Music

This story is part of American Anthem, a yearlong series on songs that rouse, unite, celebrate and call to action. Find more at NPR.org/Anthem.

Keith Flint, a provocative frontman of British dance act The Prodigy who helped bring electronic music into America's mainstream, has died at the age of 49.

No cause of death was confirmed, though The Prodigy's Liam Howlett wrote on Monday morning that "our brother Keith took his own life over the weekend."

Yola Carter caught the music bug as a small child growing up in a tiny seaside town in southwest England.

Every month, NPR member stations in our public radio network let us know what's been on repeat in their worlds to meet your music discovery and streaming needs.

You can expect an epic piano anthem from Florence + The Machine, Kehlani's sassy new dance-floor bop and an acoustic drive-by ballad by Oshima Brothers in this month's playlist. Below are some newfound favorites, all written from the voices of public radio stations across the country.

Son of a Dublin blues drummer and a visual artist, Andrew Hozier-Byrne was launched into international stardom in his early 20s with the 2013 hit "Take Me To Church." What followed was a self-titled debut album, sold out world tours, a Grammy nomination and an ever-growing fan base.

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