Denise Guerra

Denise Guerra appears in the following:

Sam Smith On 'Love Goes' And Forgiving Yourself

Monday, October 26, 2020

The Grammy winner says their third studio album, out Oct. 30, grew from learning to accept the parts of heartbreak that stay with you even after you've moved on.


Chinese Folk Music Meets Appalachian Tradition On 'Wu Fei And Abigail Washburn'

Sunday, April 05, 2020

Each a virtuoso in their own right, longtime friends and Wu Fei and Abigail Washburn team up for a tradition-blending debut album of folk music.


Dua Lipa Hopes 'Future Nostalgia' Will Let You Dance During Self-Quarantine

Sunday, March 29, 2020

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with the pop star and songwriter about releasing her new album, Future Nostalgia, a week early and learning to connect with an audience during social isolation.


La Doña On 'Algo Nuevo,' Feminist Reggaeton And Teaching Mariachi In Schools

Sunday, March 15, 2020

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to the San Francisco-based artist about her debut EP, as well as teaching folks traditions in public schools and her style of music she calls "femmeton."


Raised In Rock, Marcus King Releases First Solo Album 'El Dorado'

Saturday, January 18, 2020

NPR's Scott Simon talks with the 23-year-old guitarist about the tragic event that inspired him to start writing songs and what it was like to collaborate with The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach.


O' Valley Of Plentyyyyy: 'Toss A Coin To Your Witcher' Is An Intentional Earworm

Sunday, January 12, 2020

The song is from the Netflix series The Witcher and has inspired enthusiastic remixes and covers. Composers Kathryn Sonya Belousova and Giona Ostinelli discuss their songwriting process.


The Angst Of The '90s Is Alive On Broadway

Sunday, November 24, 2019

The 1995 hit album Jagged Little Pill by Alanis Morissette is now a musical on Broadway. We talk with show creators Diablo Cody and Diane Paulus for a sneak preview.


King Princess Comes To Terms With Her Rapid Success On 'Cheap Queen'

Sunday, October 27, 2019

Mikaela Straus had a breakout hit last year as King Princess. Now, she's released her first full-length album, Cheap Queen, which reckons with a fame she wasn't necessarily prepared for.


Ken Burns Gets To The Heart Of 'Country Music'

Saturday, September 14, 2019

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with filmmaker Ken Burns about his latest PBS documentary, Country Music.


My Grandfather, A Killer

Sunday, August 18, 2019

Denise Guerra, a second-generation Filipino American, never met her grandfather. When she finally learned a long-held family secret, it shattered her view of the quintessential immigrant narrative.


The Curious Tale Of The Band Luxury, Who Escaped Tragedy And Embraced Faith

Saturday, July 06, 2019

A new film follows the indie rockers' rise in the 1990s, the traffic accident that disrupted their lives and their recent return — after three of the members became Orthodox priests.


The Raconteurs Mark Its Return: 'We Have This Chemistry'

Sunday, June 23, 2019

The Grammy-nominated rock supergroup The Raconteurs are back after 11 years. Jack White and Brendan Benson talk about the band's latest album Help Us, Stranger.


This Tiny Desk Contestant Rapped A Love Letter To Her Immigrant Mother

Saturday, June 22, 2019

Ruby Ibarra describes her art as unfiltered, a quality that shines through in her band's 2019 Tiny Desk submission.


The 'Nuanced, Complex Journey' Of Becoming Elton John

Sunday, June 02, 2019

Rocketman star Taron Egerton and director Dexter Fletcher speak with NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro about memorializing Elton John while he's still here, the film's most meaningful scenes and more.


#YouKnowMe: Twitter Users Share Abortion Experiences

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Twitter users revealed their abortion experiences under the tag #YouKnowMe after actress and late-night host Busy Philipps shared hers.


Jenny Lewis Puts Her Emotions 'On The Line': 'It Can Get Ugly Sometimes'

Friday, March 22, 2019

Lewis speaks with NPR's Scott Simon about the catharsis of making her latest album, On the Line, and grappling with accusations made against her album collaborator, Ryan Adams.


Karen O And Danger Mouse Join Forces For 'Lux Prima'

Sunday, March 17, 2019

Lux Prima is a new nine-song album that features otherworldly orchestrations from Grammy-winning artist Danger Mouse and vocals from Yeah Yeah Yeahs frontwoman Karen O.


Ximena Sariñana Wants To Know: 'Where Will The Girls Dance?'

Sunday, March 10, 2019

Sariñana's latest album, ¿Dónde Bailarán Las Niñas?, encapsulates her becoming a mother, balances her vulnerability and addresses sex crime rates in Mexico.


Lula Wiles Flips Notions About American Folk On Its Head

Sunday, January 27, 2019

Together, the women of Lula Wiles are giving folk music a new reputation with band's sophomore album, What Will We Do.


Toro y Moi Jumps Out Of His Comfort Zone With 'Outer Peace'

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Around 2010, Chaz Bear became the poster child for the chillwave genre. His latest album, Outer Peace, explores adulthood and identity in the modern world.