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XPN’s Gotta Hear Song of the Week: “Alaska” by Maggie Rogers.

Maggie Rogers | photo by Katia Temkin http://www.katiatemkin.com/
Maggie Rogers | photo by Katia Temkin
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Maggie Rogers – remember her name. The singer-songwriter recently went from a being a nearly unknown folk musician to an overnight sensation. On June 1st, a video of Maggie sitting in a class she was taking at NYU with musician and producer Pharrell was posted on the internet. During the playback of the song, “Alaska,” he was brought to tears by her song, and the video went massively viral. Continue reading →

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XPN’s Gotta Hear Song of the Week: “Burn The Witch” by Radiohead

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Radiohead | photos by Alex Lake | courtesy of the artist

A little more than a week ago, Radiohead rid their social media channels – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram – of all their past tweets, photos, and status update, and went completely blank. It was a social move that sent fans and the interweb into a frenzy, a signal that “something was happening,” in Radioheadland. Continue reading →