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There will still be music played in Milan's Duomo on Easter, and it comes courtesy of Andrea Bocelli. https://t.co/nWBLhynIIXCould the next artist to play a Tiny Desk concert be you? https://t.co/sBXVAV7KKaEven as the outside world grinds to a halt, music still moves. ⏸️ Today we're introducing Press Pause, a new playl… https://t.co/oeWfiUtFdBA lawsuit filed last summer against Universal Music Group over a 2008 fire which resulted in the loss of recording… https://t.co/Kxvjid0LQOTIP! I've listened to @kllomusic's "Still Here" probably 30 times since I first heard it Friday. You can hear it… https://t.co/FbnQ78naoS
Retweeted by NPR MusicVirtual concerts streaming today, 4/7: @mirahmusic @Harpista @HunterHayes @BlackAtlass @casadecalexico Experiment… https://t.co/YZtgVE7Sbu
Retweeted by NPR MusicThere's a lot going on right now, so @nprmusic has assembled a new playlist called Press Pause -- updated daily --… https://t.co/WgZWWgWr7Y
Retweeted by NPR MusicIn the spirit of getting creative in the age of social distancing, our latest Tiny Tech Tips explains how to film a… https://t.co/3ah2XXiTuP @nprmusic Nana Grizol's "Future Version" links the histories of Athens punk and the Elephant 6 collective. Listen n… https://t.co/clGHeD8nOj
Retweeted by NPR MusicWe're overwhelmed, just like everyone else, so it's easy to miss stuff. @nprmusic has started a playlist called Pre… https://t.co/K6I7noq407
Retweeted by NPR MusicOur Daily Breather for April 7: M. Ward (@mwardtweeting) has been finding pause in the music of jazz luminary McCo… https://t.co/9pKiBA17ywI Woke Up With Nightmares And Can’t Fall Back Asleep Because I Keep Thinking About How Much I Hate The Word ‘Songst… https://t.co/7abS04Rv4J
Retweeted by NPR MusicPure truth from @mwardtweeting on Our #DailyBreather today: McCoy Tyner's music helps right now https://t.co/ODZzA4Blqu
Retweeted by NPR MusicFrom NPR Live Sessions: Watch Mudhoney perform live from the Space Needle in 2013. https://t.co/0D4iT66L7YCellist Yo-Yo Ma brought his great inspiration, and in turn part of his own life story, to an enthusiastic audience… https://t.co/jrBCJVBN3xShakira's 'MTV Unplugged' was the first time a Latina solo act had headlined the series, and it served as a major i… https://t.co/T36e6qu0kGWatch Julie Byrne perform a transfixing set at the Tiny Desk. https://t.co/lPbCoZFrHCLike our country itself, rock and roll is an alchemy of distinct cultural expressions that exist side by side. https://t.co/sYGVWrk5tpAbigail Washburn and Wu Fei are masters of Appalachian and Chinese folk music, respectively. On their self-titled d… https://t.co/ZOqLVoMiHRThere's still room for musical suprises in the midst of uncertainty, and new releases from Empress Of, DaBaby, Fran… https://t.co/D9IMsywVVnKandace Springs' latest album consists of covers of the women in jazz she idolized growing up. "It's a tribute reco… https://t.co/8QqHIJWo4SPoliça's Channy Leanagh has been drawing wisdom from 'Frozen 2' in these uncertain times. https://t.co/yMcAYeNCyTIt wouldn't be a Lumineers show without a foot-stompin' sing-along. Watch the band perform the crowd-pleasing hit "… https://t.co/H9OsLSzocW
4/7
2020
With everyone holed up at home, the sonic character of our cities and neighborhoods seems to be constantly shifting… https://t.co/zrv0U68LtmStrap in for a 17-minute explosion of good-hearted joy, courtesy of the stars of 'A Quiet Place' and the entire (so… https://t.co/CeweJhDQ5nToday, we honor Adam Schlesinger, who was lost to COVID-19 this past week. Revisit a session from the archives with… https://t.co/wJZ8jGFiEf
Retweeted by NPR MusicAfter cancelled musicals and spring concerts, choral directors across the country are going the extra mile to have… https://t.co/EdkaBlbxq0Coming soon to a screen near you. https://t.co/vv5NQ8PAleWith regular income opportunities canceled or delayed indefinitely, many musicians are trying their hand at teachin… https://t.co/ZdVs83fTj2Join @jazzdotorg tonight at 9:00 p.m. for Skain's Domain as @wyntonmarsalis discusses the legacy of his father, Ell… https://t.co/gikc1xdq0bSomething sure to make you smile: Watch @Lin_Manuel and the cast of @HamiltonMusical reunite for @johnkrasinski's u… https://t.co/SrGPYPdyWxNew Zoom background: https://t.co/nIuoTPLjt9From Nina Simone and Billie Holiday, to Lauryn Hill and Norah Jones, @KandaceSprings' latest album consists of cove… https://t.co/yVscxTKgujWu Fei (@wufei) and Abigail Washburn (@abigailwashburn) are longtime friends who both happen to be virtuosic folk m… https://t.co/txCDixnAYKWhether it's while walking, running or driving, many of us process music on the move. As we shelter-in-place, the t… https://t.co/H9UvESghMqThe show must go on (virtually). https://t.co/YlMEZVJLwkOn the band's latest tour, @thelumineers performed to sold-out stadium crowds. At the Tiny Desk, the band's signatu… https://t.co/upOuGv6Z1jVirtual concerts streaming today, 4/6: @LidoPimienta @YouSGirls @JohnJPatitucci @rachelleepriday Full list… https://t.co/CaMuyT8tr7
