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  • McCoy Tyner, Groundbreaking Pianist Of 20th Century Jazz, Dies At 81

    An innovative member of the classic John Coltrane Quartet, few musicians have ever exerted as much influence as a sideman, but Tyner also had a long and consequential career leading bands of his own.

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  • Take 5: Butch Vig’s songs that blew his mind

    Butch Vig, drummer for rock band Garbage and producer of some of the biggest records of our time, takes us into the studios and garages of his memory, regaling some amazing moments in music.

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  • KCRW: Chris and Rich from The Black Crowes

    Chris and Rich Robinson perform a live acoustic session on KCRW’s Morning becomes Eclectic

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  • Take 5: Brendan Huntley’s wild songs

    The lead singer for Eddy Current Suppression Ring, Brendan Huntley, chats music, art, and the connection to humanity and community

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  • Altin Gün

    “Turkish pop psych rock – intrigued? So are we! Altin Gün combine traditional 60’s style Turkish pop sounds with psych rock anthems. We’ll hear their unique musical stylings during the debut MBE performance. “

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  • Sleaford Mods – Full Performance (Live on KEXP)

    KEXP presents Sleaford Mods performing live in the KEXP studio. Recorded April 5, 2017.

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  • Fontaines DC – Full Performance (Live on KEXP)

    Fontaines D.C. are a rock band from Dublin, Ireland. This performance was recorded at Kex Hostel in Reykjavik during Iceland Airwaves 2018.

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  • BBC podcast: A History of Music and Technology – Sound Recording

    ‘Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason tells the story of how we first captured sound, giving birth to a global recording industry.’

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  • A Photo Journey Across Africa With Ostinato Records

    ‘For the last three years, Ostinato Records has been reissuing lost classics of African music. Their journeys take them across the continent, tracking down the original artists via a network of tips and personal connections. Here, label founder Vik Sohonie brings us along for the journey, traveling to cassette shops and recording studios in search of rare gems.’

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  • A Brief History of Vox: The Sound of the British Invasion

    ‘In the mid-1960s, young groups like the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, and the Yardbirds led the British Invasion, in which blues-rich rock ’n’ roll became the dominant mode of expression. While each group had its own idiosyncratic slant on the music, they all shared a powerful weapon: amplification courtesy of Vox.’

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