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Saturday, February 15, 2020
50 years after Harry Nilsson's concept album about a round-headed boy from a land of pointy heads, his son Kiefo and actor Mike Lookinland talk about a new release of the animated film from 1971.
Sunday, February 09, 2020
James Taylor's had a long and rich career, with hits including "Fire and Rain" and "You've Got a Friend." Now he's releasing an audio-only memoir and has a new album of standards coming Feb. 28.
Saturday, February 08, 2020
For two decades, some of Afropop's hottest sounds have come out of Brooklyn. Duke Amayo and Martin Perna of the band Antibalas talk about their latest release, Fu Chronicles.
Saturday, February 01, 2020
NPR's Renee Montagne speaks to songwriter Patterson Hood about his band's new album, which threads dark tales of our perilous times and tries to end on a note of optimism.
Sunday, December 22, 2019
A new album commemorates the Centenary Service of the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols at King's College, Cambridge.
Saturday, November 09, 2019
The classical flutist came back from the hospital after receiving an Alzheimer's diagnosis and felt compelled to write. The result is a stunning memoir that mixes poetry and prose.
Saturday, November 02, 2019
Amidst the enormous protests against inequality, Chileans turn to song. Music once used to protest the brutal dictator Augusto Pinochet in the '70s has been revamped for the demonstrations.
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.
Sunday, July 14, 2019
Ephraim Bugumba was 3 years old when his family fled violence in the Republic of the Congo. His song "Voices in My Head," was a standout entry in NPR Music's Tiny Desk Contest.
Saturday, June 01, 2019
Amanda Gustafson and Eric Olsen of Swale's song "If You Get Lost" is a standout entry from this year's Tiny Desk Contest.
Sunday, May 19, 2019
Latino star Rubén Blades teams up with Making Movies to addresses themes of injustices in the collaborative album Ameri'kana.
Sunday, April 21, 2019
Chief organist Olivier Latry looks ahead at the church's extensive renovation process after the Notre Dame cathedral fire on April 15.
Sunday, April 14, 2019
The Grammy-winning pianist and composer branches out from his soundtrack work to create his latest album, Absolute Zero.
Saturday, April 13, 2019
As the Irish band Dervish approaches its 30th anniversary, they musicians have released The Great Irish Songbook with guests including Steve Earle, Rhiannon Giddens, Vince Gill and more.
Saturday, March 30, 2019
Goerke, who's singing in the current Metropolitan Opera Ring cycle, overcame a vocal crisis to become one of today's leading dramatic sopranos.
Sunday, March 17, 2019
From the heart of music madness in Austin, Felix Contreras shares the hottest new Alt. Latino sounds from SXSW Festival.
Saturday, March 16, 2019
On his new album titled c.1300-c.2000, the pianist begins with a medieval song by Machaut and ends with an étude by Philip Glass.
Saturday, March 02, 2019
As Mardi Gras approaches, the music of New Orleans is in the air. The band Galactic not only has a new album, Already Ready Already, but the members bought the legendary New Orleans club Tipitina's.
Saturday, February 09, 2019
Scott Simon discusses a star-studded reimagining of Gentry's 1968 cult classic with two of its contributors, country artist Margo Price and Rolling Stone editor David Fricke.
Saturday, December 29, 2018
Cash's latest album, She Remembers Everything, cuts a path through gun violence, sexism and the relentless march of time. "There's no point in hedging my bets about what I write about anymore."