Retweeted by NPR Music🗣I feel voiiiiiiiiiddd New heat from @empressof, @kalisway_, @IvanAvenue, @joycewrice, @nick_hakim, @rodwave and m… https://t.co/3B9ZB4yAi6
Retweeted by NPR MusicOur Daily Breather for April 6: For Poliça's (@thisispolica) Channy Leaneagh, a song lyric from 'Frozen 2' has be… https://t.co/9ToNcdghLFOur Daily Breather for April 3: "For me in this time – no different than anytime – music is everything,"… https://t.co/DEeLTRV0oVChanny from @thisispolica rocks the best mask in the photo for her #DailyBreather and offers much good advice, incl… https://t.co/o1uVnCCq7E
Retweeted by NPR MusicFor my new All Ears column for @nprmusic, I took a very personal detour into the sounds of my home and heart during… https://t.co/1f0bxfxNFS
Retweeted by NPR MusicHey, it's your host @RahRahRaina Douris! Here's what's coming up this week. 4/6 - @loganledger 4/7 -… https://t.co/lEtGgSDF2g
Retweeted by NPR MusicFrom NPR Live Sessions: Watch Jonah Mutono perform "1949" live at World Cafe. https://t.co/i8ibxamlMmWatch Michael McDonald perform "Minute By Minute" and "What A Fool Believes" from his home studio, complete with an… https://t.co/Cq9lRGgcb2Wallace Roney first rose to prominence as a sharp young steward of the modern jazz tradition, winning national awar… https://t.co/49PKqzDthHIf you have an original song, a camera and a desk (or, you know, a table or nightstand — really any surface will do… https://t.co/m1Fyg9Fhh2Jazz guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli was revered for the technical aplomb that enabled him to combine intricate runs, fu… https://t.co/GjK8Qa7MRD
4/6
2020
This month's round-up includes suprise drops from Childish Gambino and Jay Electronica, Bad Bunny's leap year LP, W… https://t.co/PGo9v5XNjcJesca Hoop has a magical way with words. She opened her set at the Tiny Desk with "Pegasi," a beautiful song about… https://t.co/Cco0qqxN8NVirtual concerts streaming today, 4/5: @fatbellybella @mirandalambert @deepseadiverbnd @jtandallihttps://t.co/lqGjaDYjns
Retweeted by NPR MusicDespite his celebrated career as a jazz pianist, Ellis Marsalis was most proud of his work as an educator. https://t.co/TOL0wVSAK4In the first installment of our new video series The Formula, Just Blaze welcomes us to his home studio to unpack t… https://t.co/roli36lZmV🎶"One more day's home education / let's just let them run amuck!" 🎶 https://t.co/zLpKsXG9Cr1️⃣ Choose the right space 2️⃣ Test your audio 3️⃣ Connect with your audience. These are just a few tips to reco… https://t.co/cTNFbaxj9eRoger and Brian Eno's album 'Mixing Colours' offers something unusual in these high-anxiety news days: The spacious… https://t.co/evDM2cPjWnOn this week's New Music Friday: Hear the latest from M. Ward, country singers Ashley McBryde and Sam Hunt, the amb… https://t.co/96XRufW1cXFrom NPR Live Sessions: Watch The Strumbellas perform a full set, live at The Paradise. https://t.co/OcORP261jDEarlier this week, jam band superheroes Phish unexpectedly released a new album, 'Sigma Oasis.' https://t.co/EVXwse8DbDMarch's lineup of public radio's favorite songs brings you a comeback track from The Strokes, a jazz-tinged renditi… https://t.co/rHD3L7Nu4cWhen it comes to sound quality, everyone's got an opinion. Tiny Desk sound engineer Josh Rogosin shares his picks. https://t.co/qL7MytYQQy
4/5
2020
