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Sami Yenigun

Sami Yenigun appears in the following:

Bearing Witness To The Shootings In Orlando: How The Events Unfolded

Friday, June 17, 2016

The attack at a Florida nightclub played out for more than three dramatic hours. Survivors, doctors and law enforcement officials recap the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

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The One-Room Schoolhouse That's A Model For The World

Thursday, June 09, 2016

Escuela Nueva (New School) isn't really new. But it is being praised as a kind of cutting-edge model that can teach the skills needed for jobs that robots can't do.

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Recommended Dose: Our Favorite Dance Tracks Of May

Wednesday, June 08, 2016

An instant classic from an anonymous source headlines this month's survey of the underground.

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Recommended Dose: Our Favorite Dance Tracks Right Now

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

This month's mix features disco-house, '80s throwbacks, some acidic Afrobeat, a mix of mbira and 808s, and a great soulful cover of Prince.

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Recommended Dose: Our Favorite Dance Tracks From March

Friday, April 01, 2016

The best of March includes would-be hits from Norway, Israel, England, Canada and the South of France.

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Recommended Dose: Our Favorite Dance Tracks Of 2015

Friday, December 18, 2015

For those paying attention in 2015, some of dance-music's traditionally safe spaces were disappearing almost as rapidly as the great records (or Bandcamp downloads) to play inside them were being released. I don't know what Future and Drake meant by "what a time to be alive." But it certainly felt ...

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Recommended Dose: Our Favorite Dance Tracks From November

Monday, November 30, 2015

Our final monthly Recommended Dose mix of 2015 includes Afrobeat from Amsterdam, techno by a retired ballerina, disco by a soft-rock progeny, remixes by two American club masters, and vibey electro in the vein of Hieroglyphic Being.

We'll be back in December with a megamix of our favorite ...

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Recommended Dose: October's Best Dance Tracks

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

It took a little while to shake-off the sugar crash of Halloween, but we're finally ready to present our October edition of Recommended Dose. This month features Balearic house from Australia, eerie techno from a fashion-minded Russian, Colombian club workouts from Northern England, Detroit-infused funk from London, hard-hitting bass from ...

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Recommended Dose: September's Best Dance Tracks

Monday, October 05, 2015

A songwriter better than you or I once wrote that "days grow short when you reach September" — forgetting to add that this is why you need more bangers for the seasonally expanding night-times. Enter Recommended Dose, whose monthly offering doesn't simply span multiple continents, but numerous rhythm sources, large ...

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Recommended Dose: August's Best Dance Tracks

Friday, August 28, 2015

The dance music that moves us in these waning days of summer often does so in minuscule ways. Maybe it has something to do with the merciless mercury levels, but a good portion of our Recommended Dose mix for August doesn't require the flailing of arms and legs. Your brain, ...

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Recommended Dose: Our Favorite Dance Tracks From July

Friday, July 31, 2015

Recommended Dose, our monthly column of the best in underground dance music, took June off while we argued over our favorite tracks of the first half of 2015. (You can see them here and listen to them here.) So we broke the rules and included a few ...

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

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Peanut butter and jelly. Abbott and Costello. New Orleans and marching bands.

Some things are inseparable.

The city best known for hot jazz is a wellspring of talented musicians. Where do they all come from? Oftentimes it's great teachers — like Sam Venable, the band director at Langston Hughes Academy, ...

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

Saturday, June 13, 2015

At around midday Monday at High Tech High School in North Bergen, N.J., about 40 students are crammed into a small classroom, anxiously waiting for Kendrick Lamar to walk into the room.

He glides in with crisp white kicks, a grey long-sleeve shirt, and hair twisting every which way. The ...

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Recommended Dose: The Best Dance Tracks Of May

Friday, May 29, 2015

Each month, we listen to hundreds of new electronic music tracks, test the standouts at full volume and highlight the best of the best in a mix called Recommended Dose.

May's offerings highlight musicians from distant parts of the globe: Japan's Keita Sano, South Africa's Nozinja, England's John Heckle, ...

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Recommended Dose: The Best Dance Tracks Of April

Friday, May 01, 2015

Each month, we listen to hundreds of new electronic music tracks, test the standouts on loud speakers and highlight the best of the best in a mix called Recommended Dose.

April featured moving music from artists both young and old. A new electro track from current Detroit ambassador Kyle ...

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Recommended Dose: The Best Dance Tracks Of March

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Each month, we listen to hundreds of new electronic music tracks, test the standouts on loud speakers and highlight the best of the best in a mix called Recommended Dose.

March's selections include a new dubbed-out masterpiece by Actress, Rhythm & Sound's Mark Ernestus re-imagining Senegalese mbalax, a ...

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Recommended Dose: The Best Dance Tracks Of February

Sunday, March 01, 2015

Each month, we listen to hundreds of new electronic music tracks, test the standouts on loud speakers and highlight the best of the best in a mix called Recommended Dose.

February's selections include a youngster from Montreal, a veteran from Chicago, warehouse techno from Paris, a visionary from ...

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Recommended Dose: The Best Dance Tracks Of January

Monday, February 02, 2015

Each month, we listen to hundreds of new electronic music tracks, test the standouts on loud speakers and highlight the best of the best in a 30-minute mix called Recommended Dose.

January's selections include some seriously gnarly vibes from the other side of the planet (Shanghai and Sydney, ...

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

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Today is my 22nd day back from Liberia, which, as any reporter or health worker who has been in this Ebola hot zone will tell you, is a good day. Yesterday was the last day that I had to report my temperature to the CDC. I've passed the 21-day incubation ...

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Recommended Dose: A 2014 Dance Mix

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Recommended Dose is usually a monthly mix of our favorite new dance tracks. We listen to hundreds of new electronic tunes each month, test the standouts on loud speakers and highlight the best of the best in a 30-minute mix. But we switched up the formula a bit ...

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