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  1. Heavy Rotation: 10 SXSW Discoveries Public Radio Can't Stop Playing
    Download 10 songs from our favorite acts out of SXSW, including Future Islands, PHOX, Sergio Mendoza y la Orkesta, Ages and Ages, and much more. More....
  2. Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing
    Download new music from British rock behemoths Elbow, folk prodigy Parker Millsap, intense indie-songwriter Angel Olsen, svelte Irish singer Hozier, Chilean rapper Ana Tijoux, and much more. More....
  3. Heavy Rotation: 10 Love Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing
    Download a Valentine's Day edition of Heavy Rotation, featuring world premieres from R&B star Jeremih and dance duo The Juan Maclean, as well as music from Mary Lambert, Vampire Weekend and more. More....
  4. Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing
    Download new music from rap icon Talib Kweli, art-rock star St. Vincent, veteran dance-rock band Metronomy, rising folk star Hurray for the Riff Raff, the British baggy revivalists in Temples, NPR favorite Damien Jurado and more. More....
  5. 10 Artists You Should Have Known In 2013
    We asked public radio stations across the country to highlight their favorite musical discoveries of the year. The results ranged from a Pulitzer Prize winner to a Kansas City BBQ blues band. More....
  6. Heavy Rotation: Download 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing
    Download two handfuls of our favorite new songs, including music by British producer Tourist., German pop act Claire, New York City dance duo Holy Ghost!, rapper Jean Grae, punk-pop trio Upset, fiddle prodigy Sarah Jarosz and more. More....
  7. Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing
    Our public radio panelists share their favorite new tracks for October. Download music from the brilliant singer-songwriter Bill Callahan, songwriter to the stars Dev Hynes, Philadelphia rapper Freeway, jazz iconoclast John Zorn, Odd Future-affiliated soul outfit The Internet and more. More....
  8. Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing
    Download new music from orchestral indie-folk acts San Fermin and Typhoon, rising hip-hop artist Rapsody, Ethiopian legend Mulatu Astatke, French synth band La Femme, Americana star Amanda Shires and more. More....
  9. Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing
    Download new music from hip-hop producer (and Kendrick Lamar collaborator) Terrace Martin, Justin Vernon's Volcano Choir project, the upstart Americana band Houndmouth, pop singer Carolyn Malachi and much more. More....
  10. Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing
    Another month means another genre-spanning mix of new music chosen by public radio's top DJs. Download new songs by Neko Case, Jason Marsalis, Valerie June, Porter Ray and many other artists. More....