Andrew Flanagan

Andrew Flanagan appears in the following:

Bon Iver's Longtime Manager To Announce A Bid For Congress

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Kyle Frenette, a Wisconsin native, will run against Rep. Sean Duffy this year for a seat in the House of Representatives.

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The Smashing Pumpkins Reunion Tour Raises A Simple Question

Thursday, February 15, 2018

A North American tour will feature three of the band's four original members playing its biggest hits — some of alt-rock's best. But... What even is Smashing Pumpkins?

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Beach House's Newest, 'Lemon Glow,' Keeps It Blissful

Thursday, February 15, 2018

The Baltimore duo announces its forthcoming new album with a typically beguiling and narcotizing new track.

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Tom Rapp, '60s Folk Experimentalist And Civil Rights Attorney, Dead At 70

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Rapp's band, Pearls Before Swine, sold an impressive number of records and contained strains of experimentalism that reverberated for decades after. He thought it was all fine.

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Vic Damone, Golden Age Crooner, Dead At 89

Monday, February 12, 2018

The Brooklyn-born singer studied the work of Frank Sinatra, eventually becoming close friends with the singer whose success he emulated.

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Watch A Full Jóhann Jóhannsson Performance At KEXP

Monday, February 12, 2018

To celebrate the life of the late Icelandic composer, we revisit his KEXP studio session from 2017.

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R. Kelly's Live Tour Meets Opposition In Georgia

Thursday, August 03, 2017

The R&B icon's concert in Fulton County, Ga., is scheduled to go on despite a local effort to cancel it.

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Kanye West Sues Lloyd's Of London Over Life Of Pablo Tour Cancellations

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

The producer and rapper is hoping to be paid on an insurance claim after he canceled several shows in late 2016.

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New Bill Calling For Transparency In Music Is Surprisingly Opaque

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

"It's basically a prophylactic for copyright infringement," says one lawyer who spoke to NPR.

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Quincy Jones Wins $9.4 Million From Michael Jackson's Estate

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Jones charged the estate with "disguising" royalties and breaking the terms of his contracts with the King of Pop.

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Chelsea Wolfe Comes With Pummel In Tow On 'Vex'

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Wolfe's intensity has only increased over time, as proven with a new song from her forthcoming album, Hiss Spun.

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Venezuelan President Repurposes 'Despacito' Ahead Of Sunday Vote

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro repurposed the worldwide hit, which the song's creators have condemned.

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'Despacito' Quickly Becomes The Most-Streamed Song Ever

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's hit, with help from the remix including Justin Bieber, has generated more than 4.6 billion plays on digital services in just over six months.

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What Did 'The Defiant Ones' Show Us?

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

The HBO mini-series portrays the story of Apple Music's Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine, who came together to work on some of the 20th century's most important music.

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'Game Of Thrones' Brings Ed Sheeran In — And Shakes Us Out Of Westeros

Monday, July 17, 2017

Ed Sheeran's cameo on Game of Thrones was, like the artist himself, a polarizing little thing.

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Wiz Khalifa's 'See You Again' Sets New Record For YouTube Views

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with NPR Music's Andrew Flanagan about Wiz Khalifa's "See You Again" setting the new record for YouTube views.

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Spotify Is Accused Of Creating Fake Artists — But What Is A Fake Artist?

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

The streaming service has been at the center of a controversy regarding songs made by artists who don't appear to exist anywhere else on the web. If a song exists, can it be fake?

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'Gangnam Style' Is No Longer The King Of YouTube Views

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

The now-legendary video was overtaken by a song created for the Furious 7 soundtrack

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Kesha Shares 'Praying' From Her First Album In Five Years

Thursday, July 06, 2017

After years of legal battles with her former producer, Kesha has announced the release of Rainbow, which features contributions from Eagles Of Death Metal, Ben Folds and Dolly Parton.

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Let's Unpack Jay-Z's '4:44'

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

It was a busy weekend on the internet, full of Beyoncé apologies, platinum record sales, GLAAD endorsements and Prince grievances.

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