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Intoducing NPR Music for iPhone and iPod Touch

It's love at first listen.

Engage, explore and discover new music of all genres with the NPR Music app. Rock/Pop/Folk, Jazz & Blues, World, Classical and Hip Hop/R&B — you get music programmed by people and the quality storytelling you expect from NPR. You can read music news and reviews while listening to interviews, live concerts or exclusive streams of albums before they're released. Multitask with the NPR Music app as your guide to new music.

Available at the App Store


New to Version 2.7:

View Artist and Song info for All Songs 24/7, KCRW Eclectic 24, OPB Music plus several other streams (requires minimum iOS 4.2, not available for 1st generation iPhone)

Live event coverage: watch and listen live to NPR Music's coverage of SXSW 2011 starting March 16th! (live video stream requires a newer iPhone/iPod Touch running on minimum iOS 4.2)

AirPlay-enabled: stream audio from the app to your Apple TV (AirPlay requires a newer iPhone/iPod Touch running on iOS 4.3)


Multi-genre music content, with news, music streams, live concerts and interviews organized by genre.

Live music streams from more than 75 public radio stations, handpicked by the country's best DJs. Browse by genre and set favorites.

A searchable artist directory of content from over 5,000 bands, musicians and singers, including interviews, reviews, performances, features and news from the NPR Music archives.

Editor picks for top stories in each genre, with tools to share new discoveries and purchase featured music.

Signature programs and popular series, such as All Songs Considered, Mountain Stage, First Listen, Song Of The Day and Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz. The app directs to a station stream when any given program is on-air.

Updated daily. Hundreds of new music stories added monthly.

Customizable playlist.

Backgrounding* allows users to listen to a stream or playlist while using other functions and applications.

To download the application, search for "NPR Music" in the Apple App Store. Or download it directly to your computer now to sync to your iPhone or iPod Touch.

For additional help downloading the application please visit our FAQ.

*Backgrounding will only work on the iPhone 4 and 3GS models with a software upgrade.

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