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Cabinet of Wonders
8:48 am
Fri June 22, 2012

Cabinet Of Wonders: Episode Five

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This week's Cabinet of Wonders lineup sing "Religious Experience" to close the show.
Patrick Monaghan Courtesy of Cabinet of Wonders

Originally published on Fri June 22, 2012 3:07 pm

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Games & Humor
5:25 pm
Thu June 21, 2012

Are You Better Than Bieber?

Are You Better Than Bieber?
Stephen Lovekin Getty Images Entertainment

Originally published on Thu December 20, 2012 11:04 am

  • Listen to 'Better Than Bieber' from Ask Me Another
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The Record
3:54 pm
Thu June 21, 2012

He'll Retune Your Living Room

Tomasz Zajaczkowski iStockphoto.com

Originally published on Thu June 21, 2012 5:11 pm

Want better sound from your home music system? Electrical engineering professor Chris Kyriakakis says it might not be your stereo components that are the problem — it might be your home.

Kyriakakis, who is the principal investigator at the Immersive Audio Lab at the University of Southern California, has spent years figuring out how to make the experience of listening to recorded sound as close to what you hear in a live performance as possible.

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Music Interviews
3:29 pm
Thu June 21, 2012

David Byrne Finds A Disco Muse In Imelda Marcos

Musician David Byrne at his rehearsal space at MASS MoCA in North Adams, Mass. Byrne's first musical, Here Lies Love, chronicles the rise and fall of Imelda Marcos.
Andrea Shea NPR

Originally published on Thu June 21, 2012 4:19 pm

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Mom And Dad's Record Collection
1:28 pm
Thu June 21, 2012

Santigold: 'Blown Away' By Fela Kuti

Santigold's latest album, Master of My Make-Believe, came out in April.
Sean Thomas

Originally published on Tue August 28, 2012 3:30 pm

All Things Considered continues its "Mom and Dad's Record Collection" series with singer Santi White, who's best known by her stage name, Santigold.

White says her father steered her artistic development by introducing her to the music of Nigerian Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti at a young age.

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