Daoud Tyler-Ameen

Daoud Tyler-Ameen appears in the following:

'The everyday can be just fine'

Friday, September 22, 2023

The New York icons whose songs pulled rock inside out (and whose breakup was nearly as legendary) gather for the first time in years to discuss their rereleased concert film, Stop Making Sense.


Matt Tong, Algiers' elastic timekeeper, surrenders to the song

Tuesday, June 13, 2023

Tong first blew minds as the drummer of the British post-punk band Bloc Party. In his recent years with the genre-agnostic Algiers, he's found his place chasing a more collective mood.


Tanlines, 'Outer Banks'

Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Eight years after Tanlines' last proper album, the synthpop duo has returned with this clear-eyed, reflective track.


Songs of Remembrance

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

At least 1 million people have died in the U.S. from COVID-19. NPR's Songs of Remembrance project shares some of their stories and the music they loved.


The Sweet Escape Of 'Sayonara Wild Hearts,' Where Pop Music Is Recovery

Monday, September 14, 2020

The 2019 video game presents a world where shiny synth-pop is the key to unbreaking your own heart. One unthinkable year later, its comforts are more welcome than ever.


Listen To 'Teenage Dirtbag' With Me: Ruston Kelly On The Loser Anthem

Thursday, August 13, 2020

The Nashville star helps us break down the beloved 2000 single by Wheatus, a truly strange cult hit that has stood the test of time.


Lil Nas X Predicts A 'Minority Report' Future With 'Panini' Video

Thursday, September 05, 2019

The video paints an algorithmically assisted world where targeted advertising is incessant and inescapable — a sly nod to the rapper's own cultural ubiquity this year.


Man, It's A Hot One. Here Are Some Ideas For Staying Distracted From The Heat

Saturday, July 20, 2019

When it's super hot, sometimes cold thoughts is all you've got. Three NPR colleagues offer suggestions on what to watch, hear and read to get in a chilled state of mind.


Barack Obama Brings Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'Hamildrops' Series Full Circle

Friday, December 21, 2018

In a remix featuring Christopher Jackson and BeBe Winans, Obama channels the viral "Yes We Can" video from the 2008 campaign that inspired Hamilton's "One Last Time" in the first place.


I Hope We Both Die: How The Mountain Goats Wrote The Ultimate Anthem To Dysfunction

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

"No Children" began as a darkly funny song about divorce. Today, it's something more: a vessel for raw-throated catharsis and a chance to indulge your worst self.


Children Of 'The Con'

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Tegan and Sara's touchstone album is turning 10. To celebrate, we asked 14 artists — one for each song — to explain how hearing The Con changed their lives, music and senses of self.


On Film And Stage, Jonathan Demme Looked Into The Heart Of The Song

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Rick Springfield, Tunde Adebimpe, Kenny Chesney and members of Talking Heads and The Feelies share how music moved — and moved us — in Jonathan Demme's movies.


Basking In Sin: Some Initial Thoughts On Kendrick Lamar's 'DAMN.'

Friday, April 14, 2017

The NPR Music staff spent Friday morning listening to the rapper's new album. Here are eight reactions to what will likely go down as one of the best albums of 2017.


Clyde Stubblefield, James Brown's Funky Drummer, Dies At 73

Saturday, February 18, 2017

The revered drummer, who suffered from bladder cancer in the past, popularized the breakbeat and became one of the most sampled musicians ever.


Migos Rapped A Children's Book. It's Funny, But It Makes Perfect Sense

Friday, January 27, 2017

The three MCs behind the current No. 1 song in the country have a knack for finding the sensuous contours of the English language — a trait they share with the author of Llama Llama Red Pajama.


Join The Black Parade: My Chemical Romance And The Politics Of Taste

Friday, October 21, 2016

To toast an iconic album's 10th birthday, a conversation about listening while black — featuring Another Round host Tracy Clayton and writer/poet Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib.


All Songs Rewind: Breaking Up With Your Favorite Bands

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

All Songs Considered heads to Splitsville with a look at some of the bands they've broken up with or grown apart from over the years, along with some of the artists they'll stand by no matter what.


New Mix: Blood Orange, NAO, Joyce Manor, Factory Floor, More

Tuesday, August 09, 2016

When hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton are away, NPR Music's Saidah Blount and Daoud Tyler-Ameen hack past the All Songs firewall and take over the show.


Songs We Love: Carly Rae Jepsen, 'Run Away With Me (Patrick Stump Remix)'

Saturday, April 16, 2016

The Fall Out Boy frontman delivers a whip-smart remix that dares to treat Jepsen as more than a meme.


Being Aaron Burr

Monday, December 21, 2015

Late in the summer of 2013, Leslie Odom Jr. walked into a room. A lifelong performer who'd won arts scholarships as a teenager in Philadelphia, studied drama at Carnegie Mellon and sung in his first Broadway ensemble before he was out of high school, he knew some of what to ...