Fast-rising quartet Parquet Courts plays "What Color is Blood" at last summer's Pickathon.
NPR | Jan. 19, 2015 4:37 a.m.
After a mainstream breakthrough, singer Colin Meloy found himself missing the freedom of anonymity.
opbmusic | Jan. 14, 2015 2:23 p.m.
Detroit band Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas play a soulful rock 'n' roll set from their debut release.
opbmusic | Jan. 09, 2015 10:01 a.m.
Watch this glowing performance, including brand new songs "Pray for Rain" and "The Tower."
opbmusic | Jan. 06, 2015 5:20 p.m.
We launch a new video series with this premiere of Angel Olsen at the Woods Stage at Pickathon.
NPR | Jan. 03, 2015 9:06 a.m.
The Strat just turned 60, but the guitar born at the dawn of rock 'n' roll has barely aged a day.
opbmusic | Dec. 30, 2014 9:52 a.m.
Toronto artist Afie Jurvanen — Bahamas — plays a warm solo set in our studios.
NPR |Jan. 29, 2015 2:04 p.m.
The coming-of-age drama about a black teenager in a poor Paris suburb takes some unexpected turns, but struggles to define why they progress as they do.
NPR |Jan. 29, 2015 10:27 a.m.
This week in our Throwback Thursday we remember the day we first heard Sufjan Stevens.
NPR |Jan. 29, 2015 6:49 a.m.
The biggest hits on the charts pilfer from the past without much context or reverence.
NPR |Jan. 28, 2015 1:37 p.m.
They're the instrument pretty much anyone can play, but only two places in the U.S. make them.
NPR |Jan. 28, 2015 12:03 p.m.
An interview with the New York rap impresario who died unexpectedly this month.
NPR |Jan. 27, 2015 4:14 p.m.
In 1965, a happy accident with tape machines helped launch the composer's career.
NPR |Jan. 27, 2015 12:30 p.m.
Hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton share their favorite new tracks of the week.
NPR |Jan. 27, 2015 9:53 a.m.
Frank Ocean's new cover of The Isley Brothers' "At Your Best (You Are Love)" looks forward and back.
NPR |Jan. 26, 2015 4 p.m.
Ezra has a voice that can float high and delicate, but it can also wade deep.
NPR |Jan. 26, 2015 10:09 a.m.
Greek songman Demis Roussos lived a wildly colorful life. He died Sunday at age 68 in Athens.