Music

World Cafe
3:58 pm
Mon July 16, 2012

Next: Eme Alfonso

Eme Alfonso.
Joseph Ros Courtesy of the artist
  • Hear two new songs by Eme Alfonso

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Concerts
3:38 pm
Mon July 16, 2012

Ritmo Machine In Concert

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Ryan Muir for NPR

Originally published on Tue July 17, 2012 1:38 pm

With their musical project Rimo Machine, Mixmaster Latin Bitman and Cypress Hill's Eric Bobo fired up the crowd for their 2012 Latin Alternative Music Conference showcase at the Prospect Park Bandshell during Celebrate Brooklyn. The guys slowly but surely built a wall of sound, layering Caribbean percussion, finely woven digital beats and the coarse-but-alluring rhymes of the Los Angeles rappers in Psycho Realm.

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The Two-Way
3:38 pm
Mon July 16, 2012

Kitty Wells, 'Queen Of Country,' Dead At Age 92

Originally published on Mon July 16, 2012 5:21 pm

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Concerts
3:31 pm
Mon July 16, 2012

Ana Tijoux In Concert

Ryan Muir for NPR

Originally published on Mon August 13, 2012 12:42 pm

Performing as part of the 2012 Latin Alternative Music Conference showcase at Celebrate Brooklyn, the Chilean rapper Ana Tijoux faced a daunting challenge in opening for Calle 13, whose fans are dedicated, impatient and often vocal. But when she hit the stage, her supporters were ecstatic, and newcomers to her music appeared thunderstruck.

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Deceptive Cadence
1:19 pm
Mon July 16, 2012

Beethoven — For A Buck

HJ Lim, the rising pianist whose nine-hour Beethoven cycle shot to No. 1 on the Billboard classical chart.
courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Tue September 18, 2012 3:21 pm

To own all the piano sonatas Beethoven wrote, you used to have to buy at least 10 CDs and spend $50, $75, $100 — or more.

What if I told you that you could get them for less than $10? That's about $1 per hour of music.

That's right — the "Moonlight," "Appassionata," "Waldstein" and all your other favorites, for just $9.99!

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