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Another College Radio Station Taken Off The Air

Posted by on June 8, 2011

You can now add Vanderbilt University’s WRVU/Nashville to the continuing list of college radio stations getting the axed from the airwaves. Back in September of 2010, the Vanderbilt Student Communications announced they were looking into moving the famed Nashville college radio station from the air to solely online. Well yesterday, VSC and Nashville Public Radio […]

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Agalloch NYC Concert Available Online

Posted by on March 25, 2011

Agalloch’s Tuesday performance at New York City’s Le Poissoun Rouge is available to stream and download at NPR.org. Thanks for voting to take away funding for it, douchebags. The concert was the band’s first NYC performance in their 15 year career.

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NPR’s Federal Funding Comes To An End

Posted by on March 18, 2011

This past Thursday, The House voted to end federal funding to National Public Radio. Last year, NPR reportedly received almost $5 million in federal funding in fiscal year 2010, while its revenues included $2.8 million in dues and $63 million programming fees from local stations. The new bill, which passed 228-192, now bars federal funding […]

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Does The Power Of NPR Apply To Metal As Well? You Bet!

Posted by on January 13, 2011

In a recent article, The Hollywood Reporter pointed out how during a time when the music industry is struggling to sell music, National Public Radio (NPR) has become its secret tool in boosting sales. With an audience of 34 million (according to Arbiton) and a devoted online following, NPR has helped a majority of indie […]

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Harvey Milk Streaming New Album

Posted by on May 10, 2010

Harvey Milk’s new album, A Small Turn of Human Kindness, is currently streaming on NPR. Wow, we’d expect like a Joanna Newsom or Willie Nelson album to stream there, but this is cool.

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NPR Thinks Mastodon Is Important

Posted by on November 18, 2009

We’re a little ridiculous with our not-too-hidden worship respect for Mastodon at Metal Insider, but it turns out we’re not alone. National Public Radio news show All Things Considered made some headlines earlier this week with their 50 Most Important Recordings of the Decade, chosen by staff of the long running show, as well as listeners. Predictably, […]

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