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And now a bit more musical sharing. Here at NPR, today is the last day for many of our interns. At NPR Music, that has emboldened four interns to stage a revolt of sorts. They put together a play list of some of the artists they championed over the past few months, to no avail. They called the list "Songs Our Bosses Missed," and they posted it on npr.org. So we invited them downstairs to our studio to share just a few.

SAMI YENIGUN: I'm Sami Yenigun. I chose "Fax Shadow" by an artist named Toro y Moi. I love the chillwave vibe, the hazy synths, the messy drums, the ambient sounds, and I love, love a good hip-hop beat.

(Soundbite of song, "Fax Shadow")

WILL BUTLER: I'm Will Butler. If Sami's pick was the stuff for summer, then South China is the perfect band for a cold, wintery afternoon.

(Soundbite of song, "Painting")

SOUTH CHINA (Group): (Singing) (Unintelligible).

BUTLER: With delicate horn arrangements and tasteful cello lines, the music really shimmers.

(Soundbite of song, "Painting")

SOUTH CHINA: (Singing) (Unintelligible).

SARAH SCANLON: I'm Sarah Scanlon, and the moment I heard Joy Ike, I knew I had to share her voice with the world.

(Soundbite of song, "Warriors Get Your Gear On")

Ms. JOY IKE (Singer): (Singing) (Unintelligible).

SCANLON: Joy finds a way to tackle some of the most disarming emotions of the human condition while still managing to leave her listeners with feelings of optimism and hope.

(Soundbite of song, "Warriors Get Your Gear On")

Ms. IKE: (Singing) Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh.

EAMONN FETHERSTON: I'm Eamonn Fetherston, and my pick was the title track off of Mux Mool's latest album, "Skulltaste," because I thought he would be a really good fit for our audiences.

(Soundbite of song, "Skulltaste")

FETHERSTON: Sadly, my pleas fell on deaf ears.

(Soundbite of song, "Skulltaste")

BLOCK: That's Eamonn Fetherston, Sarah Scanlon, Will Butler and Sami Yenigun running through some of the artists they lobbied for unsuccessfully while interns at NPR Music. Their playlist at npr.org is called "Songs Our Bosses Missed."

(Soundbite of song, "Skulltaste")

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