Jacob Ganz

Jacob Ganz appears in the following:

Music News: Jay-Z Releases New Album, '4:44'

Friday, June 30, 2017

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to NPR Music Editor Jacob Ganz about the week in music news, including a new album from Jay Z.

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Music News: Beyonce's Twins, Katy Perry's New Album

Friday, June 16, 2017

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with NPR Music editor Jacob Ganz about the music news of the week, including the buzz around Beyonce's twins, Katy Perry's new album and a 48-year-old songwriting credit for Yoko Ono on John Lennon's, "Imagine."

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Music News: Chris Cornell's Death, Fall Of PWR BTTM

Friday, May 19, 2017

NPR's Audie Cornish talks to NPR Music Senior Editor Jacob Ganz about death, sexual assault allegations, a failed music festival and the crossover hit at the top of the charts.

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Hundred Waters Takes A Village To Raise A Festival

Friday, May 12, 2017

FORM Arcosanti — a festival organized by the band Hundred Waters and held for the past four years at an eco-friendly desert town — is the opposite of Fyre Festival in almost every way imaginable.

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Music News: Pultizer Prize Winners, Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Monday, April 10, 2017

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with NPR Music Senior Editor Jacob Ganz and NPR's classical music producer, Tom Huizenga, about the winner of the Pulitzer Prize in music, the newest inductees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and rapper Kanye West going platinum for his latest album.

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Music News: Chuck Berry, SoundCloud, Kendrick Lamar

Friday, March 24, 2017

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with NPR Music editors Jacob Ganz and Andrew Flanagan about the latest in music news — a new album by the late Chuck Berry, the streaming service SoundCloud survives bankruptcy, the curious case of a hoaxster and the latest from Kendrick Lamar.

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Music News: SXSW, Pandora's New Paid Streaming Service, Drake

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

NPR's Audie Cornish talks to NPR's Music editor Jacob Ganz about the music news of the week, including Pandora's new paid streaming service, Drake's upcoming mixtape and the latest from the SXSW immigration kerfuffle.

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First Listen: The Magnetic Fields, '50 Song Memoir'

Monday, March 06, 2017

Listen to the first 20 tracks of 50 Song Memoir, Stephin Merritt's autobiography in song — one for each year of his life.

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Adele Upsets Beyonce For Grammy Album Of The Year

Monday, February 13, 2017

The biggest surprise of the 2017 Grammy Awards was Adele's surprise win over Beyonce for album of the year. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to music editor Jacob Ganz about music's big night.

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Live Blog: 2017 Grammy Awards

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Adele won Album, Song and Record of the year at the 59th Grammy Awards, an event that was by turns awkward and inspired.

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Songs We Love: Miranda Lambert, 'Vice'

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

For listeners expecting an airing of dirty laundry, Lambert's new single might feel like a sophisticated sucker punch. Instead of bitterness, "Vice" tells a tale of heartache-fueled self-destruction.

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Brandy Clark: Tiny Desk Concert

Monday, June 20, 2016

The country singer-songwriter has a rare gift for making any room feel warmly human. Watch Brandy Clark perform three songs from her new album, Big Day In A Small Town.

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Michelle Obama Gives SXSW Keynote Address

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

See the first lady speak at the SXSW Music festival on a panel about the education of girls and young women, featuring Missy Elliott, Diane Warren and Queen Latifah.

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Songs We Love: Savages, 'Adore'

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Savages took some heat for being overly severe on Silence Yourself, but for listeners swept up in the fire of the quartet's 2013 debut, that relentless seriousness felt like a cornerstone of the band's raison d'etre. As song after grinding song pummeled rather than implored, the repetition — ...

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The Year In Pop Music

Friday, January 01, 2016

Adele's new album 25 had record sales in its first week — selling more than 2.4 million copies. We get a check on more pop music news from 2015.

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Holiday Music Roundup: New Songs From Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem And More

Friday, December 25, 2015

The arrival of a sleighful of new music on the Internet over the Christmas holiday has, over the last few years, come to feel like an annual tradition. Whatever the reason, some of this year's haul, like LCD Soundsystem's sad-sack holiday reunion song, is Christmas-related while some of it, like ...

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Chris Stapleton: Tiny Desk Concert

Thursday, November 05, 2015

As a songwriter in Nashville, Chris Stapleton has written hits for Kenny Chesney, George Strait and Darius Rucker. As a singer, he once led the bluegrass band The SteelDrivers, and more recently stepped into the solo spotlight with Traveller, his debut album. It's the kind of ...

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First Listen: Battles, 'La Di Da Di'

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

Over the last decade, Battles has firmly established an ethos (sweaty, impossible-sounding music constructed out of live instrumentation and loops) and a signature sound (broken-robot rock). So it's kind of surprising to realize that the musicians — once a quartet, now a trio — have only three albums, ...

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License To ILL

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

This final round is totally sick--in a good way! Every answer contains the letters "I-L-L" in consecutive order. It's the only time you'll see Camilla Parker Bowles next to a George Foreman Grill.

Heard in Sutton Foster: Really, Anything Goes

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Mac DeMarco Explains His Mini-Album Of Love Songs, Track By Track

Friday, July 31, 2015

"It's all love songs this time," says Mac DeMarco when we connect over Skype (cell reception at his place in Far Rockaway, Queens, is spotty) to talk about Another One, his latest mini-album. Make that love songs with little problems: Each of the songs on this charming, scruffy collection takes ...

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