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The irrepressible harpist proves that the instrument can be as tempestuous as a tango, as complex as a Bach fugue and sing as serenely as a church choir.
“Someday We’ll Linger In the Sun” by Duluth, MN musician Gaelynn Lea has made many people weep. It’s a gorgeously constructed song, with Lea looping the sound of her violin, which she plays like a small cello, under her ethereal vocals, to poignant effect. The opening lyrics are the devastating: “Our love’s a complex vintage… Read More
These classically trained artists fill the NPR Music offices with shrieking, rhythmic noise that redefines what an electric guitar can do and be.
Our judges are one week closer to picking this year’s winner! In the meantime, we hope you discover a new song or artist to love out of our favorite entries from this week.
NPR’s Bob Boilen will visit Ohio University on Friday, April 12 for the Scripps Visiting Artist series as a product of a partnership between the Ohio University Scripps College of Communication, the School of Media Arts & Studies, the Ohio University Performing Arts & Concert Series, the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, WOUB Public Media,… Read More
The OutKast star performs “So Fresh, So Clean,” “The Way You Move” and his solo single “All Night” with the help of singer Sleepy Brown and an eight-member backing band.
Before embarking on a tour of Australia and Asia, the Chicago native brought the squad that helped make Care For Me one of 2018’s best — along with a very special guest.
The D.C. rapper brought quite the crew to his Tiny Desk performance.