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Fri, 20 Jan 2017 16:28:00 -0500Despite the number of musicians who opted not to perform at the inauguration, Washington, D.C., was full of music at the various ceremonies celebrating Donald Trump taking office.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:20:43 -0500Eleven musicians squeeze into the World Cafe studio to recreate some of the danceable splendor of the band's new album, Hang.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:39:00 -0500Members of the Philly punk scene and bands from across the country have come together for the 38-track covers album Don't Stop Now.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:00:24 -0500The Philadelphia band gets at the heart of youthful romance with peculiar — and, frankly, gross — scientific specificity.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:00:00 -0500The composer behind the Mission: Impossible theme joined host Marian McPartland in 1997.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 09:16:00 -0500Marea Stamper, one of the top dozen DJs in the world, made you a mix of her favorite new tracks.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 09:16:00 -0500Bob Dylan's song is a blunt object, liturgical in its cadence and damning in its censure. The saxophonist and singer tackle it with grace and a small but useful tension.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:48:00 -0500Just in time for Friday's inauguration, Arcade Fire and Mavis Staples team up to deliver a message for all elected officials: "I give you power / I can take it away."
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:38:00 -0500The Transformations Suite is Samora Pinderhughes' ambitious new work combining music, words and visuals — inspired by African-American resistance and protest movements.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:32:00 -0500Need to brush up on your Bruckner? Or discover his symphonies for the first time? Let conductor Daniel Barenboim guide you through all nine symphonies in this audio primer.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:54:00 -0500As candidate and then president-elect, Donald Trump has been all about breaking molds. But the musical artists performing at his swearing-in ceremony reflect nothing so much as well-worn tradition.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:08:48 -0500Banished from Mexico by her family, Vazquez fought long and hard to earn respect as a female mariachi musician.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:00:23 -0500In a live session, the Bay Area artist performs this jangly dream-pop song from her forthcoming release.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:32:00 -0500Clementine sings the woozy "Hallelujah Money" in a golden elevator as images of old-school cartoons and end-times gloom flash behind him.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:00:23 -0500With lyrics lifted from Mercutio's speech in Romeo And Juliet, Stevens tangles beauty with terror in a way that would give Shakespeare the shivers.