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October 2019

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  • Nathalie Joachim and Spektral Quartet, In-Studio October 31, 2019

    Haitian-American composer Nathalie Joachim and Spektral Quartet play Joachim's joyous folklore-infused electro-chamber music using Haitian women's voices, flute, and strings, in-studio. (episode)

  • Weekly Music Roundup: Dessa and El Perro Del Mar October 28, 2019

    This week, Kanye goes gospel; Dessa goes orchestral; and a 60s hit by Burt Bacharach returns courtesy of El Perro del Mar. Plus, experimental Zen meets Cretan folk from&nbsp;Xylouris White.&nbsp; (article)

  • Folk-Rocker Frank Turner Shares Lesser-Known Stories in Songs October 28, 2019

    The English folk-punk rocker Frank Turner presents solo versions of some of his latest songs about overlooked historical figures &ndash; many of whom happen to women. He joins us in-studio. (episode)

  • Bombay Bicycle Club Finds Solace in Music October 24, 2019

    British guitar band Bombay Bicycle Club&nbsp;joins us in the studio to&nbsp;play&nbsp;songs from their new record coming in 2020, 'Everything Else Has Gone Wrong.' (episode)

  • Weekly Music Roundup: Offering Thanks and Brian Shankar Adler October 21, 2019

    Week of Oct. 21:&nbsp;This week, music inspired by film noir, telenovelas, and Moroccan trance &ndash; but first, a word of thanks to the New York Public Radio and New Sounds community. (article)

  • Ani Cordero's Protest Music for Dancing October 21, 2019

    Puerto Rican singer and activist Ani Cordero takes on government corruption, feminism,&nbsp;and Hurricane Maria's devastation on her latest, 'El Machete.'&nbsp;She&nbsp;and her band play in-studio. (episode)

  • Queer Punk Pioneers Team Dresch Are Back on Active Duty October 16, 2019

    Queercore pioneers Team Dresch harness&nbsp;the roar of punk, combine it with vulnerable sweetness, and deliver it with precise musicality. Now back on "active duty", they play in-studio.&nbsp; (episode)

  • Rwandan Band The Good Ones Offers Strength and Peace October 14, 2019

    The&nbsp;Good&nbsp;Ones&nbsp;are a band Rwandan genocide survivors who&nbsp;make&nbsp;acoustic folk songs. With intricate harmonies and unique instruments, the band performs their latest music,&nbsp;in-studio. (episode)

  • Weekly Music Roundup: Devonté Hynes (Blood Orange) and elbow October 14, 2019

    Week of Oct. 14:&nbsp;This week, new music from Devont&eacute; Hynes (Blood Orange) for Third Coast Percussion, Manchester's elbow, and&nbsp;Lucy Dacus makes&nbsp;&ldquo;In The Air Tonight&rdquo; eerie and dark.&nbsp; (article)

  • Dusty Psych-Soul and Fiery Groove From Black Pumas October 10, 2019

    With a sound both old and new, Austin-based band Black Pumas&nbsp;brings their skillful combination of folky strum, sticky funk, dusty psych, and old soul to an in-studio session. (episode)