Jacob Ganz appears in the following:
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
The singer-songwriter pulls back the curtain on her band's beautiful-but-mysterious new album, Escape From Evil. "All of these songs are based in personal experience," she writes.
Saturday, March 21, 2015
The singer, songwriter, guitarist and producer is everywhere these days. He shares his favorite SXSW routine and remembers his first years at the festival.
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Watch the Melbourne rocker and her band blast through "Nobody Really Cares If You Don't Go To The Party," a song from her new album, live at SXSW.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
This roughed-up, rootsy take on one of Prince's most ecstatic pop songs — out on Record Store Day — makes good on an April Fools' Day prank that fans wished wasn't a joke.
Sunday, February 08, 2015
The British singer also won Best New Artist and Record of the Year, for "Stay With Me." Beck won Album of the Year for his subdued, folky Morning Phase.
Friday, December 12, 2014
Traditionally, the folks at NPR Music make a list of their 100 favorite songs of the year. But this time, they expanded the list to 302 songs and made a really long mix tape.
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Come watch a documentary on the life and music of the avant-garde and disco composer Arthur Russell's life — and stick around for a discussion with musicians and friends.
Thursday, October 23, 2014
We asked the romantic London band to perform a song from its album Present Tense in The Campbell Apartment, an antique bar tucked into the corner of New York's bustling Grand Central Station.
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Come join NPR in New York City on Oct. 22 for a night of rising stars, including R&B singers Elle Varner and B.J. The Chicago Kid, as well as indie-rock artists Lia Ices and Cayetana.
Thursday, October 16, 2014
The late pianist Dave Brubeck left jazz with a large body of compositions. Hear how his iconic music was rearranged by members of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Whether you use it as a balm or an echo chamber for your despair, Ware's second album is a celebration of gloriously messy feelings, each tamed by her soft touch.
Sunday, September 14, 2014
After two solid albums, Too Bright is something shockingly new for Perfume Genius: a set of muscular, magnificently controlled songs that explore darkness inside and out.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
We're turning New York's historic Brill Building into a live venue for this one-time event. It's a perfect setting to showcase the ecstatic indie-pop group's marriage of craft and immediacy.
Thursday, May 22, 2014
The mastermind behind the band Boston isn't just a songwriter — he's also an engineer. Scholz opens his studio to demonstrate how his self-made gear helped create the group's unique sound.
Sunday, May 18, 2014
All over its darkly shimmering second album, the band showcases a remarkable ability to pull listeners' strings. Hundred Waters' members make music to burrow deep into, to obsess over.
Sunday, May 04, 2014
Nothing on Metamodern sounds forced; Simpson has perfected the trick of distilling classic country from many eras and moving away from it at the same time.
Friday, May 02, 2014
"I don't have the attention span for music that apes itself," says Jack Barnett, leader of the British band These New Puritans. His group has fine-tuned its sound by remaining open to many influences.
Monday, April 07, 2014
The Brown Bird singer, who played folk that edged toward the dark sides of both blues and country, died Saturday after a year-long fight with leukemia.
Saturday, April 05, 2014
Twenty years after his death, Nirvana's music — and tributes to and fights over it — remains a steady presence. Here's a taste.
Sunday, March 09, 2014
Highly emotional rock that reads as low-stakes at first, Lost in the Dream is evocative and pleasant if you let it float by in the background. But it's made with hooks that sink in deep.