Music

2:30pm

Mon June 23, 2014

1:38pm

Mon June 23, 2014
Tiny Desk Concerts

Conor Oberst: Tiny Desk Concert

Originally published on Mon June 30, 2014 7:23 am

Conor Oberst performs a Tiny Desk Concert.
Olivia Merrion NPR

Conor Oberst's new album has fast become my favorite of the Bright Eyes singer's solo projects, so having him come to NPR and perform a few of these songs at the Tiny Desk was especially exciting. The new music on Upside Down Mountain contains the sort of personal songwriting that got me loving him in the first place.

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9:00am

Sat June 21, 2014
marc on the blues

Robben Ford is Very Much the Blues Renaissance Man

Miles Davis et Robben Ford in 1986 at Montreux Jazz Festival.
Jean Fortunet Wikimedia - Creative Commons

Robben Ford is primarily known as a very fine Blues guitarist, but his musical resume is more varied than a lot of people. Over the years he has worked with no less of luminaries than Charlie Musselwhite, Joni Mitchell, Jimmy Witherspoon, Tom Scott, George Harrison and Miles Davis. Oh my!

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7:03am

Sat June 21, 2014
Tiny Desk Concerts

Mali Music: Tiny Desk Concert

NPR

On a particularly muggy day this past week, Mali Music arrived at NPR's D.C. headquarters armed with only his enthusiasm (and a teensy entourage). Though the humid haze and some midday I-need-a-coffee-stat office funk hung all around him, he soldiered his way through.

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5:50am

Thu June 19, 2014
Music

Stromae, Global Star In The Making, Set To Touch Down In The U.S.

Originally published on Thu June 19, 2014 9:30 am

Paul Van Haver, better known as Stromae, has already captured the European music market. Now, he's setting his sights on the U.S.
Dati Bendo Courtesy of the artist

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