'We Can't Just Settle': Broad City Meets Sleater-Kinney

NPR |Jan. 21, 2015 8:54 a.m.

In a raucous and revealing panel discussion, Broad City's stars interview the newly reunited band.

The Decemberists, Sleater-Kinney Release Albums On 'The Decemberists Day'

OPB |Jan. 20, 2015 11:36 a.m.

Today is officially "The Decemberists Day" to honor the Portland-based indie band, but it's also a big day in music for the Pacific Northwest.

Rapping The News In West Africa

NPR |Jan. 15, 2015 3:33 p.m.

In Dakar, Senegal, two rappers going by the names Keyti and Xuman offer a summary of the week's news in hip-hop format.

All Songs At 15: How To Get The Greatest Job In The World

NPR |Jan. 15, 2015 12:34 p.m.

The complete answer to the most popular question of the hosts of All Songs Considered.

A Musical Memorial For The Face Of Extinction

NPR |Jan. 13, 2015 9:05 a.m.

Lonesome George was the last of his subspecies of giant tortoise from the Galapagos. For decades scientists tried to find him a mate, but he died alone. NPR's Adam Cole offers this elegiac tribute.

Wilbur Goes To Work: New, Very First-Class Video On Village Life

NPR |Jan. 08, 2015 1:48 p.m.

In his last video, he dunked a chicken. Now Wilbur tests his workaday skills: balancing a water jug on his head, climbing a coconut tree, doing laundry the very old-fashioned way.

In The Italian Alps, Stradivari's Trees Live On

NPR |Jan. 06, 2015 4:05 p.m.

The master luthier's violins include spruce from "The Musical Woods."

With Downloads In Decline, Can iTunes Adapt?

NPR |Jan. 06, 2015 9:44 a.m.

Consumers have started to abandon Apple's music store for free subscription services.

A Tale Of Dueling Ebola Songs: One From Britain, One From Africa

NPR |Jan. 05, 2015 12:14 p.m.

African musicians have recorded a fund-raising song to help fight Ebola. They say it truly reflects what's happening in their homeland — unlike the Brit pop Ebola song "Do They Know It's Christmas?"

The Columbian: Deaf, Blind Drummer Beats Physical Hurdles

Jan. 02, 2015 midnight

Some people achieve so much, despite the odds, that they inspire those around them. Vaughn Brown, a deaf-blind percussionist and music educator, is one of those inspiring people.

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