Otis Hart

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The 10 Best Electronic Albums Of 2014

Saturday, December 20, 2014

From Aphex Twin's unmistakable return to Leon Vynehall's emotional faculty with samples, distinctive voices dominate the list of electronic albums that made an impression this year.


Recommended Dose: The Best Dance Tracks Of November

Friday, November 28, 2014

Our last monthly roundup of the year includes new music from Theo Parrish, Kim Ann Foxman, Romare, Helena Hauff, Afrikan Sciences, and Frank & Tony.


Tennyson, 'Lay-by'

Thursday, November 13, 2014

If you're over 16, you'll likely recognize the opening bars to "Lay-by" immediately. The chances are significantly slimmer that you've ever enjoyed them before.


Liberians Meet Death With Flowers, Trumpets And Cameras

Thursday, November 13, 2014

To understand why Liberians have had a hard time changing their funeral practices in the age of Ebola, first you must understand their tender and celebratory traditions.


Recommended Dose: The Best Dance Tracks Of October

Monday, November 03, 2014

Maybe it was Halloween, or maybe it was the tidal wave of pumpkin spice advertisements. Either way, this month's Recommended Dose electronic music mix turned out darker and more aggressive than usual.


NPR Music Launches New Home Page

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

We have a new home page this morning, and the experience brings you closer to the beating heart of the music than ever before.


Cayetana, Live In Concert

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Led by singer Augusta Koch and her bright blue hair, the Philadelphia punk band performs most of the songs from its melodic debut album, Nervous Like Me, during NPR Music's recent CMJ show.


First Listen: Grouper, 'Ruins'

Friday, October 24, 2014

Recorded with Liz Harris' voice, a piano and not much else, Ruins achieves striking intimacy, its emotional heft commanding attention throughout.


Doug Paisley feat. Bonnie 'Prince' Billy, 'Until I Find You'

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Will Oldham may guest in this new song from rustic songwriter Doug Paisley, but the star of "Until I Find You" is visual artist Heather Goodchild.


Elisa Ambrogio, 'Superstitious'

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

The lead singer of Magik Markers will release her first solo record on Oct. 21. Watch a video for the album's arresting opening track, directed by Naomi Yang of Galaxie 500.


The Pop-Punks Of Anarchy

Thursday, October 09, 2014

The lovelorn underdogs that populate the band's debut album combat conformity in every way imaginable.


Recommended Dose: The Best Dance Tracks Of September

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

The final weeks of summer brought us new music from two of the biggest names in dance music, the return of post-rock, and a remix of Black Box's "Everybody Everybody."


Listen To A New Song By Aphex Twin

Thursday, September 04, 2014

The song is called "minipops 67 [120.2][source field mix]" and it's the first sample off the upcoming album Syro, the first Aphex Twin album since 2001.


Recommended Dose: The Best Dance Tracks Of August

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Check out our favorite dance tracks from the past month, featuring a new anthem from Recondite and some not-so-Basic House from the founder of Opal Tapes.


Song Premiere: Jennifer Castle, 'Sailing Away'

Monday, August 18, 2014

The Toronto singer-songwriter channels her inner Joni Mitchell in this gorgeous song about renouncing life's distractions and going it alone.


Recommended Dose: The Best Dance Tracks Of July

Thursday, July 31, 2014

It's the end of the month, which means it's time for the best of the month, including new music from Kyle Hall, Tessela, Cassy and more.


All The Rage

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Frustrated by hype cycles and social media? You have a kindred spirit in York Factory Complaint, two punks who've created one of the year's most political albums. Read a Q&A with the fed-up duo.


Song Premiere: Steve Gunn, 'Milly's Garden'

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

The guitarist blends the traditional and the avant-garde, fusing the sounds of John Fahey, The Grateful Dead and Will Oldham into back-porch masterpieces. Hear Gunn's earthy, epic new single.


What's Causing The Latest Immigration Crisis? A Brief Explainer

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

The number of Central American children seeking entry into the U.S. has grown dramatically. The U.N. calls it a refugee crisis, but the GOP blames administration policies for encouraging migrants.


Recommended Dose: The Best Dance Tracks Of June

Saturday, June 28, 2014

We listen to hundreds of new electronic music tracks each month, test the standouts on loud speakers and highlight the best of the best in a 30-minute mix.