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Lyrical

Lyrical

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      Lyrical curates a weekly playlist of classic and contemporary manifestos and meditations, turns of phrase and tall tales. This show isn’t out to anoint successors to Dylan or canonize acoustic balladeers; it’s about recognizing authors of music  — solo and fronting bands — who craft memorable melodies and lyrics in tandem. After all, popular music as an artform is often remembered by how well music and lyrics function as one. Accompanying the weekly music rotation will be brief, insightful commentary on the work, placing it context, appreciating its technique and topicality.


      From Angel Olsen to Paul Simon, Chance The Rapper to Kathleen Edwards, Matt Berninger to Brittany Howard, Lyrical celebrates the artists across pop, hip-hop, punk, folk, and more who bring a depthful, smart, ever-evolving definition to the term “singer-songwriter.”

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