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bar italia, 'Nurse!'

Thursday, March 09, 2023

The new single from cryptic trio, who recently signed to Matador Records, is a swirl of whispery vocals, opaque poetry and tight, art-rock instrumentals.


Lana Del Rey, 'A&W'

Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Lana Del Rey is further, gloriously unspooled in a seven-minute track that includes a rap.


Beyoncé sets a new Grammy record, while Harry Styles wins album of the year

Sunday, February 05, 2023

With four new prizes tonight, the megastar has now won more Grammys than any other artist in the awards' 65-year history. But Harry Styles took home the evening's biggest prize.


NPR Music 2022 Staff Picks: Hazel Cills

Wednesday, December 21, 2022

The NPR Music editor shares her favorite albums and songs of 2022.


beabadoobee: Tiny Desk Concert

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

The songwriter's grungy dream-pop sound and sweet, sincere voice are perfectly suited to the Tiny Desk.


Mimi Parker, vocalist and drummer of the minimalist rock band Low, has died

Sunday, November 06, 2022

The vocalist and drummer for the hauntingly minimalist rock band Low died on Saturday. She had been living with ovarian cancer.


King Princess: Tiny Desk Concert

Wednesday, November 02, 2022

With her self-assuredness on full display, King Princess performs three stripped-down songs that mix love, lust and playful self-deprecation.


Holly Herndon (feat. Holly+), 'Jolene'

Tuesday, November 01, 2022

Do androids dream of electric betrayal? That's just one question looming over this Dolly Parton cover made by Holly Herndon's digital twin.


Special Interest, 'Foul'

Wednesday, October 05, 2022

The New Orleans punk band buzzes with the energy of a fly trapped in a jar, as shouted complaints ping against the glass with no resolution in sight.


The uneasy confessions of Alex G

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

As a songwriter, Alex Giannascoli has long taken a mutating, playfully distorted approach. But on his new album, full of songs about morality, he astutely focuses every magic trick in his discography.


Dora Jar, 'Bumblebee'

Wednesday, August 03, 2022

The 24-year-old artist sells her larger-than-life, psychedelic pop vision with undeniable magnetism.


MUNA, 'What I Want'

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

There is a passionate defiance to "What I Want," the sound of a young, queer woman seizing and holding fast to her desires.


Beyoncé announces new album 'Renaissance'

Thursday, June 16, 2022

The album will be the pop star's first solo studio album in six years.


Beabadoobee, '10:36'

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

The latest single from Beabadoobee's forthcoming album has a magnetic, rough-around-the-edges sound with sweetness at its core.


7 more Kate Bush songs that deserve the 'Stranger Things' treatment

Saturday, June 11, 2022

NPR Music staffers convene to offer up the Kate Bush tracks we think deserve a powerful, paradigm-shifting sync in a television show or movie.


Sky Ferreira, 'Don't Forget'

Friday, May 27, 2022

"Don't Forget" pairs Sky Ferreira's strong, slightly-sneered vocals with slick '80s rock, fit with a programmed drum beat that sounds like it could break through walls.


KH, 'Looking At Your Pager'

Friday, May 20, 2022

In "Looking At Your Pager" from Four Tet's side-project KH, the producer loops a sample from the 3LW classic "No More (Baby I'ma Do Right)."


Kendrick Lamar returns, 5 years later and a world away

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

The Pulitzer-winning rapper has returned with his first solo release since 2017's DAMN.


Carly Rae Jepsen, 'Western Wind'

Monday, May 09, 2022

Lay back, chill out and embrace the vibes of a quieter CRJ era.


Mickey Gilley, the country singer whose club inspired 'Urban Cowboy,' dies at 86

Sunday, May 08, 2022

In addition to his music career, Gilley was also famous for being the face of a nightclub that pushed Texas cowboy culture into a global spotlight.