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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Monday, February 02, 2015
Listen to a mix of the best house and techno cuts we heard during the first month of 2015.
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.
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
A mix of our favorite underground dance tracks, just in time for the biggest party of the year.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Play among children is vital for their social development. So what's in it for adults?
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.
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.
Friday, June 27, 2014
Today on the show: how a 13-year-old girl built a business in North Korea.