Nitsuh Abebe

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The 24 Songs (Plus a Hamilton Number) That Define Music Now

Monday, March 14, 2016

Rihanna. Beyonce. "Hamilton." There's some fantastic music out there right now, and three writers from the New York Times Magazine joined us to fill us in on what's good.


Iggy And The Stooges In Concert; Iron And Wine In The Studio; Punk On Display; A History of Human Noise

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

In this episode: Singer-songwriter Sam Beam, who performs as Iron and Wine, talks about a new direction on the album, Ghost on Ghost. He plays stripped down versions of three songs in our studio.

Plus: New York Magazine writer, Nitsuh Abebe, discusses his recent piece on the exhibition, Punk: Chaos to Couture, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

And: Soundcheck and NPR Music presented Iggy and the Stooges at Le Poisson Rouge on Sunday. Hear the full live set.

Also: A recent BBC 4 radio series, Noise: A Human History, has been examining how noise has shaped civilization for the past 100,000 years. Professor David Hendy, the host and writer of that series, talks to us from BBC studios in Oxford, England.

Behind the Pens

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

More than 30 stories are included in this year’s "Best Music Writing" collection. Among them: Pitchfork writer Nitsuh Abebe’s reflections on the ever-shifting definition of indie music, and an in-depth profile of Merle Haggard by Rolling Stone’s executive editor, Jason Fine. We talk with Abebe, Fine and the book’s guest editor, Los Angeles Times pop music critic Ann Powers.

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M.I.A. and Liz Phair Tangle with Fame and Criticism

Monday, July 12, 2010

Pop critics are abuzz about new releases from two provocative female artists. M.I.A. is set to release Maya, her first album since a nasty feud with the New York Times. Meanwhile, rocker Liz Phair has self-released an album that seems to lampoon herself – and M.I.A.

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The Year in Music Writing

Thursday, December 13, 2007

More than two dozen stories are included in this year's "Best Music Writing" anthology. Among them: Novelist Jonathan Lethem’s in-depth portrait of the legendary James Brown and Pitchfork Media writer Nitsuh Abebe's profile of indie hero Daniel Johnston. We’ll talk with Lethem, Abebe, and the book's guest editor, rock critic ...