Sami Yenigun

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Recommended Dose: Our Favorite Dance Tracks Of 2015

Friday, December 18, 2015

Our two-hour mix featuring more than two dozen of the year's best dance tracks reflects an ever-shifting landscape that — through everything — stays true to the beat.


Recommended Dose: Our Favorite Dance Tracks From November

Monday, November 30, 2015

Hear a mix of the month's best electronic tunes, including new music from Robert Hood, Seven Davis Jr, Malory and more.


Recommended Dose: October's Best Dance Tracks

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

Your monthly cliff notes to the best electronic music features new tunes from Ducky, Toxe, Len Leise and more.


Recommended Dose: September's Best Dance Tracks

Monday, October 05, 2015

New music from Cooly G, one of London's leading funky scientists, Ge-Ology, a Brooklynite practicing Detroit house magic plus more dance tracks for early Fall.


Recommended Dose: August's Best Dance Tracks

Friday, August 28, 2015

New music from Joy Orbison, one of the leading lights of the U.K. garage and house revivals, plus more dance tracks for the waning days of summer in our monthly mix.


Recommended Dose: Our Favorite Dance Tracks From July

Friday, July 31, 2015

This month's mix features boogie from Australia, funk and techno from London, deep house from Paris, broken beats from Berlin, and a remix of one of last year's most memorable songs.


Hot Jazz, Cool Teacher: How One New Orleans Man Fosters Greatness

Sunday, June 14, 2015

For struggling students, music can often be what keeps them going. The same is true for this New Orleans band director.


A Visit From Kendrick Lamar — Best Day Of School Ever?

Saturday, June 13, 2015

A New Jersey high school teacher used the rapper's latest album to teach a unit on Toni Morrison's novel, The Bluest Eye. Lamar found out about it, and decided to stop in for a visit.


Recommended Dose: The Best Dance Tracks Of May

Friday, May 29, 2015

This month's mix features bouzouki music from Japan, Shangaan electro from South Africa, some good ol'-fashioned funk from Los Angeles, and much more.


Recommended Dose: The Best Dance Tracks Of April

Friday, May 01, 2015

The cruelest month was pretty easy on our ears, with new music from Afrobeat drummer Tony Allen and Ricardo Villalobos, Detroit underground stars past and present, and funky house from the U.K.


Recommended Dose: The Best Dance Tracks Of March

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Hear an epic new tune from Actress, a mbalax workout by Mark Ernestus of Rhythm & Sound, and four more cuts we loved from March.


Recommended Dose: The Best Dance Tracks Of February

Sunday, March 01, 2015

This month's selections include a youngster from Montreal, a veteran from Chicago, warehouse techno from Paris, a visionary from London, and footwork from Michael Jackson's hometown of Gary, Indiana.


Recommended Dose: The Best Dance Tracks Of January

Monday, February 02, 2015

Listen to a mix of the best house and techno cuts we heard during the first month of 2015.


Back In D.C. From The Ebola Hot Zone, I Broke Out In A Fever

Saturday, January 10, 2015

An NPR producer found out firsthand what happens when a returnee from Liberia registers a temperature and must contact the U.S. health bureaucracy.


Recommended Dose: A 2014 Dance Mix

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

A mix of our favorite underground dance tracks, just in time for the biggest party of the year.


Ebola Survivor: 'You Feel Like ... Maybe ... A Ghost'

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Outside St. Joseph's Catholic Hospital in Liberia, Dr. Senga Omeonga muses over the weeks he spent at an Ebola ward — not as a doctor, but as a patient. He says the experience was life-changing.


As Ebola Cases Drop, Liberia's Soccer Fans Are Back In The Zone

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Liberians cram into sports bars to cheer on their favorite teams. That wasn't happening when Ebola was at its peak. But now, the fans are gathering again.


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.


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.


First Listen: Bing & Ruth, 'Tomorrow Was The Golden Age'

Sunday, October 05, 2014

On its second album, the New York instrumental collective touches nerves with delicate force. Bing & Ruth's music lulls you with meditative passages, then adorns them with gut-wrenching melodies.