Lyndsey McKenna appears in the following:
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Three critics dive into a new album full of surprises — released on a day's notice, co-produced by The National's Aaron Dessner — and ask how it fits into an arguably unprecedented career.
Friday, July 24, 2020
Swift's eighth studio album — recorded in isolation and announced just a day before it was released — features collaborations with members of The National and Bon Iver.
Tuesday, June 09, 2020
In Our Daily Breather, we ask writers and artists to recommend ways to find calm in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis. NPR Music audience strategist Lyndsey McKenna recommends running.
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
It might be some quite some time before we find out what's next for HBO's most hate-worthy family; in the meantime, relive the horror of the second season's unforgettable rap number at home.
Monday, March 16, 2020
The former One Direction singer gave a charming performance of "Watermelon Sugar," "Adore You" and other cuts from his latest album, Fine Line.
Thursday, February 27, 2020
A dispute over ownership of her work continues as the pop superstar points out the many double standards she's been held to throughout her career.
Thursday, February 13, 2020
Waffles, friends and Tiny Desk concerts. What more could you want on Leslie Knope's favorite holiday?
Monday, November 25, 2019
The singer brought a sparkling pop-disco vibe and a lot of swagger to the sun-filled Tiny Desk.
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
As she settled in for this stripped-down set, Taylor Swift looked out over the office. "I just decided to take this as an opportunity to show you guys how the songs sounded when I first wrote them."
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
We fill you in on how to shade your summer pink with unapologetically good pop music that is ready for any mood.
Friday, August 23, 2019
The promotional campaign was protracted, the messaging confusing, and the music ... well, let's find out, shall we?
Friday, August 16, 2019
Our sprint through the best new albums out this week include Sleater-Kinney's The Center Won't Hold, Boston rapper Cousin Stizz, R&B singer Snoh Aalegra, the country singer Lillie Mae and more.
Friday, August 09, 2019
Our list of the week's best albums includes spiky and inventive punk from The Regrettes, sweetly reflective folk from Fionn Regan, the return of Ra Ra Riot and more.
Friday, August 02, 2019
Our list of the week's best albums includes the breezy pop upstart Clairo and the return of rising roots-country singer Tyler Childers, as well as a few words about Chance The Rapper.
Tuesday, July 09, 2019
Full disclosure: Sad songs make up most of this week's All Songs Considered. But fans of Julien Baker or Japanese Breakfast will love the five new artists we share on this episode.
Sunday, July 07, 2019
What will be the definitive song of summer 2019? NPR's Michel Martin invites Stephen Thompson and Lyndsey McKenna of NPR Music to share their picks.
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Foxing is at the forefront of an emo revival, heavily influenced by late-'90s and early 2000s groups like Sunny Day Real Estate and American Football.
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
This week's essential mix from All Songs Considered includes the honey-sludge pop of Haybaby, cathartic rock from the Shreveport band Seratones, dancer-turned singer-songwriter Jordan Moser and more.
Wednesday, June 05, 2019
Our one-word Twitter joke turned full-on lifestyle is back for a third season of sommelier-level playlist curation, from Lizzo to Vanessa Carlton to, yes, Lil Nas X.
Friday, April 26, 2019
The song and video come after months of Instagram posts and feverish speculation that new music from Swift was imminent this year.