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  • Gone Are the Days of Hailing a Cab

    At last, cab drivers have their own app, which launched this week. It's called Arro, and it's the taxi equivalent of Uber.

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  • Justin Bieber Like Ü Have Never Heard Him Before

    The Brian Lehrer Show

    If you've walked into a drug store in the past few months, you've probably heard the new Justin Bieber song, "Where Are Ü Now." But do you know how its signature dolphin noise was made?

  • Sweater-in-an-Art Museum Season Is Almost Upon Us

    The Brian Lehrer Show

    Fall is coming, be sure of it. Our high-speed culture vulture round table covers all the best things to see, hear and experience next season, from stand-up comedy to classical music.

  • Tree Counter Is Astonished By How Many Trees There Are

    All Things Considered

    Earth is home to more than 3 trillion trees, a new map of forest density shows. That's more than anyone realized. But the total is also down about 46 percent since the first humans arrived.

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  • Playlist: Women Who Rock

    Studio 360

    Driving on Labor Day weekend? A playlist of some of our favorite women in music playing live will help make the traffic disappear.

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  • In A New Band Of Old Friends, Dan Auerbach Finds A Few Surprises

    All Things Considered

    The Black Keys guitarist and sought-after producer discusses his new album with his band The Arcs. Titled Yours, Dreamily, it finds Auerbach working with some of his favorite past collaborators.

  • Lou Barlow: Bracing For Change


    Hear the lo-fi hero and veteran of Dinosaur Jr. and Sebadoh perform songs from his latest solo album. 

  • Weekly Music Roundup: Remixing Racist Film; Mike Krol Cleans the Streets


    This week John gives us a few clues from Phillip Glass, Air Waves, and DJ Spooky as to where his vacation spot is. 

  • Evan Caminiti, In Studio


    Hear Evan Caminiti's pulsating synths live in the Soundcheck studio. 

  • Forró In The Dark, In Studio


    The New York based Brazilian ex-pats perform songs from their new album 'Forro Zinho' live in the studio.

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