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2:10 am
Wed October 1, 2014

Queen Of Soul Gives Adele Some R-E-S-P-E-C-T

Originally published on Wed October 1, 2014 5:01 am

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STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

And now this. We have a tip of the hat from an older generation to a younger.

AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:

And since this involves Aretha Franklin, we can assume this is one spectacular hat.

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Music News
12:44 am
Wed October 1, 2014

Julian Casablancas: New Band, New Album, No Compromises

Julian Casablancas + The Voidz's new album is called Tyranny.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed October 1, 2014 6:12 am

Julian Casablancas has seen highs and lows in his career. Is This It, his 2001 debut with his band The Strokes, is considered one of the great rock albums of that decade. Full of pop melodies and rock-star snarl, it launched a generation of bands chasing a similar sound.

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Music News
1:13 pm
Mon September 29, 2014

Tsapiky: Dance Music Fit For A Funeral

Pascal is a veteran tsapiky guitarist.
Banning Eyre NPR

Originally published on Wed October 1, 2014 3:14 pm

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The Two-Way
1:49 pm
Sun September 28, 2014

Sober And Sold-Out: Dance Club In Sweden Cuts Booze For A Night

Clubgoers dance at a Stockholm club that forbade its patrons from drinking Friday night.
Marten Andersson

Breathalyzers were placed in the doorway of a nightclub in Stockholm this weekend, with an unusual purpose: to ensure no guests had been drinking alcohol. It was all part of a plan for a booze-free night out called Sober, where staff were also on the lookout for anyone who seemed to be on drugs.

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Music News
4:56 am
Sun September 28, 2014

The Atlanta Symphony Lockout Continues, Musicians Picket On Peachtree Street

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, with Music Director Robert Spano conducting.
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

Originally published on Mon September 29, 2014 5:46 am

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra was scheduled to open its 70th season this week, but musicians have been locked out of their workplace since September 7th, when their contract expired. The same thing happened just two years ago. Back then, negotiators reached a new agreement before opening night. This year, Atlanta classical music fans were not so lucky.

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