In Music – Metropolis: 11/28/15

KCRW’s Jason Bentley spins music by ATTLAS, Stardust, Roisin Murphy and more in a two-hour EDM mix.

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In Music – World Cafe Next: Paper Pilots

Hear two of the L.A. band’s new singles, both of which boast major-league hooks.

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In Music – Songs We Love: Wiki feat. Nasty Nigel, ‘Living With Moms’

Watch the frontman from NYC’s progressive rap crew Ratking go on a rescue mission to save his mother from some bumbling bad guys in this humorous new video.

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In Music – Recommended Dose: Our Favorite Dance Tracks From November

Hear a mix of the month’s best electronic tunes, including new music from Robert Hood, Seven Davis Jr., Malory and more.

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In Music – Songs We Love: Daniel Caesar, ‘Death & Taxes’

Devastating, blue R&B ballad about the only two things in life that are sure, from the young Toronto singer-songwriter with vocal clout.

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In Music – Teddy Abrams: Tiny Desk Concert

Hear a young conductor, composer and pianist riff on Beethoven and play his own jazz-inspired compositions.

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In Music – First Listen: Tom Jones, ‘Long Lost Suitcase’

Long Lost Suitcase is not just Jones’ story, but also the story of America’s musical roots spreading to reach the whole planet, generation by generation.

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In Music – A Picture Of Janis Joplin, In Shades Of ‘Blue’

Michel Martin speaks with documentary filmmaker Amy Berg about her new film, Janis: Little Girl Blue, which chronicles the life and early death of the 1960s counterculture icon.

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In Music – 100 Years Of Billy Strayhorn, Emotional Architect Of Song

The composer and arranger spent the bulk of his career in service to the Duke Ellington Orchestra. He wrote some of the most popular songs of the 20th century — without ever hiding who he was.

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In Music – Billy Strayhorn In Five Songs

Though overshadowed during his own lifetime by his employer, Duke Ellington, the composer-arranger wrote more than 1,000 pieces. Here are takes on his most famous tunes.

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