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Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

Hear new music by A Giant Dog, Vic Mensa, Michael Kiwanuka, Ryley Walker and more in June's mix of public-radio favorites.
Public radio stations across the U.S. have a finger on the pulse when it comes to local music. They know their homegrown music scenes intimately and aren't shy about championing the artists that emerge from their communities. That's the reason NPR Music turned to them this spring when we launched our cross-country Tiny Desk Contest tour celebrating local bands and artists — and that's part of why, every month, we ask a panel of public-radio music curators to share one new song they can't stop playing.

HEAR THIS COMPLETE SESSION AND MORE ON NPR MUSIC HERE