While pretty much any corner of Benghazi is a fine place to celebrate this week, the heart of the celebrations are taking place at the courthouse and its public square, where some of the revolution's first protests took place.
Join Matt Heister, host of Freedom in The Groove, this Monday, Feb. 20th at 10 p.m. for a live interview with guitarist Steve Cardenas. Hear about his monumental task of compiling The Thelonius Monk Fake Book and hear about his collaborations with major artists including Paul Motian, Steve Swallow and many others.
It is with great sadness that we report the sudden death of a frequent Fresh Air guest. New York Times foreign correspondent Anthony Shadid suffered a fatal asthma attack yesterday in Syria, where he was reporting on the political uprising.
Originally published on Sat February 18, 2012 11:24 pm
Produced by Hot Chip's Dan Carey, Chairlift's new album Something blends upbeat, synth-heavy pop with eerie lyrics that depart from the purely effervescent sound of the 2008 hit "Bruises." On Something, singer Caroline Polachek takes risks — manipulating her vocals with AutoTune and even programming synth parts to mimic the sou