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Sat, 24 Sep 2016 14:50:00 -0400The international ambassador for Louisiana roots music died early Saturday morning of lung cancer.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 08:47:11 -0400Social media isn't Jillian Banks' style, so she told her fans to text her instead. "Something that I'm still learning and have had to learn is how to put boundaries up," she says.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 08:47:11 -0400Composer Missy Mazzoli wouldn't call Lars von Trier's film Breaking the Waves, a feminist project. But its portrayal of a woman's experience was part of what drew her to help reimagine it onstage.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 06:01:00 -0400Hear new songs by Amanda Shires, The Minders, Izo FitzRoy and more in a mix curated by public-radio hosts across the country.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 17:24:40 -0400The acclaimed vibraphonist joins Marian McPartland for "Old Devil Moon" and solos on "Mourning Before Grace," a piece dedicated to her mother.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 13:01:47 -0400The host of All Songs Considered sits down with the former member of the Civil Wars to discuss the songs that changed his life.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 12:32:00 -0400David Longstreth's band returns from a long absence with "Keep Your Name," a song about betrayal and loss with a tortured, deeply conflicted video to match.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 10:00:00 -0400Frontwoman Cosima Jaala tries and fails to leave someone in a proggy freakout of a song about feeling all kinds of different ways at once.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 04:56:00 -0400Morning Edition's David Greene talks to Christian rapper Amisho Baraka, who says that as a black evangelical, he's not comfortable supporting either party's presidential candidate.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 18:43:00 -040015 years after her first single went to No. 1, Alicia Keys says her songwriting still relies on instinct. "I never know how it happens," she says. "And I kinda always wanna be like that."
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 17:24:04 -0400The singer-songwriter plays new songs from Tightrope Walker onstage in West Virginia.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 16:33:00 -0400The composer passed away a little over a year ago. Two final works, a film score for The Magnificent Seven and a horn concerto, prove that his emotional approach to storytelling endures.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 15:00:00 -0400Hear the sounds of the Irish traditional music scene in the U.S., from the 1920s to today.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 14:57:00 -0400Feel the autumnal vibes with a playlist that'll get you in the mood for the changing seasons.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 13:53:01 -0400The song is a highlight of the U.K. rock band's new album, How To Be A Human Being. Here, the band performs it live for KCRW.