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NPR Growth Continues, Reinforcing the Idea that "It's the Content, Stupid"

NPR Growth Continues, Reinforcing the Idea that “It’s the Content, Stupid”

Newly released NPR numbers help to support the idea that there’s nothing wrong with radio as a medium, only the product…

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…

VuHaus and NPR Music to Team on Emerging Artist Project

VuHaus and NPR Music to Team on Emerging Artist Project

The pubradio video collective will team with NPR music this summer with the intent to break a few artists…

Tiny Desk Contest Continues to Be Among the Best Ideas In Music

Tiny Desk Contest Continues to Be Among the Best Ideas In Music

New Orleans’ Tank and the Bangas have won the 2017 Tiny Desk Contest, but the real winner may be the idea itself, having garnered more than 6000 entries…

The Top 22 Players In Triple A and Adult Rock 2016 (#13 - #9)

The Top 22 Players In Triple A and Adult Rock 2016 (#13 – #9)

Our annual countdown of the people, organizations, ideas, and stories that had impact in 2016 continues with #13 through #9…

Worth Watching: Radio Sets from Leon Bridges, X Ambassadors, Langhorne Slim

Worth Watching: Radio Sets from Leon Bridges, X Ambassadors, Langhorne Slim

Taking a trip around Triple A for a few strong radio performances, including a Tiny Desk Concert from one of the year’s best: Leon Bridges…

NPR CEO Jarl Mohn Wants to Raise $1 Billion for Public Radio in Five Years [Video]

NPR CEO Jarl Mohn Wants to Raise $1 Billion for Public Radio in Five Years [Video]

NPR CEO Jarl Mohn, in speaking at the 15th Annual NON-COMMvention, stated his goal of raising $1 Billion for Public Radio by the time he leaves. This, and why he thinks pubradio has advantages over commercial radio…

Worth Watching - Pubradio Edition: Death Cab, Decemberists, Marling, Carlile

Worth Watching – Pubradio Edition: Death Cab, Decemberists, Marling, Carlile

Some great new video performances as Death Cab For Cutie perform a Tiny Desk Concert; Laura Marling and Brandi Carlile hit WFUV, and The Decemberists visit The Current…

Worth Watching: SXSW Radio Roundup Part 2

Worth Watching: SXSW Radio Roundup Part 2

Apparently, some people did more than just post selfies from “South By” — some actually worked. We share some of that work from WFUV, WXPN, KUTX, and more…

Oakland Roots Artist Wins NPR Music's Tiny Desk Contest

Oakland Roots Artist Wins NPR Music’s Tiny Desk Contest

Oakland, California’s Fantastic Negrito has been named the winner of NPR Music’s Tiny Desk Contest. Hear why, and check out a few runners up…

Tiny Desk Contest Could Be An A&R Bonanza

Tiny Desk Contest Could Be An A&R Bonanza

With just two days to go before the winner is announced, we recommend spending an hour with NPR Music’s Tiny Desk Contest – which is showcasing some really fantastic unknowns…

15th Annual NON-COMMvention Registration Opens; Official Hotel Announced

15th Annual NON-COMMvention Registration Opens; Official Hotel Announced

It’s go-time, people. Registration for the 15th Annual NON-COMMvention is now open, with radio personnel able to attend for as little as $60. The Official Hotel is taking reservations too…

Artist Spotlight: Strand of Oaks [Exclusive Video]

Artist Spotlight: Strand of Oaks [Exclusive Video]

Tim Showalter has been releasing music since at least 2009, but his latest appears to be the breakthrough. Count Tim’s friends in high places and watch exclusive video from the NON-COMMvention…

Hozier Has a Monster Week Thanks to NON-COMM Radio [Exclusive Video]

Hozier Has a Monster Week Thanks to NON-COMM Radio [Exclusive Video]

Irish singer-songwriter Hozier made a very strong showing at the 14th Annual NON-COMMvention Thursday, and then got a huge sales bump from NPR’s ATC on Friday…

NON-COMMvention Sneak Peak: Thursday [Video]

NON-COMMvention Sneak Peak: Thursday [Video]

With the NON-COMMvention kicking off in just a week, let’s check out music and videos from some newer names like The Both, Jessica Lea Mayfield, Those Darlins, Benjamin Booker, and Shovels & Rope…

The Top 22 AAA Radio Songs: 5-4-14

The Top 22 AAA Radio Songs: 5-4-14

The Black Keys hold at #1 and Kongos crash The Top 5 on an otherwise relatively static chart. Sam Smith has a big week to debut at #16 in The Top 22…

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