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New Music Now 011: Nora O’Connor

New Music Now 011: Nora O’Connor

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On today’s New Music Now, Judy Craddock talks to our musical guest, Nora O’Connor, about her solo album, My Heart, and the captivating new music she’s listening to right now. Tune in for great music, and more ’90s references than you can shake a scrunchie at.

New Music Now 010: Fancey

New Music Now 010: Fancey

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Our latest episode of New Music Now features our own Frank Dreyer and musical guests Fancey, the solo project of New Pornographers guitarist Todd Fancey, with vocalist Micae Pirritano. Stream the show for new music and a mini-course in music theory. Enjoy.

New Music Now 009: Sleepyhead

New Music Now 009: Sleepyhead

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Join us for a new edition of New Music Now, with our special musical guest, Sleepyhead. All three members of the band are school teachers, so you didn’t hear it from us, but there might be a pop quiz about their album New Alchemy after the show.

New Music Now 008: doubleVee

New Music Now 008: doubleVee

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Join Ink 19 with Barb and Allan Vest for new music from Sydney, Australia band Bloods, Prey composer Sarah Schachner, and doubleVee’s own latest release, Treat Her Strangely. What was your first cassette tape, hmm?

New Music Now 005: Single Girl Married Girl

New Music Now 005: Single Girl Married Girl

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Jeremy Glazier and guests Chelsey Coy and Gary Knight of Americana folk band Single Girl Married Girl talk about new music from soulful country artist Riddy Arman, folk favorite Ben Greenberg, Norwegian folk duo Kings of Convenience, and Single Girl Married Girl’s third album, Three Generations of Leaving. Don’t miss it!

New Music Now 004: Mike duSt

New Music Now 004: Mike duSt

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KAFM community radio DJ Julius C. Lacking, WORT Madison’s DJ Kayla Kush, and James Searl of Mike duSt and Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad connect from across the country to talk about their favorite new tracks from The Allergies, Mungo’s Hi-Fi, Man Like Devin, and Mike duSt. Read on, then tune in!

New Music Now 002: Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders, and the London Symphony Orchestra

New Music Now 002: Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders, and the London Symphony Orchestra

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In NMN Episode Two, Ink 19’s Pat Greene picks the soothing, balm-like brain of old friend Matt Gorney (The Civic Minded Five, Jazz in the Bible Belt on WPRK, 91.5 FM, Winter Park, Florida) as the two discuss the album [Promises](https://open.spotify.com/album/3ShtO5VCYa3ctlR5uzLWBa), from Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders, and the London Symphony Orchestra.

New Music Now 001: Mommyheads

New Music Now 001: Mommyheads

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NMN Episode One features Adam Elk, talking about his band the Mommyheads with KAFM Radio’s Judy C. and Julius C. Lacking. No relation, everyone! They’re just good friends.

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