We looked inside some of the tweets by @nprmusic and here's what we found interesting.
Inside 100 Tweets
Last Seen Profiles@Xquisiteauto @VU_Ltd @yarenturkifsa @yoamoanimales @GlendaSheard @nata_dekoco @reemelserafi @SuneLotter @SkeletonCrewMC @Pladplung_k @suresh_krishna_ @_nqxm @CoreTactix @NicoletaBarboza @GarciaDrop @tconsyracuse
For @nprmusic's Best Songs of February, I wrote about:
💿the electro-nonsense of @100gecs
🪁the law of love's reciprocity with @QueensChristine
💓the resilience of the heart with @sharonvanetten https://www.npr.org/2020/02/28/809719763/npr-musics-top-20-songs-of-february
For @nprmusic's Top 2️⃣0️⃣ Songs of February, I got to write about my two favorites, @leg_dog's fiery "Kawasaki Backflip" and @SamHuntMusic's Song of the Summer contender "Hard to Forget."https://n.pr/3ab849F
For @nprmusic's top 20 songs of February, I scribbled 25-word blurbs for...
@chara_xxx_ + Yuki's rose-gold J-pop cocktail, @PDE_YOUNGNUDY's weirdo drawl and @YvesTumor's J Dilla groove. https://n.pr/2PNoFc3
this conversation with @NRateliff is really special. you might think of him as the gruff, loud singer of "S.O.B." - but he has an astonishing tenderness. we talk about finding light in the dark, hope in hard times on @WorldCafe https://www.npr.org/sections/world-cafe/2020/02/28/810105367/nathaniel-rateliff-finds-the-light-through-a-lot-of-darkness
When good-natured trumpets talk back ...
Happy Friday, beautiful people! Lots of great stuff on this week’s show, but you gotta hear the @KassaOverall, also @caribouband @realestateband @haileywhitters @gherbo, more. https://www.npr.org/2020/02/27/810221763/new-music-friday-our-top-9-albums-out-on-feb-28
Looking for inspiration for your Tiny Desk Contest entry? Check out some of the best entries we’ve seen over the years: https://trib.al/akkOTug
This episode of Wade in the Water, our series celebrating African American sacred music and traditions, explores the expansion of gospel in contemporary popular music. https://trib.al/RBkVDKB
"Growing up where I grew up — it's everything." If there's a touch of defiant pride in Kris Funn's voice as he says these words, maybe that's only natural: Funn, a highly regarded bassist, is talking about Baltimore. https://trib.al/Uzd595W
The Tiny Desk Contest is in full swing! Here are a few of our favorite entires from this week. https://trib.al/4SEGr6j
This episode of Wade in the Water explores the effects of migration and geographical location on the sound of gospel music, as African Americans moved west to Texas, Louisiana and California. https://trib.al/cO63n0p
"I'm trying to let go of the worrying thing, and that's what I've loved the most about this album, rather than the first one," Harry Styles says of making his album 'Fine Line.' https://trib.al/EWOTmuB
Plácido Domingo backpedals on his public apology; meanwhile, the union that investigated him is seeking those who leaked info to the press.
Shakira's MTV Unplugged special was released as an album on Feb. 29, 2000. It was the first time a Latina solo act had headlined the series, and it served as a major introduction to the English-speaking world, despite being performed entirely in Spanish. https://trib.al/lRdnxjf
Thundercat has dropped off the all-too-necessary video for "Dragonball Durag," the second single off his upcoming album 'It Is What It Is.' https://trib.al/fgHo3UR
In the 1920s and '30s, Baltimore was a mecca for African American popular music. In recent years, Charm City has seen a resurgence, and jazz is one notable part of the story. https://n.pr/2Pu0nDJ
Throughout the Tiny Desk Contest, we'll be sharing some of the many Contest entries that have caught our attention. Check out Volume 1: https://trib.al/zaZtBGf