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Worth Watching - Brandi Carlile, Wye Oak, Mavis Staples

Worth Watching – Brandi Carlile, Wye Oak, Mavis Staples

Brandi Carlile makes a statement with The Joke, Jenn Wasner returns with Wye Oak, and Mavis Staples delivers a mini-movie for If All I Was Was Black…

Three from the Northwest Worth Watching--The Decemberists, Laura Veirs, Typhoon

Three from the Northwest Worth Watching–The Decemberists, Laura Veirs, Typhoon

A trio of clips from the Pacific Northwest: Decemberists deliver an animated video, a mini-movie from Typhoon, and a late night drive from Laura Veirs…

New York Times Schools Radio on How To Do Music Journalism on Video

New York Times Schools Radio on How To Do Music Journalism on Video

The New York Times continues to push into multimedia. Some of it has been truly groundbreaking; all of it solid. Another strong example came over the holidays in the form of a story that walks us through the creation of Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You”…

Dan Auerbach Talks Mark Knopfler, Waiting on a Song, and Easy Eye Sound

Dan Auerbach Talks Mark Knopfler, Waiting on a Song, and Easy Eye Sound

As we head toward NON-COMMvention 2018, here’s a look back at the 2017 NON-COMMversation — WXPN’s Dan Reed talks with Dan Auerbach, who had a great year with “Waiting on a Song”…

Editor's Pick - Phoebe Bridgers

Editor’s Pick – Phoebe Bridgers

The LA singer-songwriter with a delicate voice and thousand-pound lyrics gets a light assist from Conor Oberst and John Doe; Her debut may have the best song of the year…

Worth Watching - Alt-J, The National, Tune-Yards

Worth Watching – Alt-J, The National, Tune-Yards

A gorgeous mini-movie from Alt-J, a love song from The National, and a quirky clip from Tune-Yards. All worth watching…

Worth Watching - Green Day, Corgan, OK Go

Worth Watching – Green Day, Corgan, OK Go

Visual masters OK Go (pictured) return with another outrageously complex feat, Green Day channels B-movie “They Live,” and Billy Corgan brings a string section to NPR’s Tiny Desk…

Record Store Day Black Friday 2018 Features Some Fine Collectibles

Record Store Day Black Friday 2018 Features Some Fine Collectibles

Ten years in, Record Store Day (and its Black Friday post script) seems to get more and more creative, with collectible gems that include new U2 music being released on Jack White’s Third Man label…

Artist Spotlight - First Aid Kit

Artist Spotlight – First Aid Kit

With a new single out and a new album imminent, the Stockholm sister-duo parlay the momentum from their major label debut into multiple advance sellouts of their upcoming 2018 tour…

Worth Watching - Pubradio Edition ft. Beck, Anderson East, and Vile/Barnett

Worth Watching – Pubradio Edition ft. Beck, Anderson East, and Vile/Barnett

More great live performances that are worth watching as Beck visits KCRW, Anderson East stops by The New 88.5, and Kurt Vile and Courtney Barnett hit The Current…

Unsolicited Advice for Alternative Radio

Unsolicited Advice for Alternative Radio

Hey Alternative Radio, can we talk? Because there’s something that’s been on my mind for a while now, and, well, I think I need to say it, and it might be helpful. If you’re into getting some feedback…maybe?

Worth Watching - William Patrick Corgan, Angus and Julia Stone, Kings of Leon

Worth Watching – William Patrick Corgan, Angus and Julia Stone, Kings of Leon

Some beautiful animated visuals in Billy Corgan’s new effort, Aussies Angus and Julia Stone return with some pleasant indie-rock, and Kings of Leon get them hopping…

Worth Watching - Portugal. The Man, Dan Wilson, Rhiannon Giddens

Worth Watching – Portugal. The Man, Dan Wilson, Rhiannon Giddens

NON-COMM Triple A Stations continue to crank out great live performance videos. In this edition, KCRW goes 360° with Portugal. The Man, WFUV hosts Dan Wilson, and we get a last look at Summer from WXPN…

Worth Watching - The War on Drugs, The National, Spoon

Worth Watching – The War on Drugs, The National, Spoon

The clips keep on coming from some of Q4’s biggest releases as The War on Drugs gets Sophia Lillis to appear, Spoon’s Britt Daniel gets some work done, and The National features a male stripper…

What VuHaus/NPR Music's Slingshot Looks Like

What VuHaus/NPR Music’s Slingshot Looks Like

In one of its biggest initiatives ever, NPR Music is collaborating with a group of NON-COMM music stations in an effort to break artists. It’s called Slingshot, and this is what it looks like…

Worth Watching - Spoon, First Aid Kit, Phoebe Bridgers

Worth Watching – Spoon, First Aid Kit, Phoebe Bridgers

Spoon releases an artsy performance video, First Aid Kit with the first from their new set, and LA’s Phoebe Bridgers (pictured) with a clip from her debut album…

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