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Exploring SXSW: Wild, Anna Burch, Summer Heart, Alex Rose, and a ‘Living Museum’

After The Current’s Pledge House party yesterday (follow along again today on our website and Facebook page), our staff celebrated over barbecue in true Austin fashion, then split off to explore SXSW. Without a predetermined plan, I opened the showcase guide and followed my instinct, checking out four artists’ sets and a Dutch-curated “Living Museum.”…

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Lizzo: Prince-to-Janelle Monáe is “a very well-deserved passing of a torch”

How could we not share this with anyone who’ll listen? Our favorite Minnesota-gone-LA rap star Lizzo guest-hosted on music podcast Switched On Pop last week, and when she wasn’t unleashing her glorious laugh, she was serving up the truth. Throughout the episode, she tells hosts Charlie Harding and Nate Sloan about her own podcast Good…

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Coffee Break: National Recording Registry additions

The Temptations

Each year, the National Recording Registry (maintained by the Library of Congress) selects songs to be preserved that are significant to American history and culture. This year's additions are out, so sit back and relax as we play you a selection for today's 9:30 Coffee Break.

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