1. bandwidthdc:

    Three EX HEX GIFs. Just ‘cause.

    (Lovingly assembled by wamu885 intern Will Reid, who worked on our recent in-studio session with the band.)

    Well, yes. —Lars

  2. Download: 10 Songs Public Radio Can’t Stop Playing
Includes new music by Son Little, Ty Segall, Rome Fortune, Allo Darlin’ and more. 
Photo: Todd Cooper

    Download: 10 Songs Public Radio Can’t Stop Playing

    Includes new music by Son Little, Ty Segall, Rome Fortune, Allo Darlin’ and more.

    Photo: Todd Cooper

  3. This Broken Water video is oddly satisfying in the same way that thingsfittingperfectlyintothings is.

    This Broken Water video is oddly satisfying in the same way that thingsfittingperfectlyintothings is.

  4. An otherworldly adventure, Daniel Lanois' new album has no songs and no words, using voices only for texture.
Stream Flesh and Machine from NPR Music’s First Listen. 

    An otherworldly adventure, Daniel Lanois' new album has no songs and no words, using voices only for texture.

    Stream Flesh and Machine from NPR Music’s First Listen

  5. The shoegaze-y L.A. rock band Medicine never quite caught on in the ’90s, but its renaissance continues to produce new wrinkles.
Stream Home Everywhere from NPR Music’s First Listen.

    The shoegaze-y L.A. rock band Medicine never quite caught on in the ’90s, but its renaissance continues to produce new wrinkles.

    Stream Home Everywhere from NPR Music’s First Listen.

  6. With its roots in punk and heartland rock, restorations’ LP3 is a rattling, unpinnable record that doesn’t know when to stop baring its soul.
Stream LP3 from NPR Music’s First Listen. 

    With its roots in punk and heartland rock, restorations LP3 is a rattling, unpinnable record that doesn’t know when to stop baring its soul.

    Stream LP3 from NPR Music’s First Listen

  7. Yusuf, formerly known as Cat Stevens, tackles weighty existential questions by looking backward, using the blues to unlock buried memories.
Stream Tell ‘Em I’m Gone from NPR Music’s First Listen. 

    Yusuf, formerly known as Cat Stevens, tackles weighty existential questions by looking backward, using the blues to unlock buried memories.

    Stream Tell ‘Em I’m Gone from NPR Music’s First Listen

  8. The Right Way To Complain About The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame
Photo: Ken Schles/Getty Images

    The Right Way To Complain About The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

    Photo: Ken Schles/Getty Images

  9. For all Lily & Madeleine's inviting pop sensibilities, these are inward-looking songs; secrets between siblings.
Stream Fumes from NPR Music’s First Listen. 

    For all Lily & Madeleine's inviting pop sensibilities, these are inward-looking songs; secrets between siblings.

    Stream Fumes from NPR Music’s First Listen

  10. On its tribute to Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, The Flaming Lips heads down curious side roads.
Stream With A Little Help From My Fwends from NPR Music’s First Listen. 

    On its tribute to Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, The Flaming Lips heads down curious side roads.

    Stream With A Little Help From My Fwends from NPR Music’s First Listen