NPR.org/music launches with on-demand stream of Nickel Creek Farewell concert

I was about to blog about the launch of NPR.org/music when I clicked over and discovered they have a streaming version of Nickel Creek’s current Farewell (for now) Concert tour. (And yes, I have tickets to the tour’s final, final stop (for now) on November 29 in Nashville.) Rather than blog, I decided to listen to some music. So read about NPR.org/music here.

[rexblog flashback: August 28, 2006, “Nickel Creek says no more recording, touring”]

(via: PaidContent.org)

Later: Okay, after checking out NPR.org/music, I’m about to declare that it’s the coolest web service since Google Maps. And here’s a gem from Yo Yo Ma’s “top five favorites” list: “My friend Edgar Meyer said I absolutely had to hear the mandolinist Chris Thile. What an amazing musician.”

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  • Thanks, Rex, for turning me on to this site. I’m listening to Band of Horses from CMJ. They opened for Modest Mouse at the Ryman recently. Check ’em out.