NPR MUSIC ANNOUNCES 'ALL SONGS TV'
New Video Stream Features Exclusive 'First Watch' of Rodrigo y Gabriela's "The Russian Messenger"
April 16, 2014; Washington, D.C. – Dedicated to paving new pathways to music and culture, NPR Music is launching All Songs TV with an exclusive "First Watch" of Rodrigo y Gabriela's "The Russian Messenger", a track off the duo's forthcoming album 9 Dead Alive. The new video stream is hand-picked by NPR Music's All Songs Considered hosts, Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton, and creates a hub where NPR Music fans will find world-premiere and must-watch music videos. Music lovers can stream All Songs TV videos on-demand at NPR.org/music.
"All Songs TV is our best way to curate the videos we love and the quickest way to share them with our fans," says Boilen. "Look out for more video premieres and timely old classics."
The stream will stock video interviews, live concert footage and "First Watch" debuts, including an exclusive premiere of Rodrigo y Gabriela's "The Russian Messenger," available today via NPR.org/music. The acoustic guitar duo's entire new record 9 Dead Alive will be available as an NPR Music First Listen beginning on Sunday, April 20, at 11:00 PM (ET). All Songs TV will also offer select Tiny Desk Concerts and Field Recordings, two regular NPR Music series that are each nominated for a 2014 Webby Award. All Songs Considered already offers a weekly podcast and blog, a 24-hour music channel, exclusive interviews and much more.
NPR Music collaborates with NPR's newsmagazines, public radio Member stations and the passionate NPR community to celebrate great music in every genre. Visit at NPR.org/music and via NPR Music mobile apps for live in concert videos, as well as extensive archives of exclusive performances, interviews and reviews of artists from all genres.
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