Last Build Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:00:00 -0500Copyright: Copyright 2017 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:00:00 -0500Hear extended arrangements of traditional tunes, including classic recordings by Kevin Burke and Alan Stivell.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:32:00 -0500NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Uchenna Ikonne, a Nigerian music scholar, about Onyeabor's career and how he turned his back on music to become a born-again Christian in the 1980s.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:16:00 -0500Hints have been trickling out since late in 2016, but the official word is here: The latest album from Dirty Projectors is self-titled and due out Feb. 24 on Domino Records.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:00:00 -0500As President Obama leaves office, Alt.Latino digs up some of the Latin music that's found its way into the Mixtape-Maker-In-Chief's playlists.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:22:18 -0500Hear the veteran songwriter perform music from his latest album, Tomorrow's Child, live in West Virginia.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:00:00 -0500Fussell's cover of the Jimmy Lee Williams song marks a move into more existential territory: The maturing artist is now less a force of nature than someone keen to sync with its rhythms.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:51:00 -0500That didn't take long. Five months after Ruminations, the Bright Eyes singer will return with a companion piece called Salutations: a full-band version of the album, plus seven extra songs.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:44:00 -0500Heavy rock 'n' roll chops earned the California band the keys to Tom Petty's studio and a tour with Mudcrutch.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:00:00 -0500With a woozy hook that's as dissonant as it is catchy, the Philadelphia band's new song mixes the pretty with the messy.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 09:41:00 -0500Beloved to DJs and crate diggers, the Nigerian musician died Monday following a brief illness.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 04:50:00 -0500The Patent and Trademark Office denied registration to an Asian-American rock band named The Slants; the musicians say they want to re-appropriate the term. The case hits the high court on Wednesday.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:33:51 -0500The North Carolina band's music has evolved from folk-punk beginnings toward a classic-rock sound. Watch Kym Register's powerful performance of "Little River."
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:15:00 -0500Our first new mix of 2017 features songs that are both big and hopeful, and crushingly sad, from the politically charged music of Run The Jewels and Timber Timbre to the joyful bliss of Lowland Hum.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:29:00 -0500Singer and actor Atif Aslam stopped a recent performance in Karachi to ensure the safety of a young woman in his audience — and to berate her harassers from the stage.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:10:00 -0500The long-running band returns with its ninth album, Hot Thoughts, on March 17. Hear the title track.