Microphone Check
7:21 am
Tue October 21, 2014

T.I.: 'We Make Music That Come From The Heart'

T.I. at NPR's New York City bureau.
Polina Yamshchikov for NPR

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Heavy Rotation
1:03 am
Tue October 21, 2014

Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing


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Music Interviews
3:37 pm
Mon October 20, 2014

'You Cannot Go Back': Annie Lennox On 'Nostalgia'

Annie Lennox's new album is titled Nostalgia.
Robert Sebree Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Tue October 21, 2014 2:08 pm

Annie Lennox is well-known for her work as one half of the Eurythmics, the synth-pop duo whose hit "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)" is still ubiquitous 30-plus years after its release. Since then, Lennox has had a busy career as a solo singer and done work as a philanthropist and political activist.

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Music Articles
3:20 pm
Mon October 20, 2014

Jessie Ware On Learning To Trust Herself

"I didn't know that it was going to be my career," Jessie Ware says. Her new album is titled Tough Love.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Tue October 21, 2014 9:41 am

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Tiny Desk Concerts
3:07 pm
Mon October 20, 2014

Anthony D'Amato: Tiny Desk Concert

Claire Eggers NPR

Originally published on Mon October 20, 2014 4:44 pm

Anthony D'Amato sings and writes in the tradition of Bruce Springsteen or Josh Ritter: His songs sound friendly musically, but they also tackle the difficult and the twisted. Like those great songwriters, D'Amato's work is universal without devolving into moping. There's also a spirit to these songs, as it's easy to imagine a crowd spontaneously backing these his powerful choruses.

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