Music

7:59am

Tue November 29, 2011
World Cafe

Sense Of Place: Hunting For Live Music

Originally published on Mon September 10, 2012 11:55 am

Whelan's, a music venue on Wexford Street in Dublin that's played host to many of the city's most-loved musicians.
Whelan's MySpace

Throughout the week, World Cafe travels to Dublin, Ireland — the first stop in a quarterly series called Sense of Place. We hope to give you an idea of the past and present of the city's local music scene and provide tips from musicians and music lovers for those hoping to visit this culturally rich town.

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11:28am

Mon November 28, 2011
World Cafe

A Sense Of Place: Shaping Dublin's Music Scene

Originally published on Mon September 10, 2012 11:55 am

Glen Hansard performs as part of the Irish band, The Frames.
Zoran Orlic Zero Studio Photography

Throughout the week, World Cafe travels to Dublin, Ireland — the first stop in a quarterly series called Sense of Place. We hope to give you an idea of the past and present of the city's local music scene and provide tips from musicians and music lovers for those hoping to visit this culturally rich town.

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11:12am

Mon November 28, 2011
Music Interviews

'Moves Like Jagger': The Making Of Maroon 5's Mega-Hit

Adam Levine (center) and the rest of Maroon 5.
Matt Beard

The song "Moves Like Jagger" has been on the Billboard Hot 100 for five months — it peaked at No. 1 and is still holding on at No. 5. The band behind the song is Maroon 5, led by singer and songwriter Adam Levine, who also works as a coach on the TV singing competition The Voice.

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2:32pm

Sun November 27, 2011
Music Lists

Chart Hits From Hong Kong And Senegal

Originally published on Sun November 27, 2011 8:48 pm

Hong Kong cantopop star Kay Tse performs in 2009.
Lai Seng Sin AP

11:00am

Sat November 26, 2011
Tiny Desk Concerts

Gabriel Kahane: Tiny Desk Concert

Cristina M. Fletes/NPR
  • Audio Only: Gabriel Kahane's Tiny Desk Concert

Gabriel Kahane seems to enjoy blurring the lines between indie rock and indie classical. He arrived at the NPR Music offices with a string quartet and an electric guitarist in tow, and though they hadn't played together for long, you'd never know it.

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