June 14, 2011
Emerson Brown, NPR
VOTE NOW FOR TOP RELEASE FROM JANUARY-JUNE
LISTEN TO 'ALL SONGS CONSIDERED' ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION WITH CRITIC ANN POWERS
NPR Music is also polling listeners for the 2011 releases they keep on repeat in the "Best Music of The Year (So Far)" listener survey. Voting is open now. The top 25 results will be announced on Tuesday, June 21, at the All Songs Considered blog. Voting is open until Monday, June 20, at www.npr.org/blogs/allsongs/2011/06/07/137038730/vote-for-the-years-best-music-so-far
Also available today, the latest episode of All Songs Considered tracks the trends that have developed in music this year through a roundtable discussion with hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton, critic Ann Powers and NPR Music editor Stephen Thompson. Listen to the full show online at www.npr.org/2011/06/10/137110453/discussion-the-years-best-music-so-far
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