Music

5:30pm

Mon April 22, 2013
The Record

Richie Havens, Folk Singer Who Opened Woodstock, Has Died

Originally published on Tue April 23, 2013 1:05 pm

The crowd at Richie Havens' Woodstock-opening set on Aug. 15, 1969.
Paul DeMaria New York Daily News via Getty Images

3:18pm

Mon April 22, 2013
Tiny Desk Concerts

Omar Sosa & Paolo Fresu: Tiny Desk Concert

Originally published on Mon December 23, 2013 4:35 pm

Lizzie Chen NPR

You don't really listen to an Omar Sosa concert so much as experience it. The Cuban-born pianist's overall demeanor exudes a sense of calm and deep reflection, while a spiritual connection to music and his ancestors comes through in his piano playing.

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2:38pm

Mon April 22, 2013
Music Reviews

Dawes' Story Gets A Fine New Chapter

Originally published on Mon April 22, 2013 8:14 pm

Dawes' new album is titled Stories Don't End.
Courtesy of the artist

1:51pm

Mon April 22, 2013
World Cafe

Next: Bleached

Originally published on Mon April 22, 2013 8:14 pm

Bleached.
Todd Cole Courtesy of the artist

You could hear it in their first singles in 2011: Sisters Jessica and Jennifer Clavin and their band Bleached are onto something. Now comes their debut full-length, Ride Your Heart, and it fills in the story: Beachy harmonies combine with punk attitude to take what you loved about Best Coast to a grittier place. It's fun and it's heartfelt — what could be better?

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11:27am

Mon April 22, 2013
World Cafe

How The Energy-Guzzling Rock Tour Can Go Green

Originally published on Mon April 22, 2013 8:13 pm

Guster.
Courtesy of the artist

While on tour with his band Guster, Adam Gardner noticed that a lot of energy was being consumed, particularly in getting bands and fans together for a show. His wife, an ecologist, had been nudging him at home to become more green, and he'd started to wonder what could be done about the environmental impact of life on the road.

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