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January 2019

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  • RaaDie's Trumpet and E-Zither Make Loops and Waves January 31, 2019

    Austrian duo RaaDie realize their 'Vast Potential' using trumpet and e-zither, along with electronic&nbsp;effects and loop station. They'll perform their song-like compositions in-studio.&nbsp; (episode)

  • Weekly Music Roundup: Vampire Weekend, Lip Talk, and Durand Jones January 28, 2019

    Week of Jan. 28: This week, Lip Talk&rsquo;s startling debut, Vampire Weekend rises from the dead, Florence + The Machine try &ldquo;Moderation&rdquo;,&nbsp;and&nbsp;Durand Jones &amp; The Indications look for the sun. (article)

  • Alejandro Escovedo Searches for the American Dream January 28, 2019

    Rocker, songwriter, and singer Alejandro Escovedo spins a punk rock tale of a search for the American dream. He plays timely songs from his latest, 'The Crossing', in-studio.&nbsp; (episode)

  • London's Groove-Based Ezra Collective January 24, 2019

    London-based quintet&nbsp;Ezra Collective&nbsp;makes an irresistible blend of groove music that includes&nbsp;Afrobeat, hip-hop, grime, reggae, and jazz. They&nbsp;play originals for us&nbsp;in-studio. (episode)

  • Guster, More Alive Than Live January 21, 2019

    Pop-rock band Guster is back with&nbsp;a hook-laden album, "Look Alive", with electro-pop songs&nbsp;that expand beyond familiar territory.&nbsp;They join us in-studio to play mostly unplugged.&nbsp; (episode)

  • Weekly Music Roundup: Nakhane, Tanya Tagaq, and India.Arie January 21, 2019

    This week, a big question from India.Arie, a 60s flashback, and a rapidly rising queer icon from South Africa. Plus, new music from Tanya Tagaq and Cinematic Orchestra.&nbsp; (article)

  • Banjo-Wielding Kaia Kater Is 'Swimming in Her Own Shadow' January 16, 2019

    Grenadian-Canadian singer&nbsp;and songwriter Kaia Kater draws on old-time Appalachian music while touching&nbsp;on social issues and lately, her family's roots. She plays in-studio.&nbsp;&nbsp; (episode)

  • Weekly Music Roundup: Sharon Van Etten and Ibibio Sound Machine January 14, 2019

    Week of Jan. 14: This week, Adia Victoria and Sharon Van Etten look back; we look ahead to Beat Circus and Ibibio Sound Machine. (article)

  • Leyla McCalla Plays the 'Capitalist Blues' January 14, 2019

    A New York&ndash;born Haitian-American living in New Orleans, Leyla McCalla draws from traditional Creole, Cajun, and Haitian music, as well as American jazz and folk.&nbsp;She plays in-studio.&nbsp; (episode)

  • Dollshot's Experimental Dream-Pop January 9, 2019

    Brooklyn band Dollshot crafts experimental dream pop of featherlight vocals floating over wailing saxes and pounding drums.&nbsp;They play new&nbsp;songs from their 2019&nbsp;&ldquo;Lalande,&rdquo; in-studio. (episode)