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All Songs Considered
12:44 pm
Mon April 7, 2014

Question Of The Week: The Last Song You'll Ever Hear?

Originally published on Fri April 11, 2014 12:37 pm

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Metropolis
11:57 am
Mon April 7, 2014

Metropolis: 4/5/14

DJ Frankie Knuckles plays at the Def Mix 20th Anniversary Weekender in 2007 in London.
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This Week's Playlist

  • Frankie Knuckles, "The Whistle Song (Re-Directed)" (Virgin)
  • Satoshi Tomiie, "Tears" (Columbia)
  • Mapei, "Don't Wait (Frankie Knuckles Remix)" (Downtown)
  • Bob Marley And The Wailers, "Is This Love (Jason Bentley Remix)" (Tuff Gong / Umgd)
  • Groove Armada & Brodanse, "Sweat (feat. Cari Golden) (S Jay Remix)" (Armada)
  • Static Revenger, "Colors At Night (feat. Kay) (Deep Mix)" (D-Dub)
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Music Interviews
11:34 am
Mon April 7, 2014

LiV Warfield Lets Her 'Unexpected' Voice Out

NPR

Originally published on Mon April 7, 2014 1:20 pm

Growing up, LiV Warfield's friends and family had no inkling that the track athlete could sing and write songs. But when she moved away from home, the artist inside her came out.

That hidden talent now has her in the spotlight; recently she's been on stage at the Late Show with David Letterman and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Her sound has been described as edgy and soulful. And her lyrical prowess has landed her support from music luminaries like Prince.

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The Record
10:20 am
Mon April 7, 2014

David Lamb Of Folk Duo Brown Bird Dies At 35

Mikael Kennedy Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Mon April 7, 2014 10:31 am

David Lamb, who sang in the folk duo Brown Bird, died Saturday at Memorial Hospital in Providence, R.I., due to complications from leukemia. Lamb started Brown Bird as a solo project in 2003 and stayed with the band in various formations until it settled into its final lineup, as a duo, with his partner MorganEve Swain. Lamb was diagnosed with leukemia last year and received a bone-marrow transplant in September, but he suffered a relapse last month. He was 35.

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Music Interviews
3:59 pm
Sun April 6, 2014

The Coming Robot Army Just Wants To Rock

British musician Tom Jenkinson, a.k.a. Squarepusher.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Sun April 6, 2014 5:50 pm

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