Sami Yenigun

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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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Ebola Survivor: 'You Feel Like ... Maybe ... A Ghost'

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Dr. Senga Omeonga met us under a huge mango tree outside St. Joseph's Catholic Hospital in Monrovia, Liberia. Behind the main building, several dozens of disinfected rubber boots worn by health care workers were propped upside down on stakes planted on a patch of lawn.

This is the hospital where ...

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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

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.

November's selections include our favorite track from Theo Parrish's upcoming American Intelligence album, a solo cut from Hercules And Love Affair's Kim ...

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Recommended Dose: The Best Dance Tracks Of October

Monday, November 03, 2014

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.

October's selections are a bit darker and more aggressive than normal. Maybe it was the days leading up to Halloween, or maybe ...

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First Listen: Bing & Ruth, 'Tomorrow Was The Golden Age'

Sunday, October 05, 2014

An instrumental outfit that formed in the mid-2000s at New York City's New School, Bing & Ruth features seven players on its second full-length album, Tomorrow Was The Golden Age: a pianist, two clarinetists, two bassists, a cellist and a tape-delay operator. The band's sound is dense at its core, ...

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Recommended Dose: The Best Dance Tracks Of September

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

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.

You can stream this month's mix here or through NPR Music's SoundCloud account. If you'd rather just hear each song ...

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Recommended Dose: The Best Dance Tracks Of August

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

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.

You can stream this month's mix here or through NPR Music's SoundCloud account. If you'd rather just hear each song ...

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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

Another month means another Recommended Dose from All Songs Considered. 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.

You can stream this month's mix here or through NPR Music's ...

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

Friday, June 27, 2014

The dream of socialist North Korea was that the government would control every part of the economy. No need for private businesses or stores - the state would give you everything. People were not supposed to sell to each other. Ever. On today's show: how markets sprung up anyway.

Music: ...

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High School Band: There's An App For That

Saturday, June 07, 2014

Join the Band.

Next week we're going to spend a little time with a public school band that rocks, swings, and breaks new musical ground.

This isn't your typical high school group. The members make music by combining traditional instruments with iPad tablet computers and apps. Oh, and all the ...

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Recommended Dose: The Best Dance Tracks Of May

Monday, June 02, 2014

Another month means another Recommended Dose from All Songs Considered. We listen to literally hundreds of new electronic music tracks each month, test the standouts on some very loud speakers and highlight the best of the best in a 30-minute mix.

You can stream this month's mix here or

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Rethinking The Commencement Speech Tradition

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Speakers bow out amid protests. Colleges continue their obsession with celebrity speakers. As this year's graduation season churns on, is it time to rethink this once noble tradition that many schools now see as a marketing opportunity?

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