Last Build Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:41:00 -0500Copyright: Copyright 2017 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:41:00 -0500Zucchero Forniciari speaks with Ari Shapiro about getting career advice from Miles Davis and writing songs with in what he calls "macaroni English."
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:49:57 -0500Alex Caress' band makes classic country music with a sassy and subtly political twist.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:09:00 -0500One of the world's biggest stars pulls out from one of the world's largest festivals — on doctor's orders.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:06:00 -0500The video is a film, on film — STRFKR's "In The End" honors John Waters in the best possible way.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:00:21 -0500One of the most promising artists of 2017 plays a song off his latest album, Jardín.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:00:00 -0500Beneath this bright song, filled with beat and bass, lies a rich message of empowerment for survivors of sexual violence.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:46:00 -0500There are many takes about what La La Land gets right or wrong about jazz. This episode explores how the tension between illusion and disillusion plays out among real musicians in Los Angeles.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:00:00 -0500Tim Z. Hernandez started with a line from Guthrie's "Deportee" and ended up identifying the song's anonymous subjects. His book speaks to the universality of the immigrant experience.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:20:00 -0500Miranda and 28 of her friends — including DiFranco, Saturday Night Live's Sasheer Zamata and TV On The Radio's Kyp Malone — collaborated on "Midnight Oil" in support of the Standing Rock protest.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:00:21 -0500The musical connection between Cuba and New Orleans, which runs deeper than many listeners realize, forms a strong subtext on the next Preservation Hall Jazz Band album, So It Is.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:00:21 -0500The rising alt-country troubadour gives a biblical underdog a rare shot at the spotlight in this clear-eyed anthem of renewal.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 09:22:00 -0500The Secret Society bandleader says his latest composition explores "the present-day folklore that we call conspiracy theories" — no tinfoil hat required.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 09:09:00 -0500An optimistic, harmony-rich slab of countrified pop-rock, the song returns to one of modern country music's sturdiest themes: the celebration of a night electrified with possibility.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:21 -0500The Los Angeles band's distinct sound includes touches of Rio de Janeiro's tropicalia, Lima's cumbia, and American soul and funk.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500Benjamin John Power's noisier impulses mask a symphonic scope of veritable Vangelis proportions.