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Single Premiere: Chris Pierce - American Silence

Published 21 days ago by Byron Gonzalez

Chris Pierce - American Silence

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New Music From Jade Bird!

Published 22 days ago by AJ Edmonds

Jade Bird has teased her upcoming album with a brand new single, 'Headstart.' We've been waiting a while for new music from Jade, the last being her self-titled debut album...

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Hear At Home with Amanda Shires & Jason Isbell

Published 23 days ago by Byron Gonzalez

ear At Home with Amanda Shires & Jason Isbell

For this Hear At Home episode, Afternoon host Andy Chanley chats it up with Amanda Shires and Jason Isbell about their latest releases. Shires and Isbell reflect on the thoughts and feelings the pandemic has stirred up within them. Shires discuss how her latest single, “The Problem,” came to be and the implications her lyrics hold. Isbell also explains the thought process behind penning his lyrics for his latest album, 'Reunions.'

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Nathaniel Rateliff Covers "There is a War" for Charity

Published 24 days ago by AJ Edmonds

Nathaniel Rateliff has teamed up with Kevin Morby, and Sam Cohen for a cover of Leonard Cohen’s “There Is a War”.

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Hear At Home with James Mercer

Published 25 days ago by Byron Gonzalez

Hear At Home with James Mercer of The Shins

In this Hear At Home episode, Morning host Nic Harcourt has a conversation with the founder and vocalist of The Shins and Broken Bells, James Mercer.

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New Music: Ani DiFranco - Do or Die

Published 25 days ago by Byron Gonzalez

Ani DiFranco - Do or Die

The activist and singer/songwriter's newest single, "Do or Die,' is a call to action to vote. She wants to mobilize every eligible voter in the country to utilize their most powerful weapon at their disposal, their right to vote!

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QUEEN NATION - Virtual Concert - Halloween 2020 - Pershing Square - Los Angeles 1 waiting •Premieres Oct 31, 2020

Published 26 days ago by The Independent 88.5 FM

QUEEN NATION - Virtual Concert - Halloween 2020 - Pershing Square - Los Angeles 1 waiting •Premieres Oct 31, 2020


Happy Halloween!

Pershing Square and the City of Los Angeles are proud to present this special virtual event for the community and beyond. The world's best tribute to the music of Queen, QUEEN NATION!

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Yeltsin’s Microwave Transmitter Op-Ed Blog Series

Published 27 days ago by Jake Davis

Hello, there. Come out from the darkness and sit by the fire. It’s the eve of all hallows tonight, who knows what unspeakable horrors lurk in the murk? What is...

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