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Metallica's Robert Trujillo On His Hero, Jaco Pastorius

NPR | Nov. 28, 2015 3:35 p.m.

"He was doing backflips on stage. People tried to call him just a jazz cat, but he was beyond that."

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John Malkovich, Plato, And The Vampire Life

OPB | Nov. 27, 2015 6:45 p.m.

The actor and his collaborators talk about creating trippy vision for a vinyl special release.


A Rational Conversation: How Do You Convince Kids To Listen To Vinyl?

NPR | Nov. 27, 2015 7:13 a.m.

Will future generations not under the spell of their parents' nostalgia know what a turntable is?


Songs We Love: The Spook School, 'August 17th'

NPR | Nov. 27, 2015 6:55 a.m.

We've all loved someone who is in love with someone else, right?


On Thanksgiving, Four Musicians Show Mutual Gratitude

NPR | Nov. 27, 2015 5:52 a.m.

Ari Shapiro speaks with four artists about a fellow musician they're grateful for.


10 Reasons To Visit Your Local Record Store On Friday

NPR | Nov. 26, 2015 4:03 a.m.

The Black Friday edition of Record Store Day brings treats for vinyl lovers out of the vaults.


First Watch: Chastity Belt, 'Lydia'

NPR | Nov. 25, 2015 7:17 p.m.

A dreamy black and white visual accompanies one of the Seattle punk band's prettiest songs.


The Dry Spells End Their Dry Spell

NPR | Nov. 25, 2015 1:51 p.m.

A new song by the Bay Area band working in the English folk genre takes inspiration from Greek myth.


Songs We Love: Paul Burch, 'Meridian'

NPR | Nov. 25, 2015 11:13 a.m.

A song from the new musical biography of Jimmie Rodgers by Nashville's piano-playing revivalist.


The Thistle & Shamrock: Hometown Song

NPR | Nov. 25, 2015 9:04 a.m.

Hear how artists from both sides of the Atlantic commemorate their homes through music.