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Buzz Bin: A Proper Look At Where Kazoos Come From  |   

They're the instrument anyone can play — but only two places in the U.S. make them, and only one makes the colorful plastic kind most people know. Karen Michel pays a visit to the latter.

Joan Shelley On Mountain Stage  |   

The Louisville native performs songs from 2014's moody, languid, country-inflected Electric Ursa.

A Rational Conversation With ASAP Yams  |   

A posthumously published interview reveals the New York rap impresario's insights, directness and humor that made him so beloved in the music community.

opbmusic Presents: Greylag  |   

The band's moody, autumnal "Arms Unknown" receives a welcome jolt of gritty electric guitar.

Our Point Of View At Le Poisson Rouge  |   

The supergroup of contemporary Blue Note Records artists — names like Robert Glasper, Lionel Loueke and Ambrose Akinmusire — gather together for a program of originals and Blue Note classics.