Washington Post: NPR has become a major player on the indie rock scene

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by Daba
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hrm...

When the indie folk-rock group the Decemberists debuted its new album last year, the first place to hear it wasn't on iTunes or MySpace or any of the other big commercial music sites. Instead, the Portland, Ore., outfit played the album live in a webcast carried exclusively on National Public Radio's music Web site (http://npr.org/music).

Cue that up again. National Public Radio? The Washington-based home of "All Things Considered," "Car Talk" and other earnest news and talk programs? Yes, indeed. Although the typical NPR news listener...
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/06/04/AR2010060402177.html

Via:

http://nymag.com/daily/entertainment/2010/06/is_npr_actually_an_indie_music.html

 

 

by MFB
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Yeah, I read that earlier today. I don't know if that really needed a whole story, it's a pretty straightforward proposition.
by Daba
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