Tag Archives: NPR

Sleigh Bells ‘Treats’ [Streaming]

So, a little while ago I wrote a post about how NPR was streaming The New Pornographers’ new album, Together.  Well, they are back at it again, streaming Sleigh Bell’s ‘Treats’ for the next week.  Starting today (technically it was May 11th when I started writing this) you can listen to Treats in its entirety, […]

The New Pornographers ‘Together’ (Streaming)

Not content to just keep its listeners apprised of news events and giving Ira Glass a home, NPR is now playing exclusive host to new music releases. One such album is The New Pornographers‘ ‘Together.’ The New Pornographers, fronted by A.C. Newman, are a Canadian indie-rock who have put out some of the most critically […]

My Radio

Before iPods (or even CDs) there were boomboxes. And they played these things called cassettes. It’s been 20 years since they disappeared from the streets, but the nostalgia they evoke is about a lot more than just stereo equipment. The ‘ghetto blaster’ is one of the first true symbols of hip hop. This piece from […]