@Thundercat told NPR's Michel Martin that "It's hard to see clearly through the pain of losing him," when asked abo… https://t.co/yNGPIuEFj1The Death Cab For Cutie (@dcfc) frontman performs a new song and pays tribute to Fountains of Wayne songwriter Adam… https://t.co/5E7fkDoXhaSoulful singer Allen Stone brought songs from his album 'Building Balance' to the Tiny Desk. https://t.co/q89GjNz3HpWe’ve been discovering so much great new music through your Tiny Desk Contest entries lately. Watch our favorites: https://t.co/KBenkIWJSeAdam Schlesinger's creative output was astounding, from his work in Fountains of Wayne and on the TV show 'Crazy Ex… https://t.co/KeOyijGseyFrom NPR Live Sessions: Watch Caleb Caudle perform live from his living room at 4:00 p.m. EST. https://t.co/ES05MqLBnbDolly Parton will read children's books on a video stream once a week, drawing titles from her popular Imagination… https://t.co/VmSM7rIHjEFrom "Ain't No Sunshine" to "Lean On Me," generations of listeners have celebrated the signature songs of Bill With… https://t.co/F7C1Lk9lt7📣 Calling all great unsigned musicians 📣 We want to hear your songs! Enter the 2020 Tiny Desk Contest and you coul… https://t.co/K5JyR3adOeVirtual concerts streaming today, 4/4: @Uncancelled_ fest (Snail Mail, Lauren Jenkins) @LowCutConnie @vijayiyerhttps://t.co/xxPvc9wpSA
Retweeted by NPR MusicIn the spring of 2020, Frank Ocean's "Dear April" and "Cayendo" are songs for looking forward to a summer that migh… https://t.co/McmNEjsgAKHere's a listener-curated mix-tape of songs whose lyrics have an eerie — or comforting — connection to our current… https://t.co/YvZCY2Ed3pIt's still possible to film a great Tiny Desk Contest entry even if you're currently at home by yourself. https://t.co/NF1C5BFRNtFrom NPR Live Sessions: While we are dedicated to music discovery, we're always happy when an artist throws a class… https://t.co/5p6qMaXkXJRasmus Littauer calls himself School of X (@schoolofxmusic) as a tribute to the experimental 1960s Copenhagen art c… https://t.co/ILLVRWDUMSLuke De-Sciscio (@LukeDeSciscio) found his songwriting voice the old-fashioned way: by writing dozens upon dozens o… https://t.co/HCj9SMxnp6Tufan Derince (@TufanDerince) plays a stringed instrument called an elektrobağlama — think of a long-necked, amplif… https://t.co/BTDpCoQyGTMavi's (@mavi4mayor) flow can be low-key, and he records on his own living-room floor, but make no mistake: His wor… https://t.co/pa4NZqx72MThe dreamy psych-pop band Shana Falana (@shanafalana) throws a lot at the wall — bright lights and visuals in its l… https://t.co/deoi7fgEUECaribou's pays tribute to pioneering electronic artist Glenn Copeland, a composer and transgender activist whose lo… https://t.co/ECYkyYnAtzHear it now: @altlatino looks into the economics of being a working indie musician during this time. https://t.co/7rsB7kFX5cThe elusive Frank Ocean has emerged. https://t.co/ztlwJIlzk9Your voice. Your song. Our Desk. https://t.co/a9Y3AmEWIg
4/4
2020
"Is this a sore throat? Is this just allergies?" https://t.co/9rqFCKUdtfHear one of bluegrass music's most decorated band's take on "Take Me Home, Country Roads." https://t.co/2iqjP6NiFxGo with @GWAR on @worldcafe. https://t.co/1p5mz4xXgSTake comfort in @JescaHoop's moving return performance at the Tiny Desk. https://t.co/WdwXAAlVM4"Toosie Slide," @drake's latest, is a seductive confection engineered to cause a stir; its video, an opulent take o… https://t.co/CDB4RzGkblVirtual concerts streaming today, 4/3: @lightintheattic fest (Jarvis Cocker, Barbara Lynn, Marcos Valle)… https://t.co/LsMmQgESRY
Retweeted by NPR MusicWithers disdained the machinations of the music industry. He stopped recording in 1985, but continued to write for… https://t.co/6OG6khf3IrJust in: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Bill Withers, whose discography included canonical singles "Ain't No S… https://t.co/TwCfEDIusYEach week, we’re discovering new music to love through the Tiny Desk Contest. View all our favorites in one place: https://t.co/uO0ZYGMMi4The new normal? https://t.co/w9yHmUrmBu
Retweeted by NPR MusicLet’s all take a slow, deep breath. Hold it. Let it out, and take time for some great new music: ⁦@Thundercat⁩ ⁦… https://t.co/vVJ6OSAqJU
Retweeted by NPR MusicFrom NPR Live Sessions: Watch Drive-By Truckers perform "Armageddon's Back in Town." https://t.co/bXb9i4UxEHWhen Nadia Reid (@HelloNadiaReid) moved from New Zealand to the U.S., she felt a deep sense of alienation and isola… https://t.co/Ao9j73sdSXThe German electro-pop band Cosby spins out slithery hooks as efficiently as it confounds search engines. https://t.co/hyYRRR4nxFHearkening back to the classic likes of Black Sabbath and Motörhead, @Pigsx7 pummels hypnotically, soars majestical… https://t.co/9KRsbnYfOM
4/3
2020

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