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Watch Dua Lipa take over NPR’s ‘Tiny Desk (Home)’

Since the rapid pivot to livestream and digital events brought on earlier this year, NPR quickly reorganized to transition their “Tiny Desk” series to quarantine standards. Having hosted Billie Eilish, Tame Impala, Skrillex, and Ty Dolla $ign, among others, to its socially-distanced “Home” edition, the latest issue welcomes Dua Lipa for her long-awaited “Tiny Desk” […]

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Skrillex joins Ty Dolla $ign for lively ‘Tiny Desk (Home)’ performance

NPR‘s “Tiny Desk” series isn’t just a fan-favorite musical web series, it’s clear the artists love being featured too. On the latest episode, Ty Dolla $ign, hot off the heels of his collaborative new album, enlists Skrillex and a full band to run through a grip of his hit tracks, including a performance of “Ego […]

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Watch: Tame Impala deliver intimate performance in latest ‘Tiny Desk Home’ episode

Tame Impala are the latest guest to appear on NPR’s popular Tiny Desk series, which features high-profile musicians delivering intimate live performances. However, with COVID-19 precautionary measures keeping many at home, NPR has shifted the series to “Tiny Desk Home,” allowing artists to deliver these rare performances from the comfort of their own homes. The […]

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Watch Billie Eilish make her NPR Tiny Desk debut

Despite COVID-19, the show must go on—safely, of course. This was the ethos with which Billie Eilish approached her August 26 Tiny Desk debut. In characteristic Tiny Desk fashion, the live performance saw the Grammy-decorated vocalist shuffle through various staples, including her newest single, “My Future,” and 2019’s “Everything I Wanted.” Given Eilish and Finneas‘ […]

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The Restart Act seeks to extend government aid to struggling music venues

It is no secret that the music industry has been hit exceptionally hard by the COVID-19 lockdowns. With so many venues dependent on regular live shows to survive, indefinite closures are becoming increasingly common. Although America still has a long way to go before concerts make their return, a new bill making its way through […]

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The Restart Act seeks to extend government aid to struggling music venues

It is no secret that the music industry has been hit exceptionally hard by the COVID-19 lockdowns. With so many venues dependent on regular live shows to survive, indefinite closures are becoming increasingly common. Although America still has a long way to go before concerts make their return, a new bill making its way through […]

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NPR Has Lost 25 Percent Of Listeners Now That We Aren’t Held Hostage In Our Cars

The COVID-19 pandemic has killed over 138,000 Americans and sent ripples through even the most mundane aspects of American life, and that includes our daily grinds. So many people are working from home that, without all of us trapped in car commutes, National Public Radio is facing a historic downturn in listenership.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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NPR Has Lost 25 Percent Of Listeners Now That We Aren’t Held Hostage In Our Cars

The COVID-19 pandemic has killed over 138,000 Americans and sent ripples through even the most mundane aspects of American life, and that includes our daily grinds. So many people are working from home that, without all of us trapped in car commutes, National Public Radio is facing a historic downturn in listenership.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Play This NPR Podcast Interview With Grover for Your Kids

Grover, like the rest of us, has been practicing social distancing since the pandemic began. Anya Kamenetz and Cory Turner, hosts of NPR’s Life Kit podcast, interviewed the beloved Sesame Street character this week, and he disclosed that he is a “delivery monster” right now, picking up and delivering groceries for his…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Play This NPR Podcast Interview With Grover for Your Kids

Grover, like the rest of us, has been practicing social distancing since the pandemic began. Anya Kamenetz and Cory Turner, hosts of NPR’s Life Kit podcast, interviewed the beloved Sesame Street character this week, and he disclosed that he is a “delivery monster” right now, picking up and delivering groceries for his…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Tiny Desk Fest streaming live all week

For the first time, NPR‘s Tiny Desk series is opening its doors to the public. Since its inception in 2008, Tiny Desk has garnered and showcased some of music’s best talent, including Taylor Swift, the late Mac Miller, Adele, Chance The Rapper, Wu-Tang Clan, Ólafur Arnalds, and Khalid—among so many more. By popular demand and […]

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NPR Is Very Worried That Gaming Is Going To Turn Kids Into Nazis

In journalism, no two things are more often and easily confused than “this wild thing is happening” and “this wild thing is happening, widely.” When the wild thing is, say, mad cow disease—an immediate threat to life— the problem of weighing particulars against a greater sense of scale is critical. Readers can gauge…Read more… Continue […]

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Watch Chromeo bring the funk on their NPR Tiny Desk Concert

While Chromeo‘s recorded catalog is impressive on its own, there is always something special about watching the Funk Lordz’s energetic live set. While stripping back their usually extravagant stage set-up, Montreal-natives Dave1 and P-Thugg have brought along a full band to NPR’s iconic Tiny Desk series. Playing three songs from their new album, Head Over Heels, and […]

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NPR launches ‘Tiny Desk Talks’ interview series launching this fall

NPR’s Tiny Desk concert series has brought some of the biggest names in music to their offices to perform intimate, stripped back versions of their music. Since 2008, the program has brought everyone from Chance The Rapper to T-Pain to perform, and has illuminated talented acts like Tank and the Bangas to its larger audience […]

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M.I.A.’s ‘Paper Planes’ tops NPR’s newly released list of the ‘200 Greatest Songs by 21st Century Women’

NPR expands its “Turning the Tables” endeavor with a 200-track list of the “Greatest Songs by 21st Century Women.” “Turning the Tables” represents NPR Music’s attempt to re-conceptualize “the popular music canon in more inclusive–and accurate–ways.” The extensive list seeks to “celebrate artists whose work is changing this century’s sense of what popular music can […]

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Check out Tyler, The Creator’s first ever NPR Tiny Desk concert

2017 was arguably Tyler, the Creator’s biggest year yet. The OFWGKTA founder released his fourth studio album Flower Boy back in July to widespread critical acclaim. It saw Tyler hit lyrical stride at the peak of his career through a journey of introspective, self defining tracks.Tyler, the Creator’s debut Tiny Desk performance was the first time NPR […]

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Moms With Diastasis Recti Need Physical Therapy, Not a “Mummy Tummy” Exercise

The post-birth belly bulge is common—diastasis recti (DR), the medical term for the separation of the abdominal muscles, occurs in 37% of women who have one pregnancy and 67% of those who have multiple pregnancies. Still, that doesn’t make it less distressing for women, both physically and psychologically. I did not…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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