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Mac DeMarco Explains His Mini-Album Of Love Songs, Track By Track

Friday, July 31, 2015

The lived-in, sun-bleached songs on Another One explore adjacent angles on love that's simply not going to work out.


Can You Have An Album On iTunes If You Don't Exist?

Friday, July 17, 2015

The strange story of a made-up pop star who managed to keep an album on iTunes for six weeks and get 64,000 followers on Twitter, without recording a note of new music.


From Jazz To Latin To R&B, NPR Music's Favorite Albums Of 2015 So Far

Friday, July 03, 2015

NPR's favorite albums of the year so far range from hip-hop to Latin music.


A Rational Conversation: Are B-Sides For Die Hards, Or Everybody?

Friday, June 19, 2015

Should more superstar musicians follow Jay Z's lead and play shows filled with lesser-known songs? Is the format a live music innovation or the last gasp of a nostalgia machine?


Apple Announces Music Streaming Service

Monday, June 08, 2015

The tech giant, whose iTunes store is the recording industry's largest retailer, finally unveiled its streaming service, which will cost $9.99 a month for unlimited access to music.


All Songs +1: The Art Of Streaming

Friday, June 05, 2015

This week's +1 podcast wrestles with what we gain — and what we lose — when we use streaming services.


How Well Can You Hear Audio Quality?

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

A hi-def test for your ears (and your audio equipment): Listen to these songs and see if you can tell the difference between an MP3 and an uncompressed audio file.


How Streaming Is Changing Music

Monday, June 01, 2015

Over the next week, in a series called Streaming At The Tipping Point, we'll look at how streaming music services are reshaping the way we find, hear and experience music.


Sharon Van Etten Explains The Heartbreak Behind Her New EP, Track By Track

Monday, June 01, 2015

The subject of Van Etten's new EP, I Don't Want To Let You Down, is the same doomed relationship she detailed on her devastating album, Are We There. Here, she explains the story behind the songs.


New Mix: Six Musical Discoveries You Can't Miss

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

On this week's show, we focus on discovery, with new songs by six acts that have never been played on All Songs Considered before.


Lower Dens' Jana Hunter Explains 'Escape From Evil,' Track By Track

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.


Have Brunch With Bleachers' Jack Antonoff

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.


Courtney Barnett, 'Nobody Really Cares If You Don't Go To The Party' (Live At SXSW)

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.


Hear Lydia Loveless Cover Prince's 'I Would Die 4 U'

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.


Sam Smith Wins Four Grammy Awards, Including Song Of The Year

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.

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NPR Music's 302 Favorite Songs Of 2014

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.


NPR Music Presents A Screening Of 'Wild Combination: A Portrait Of Arthur Russell'

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.


Wild Beasts: A 'Beautiful Truth' In A Beautiful Bar

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.


RSVP For NPR Music's Showcase During The CMJ Music Marathon

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.


Reimagining Brubeck

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.