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Friday, March 06, 2020
After a decade-long gap between albums, the singer and This Is Us star talks to NPR's Ari Shapiro about returning to music, conquering self doubt and revisiting old songs.
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Sir John Eliot Gardiner conducts all nine symphonies this year. He spoke about the surprisingly political side of Beethoven's music with All Things Considered.
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
DJ and artist Andrew Weatherall died Monday at 56. He was widely heralded in the electronic music world and was a hero of underground dance music.
Thursday, August 29, 2019
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Sheryl Crow about her latest album, Threads, and why this will probably be her last.
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Christian McBride about the impact of Miles Davis' seminal album Bitches Brew — an electrified sound that ushered in decades of jazz fusion 50 years ago.
Monday, July 29, 2019
Pop critic Chris Molanphy breaks down the social science behind "Old Town Road" breaking the record for longest-running No. 1 on the Billboard's Hot 100.
Friday, July 12, 2019
Australian pop singer Betty Who reflects on her latest album, Betty, and the paths she's been able to explore as an independent artist.
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
On Late Night Feelings, Mark Ronson tapped into the melancholy side of disco, pop and country for what he calls "sad bangers." The super-producer spoke with NPR's Audie Cornish about making the album.
Friday, May 31, 2019
Floridians are still reeling from the Category 5 storm's effects. They've been waiting more than 230 days for Congress to pass a disaster relief bill. And the new hurricane season is about to begin.
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Christian McBride of Jazz Night in America about the forgotten all-female big bands that toured the United States during World War II.
Friday, April 05, 2019
Belgian-Egyptian singer Tamino comes from a long line of musicians and is creating an impressive career of his own by melding together his vocal style with Arab musical theory.
Thursday, March 28, 2019
On her latest album, the Canadian singer explores the tension she feels between staying in the Inuit community of her birth and leaving it to pursue an artistic career.
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
The definition of what it means to be an independent musician is more complicated than one might think. It comes down to market share, ownership and so much more.
Friday, March 01, 2019
Filmmaker Dan Reed discusses his four-hour documentary, Leaving Neverland, which features two men claiming Michael Jackson sexually abused them as children.
Friday, February 22, 2019
He called it "a parallel to the history of the American Negro." Duke Ellington's Black, Brown and Beige wasn't an immediate hit, but it set a tone for ambitious, provocative works about black life.
Friday, January 25, 2019
Backstreet Boys members Brian Littrell and AJ McLean joined NPR's Audie Cornish-Emery to talk about what fans can expect on the group's upcoming album, DNA.
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
After soul singer Charles Bradley died last year, Tom Brenneck, Bradley's close friend and guitar player, put together a posthumous album of Bradley's rare, unreleased music.
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Host Ari Shapiro speaks with singer and multi-instrumentalist Jacob Collier about his latest project, a four-album odyssey called Djesse, the first volume of which is out now.
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Elvis Costello is releasing his first album with The Imposters in nearly a decade, titled Look Now. The legendary musician speaks about his work and surviving a cancer scare that caused him to cancel tour dates earlier this year.
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Kahane's new album, Book of Travelers is inspired by a two-week train trip the composer took across America. Kahane discusses the album and performs a few of the songs in NPR's studio.