- a phonograph record that is typically played at 45 rpm and contains more tracks than a single, but fewer tracks than an LP.
- a short or half-length music album in any format, typically comprised of four to seven songs: called EP as an evolution of the traditional extended-play record, albums in other formats are not known by the underlying expanded form, and identified only by the abbreviation.
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In her newest EP Love Your Boyfriend, she takes the messaging of love songs and places it in an abrasive, sonic package.
“All About That Bass” was released as a digital download on June 2, and later as one of two tracks on her EP Title, out Sept. 9.‘All About That Bass’ Singer Meghan Trainor On Haters and Her Polarizing (and Unlikely) No. 1 Hit|Marlow Stern|October 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Or an EP... Torbjørn: [Laughs] I have to say that the track “Monument” is doing quite a lot in that respect.Robyn and Royksopp’s Summertime Soundtrack ‘Do It Again’|Andrew Romano|May 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So what does EP-1 sound like, if you had to put it into words?
The Pixies—who have just released EP-1, their first collection of new material in more than 20 years—are no exception.
The direction EP gives the azimuth of the wave-path, or its direction along the surface of the earth.A Study of Recent Earthquakes|Charles Davison
The epiblast (ep) now consists of a very marked layer of columnar cells.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1|Francis Maitland Balfour
Annas laughed when I said that “take up the mat” sounded in the South like “teek ep the met.”Out in the Forty-Five|Emily Sarah Holt
After much talking, they decided to send for Ep-i-men´i-des, and to ask him to purify the city.The Story of the Greeks|H. A. Guerber
Of a truth there remained the families of the lords and barons and great citizens descended from the Lombards, Ep.Villani's Chronicle|Giovanni Villani