Archive for October, 2012

Moogfest 2012

If it weren't for Robert Moog, a lot of the music you enjoy today might not have been possible. As the inventor of the Moog synthesizer, he gave rise to not only the technology needed for modern electronic music, but also the creative spirit that inspired countless musicians to take his vision and play with it, mold it and reshape it into mind-blowing works of art.

This past weekend, a... | Read More

The Oracle of the Lens

The first Prix de Rome recipient for photography, MoMa artist, double Guggenheim winner and miner of visions, renowned photographer George Krause irrationally lands in Texas %26mdash; Wimberley, to be exact %26mdash; and opens his ranch house and studio.

A drape of diaphanous fabric swished in a graceful arc over the back of a beautiful nude, a girl in an old-fashioned dress and straw... | Read More

The Oracle of the Lens

The first Prix de Rome recipient for photography, MoMa artist, double Guggenheim winner and miner of visions, renowned photographer George Krause irrationally lands in Texas %26mdash; Wimberley, to be exact %26mdash; and opens his ranch house and studio.

A drape of diaphanous fabric swished in a graceful arc over the back of a beautiful nude, a girl in an old-fashioned dress and straw... | Read More

The Oracle of the Lens

The first Prix de Rome recipient for photography, MoMa artist, double Guggenheim winner and miner of visions, renowned photographer George Krause irrationally lands in Texas %26mdash; Wimberley, to be exact %26mdash; and opens his ranch house and studio.

A drape of diaphanous fabric swished in a graceful arc over the back of a beautiful nude, a girl in an old-fashioned dress and straw... | Read More

Image Makers: Icon Shapers

This month%26rsquo;s PaperCity features the indelible imagery of Markus + Indrani, the celebrity-and-fashion-photography duo whose portrait of international style icon Daphne Guinness graces our November cover. The global, New York%26ndash;based power couple %26mdash; Swiss-born Markus Klinko and Indian-born Indrani Pal-Chaudhuri %26mdash; have collaborated for almost two decades. Like Helmut... | Read More

Image Makers: Icon Shapers

This month%26rsquo;s PaperCity features the indelible imagery of Markus + Indrani, the celebrity-and-fashion-photography duo whose portrait of international style icon Daphne Guinness graces our November cover. The global, New York%26ndash;based power couple %26mdash; Swiss-born Markus Klinko and Indian-born Indrani Pal-Chaudhuri %26mdash; have collaborated for almost two decades. Like Helmut... | Read More

Image Makers: Icon Shapers

This month%26rsquo;s PaperCity features the indelible imagery of Markus + Indrani, the celebrity-and-fashion-photography duo whose portrait of international style icon Daphne Guinness graces our November cover. The global, New York%26ndash;based power couple %26mdash; Swiss-born Markus Klinko and Indian-born Indrani Pal-Chaudhuri %26mdash; have collaborated for almost two decades. Like Helmut... | Read More

The Best of CMJ 2012

Each fall hundreds of little-known bands descend on New York City for the annual CMJ Music Marathon. As far as festivals go, it's one of the best for surprises, since so many of the acts are new and emerging talent. For the artists it's a chance to be seen and heard and, hopefully, loved. For the rabid music fan or journalist, it's a sometimes overwhelming embarrassment of musical-discovery... | Read More

Guest DJ Peter Gabriel

Last week on All Songs Considered we talked about how much we love Peter Gabriel's classic album, So, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a special deluxe edition and live tour. This week, Peter Gabriel himself joins us to share some of the music he loves by other artists, including early music by The Beatles, soul legend Otis... | Read More

Peter Gabriel’s ‘So’ At 25, Death Grips, Bad Books, Ultraista and mor

This week, Bob and Robin kick off the show by celebrating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond franchise, and how well it coincides with a new cut from Swedish pop trio Peter Bjorn and John called "I Wish I Was A Spy."

NPR Music's Daoud Tyler-Ameen joins the conversation and shares what he calls "relationship therapy," in the song "Friendly Advice," by Bad Books. Later, things get loud... | Read More

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