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Hayes Carll Tells Stories That Reflect The World Around Him

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Early on Carll focused more on telling other people's stories than his own. Now, he has a sweet collection of new songs called What It Is where he tells his own.


Lizzo Is In The Eye Of A Superstar Storm

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Lizzo is a singer, writer, rapper, producer and classically trained flutist who has been working towards her incredible, star-making moment for a long time.


Norah Jones Turns Fame Into Freedom

Thursday, June 06, 2019

For her latest release, Begin Again, Jones ditched the album format in favor of a collection of seven singles that would allow her to sprawl out musically.


From Bluegrass To Newgrass: The Story Of Sam Bush

Wednesday, June 05, 2019

Bush drops by to reflect on mashing the improvisational spirit of jazz, the late-night sprawling sensibilities of jam bands and even the influence of reggae on bluegrass and country.


Ryan Bingham's Rugged And Raw 'American Love Song'

Monday, June 03, 2019

Bingham shares stories and performs live, offering reflections on the state of the world and his own personal history.


'Echo In The Canyon' Celebrates The Exchange Of Ideas That Has Reverberated Over Time

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Jakob Dylan, Cat Power and Jade Castrinos perform songs from the new music documentary and concert film Echo In The Canyon.


The O'Jays Want The World To Catch Up To The Love Train

Friday, May 24, 2019

The O'Jays founding members Eddie Levert and Walter Williams explain why "Love Train" is still relevant today.


Rescued From The Vault: Nat Turner Rebellion

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

An album from 50 years ago that could have been a total classic is resurrected from the archives.


The Head And The Heart's 'Living Mirage' Has An Emphasis On Starting Fresh

Friday, May 17, 2019

The band talks about its trip to Joshua Tree and the new writing that it inspired.


Yola Walked Through Fire And Came Out Singing

Thursday, May 16, 2019

The songs on Yola's debut solo album ring out with the triumphant air of someone who has withstood the flames en route to achieving their dreams.


Karen O And Danger Mouse Unlock A New Creative Universe

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

On Karen O And Danger Mouse's debut collaboration, Lux Prima, the sound is inviting, thrilling and entirely distinct from the voices they each are known for in their own careers.


Pedro The Lion's Homecoming, 15 Years In The Making

Friday, May 10, 2019

Pedro the Lion's latest album, Phoenix, houses many of David Bazan's childhood memories and stunning moments of personal poetry.


Leyla McCalla Has The Capitalist Blues

Wednesday, May 08, 2019

Although the topics are heavy, McCalla's music is danceable. This is a treatment informed by the artist's Haitian roots and adopted New Orleans traditions.


Foals Makes Changes In Pursuit Of Ultimate Creative Freedom

Tuesday, May 07, 2019

The members of Foals produced the last two albums themselves. The British band left its lead singer alone to finish lyrics in a dark studio in South London.


Better Oblivion Community Center, A Project Built On Mutual Fandom

Thursday, May 02, 2019

What could be better than a new project built on the friendship of two World Cafe favorites, Phoebe Bridgers and Conor Oberst?


Patty Griffin On Restoring Her Voice And Her Soul

Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Hear the Grammy-winning songwriter perform songs written during her cancer treatment and discuss the deep reflections and soul-searching they contain.


Anna Tivel's Songs Are Mini Movies With Unlikely Stars

Thursday, April 25, 2019

The tremendous songwriter zooms in on the kinds of people who don't usually get the red carpet treatment.


King Princess Has Incredible Confidence With The Musical Chops To Back It Up

Monday, April 22, 2019

When singer-songwriter Mikaela Straus says, "I've never been subtle. I don't think now is the time," she means it.


After 27 Years, Guster Is Still Surprising Fans

Friday, April 19, 2019

Guster's latest album, Look Alive, is a trippy and textured twist on everything you might already love about the band.


Josh Ritter Performs Stripped-Down Acoustic Version Of 'Fever Breaks'

Thursday, April 18, 2019

The master songwriter performs songs just like he did for Jason Isbell and Amanda Shires on their Nashville porch.