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WUKY c/o Mike Graves

340 McVey Hall

University of Kentucky

Lexington KY 40506-0045

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Submission of music does not guarantee airplay and CDs will not be returned.

We're getting closer to the January 20th, when the world will finally get their hands on the incredible new album from The Decemberists, What A Terrible World, What A Beautiful World. 

Want to play a Tiny Desk Concert? Now's your chance: NPR Music and Lagunitas are holding a contest, and the winner gets to perform at my desk here at NPR headquarters in Washington, D.C.

Pity the mid-career artist, stuck in the long middle distance of working things out. Youth is honey, redolent of novelty, physical charm and energetic self-absorption. Veteran status, while still dangerously marginal, at least affords deference, since few in our culture expect creative lives to last as long as life itself. Young artists run on guts and glamour, while older ones may find themselves motivated by the respect they've finally received. But in the middle, things get murky. The long haul of perfecting an aesthetic can turn repetitive and feel fruitless.

Jack Bruce, Bassist And Singer For Cream, Dies At 71

Oct 27, 2014

Scottish musician Jack Bruce, who co-founded the rock band Cream and created seminal music in the 1960s, has died, his family has confirmed. Bruce played bass in the trio that included Eric Clapton on guitar and Ginger Baker on drums. He sang such hits as "Sunshine of Your Love," "White Room" and "I Feel Free."

An Admiring And Unflinching Look At 'Mr. Dynamite'

Oct 24, 2014

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NPR TV critic Eric Deggans looks at the new documentary, Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown, featuring rare and never-before-seen footage. The film premieres on HBO Monday.

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