Milo Miles Milo Miles is a world-music and American-roots music critic for NPR's Fresh Air, and also a contributing writer for Rolling Stone magazine, The Village Voice and The New York Times.
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Milo Miles

Milo Miles

World Music Critic, Fresh Air

Milo Miles is Fresh Air's world-music and American-roots music critic. He is a former music editor of The Boston Phoenix.

Miles is a contributing writer for Rolling Stone magazine, and he also writes about music for The Village Voice and The New York Times.

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The Kronos Quartet Explodes Its Range On Two New Collaborations

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'Afrobeats' Offers A Sensual Blend Of Electronics, Vocals And Rhythms

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'Synthesize The Soul' Offers A Perfectly Paced Dance Party

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Sxip Shirey's 'Bottle of Whiskey' Is A 21st-Century Music Creation

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New Album Offers A Varied Introduction To 'Queen of Gospel' Mahalia Jackson

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'King of Highlife Anthology' Finally Does Justice To African Bandleader Mensah

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Bossacucanova's 'Best Of' Album Pulses With Lovely, Lively Music

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Naftule's Dream Returns, With A Fleshy, Folkie New Album

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Musicians Pay Tribute To Blind Willie Johnson On 'God Don't Never Change'

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Roman Diaz Makes A Spiritual Statement With 'L'ó Dá Fún Bàtá'

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Lizzo Brings Ideas, Humor And Sass To 'Big Grrrl Small World'

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Unadulterated Brass-Band Fun On Banda De Los Muertos' Debut Album

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Carlos Gardel's Tango-Cowboy Legacy Is 'Reborn And Remastered'

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Malian Bandleader Bassekou Kouyate Merges Rock And Soul In 'Ba Power'

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