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Friday, February 5, 2016 | 11:00 AM
A portion of the cover of Ben Ratliff's new book, "Every Song Ever." (Courtesy Farar, Straus and Giroux / The Publisher)

How to choose music in an age when everything is online and always there. New York Times music critic Ben Ratliff shows the way.

 
Friday, January 15, 2016 | 11:00 AM
Six of the most anticipated albums of 2016 from , Rihanna, King and Kanye West. (Courtesy the Album Labels / the Artists)

The new sound of 2016. We’ve got a fresh new playlist for you – Kanye, Sia and beyond.

 
Tuesday, January 12, 2016 | 11:00 AM
People gather next to tributes placed near a mural of British singer David Bowie by artist Jimmy C, in Brixton, south London, Monday, Jan. 11, 2016. Bowie, the other-worldly musician who broke pop and rock boundaries with his creative musicianship, nonconformity, striking visuals and a genre-spanning persona he christened Ziggy Stardust, died of cancer Sunday aged 69. He was born in Brixton. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

Remembering the great David Bowie: the man, the music, the icon.

 
Friday, January 8, 2016 | 11:00 AM
In this file photo, Kip Moore, from left, Dierks Bentley and Ashley Monroe perform at ACM Presents Superstar Duets at Globe Life Park on Friday, April 17, 2015, in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Young star, old soul, Ashley Monroe joins us from Nashville. She’s up for two Grammys. And onto something good.

 
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 | 11:00 AM
DJ, producer and pop artist Mark Ronson. (Courtesy the Artist / Press Here Publicity)

DJ and super producer Mark Ronson – behind Adele and Amy Winehouse and Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk” – is up for more Grammys. He’s with us.

 
Friday, January 1, 2016 | 11:00 AM
The Righteous Brothers, Bobby Hatfield, left, and Bill Medley perform during the 18th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony Monday, March 10, 2003, at New York's Waldorf Astoria. (AP)

Righteous Brothers’ Bill Medley on that lovin’ feelin’, touring with the Beatles and his life in music.

 
Thursday, December 31, 2015 | 11:00 AM
US singer Patti Smith performs during the Way Out West music festival in Gothenburg, Sweden, Saturday, Aug.15, 2015.  (AP)

Iconic rocker, poet of punk, and National Book Award-winning author Patti Smith joins us to talk about her new memoir, “M Train”.

 
Monday, December 28, 2015 | 11:00 AM
Wendy Whalen, in a photographic portrait by Nisian Hughes. (Nisian Hughes)

Prima ballerina Wendy Whelan is with us. One of the country’s most famous ballerinas looks at dance as she approaches 50.

 
Friday, December 25, 2015 | 11:00 AM
Singer-songwriter Sara Barielles on the cover of her new memoir, "Sounds Like Me." (Courtesy Simon & Schuster)

Singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles goes fully confessional in her new memoir, “Sounds Like Me.” She joins us.

 
Thursday, December 24, 2015 | 11:00 AM
Christmas is a time for family, friends and making memories that can quickly become beloved stories. (Flickr / Sascha D. Rueb)

We asked and you called: your memorable Christmas stories. Happy, heartfelt, hilarious. Of the season. We’ll all listen.

 
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Feb 5, 2016
Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas mingles at a campaign event at Robie's Country Store, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, in Hooksett, N.H. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Ted Cruz, Clinton and Sanders out of Iowa. Zika panic. Syrian peace talks fall apart. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

Feb 5, 2016
A portion of the cover of Ben Ratliff's new book, "Every Song Ever." (Courtesy Farar, Straus and Giroux / The Publisher)

How to choose music in an age when everything is online and always there. New York Times music critic Ben Ratliff shows the way.

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A portion of the cover of Ben Ratliff's new book, "Every Song Ever." (Courtesy Farar, Straus and Giroux / The Publisher)

How to choose music in an age when everything is online and always there. New York Times music critic Ben Ratliff shows the way.

 
Feb 5, 2016
Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas mingles at a campaign event at Robie's Country Store, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, in Hooksett, N.H. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Ted Cruz, Clinton and Sanders out of Iowa. Zika panic. Syrian peace talks fall apart. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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Friday, Feb 5, 2016

Jack Beatty recounts an evening rally with Republican Presidential frontrunner Donald Trump, and wonders if the billionaire businessman is really looking for an exit.

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Our Week In The Web: February 5, 2016
Friday, Feb 5, 2016

Spread the word — we FINALLY have both a new website (in beta) and a new newsletter. Sign up, visit and see what’s happening in the On Point digital universe.

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Notes From New Hampshire, #3: Jeb Bush — Cry for Me, America!
Thursday, Feb 4, 2016

Former Gov. Jeb Bush (R) asked a New Hampshire audience to clap for him — and our own Jack Beatty was there to hear it.

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