Tag Archives: NPR

Interview: Pearl Jam with Director Judd Apatow

When you’re a band as big as Pearl Jam, do you really need to do interviews? Nah, probably not. What if you’ve got a new album titled Lightning Bolt, due out October 14th on their own label Monkeywrench? Well, okay, fine then. As a band that has legendarily made their own rules throughout their decadesRead more...

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Stream NPR Music’s SXSW Showcase tomorrow with Nick Cave, Yeah Yeah Yeahs & Alt-J

There are a lot of great showcases happening around the SXSW this year, but one the most anticipated events kicking off the music portion of the conference on Wednesday, March 13, is NPR Music’s Showcase at Stubb’s with Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Cafe Tacvba, Alt-J, Youth Lagoon, Waxahatchee, and Le1f.Read more...

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Wednesday Music News

You may remember way back in December when we all were treated to the news that Bonnie “Prince” Billy was releasing his own fragrance (a mix of tobacco and Egyptian Jasmine, combined with the ancient wood of the Assam oud) -- and Sanae Intoxicants, the company releasing it, encouraged fans and customers to “relish inRead more...

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Monday Music News

Sufjan Stevens isn’t the only one taking on Christmas. The XX covered Wham!‘s  “Last Christmas” on BBC Radio 1′s Live Lounge. It’s just how you would expect it: a bit too serious for the cheesy lyrics, but then again The XX can make pretty much anything sound pout-perfectly pretty. And they sound like they’re havingRead more...

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Live Video: Metric at Sasquatch!

Metric In A Non-Synthetic Situation by Amy Schriefer, NPR In a matter of minutes, Metric singer Emily Haines and guitarist James Shaw went from rocking in front of thousands of fans on the main stage of the Sasquatch! Music Festival to hiking through a rumored thicket of rattlesnakes overlooking the Columbia River. The duo gamelyRead more...

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Live Video: Of Monsters and Men

Even before the gates had opened on the first day of the Sasquatch! Music Festival over Memorial Day weekend, we managed to get backstage of the Gorge Amphitheater to capture a live session with one of the hottest new bands to hit the festival circuit, Of Monsters and Men. No strangers to natural beauty, theRead more...

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