Hear public radio stations' favorite songs of the year — from jazz to indie rock to cutting-edge classical. A wide range of programmers sent NPR Music their Top 10 lists, and we gathered all the tracks into one mighty stream.
These albums might be strange bedfellows, but that's how we listen. This is the music that shook us up, sucked us in, commanded our respect and kept us dancing this year. Get in there.
The song by Venezuelan rappers Apache y Canserbero tackles the rampant police corruption plaguing their country — but with a light touch.
The host of WYEP's Morning Mix highlights six rising Pittsburgh acts for Sense of Place. The chosen musicians cover sounds from Americana to neo-soul to folk-rock. Download a song from each of the six featured bands.
"This is it," Webb said of Fitzgerald. "I have a real singer now. That's what the public wants."
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