NPR Music

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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia

NPR Music is dedicated to presenting the best of public radio music on the web, via podcast, and - through PRX - special broadcasts. PRX is now the home for the popular 29 minute weekly show "All Songs Considered," hosted by Bob Boilen. Also on PRX, NPR Music presents occasional music series, remembrances and special events, such as a recent concert by Bjork in New York City, produced in collaboration with WNYC, and Discoveries at Disney, a special eclectic series of 10 concerts recorded at the new Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles and hosted by Renee Montaigne. These are just a few of the music programs that will begin appearing on PRX as we continue to celebrate live music and act as a guide to the current music scene.

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Unhosted, music-only sets from the 2011 Newport Jazz Festival. For broadcast purposes only. May be broadcast up to 4 times until August 7, 2014.

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NPR Music presents full and edited-for-radio concerts by some of today's most exciting and original bands.

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Special music stories featured on news magazines.

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Obit material for music legends.

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Unhosted, music-only sets for broadcast from this year's festival at The Gorge in Washington state. For broadcast purposes only.

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Marin Alsop conducts "The Rite of Spring" and talks to NPR's Scott Simon about the music.


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New music by Caribou, Cass McCombs, Sunset Rubdown, Richard Hawley, PJ Harvey, and a tribute to R.E.M.'s 'Automatic for the People.'

Bought by KTRL, WFSU, and WUKY


  • Added: Oct 09, 2007
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 3
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New music from Robert Plant, Mark Ronson, Martin Simpson, Small Sins, Georgie James and Doveman.

Bought by KTRL, WUKY, and WFSU


  • Added: Oct 02, 2007
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 3
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Bob Boilen discusses music from Louis Prima, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Pieta Brown and Joe Henry.

Bought by KTRL, WFSU, and WUKY


  • Added: Sep 24, 2007
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 3
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New music from Jens Lekman, Nick Lowe, Kevin Drew, Jose Gonzalez, Steve Earle, Vic Chesnutt and Rotary Downs.

Bought by KTRL, WFSU, and WUKY


  • Added: Sep 17, 2007
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 3
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New music from The New Pornographers, Bishop Allen, Josh Ritter, Manu Chao, The Go! Team and Extra Golden.

Bought by KTRL, WFSU, and WUKY


  • Added: Sep 10, 2007
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Host Bob Boilen talks with sitar master Anoushka Shankar. She shares some of the musicians that have inspired her.

Bought by KTRL, KISU, WFSU, and WUKY


  • Added: Aug 30, 2007
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 4
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New music from Stars, Anoushka Shankar, Iron and Wine, Floratone, Rilo Kiley, Animal Collective and Maps

Bought by KTRL, WFSU, and WUKY


  • Added: Aug 27, 2007
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Host Bob Boilen chats with the All Songs summer intern, Patrick Frank, about new music from Vampire Weekend, Queens of the Stone Age, Dan Deacon, J...

Bought by KTRL, WFSU, KISU, and WUKY


  • Added: Aug 20, 2007
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 4
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Host Bob Boilen talks with NPR reviewers about the music ASC's missed, so far, in 2007.

Bought by KTRL, WFSU, New Hampshire Public Radio, KISU, KBUT and more


  • Added: Aug 13, 2007
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 6
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Music from Flight of the Conchords, Sambassadeur, The Real Tuesday Weld, Fats Domino, Charles Mingus, Stephen Stills, and Sonic Youth's Thurston Mo...

Bought by KTRL, WFSU, KBUT, KISU, and WUKY


  • Added: Aug 06, 2007
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 5