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After The Flames, Notre Dame’s Centuries-Old Organ May Never Be The Same Again

Enlarge this image The pipe organ of Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, one of the most famous in the world, was spared from the cathedral ...

Sony VPL-VW695ES Projector Reviewed

Back in the early 2000s, when commercial cinemas began switching from film to digital, Sony saw an opportunity to take a piece of the pie ...

The Calidore String Quartet: Tiny Desk Concert

Don’t see the video above? Click here. If just one thing can be confirmed from these compelling Tiny Desk performances by the Calidore String Quartet, ...

Marantz Releases M-CR612 High-Res Network CD Receiver

These days, it hardly makes sense to add a new component to your hi-fi system if it doesn’t do high-res and streaming. But what to ...

King Princess Has Incredible Confidence With The Musical Chops To Back It Up

King Princess outside of WXPN Studio’s in Philadelphia, PA. Gabriela Barbieri /WXPN hide caption toggle caption Gabriela Barbieri /WXPN “Upper West Side” “Talia”“1950”“Useless Phrases / ...

Some Random Thoughts from AXPONA 2019

CES is officially dead for audiophiles, leaving AXPONA (Audio Expo North America), a regional audio show in Chicago, to pick up some of the pre-Munich ...

The Calidore String Quartet: Tiny Desk Concert

Don’t see the video above? Click here. If just one thing can be confirmed from these compelling Tiny Desk performances by the Calidore String Quartet, ...

Vizio SB36512-F6 36″ 5.1.2 Sound System with Dolby Atmos Reviewed

Perched in front of my 70-inch television, Vizio’s 36-inch soundbar looked curiously diminutive, if not downright puny. By all rights, the SB36512-F6 Dolby Atmos soundbar ...

Josh Ritter Performs Stripped-Down Acoustic Version Of ‘Fever Breaks’

[embedded content] YouTube “Ground Don’t Want Me” “Losing Battles” “Silver Blade” “All Some Kind Of Dream” “Blazing Highway Home” Twenty years into his career, it’s ...

Donald Trump

“You know what uranium is, right? It’s this thing called nuclear weapons. And other things. Like lots of things are done with uranium. Including some ...

Caroline Shaw’s Love Letter To The String Quartet

Enlarge this image Caroline Shaw’s album, Orange, is devoted to music for string quartet. Kait Moreno/Nonesuch Records hide caption toggle caption Kait Moreno/Nonesuch Records Caroline ...

New Music Friday: Our Top 6 Albums Out April 19

Cuz I Love You, from the singer Lizzo, is on our short list of the best albums out April 19. Luke Gilford/Courtesy of the artist ...

Doris Day

“The really frightening thing about middle age is that you know you’ll grow out of it.” Quotes of the Day

After 27 Years, Guster Is Still Surprising Fans

Enlarge this image Guster performing live at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia for WXPN’s Free At Noon Concert. John Vettese/WXPN hide caption toggle caption John ...

Watch It Live: The 2019 NEA Jazz Masters Tribute Concert

The livestream has concluded. Every year since 1982, the National Endowment for the Arts has presented its Jazz Masters award — a pinnacle of achievement ...

The All-Female Big Bands That Made History During World War II

Enlarge this image The International Sweethearts of Rhythm in the 1940s. Courtesy of Rosalind Cron hide caption toggle caption Courtesy of Rosalind Cron During World ...

Little Woods Movie Review

Little Woods Review By Matthew Passantino We’ve seen most of Nia DaCosta’s “Little Woods” before: people living life on the margins, struggling to get by ...

Theodore: Tiny Desk Concert

Don’t see the video above? Click here. Our bright, sunny office took a dark, moody turn as Theodore’s music began. The pulsing, throbbing rhythm gave ...

First Listen: Josh Ritter, ‘Fever Breaks’

Enlarge this image Josh Ritter’s Fever Breaks comes out April 26. Laura S. Wilson/Courtesy of the artist hide caption toggle caption Laura S. Wilson/Courtesy of ...

With His First Album In 5 Years, A ‘Fire Is Coming’ From Flying Lotus

Enlarge this image Flying Lotus paints a weird trap tapestry with his new track “Fire Is Coming” Renata Raksha/Courtesy of the artist hide caption toggle ...

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