankandDaBangas, our 5 Tiny Desk Contest winners come from across t… https://t.co/ml5u0DzQaBSubscribe to our #TinyDeskContest newsletter to read about the Contest entries we’re loving, what our judges are lo… https://t.co/nsuEaa3MJF @tabsout @totalvibration Intern Desk ConcertHear "Raleigh Days," Archers of Loaf's first new song in more than 20 years, now. https://t.co/4pZfwQGGXe https://t.co/QA1dglOQRCNPR Music is seeking 4 paid summer interns: - Editorial - Tiny Desk - Social Media - Video Production Apply by Mo… https://t.co/SrnrkuOVtrOn 'The Ballad of the Runaway Girl,' @Elisapie grapples with the consequences of leaving home. Watch her powerful T… https://t.co/u9bkLCjtR8From NPR Live Sessions: Watch Nathaniel Rateliff perforn "And It's Still Alright" from @WFUV in New York City. https://t.co/CeMo6rwFQPThis episode of Wade in the Water explores the legacy of Thomas Andrew Dorsey, the "father of gospel music," who is… https://t.co/qYhE5fGsAwLoose and vibey, 'Changes' is more of a throwback to Bieber's 2013 album, 'Journals,' a collection of digitally rel… https://t.co/7AB4fIWlmWMadison McFerrin is almost like a hypnotist: She creates expansive, atmospheric grooves that grow and bloom, layer… https://t.co/N6LubRNVgPThis week on @AllSongs we bring you much-needed calm with a show of mostly ambient music. Hear the world premiere o… https://t.co/QV1thqHp7C'Counterpoint' is a thought-provoking and accomplished memoir, meeting the author's own criterion that "every good… https://t.co/4iKE8S80s4Snoh Aalegra always finds her groove in the unexpected pockets of emotion. Much of her latest album, 2019's '-Ugh,… https://t.co/Y24QNolxlfAlways wanted to play a Tiny Desk concert? Submit to the #TinyDeskContest by March 30: https://t.co/lFpmEOyOfiHarry Nilsson's concept album 'The Point,' about a round-headed boy in a world where everything is pointy, turns 50… https://t.co/HYbGqA1Lr9
2/20
2020
In the 1970s, David Mancuso's downtown Manhattan loft became a launchpad for the musically, ethically and socially… https://t.co/c2y8vv4LCzAndrew Weatherall started producing in London in the mid-'80s, and was known for a wicked sense of humor — and for… https://t.co/Y24oUNtjEkRapper Bashar Jackson, better known as Pop Smoke, has died, Republic Records has confirmed. He was 20 years old.… https://t.co/q2azq6UlqUThis week, we're giving you a musical respite. Hear a premiere from Roger & Brian Eno, plus new music from Niklas P… https://t.co/KUQ2gyePfg
Retweeted by NPR MusicToday's new @allsongs mix delivers a much-needed dose of calm. Hear Jon Hopkins and Lambert, plus a premiere from R… https://t.co/7jd0HFYfOmWith just her laptop, her voice a loop station, Madison McFerrin constructs layered music with a lot lurking beneat… https://t.co/xm6EG1dQq1I updated my @nprmusic playlist with t̶h̶e̶ ̶b̶e̶s̶t̶ my favorite songs from the year 2000.… https://t.co/tGTTqZZbzt
Retweeted by NPR Music"What does it mean to truly know a piece of music?" Throughout his memoir 'Counterpoint,' @PhilipKennicott braids… https://t.co/twZn62POFP
Retweeted by NPR MusicWhat started as a rent party became The Loft, celebrated around the world as a launchpad for the musically, ethical… https://t.co/fFgeeL4OTTDJ and producer Andrew Weatherall, a titan of underground dance music, died Monday in London. He was 56.… https://t.co/rsYhwGauLoUnheard musicians: Be heard. The Tiny Desk Contest closes March 30. Learn more: https://t.co/lFpmEOyOfi https://t.co/qbvl6qfSz9From NPR Live Sessions: Watch Tyler Childers perform "All Your'n" live from @MountainStage in West Virginia. https://t.co/nuMIU8jkqTGloria Gaynor originally recorded "I Will Survive" as a B-side, but swiftly after its release in October 1978 it be… https://t.co/yulnQpIjsPAfter performing for nearly two hours at a stop in Auckland, New Zealand, Elton John ended a show early after losin… https://t.co/bqoner8ChwOn 'Changes,' Justin Bieber sounds reinvigorated. With beats as colorful and infectiously cheery as a game of Candy… https://t.co/MKbNi3un0lTo commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the the ratification of the 19th Amendment, the New York Philharmonic ha… https://t.co/sb6GLl0edGOn Valentine's Day, Huey Lewis and The News released Weather — what might be the last album in a career that has sp… https://t.co/2a4uzK7VNjLike a fragile candle flame in a pool of melting wax, the texture of Snoh Aalegra's voice mesmerizes without overpo… https://t.co/ehu45dgbtBHeavy with synth-pop influence, Bat for Lashes' latest release, 'Lost Girls,' transports listeners into a fantasy L… https://t.co/IkUv9cycA9
2/19
2020
We want to hear your songs! If you’re an unsigned musician, you could play a Tiny Desk concert and go on tour with… https://t.co/IsrCs6UBB1This week's Heat Check selects switch it up quick — Koffee steals the show on J Hus' "Big Conspiracy," Rema plots a… https://t.co/O5NCRmHMj2Harry Nilsson's concept album 'The Point' turns fifty this year; to celebrate, the 1971 animated film adapted from… https://t.co/uApUd40gbrOn @WorldCafe: @davidwaxmuseum and @lowlandhum want to change the way you experience live music. https://t.co/ONkrynnxSM
2/18
2020

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