music

World Cafe's 2016 Preview

Jan 5, 2016

As we put 2015 to rest, World Cafe invites NPR Music's Ann Powers to take a look at musical offerings for the new year. Several major, established artists have announced new releases — including David Bowie, who has a marvelous, jazz-informed album called Blackstar coming out Jan. 8. Powers also spotlights a new release from Lucinda Williams, as well as a set of covers that the late Jeff Buckley recorded as demos and a new album from Philadelphia's Santigold.

NPR Music is bringing back their Tiny Desk contest, asking unknown bands and musicians all over the country to film themselves performing one song at a desk of their choice.

The contest will be sponsored for the second year by Lagunitas Brewing Company, and will secure a spot at the iconic performance space and a U.S. tour with NPR Music.

Radio Still Fuels Music Discovery

Aug 20, 2012

The Huffington Post’s recent article about a Nielson study on music consumption reveals that Americans largely find new music through radio. This article also brings to light the happiness factor of radio.

Read more about these radio findings here.

On this edition of Inside Florida Tech, we sit down with music program members, David Jarkey, Melissa Sharp and Rob Stone about the upcoming music events that will be happening around campus. You can listen to the interview and find out more about the events right here. It will also be playing Friday, April 6 at 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Looking for a healthy and exciting outing this weekend? Join in the fun of the Melbourne and Beaches Music Marathon. It’s an event with varied opportunities for individuals and families, including 5k and 8k races, a hand cycle race, full and half marathons, with more than twenty musical acts along the courses. Activities for children include a free kids run with a very special guest leading the way.

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