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Diamond District, Chopteeth

Songs featured July 16, 2016, as part of Capital Soundtrack from WAMU 88.5. Read more about the project and submit your own local song....
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Iritis, Troy and Paula Haag

Songs featured July 17, 2016, as part of Capital Soundtrack from WAMU 88.5. Read more about the project and submit your own local song....
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Troy and Paula Haag, Fugazi

Songs featured July 18, 2016, as part of Capital Soundtrack from WAMU 88.5. Read more about the project and submit your own local song....
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Warm Sun, Elijah Jamal Balbed

Songs featured July 19, 2016, as part of Capital Soundtrack from WAMU 88.5. Read more about the project and submit your own local song....
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After His Assassination, A Pakistani Artist's Family Keeps His Song Alive

The famed qawwali singer Amjad Sabri was shot down last month in Karachi, Pakistan, apparently by the Taliban. The vocalist's family is pledging to keep his home a refuge of, and for, music.
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D.C. Prepares To Draft A Sweeping 'Cultural Plan' For The City

Can the arts become a bigger part of the overall development agenda for the nation's capital? D.C.'s government and insiders from its arts community want to make the city more attractive to creative people and industries — and they're working on an official plan for it.

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R&B Singer Maxwell Is Majestic — And Vulnerable — On 'blackSUMMERS'night'

Maxwell creates an atmosphere of free-floating sensuality on his new album. Critic Ken Tucker says the record is "dreamy and roomy enough to accommodate a wide array of emotions."
WAMU 88.5

Verdine White On 45 Years With Earth, Wind & Fire

Forty-five years ago, the band “Earth, Wind and Fire” introduced audiences to a new kind of funk--one that fused soul, jazz, Latin and pop. Bassist Verdine White talks to guest host Derek McGinty about breaking racial boundaries in music and how the band is still evolving.

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Syrian Suicide Bomber Injures 12 In Southern Germany

The man's request for asylum had been rejected; he was supposed to be deported to Bulgaria, according to German media reports.
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Fountains of Wayne's Chris Collingwood Returns With New Project 'Look Park'

Remember the song "Stacy's Mom"? The band Fountains of Wayne is no longer together, but NPR's Elise Hu speaks with its former lead singer, Chris Collingwood, about his new solo project.

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