Music

Live in Concert
1:07 pm
Thu October 4, 2012

Flying Lotus In Concert

Loren Wohl for NPR

Originally published on Fri June 13, 2014 10:26 am

Hailed as a "legend in the making" by guest DJ Ali Shaheed Muhammad, experimental producer Flying Lotus — born Steven Ellison — came to New York City's (Le) Poisson Rouge Wednesday night to drive the point home. Even if you're a fan of his albums, it's hard to know what to expect from Flying Lotus' live show, as he tends toward mellow sounds on record but is often lively and unpredictable in concert.

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Mountain Stage
12:13 pm
Thu October 4, 2012

Melissa Mitchell On Mountain Stage

Melissa Mitchell.
JR Ancheta Mountain Stage

Originally published on Wed July 2, 2014 8:52 am

Singer-songwriter Melissa Mitchell makes her first appearance on Mountain Stage, recorded live on the campus of the University of Alaska at Fairbanks.

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The Two-Way
12:09 pm
Thu October 4, 2012

Rush Fans, It's Time To Rock: Band's Been Nominated To The Hall Of Fame

Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson (left) and singer/bassist Geddy Lee.
Ethan Miller Getty Images

Originally published on Thu October 4, 2012 1:37 pm

This blogger had a fit last year about Canada's Rush still not being honored by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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The Record
11:50 am
Thu October 4, 2012

Diana Krall Brings Sexy Back In Time

Mark Seliger Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Thu October 4, 2012 2:26 pm

When listening to Diana Krall's fun, smart new recording Glad Rag Doll, it's helpful to consider a question recently posed by Gyp Rosetti, the sensitive psychopath lending sparks to this season of HBO's Prohibition-era series Boardwalk Empire.

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All Songs Considered Blog
10:40 am
Thu October 4, 2012

The Drop: Bedroom Dancing With The 2 Bears

The 2 Bears' Joe Goddard and Raf Daddy in their natural habitat: the record store.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed October 17, 2012 9:53 am

The idea of dancing alone has inspired pop stars from Billy Idol to Robyn, while Le Tigre's members were happy to sway in front of the bedroom mirror in the aptly named "Eau D'Bedroom Dancing."

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