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Sami Yenigun

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 โ€” not as a doctor, but as a patient. He says the experience was life-changing.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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."

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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.

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Play Doesn't End With Childhood: Why Adults Need Recess Too

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Play among children is vital for their social development. So what's in it for adults?

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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.

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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.

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Episode 549: A Teenager's Guide to Doing Business in North Korea

Friday, June 27, 2014

Today on the show: how a 13-year-old girl built a business in North Korea.

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High School Band: There's An App For That

Saturday, June 07, 2014

Meet the special needs students with the PS 177 iPad band.

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Recommended Dose: The Best Dance Tracks Of May

Monday, June 02, 2014

No "may" about it โ€” these definitely were the best electronic jams we heard last month.

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Rethinking The Commencement Speech Tradition

Thursday, May 22, 2014

On many American campuses has the rise of celebrity speakers, marketing and ideological fights marred the graduation speech tradition? Time for a rethink.

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