Country artist Lindi Ortega's new album, Faded Gloryville, takes inspiration from artists who may be past their peak. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Music Interviews

With 'Faded Gloryville,' Lindi Ortega Explores The Rougher Edges Of Fame

It's hard to believe a sound so country and Americana is coming out of Ontario — NPR's Scott Simon speaks with singer Lindi Ortega about her new album, Faded Gloryville.

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Winds Of Change? Rhode Island Hopes For First Offshore Wind Farm

Rhode Island is trying to have more success than a similar project off the coast of Massachusetts. However some residents worry the farm will disrupt the ocean view.

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Symphony No. 6 in D minor, Op. 104 [1. Allegro molto moderato] Boston Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis (conductor) 0:19

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Boosters of Kazakhstan's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics rally in Almaty as they wait for word of whether their city won. It didn't, forcing Kazakhstan back to the drawing board for ways to achieve international recognition. Corey Flintoff/NPR hide caption

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Demonstrators protested the death of Michael Brown on last summer in Ferguson, Mo., even as police sprayed pepper spray, shot smoke, gas and flash grenades. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Your Name Reggie Watts

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Circa 1974: a photo of Vic Firth, the former principal timpanist of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and a leader among percussion equipment manufacturers. Milton Feinberg/Courtesy of the Boston Symphony hide caption

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Refugees line up to apply for asylum at a reception center in Berlin, Germany. Figures released last week showed that about 180,000 asylum applications were filed in the first six months of 2015, more than twice as many as in the same period last year. Markus Schreiber/AP hide caption

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Something Soulive

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This gargantuan beauty was built during the 1999 Delaware State News Sandcastle Contest. The castle was lost all too soon in a tragic high-tide accident. Grant L. Gursky/Associated Press hide caption

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