Horace Andy performs in his signature raspy, gruff tenor from the living room of producer Adrian Sherwood.
Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: Bono's memoir, the Philly Orchestra playing Dancing On My Own, and Tove Lo's Dirt Femme.
The former Tiny Desk Contest entrant performs three sentimental, compassionate songs from their debut album.
Say it ain't so, but summer's almost over. Keep Lady Gaga's party mantra — bus, club, another club, another club, plane, next place, no sleep — in your heart with this recklessly fun mix.
The era-defining star's seventh album sparks a conversation about the infinite possibilities of dance music, the difference between fun and pleasure and why disco is always political.
The Italian composer Caterina Barbieri's euphoric new album Spirit Exit was made in pandemic isolation but longs for "the outside world," in all of its imperfections and wonder.
This performance from the French producer and multi-instrumentalist has all the shivers of ASMR with all the emotive joy of a warehouse electronic fête.
The songs we love from the first half of the year span a wide emotional and musical range, from wild percussive romps to raw pleas for empathy to Beyoncé's command to leave it all on the dance floor.
The artist and DJ performs a set that hits like a series of quietly arresting lullabies in a Nashville warehouse with a full band, featuring Jordan Rakei and Hundred Waters' Nicole Miglis.
Big Freedia may not be the earliest pioneer of bounce, the high-energy genre that calls New Orleans home, but she has been its most well-known ambassador.
The esteemed Malian singer, songwriter, and actress delivers a riveting performance of songs from her Grammy-nominated album, Fenfo.
This winter, wildfires brought the reality of climate change to one reporter's backyard. The music of the icy British producer Burial was the only thing that could make it all make sense.
The prolific artist was a mentor to generations of experimental musicians.