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First Listen: Flight Of The Conchords, 'Live In London'

Thursday, February 28, 2019

The New Zealanders' new recording combines live performances of Conchords classics with loose tracks that the duo has performed over the years but never officially released.


Carly Rae Jepsen Unveils Two New Songs, 'Now That I Found You' And 'No Drug Like Me'

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Today, following hints on social media, Jepsen has dropped two promising new singles with an album dropping sometime this spring.


Natalie Prass: Tiny Desk Concert

Monday, February 25, 2019

Decked out in matching, cobalt blue outfits, the singer and her band had a clear vision: If you want to overcome the times, find strength in numbers.


This Valentine's Day, Rex Orange County Wants To Move Into A 'New House' Together

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Right on schedule, U.K. musician Rex Orange County makes a lovely, bittersweet proposition for going steady.


On 'Adore You,' Jessie Ware Makes A Return To House Diva Excellence

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

"Adore You" is a feat of airy house-pop, a masterclass in under-the-covers intimacy that feels enticing and familiar.


'Thank U' Text: Ariana Grande's Collaborators Break Down The Artist's Latest Album

Saturday, February 09, 2019

Ariana Grande's thank u, next shows a musical turning point for the young star. Grande's producers and songwriters share the studio stories that helped make the album.


Ariana Grande's Road To 'thank u, next'

Thursday, February 07, 2019

Grande has transformed in the public eye, from a wunderkind with a mighty voice to a figure whose every move seems to redefine what pop stardom can look like. Here's how it happened.


Beck, Robyn & the Lonely Island Team Up For 'Lego Movie 2' Song 'Super Cool'

Wednesday, February 06, 2019

"Super Cool" is breezy and silly, and about as much as you can ask for a superstar-caliber link-up for a kids' film.


Charly Bliss Announces New Album 'Young Enough,' Shares Single 'Capacity'

Wednesday, February 06, 2019

"Capacity" is deliriously fun power-pop accompanied by a mini-heist film of a music video. The new album is out May 10.


Watch The Dizzying Animated Music Video For Mitski's 'A Pearl'

Thursday, January 31, 2019

A collaboration with Spotify and Art Camp, the visual for "A Pearl" is, at once, arresting and dizzying.


Peter Jackson To Direct Documentary On The Beatles Recording 'Let It Be'

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

With cooperation from Sir Paul McCartney, Sir Ringo Starr, Yoko Ono Lennon and Olivia Harrison, Jackson will mine 55 hours of unreleased footage of the band in-studio.


The Mountain Goats Announces Dungeons & Dragons-Inspired Album

Monday, January 28, 2019

The album's lead single "Younger" reads like a mini-epic, and ends on an unexpected, but wholly awesome saxophone outro — the sort of instrumental backing you'd want to commence a hero's journey.


Listen To Ariana Grande's 'Sound of Music'-Inspired New Song '7 Rings'

Friday, January 18, 2019

'7 rings' spins Julie Andrews' original ode to appreciating the little things into a big-spending-as-therapy bop.


A Year After Dolores O'Riordan's Death, The Cranberries Unveil 'All Over Now'

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

"All Over Now" has the stately, lovely feel of a classic Cranberries single, weighed down and made somber by O'Riordan's repetition of the titular refrain.


It's Waiting There For You: Toto's 'Africa' Is Playing On Repeat In A Desert

Monday, January 14, 2019

The life of Toto's "Africa" has perhaps reached its logical end with Max Siedentopf's absurdist art installation Toto Forever, which will play "Africa" in the Namib Desert "for all eternity."


'Baby Shark' Has Crashed Into the Pop Charts. How Did It Get There?

Wednesday, January 09, 2019

The uber-viral children's song "Baby Shark" landed in the top 40 of the Billboard charts this week, years after it debuted on YouTube.


Lizzo Serves Up Some Fresh-Pressed, '80s-Inspired 'Juice'

Friday, January 04, 2019

In her latest video, Lizzo takes cues from assorted bits of nostalgia — Jane Fonda workout tapes, Coming to America, QVC infomercials — and shades them with her singular, life-affirming zeal.


Tiny Desk Contest: The Latinx Artists We Loved

Friday, April 27, 2018

The NPR Music staff watched almost 5,000 videos during the Tiny Desk Contest. We highlight five Latinx artists that impressed us.


Snail Mail Laces Up To Clobber Bros In 'Heat Wave' Video

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Don't mess with Lindsey Jordan.


Ariana Grande's 'No Tears Left To Cry' Pushes Past Grief

Friday, April 20, 2018

If nothing else, "No Tears" eases Ariana Grande back into the public eye as a pop star without the weight of the Manchester tragedies breaking her.