All Songs TV
7:03 am
Tue July 15, 2014

The Polyphonic Spree, 'Hold Yourself Up'

The Polyphonic Spree, in a scene from the band's new video for the song "Hold Yourself Up."
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed July 23, 2014 1:37 pm

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3:15 pm
Mon July 14, 2014

In Memory Of Lorin Maazel, The Maestro Behind The Castleton Festival

Originally published on Mon July 14, 2014 5:24 pm



A week ago, my wife and I drove deep into the Piedmont region of Virginia to Rappahannock County in the lush foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Our destination was a chamber concert at the Castleton Festival, a showplace for young musicians.

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World Cafe
1:55 pm
Mon July 14, 2014

Ă“li Palli On World Cafe

David Dye and Ă“li Palli.
John Vettese WXPN

Originally published on Tue July 15, 2014 7:46 am

World Cafe's Sense of Place series takes the show to Iceland, where Ólafur Páll Gunnarsson — known by most as Óli Palli — was voted the most important Icelandic radio personality of the 20th century. He can be heard on the Icelandic public radio station Rás 2, on which he hosts the music programs Poppaland and Rokkland.

Here, he joins World Cafe to play new Icelandic pop from newcomer GrĂ­salappalĂ­sa, as well as longtime favorite GusGus. He also tackles the question of why so many Icelandic artists sing in English.

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1:31 pm
Mon July 14, 2014

Metropolis: 7/12/14

Jungle is featured on this week's show.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Tue July 15, 2014 12:08 pm

Check back on Tuesday, July 15 for a separate mix and interview with Chris Malinchak.

This Week's Tracklist

  • Ten Walls, "Walking With Elephants" (Life And Death)
  • The Presets, "No Fun (Lancelot Remix)" (Modular)
  • Claude Von Stroke, "Califuture (feat. Barry Drift)" (Dirtybird)
  • Oliver $ And Jimi Jules, "Pushing On" (Ultra)
  • Sharam Jey And Night Talk, "The Future" (Bunny Tiger)
  • Dusky, "Inta" (Ajunadeep)
  • Chris Malinchak, "Call My Name" (Ultra/Sony)
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Tiny Desk Concerts
1:02 pm
Mon July 14, 2014

Holly Williams: Tiny Desk Concert

Holly Williams performs a Tiny Desk Concert.

Originally published on Mon July 14, 2014 1:56 pm

Truth be told, Holly Williams brought me and many of my hardened colleagues to tears. The singer-songwriter has a magnificent way with words and phrasing, not to mention a country-music lineage that fills her with pride and guides her poignancy and subject matter.

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