Music

4:34pm

Sun January 27, 2013
Music Interviews

Big Freedia Lays Out The Basics Of Bounce

Originally published on Tue January 29, 2013 9:29 am

Big Freedia (the stage name of New Orleans native Freddie Ross) is one of the biggest stars of the hip-hop subculture known as bounce.
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3:33am

Sun January 27, 2013
Music Interviews

Trixie Whitley: Songs For A Charmed — And Checkered — Life

Originally published on Sun January 27, 2013 8:00 am

Trixie Whitley first emerged several years ago as the lead singer of the Daniel Lanois project Black Dub. Her debut as a solo artist is called Fourth Corner.
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In 2010, a young, Belgian-born, blues-rock singer burst onto the scene as the voice of Black Dub, a musical project founded by producer Daniel Lanois.

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3:32am

Sun January 27, 2013
Music

New Latin Music For 2013

Originally published on Sun January 27, 2013 8:00 am

The Oakland, Ca. ensemble Candelaria is one of Alt.Latino's artists to watch for 2013.
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What better way to fight off the winter blues than with some good music? Felix Contreras and Jasmine Garsd, hosts of NPR's Alt.Latino podcast, return to Weekend Edition Sunday to share some exciting releases from the coming year.

Copyright 2013 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

Transcript

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "NO. NO. NO.")

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5:14pm

Sat January 26, 2013
Music Interviews

After 17 Years, Adam Ant Transforms Again

Adam Ant's first album in 17 years, Adam Ant is the Blueblack Hussar in Marrying the Gunner's Daughter, is an ersatz musical memoir.
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9:00am

Sat January 26, 2013
Marc On The Blues

Nine O'clock Blues: Ma Rainey

Gertrude Pridgett “Ma” Rainey
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Known as 'The Mother of the Blues,' Ma Rainey was born Gertrude Pridgett in Columbus, Georgia, in 1886.

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