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Lyrics Born artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Interviews & Profiles

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June 25, 2008 The Japanese-American musician talks about making waves by fusing funk, rock, and R&B.

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Discover Songs

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August 29, 2008 Lyrics Born's joyous "I Like It, I Love It" brings hip-hop, pop and a sing-along together as one.

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December 20, 2005 Fresh Air pop music critic Ken Tucker offers his picks for the best music of the year.

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Reviews

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August 29, 2008 Lyrics Born's joyous "I Like It, I Love It" brings hip-hop, pop and a sing-along together as one.

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April 22, 2008 Music critic discusses this week's music releases from Lyrics Born, Billy Bragg and more.

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December 20, 2005 Fresh Air pop music critic Ken Tucker offers his picks for the best music of the year.

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R.L. Burnside

January 12, 2011 Hear five examples of how blues music is holding up in a world of loops and remixing technology.

NPR Artist Directory

Chopin

Frederic Chopin

Hear Chopin's music in performance and perspective.

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Gillian Welch

Gillian Welch

Enjoy archival interviews and performances from the folk revivalist.

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Spoon

Spoon

Music, live concerts and interviews with the pop-rock band.

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Rodrigo y Gabriela

Rodrigo y Gabriela

Hear and watch exclusive performances from the guitar-playing Mexican duo.

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Bon Iver

Bon Iver

Hear concerts and interviews with the atmospheric art-folk singer.

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Charles Mingus

Charles Mingus

Hear performances and profiles of the jazz innovator's work.

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Emerson String Quartet

Emerson String Quartet

Hear essential recordings and performances from the lauded quartet.

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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

NPR Music explores the life and voice of the passionate Qawwali singer.

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Wye Oak

Wye Oak

Exclusive performances from the pop duo from Baltimore.

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M.I.A.

M.I.A.

Music and news from the Sri Lanka-born hip-hop artist and producer.

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Arcade Fire

Arcade Fire

Hear concerts and interviews with the grandiose art-rock band.

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Rednecks and Bluenecks: The Politics of Country Music

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Everywhere at Once

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