Vince Pearson appears in the following:
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Jeff Melton and his friend Adrian Rohr of Charlotte, N.C., are wrestling fans, a sport they love because it lifts their spirits by making them feel like the underdog sometimes can win.
Thursday, October 12, 2017
NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to Annie Clark about David Bowie, bad interview questions and her moody, emotionally direct fifth album as St. Vincent.
Monday, October 02, 2017
After the comedian and cellist met on a flight, the two struck up a friendship and decided to release an album on which Murray sings and reads American classics accompanied by a classical trio.
Friday, September 15, 2017
Members of Public Enemy, Rage Against The Machine and Cypress Hill channel the anger of today as Prophets of Rage. Chuck D talks to David Greene ahead of the release of the group's debut album.
Friday, August 11, 2017
Thirty years into her career, Saliers is now releasing music on her own. "What I really wanted to do was make a record with a combination of thoughtful lyrics and serious groove," she says.
Thursday, April 27, 2017
"It's a responsibility being Mary J. Blige," the singer says. She speaks with NPR's Rachel Martin about finding catharsis through music — and says that even she works out to her songs.
Monday, April 24, 2017
One of mainstream country's biggest stars, Paisley subtly pushes the boundaries on his new album, which features a collaboration with Timbaland and a protest song written with John Fogerty.
Thursday, April 20, 2017
One founded a funk empire, the other sells out shows as half of Run the Jewels — and both have owned barbershops. They sit down together to discuss music, mentorship and the philosophy of barbering.
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
The former Kinks leader speaks with Steve Inskeep about Americana, a musical distillation of his sometimes tumultuous life as British rock star in the U.S.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Marling got interested in figures who inspire others to make art — and how that role got tied to femininity. On the new album Semper Femina, she tests the principle by picking a few muses of her own.
Monday, March 20, 2017
Bono and The Edge explain why, 30 years later, the biggest-selling album of their career feels disquietingly resonant.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Singer Alynda Segarra explains the band's new album, The Navigator, which tells the story of a Puerto Rican girl who wishes away her culture and community in exchange for more freedom.
Thursday, March 09, 2017
Stephin Merritt — by his own estimation, "the least confessional singer-songwriter in history" — unpacks his most confessional work.
Monday, October 10, 2016
Did the second presidential debate — or the leaked video of Donald Trump making vulgar remarks about women — make a difference to four voters in divided Ohio?
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Frontman Luke Spiller talks about how he draws inspiration from glittery bands of the 1970s, especially Queen.
Friday, April 29, 2016
With ISIS in the city, and the Iraqi army massed around it, local cleric Shaikh Al-Tarabuli says the people worry that situation will get even more violent. Al-Tarabuli is working to get the city aid.
Friday, December 25, 2015
In 2014, Steve Martin and Edie Brickell won a Grammy for the title track to their Bluegrass album Love Has Come for You. Now the duo is headed to Broadway with a musical inspired by that album.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
"There's nobody like The B-52s," Pierson says. "But doing stuff on my own, I can also express more personal songs."
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Punch Brothers sing of distraction and isolation in the digital age on their new album The Phosphorescent Blues. While the group may look like a typical bluegrass band, the sound is all their own.
Thursday, October 09, 2014
After decades in obscurity, country singer Doug Seegers went from down-and-out to up-and-coming in an instant.