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Weekend Jam: Field Recordings

A few months ago, I blogged about the Black Cab Sessions: where well known musical artists pile in a black cab and record live while driving through the city.  It was so fun to watch these musicians get into these cramped spaces and belt their hearts out as they moved through the streets.There's something about the unexpected environment that made the music seem that much more special. Now, we bring you a new out-of-the-box recording experience, one with much more space, but just as much randomness! NPR Music has a series called 'Field Recordings', where musical artists do a live recording in a variety of spaces; sometimes literally in a field, ...

Weekend jam : Lord Huron’s full album!

I think we've found our Autumn soundtrack. L.A. based band  'Lord Huron' released their debut  full-length album  Lonesome Dreams this week and in no time we were sold on every track. Here's what NPR's Stephen Thompson had to say: "Lonesome Dreams comes along at just the right time of year, meeting as it does between the beachy lightness of summer and the bittersweet plaintiveness of autumn. It straddles the seasons with disarming deftness — sunny enough to distract, sweet enough to comfort." (more…)

The XX and The Avett Brothers Full Albums!

What do the Avett Brothers and The xx have in common?  Well, you can listen to both of these new albums in their entirety courtesy of our friends at NPR! Head over to NPR Music First Listen. (more…)