Reblogging: Recent Pieces on NPR

It’s been awhile since I’ve done a round-up of recent works I’ve played a part in at NPR Music. So here we go with a hail of bullets:

Exclusive First Listen: Gorillaz, Plastic Beach

Abaji: Tiny Desk Concert: This is the first video I’ve actually shot for NPR. I also edited the video and produced the page taboot.

— Song of the Day: Yeasayer: Tightly Wound And Dance Friendly

The Gun Show: A Winter Workout Mix. Here I just sort of helped direct the photographer a little for this photo shoot. Then found myself playing the part of surly trainer. Yes I get paid for this.

David Rawlings and Gillian Welch: Tiny Desk Concert

First Listen: Massive Attack, Heligoland

Low Anthem: Tiny Desk Concert

First Listen: Beach House, Teen Dream

First Listen: Charlotte Gainsbourg, IRM

Elvis Presley At 75: Songs We Love

In Memoriam: Musicians We Lost, 2000-2009. I did a majority of the building, researching and producing of this multimedia interactive page which was part of our End of Decade coverage. Looks pretty great I think.

Def Jam’s 25th Anniversary: Songs We Love. In which I discuss LL Cool J.

In Memoriam: Musicians We Lost In 2009. I was one of the main producers and researchers for this amazing interactive feature we did as part of our End of Year coverage.