Music

11:43am

Wed June 13, 2012
The Two-Way

Metallica's James Hetfield Makes PSA For FBI To Help Find Fan's Killer

Originally published on Wed June 13, 2012 3:08 pm

New sketches of the suspect in Morgan Harrington's murder and a sexual assault.
FBI.gov

James Hetfield, lead singer and guitarist for the heavy metal band Metallica, makes a straight-forward appeal for help in finding a fan's killer in a new public service ad produced for the FBI, Virginia and local law enforcement agencies.

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9:17am

Wed June 13, 2012
The Record

A Night Out In New Orleans' New Bohemia

Originally published on Tue September 18, 2012 5:40 pm

Quintron (at left, in suit and shorts) conducts while Lady Tambourine plays at The Music Box on Saturday night.
Zack Smith

I'm spending June in New Orleans, digging into the soft wet earth of American music. A week in, I feel like I've barely begun to explore. The minute I try to say what draws me to New Orleans music, I realize that the core of it is always changing. It's not just the variety, though I love that in the first few days here, I caught classic blues on Frenchmen Street, a wild bounce night downtown, my longtime favorite Susan Cowsill singing Dusty Springfield covers in the Garden District, and a brass band on the corner in the French Quarter.

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10:03pm

Tue June 12, 2012
The Record

Clear Channel Will Be The First To Pay Royalties For Music On Its Air

Originally published on Tue September 18, 2012 5:40 pm

Tim McGraw (left) and Scott Borchetta, CEO of Big Machine Label Group, at a press conference in Nashville last month announcing McGraw's signing to the label.
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2:56pm

Tue June 12, 2012
The Record

Diplo: Building A Bridge From The Underground To The Mainstream

Originally published on Tue September 18, 2012 5:41 pm

The DJ and producer Diplo, who also records as Major Lazer, has produced songs for M.I.A., Beyonce and Usher.
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The music made by Thomas Wesley Pentz, better known by his stage name, Diplo, is one part club-music mashup and one part pop music forecast. In 2009, he took bubblin' — a syncopated house style born in the clubs of Holland — as inspiration and collaborated with fellow DJ Switch, his partner in the group Major Lazer, to make the dance-floor hit "Pon de Floor." But he wasn't done with the bubblin' sound yet. In 2011, he used that song as basis for "Run the World (Girls)," a single by the pop star Beyonce.

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2:16pm

Tue June 12, 2012
World Cafe

Sense Of Place: Trombone Shorty's Raging Parade

Originally published on Mon September 10, 2012 11:39 am

Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue perform at the famous New Orleans jazz bar Tipitina's.
Rick Diamond Getty Images

This week, World Cafe invites listeners to discover the music of New Orleans with the series Sense of Place.

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