Monika Evstatieva

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The 'World Wide Funk' Of Bootsy Collins

Monday, October 30, 2017

The funk master is back with his first album in six years: World Wide Funk. He talks King Records and his relationship with the late Bernie Worrell in an interview with NPR's Mary Louise Kelly.


Sorrow, But Little Appetite For New Laws Among Nevada Gun Enthusiasts

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Gun tourism is a thriving industry in Las Vegas, the city where a gunman killed more than 50 concertgoers and injured nearly 500 on Sunday. The attack is spurring calls for new gun control measures.


Starry Kitchen Cookbook: The Rocky Journey Of A Famed Underground Restaurant

Friday, August 25, 2017

Nguyen and Thi Tran started Starry Kitchen out of desperation. Now the couple has a new book with their best recipes and stories of their adventures in the culinary world.


'¡Murales Rebeldes!': These Disappearing LA Murals Mirror Their Community

Thursday, August 24, 2017

For years, Chicano muralists in Los Angeles weren't let into museums, so they made art where they could. "I wanted people to look at the mural and ... see themselves in it," says muralist Wayne Healy.


Scientists Hope To Farm The Biofuel Of The Future In The Pacific Ocean

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

International research labs are using seaweed to make biofuel, but little progress has been made in the U.S. Now scientists in California are developing a prototype to enable vast open-ocean farming.


Content And Connection: Arcade Fire On 'Everything Now'

Friday, August 04, 2017

The Canadian band's fifth album tackles human relationships in the age of infinite connectivity. Despite this, brothers Will and Win Butler think this is the band's most earnest record yet.


After 7 Decades, Sonny Rollins Can't Get Music Off His Mind

Monday, June 12, 2017

The legendary saxophonist, who recently donated his personal archives, speaks with Christian McBride and Audie Cornish about improvisation, innovation, mentorship and legacy.


From Paris With Love: A Kansas City Musician Gets Distance And Perspective

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Missouri native Krystle Warren digs into American history on her new album Three The Hard Way. She talks about what it's like to observe the U.S. from France, her home for the past nine years.


Why Are Americans Drinking Less Cow's Milk? Its Appeal Has Curdled

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

In the 1900s, nutritionists and dairy producers helped convince Americans that cow's milk was nature's perfect food. But the science and tastes have changed, and we're guzzling much less than before.


Pop Hitmaker Cashmere Cat On 'Stumbling Upon Something New'

Thursday, May 04, 2017

The Norwegian producer has made beats for artists like Kanye West and Ariana Grande. For his debut album, 9, he says he wanted to recapture the feeling of discovering his own sound for the first time.


Radical Grooves And Hometown Heroes: Cuba's Lasting Jazz Legacy

Friday, April 28, 2017

As Havana prepares to host this year's International Jazz Day celebration, Jazz Night In America's Christian McBride shares how the island nation has shaped jazz in America and around the world.


Listen: Overcoats Perform Music From 'Young,' Plus A Little Amy Winehouse

Monday, April 24, 2017

The duo met in college and loved right away how their voices "cradled one another. " They speak with NPR's Ari Shapiro about learning to work together, and perform selections from their debut.


After An Unexpected Rise, Earl St. Clair Is Ready For More Surprises

Thursday, March 09, 2017

The soulful singer's EP, My Name Is Earl, weaves a tale of couch-surfing, self-medication and, ultimately, success.


Will Trump Democrats In Wisconsin Swing Back To Their Party?

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

President Trump won over Democrats in rural Wisconsin in 2016. Looking at Trump's term so far, one Democrat worries she will regret switching parties. Another says she will be voting GOP from now on.


Little Simz Keeps Her Eye On The Throne

Friday, April 03, 2015

At 21, English rapper Little Simz knows she's destined for big things. Then again, she always did. "Sometimes I look into the audience and I see people singing my lyrics like they wrote it," she says.


T-Pain Rises Above The Haters

Thursday, November 13, 2014

After initial success, the 30-year-old singer and songwriter, known for his Auto-Tuned hits, became a target for derision. It took time but now he's made it clear: "I'm not fake."