The British musician and member of The xx talks about her debut solo album, Mid Air, and performs brand new songs live for World Cafe.
In his work alongside bandmate Adam Wiltzie, McBride warped and wondered at new pathways for ambient music.
On her new album, the electronic artist's hooks are bigger and her palette is brighter, but the void is ever-present.
The electronic producer and songwriter moves seamlessly in this jam-packed Tiny Desk.
The influential Japanese composer died March 28 from cancer. A wide-ranging musician, the Yellow Magic Orchestra co-founder was a synth-pop idol and the writer of sweeping movie scores.
The experimental pop artist's new album is interested in love not as a destination but as an ongoing process, in all of its bravado, vulnerability and experimentation.
Sánchez observes the world with a drummer's sensibilities. Here, he and his pals in Bad Hombre explore the rhythm of language in a set of tracks from Sánchez's latest album.
For the people who were there when it was invented in small clubs and basement parties in Chicago in the 1980s, house music was a force of nature. Four decades later, its impact is bigger than ever.
If the singer was taking herself apart before, she is now presenting a unified and independent version of herself, all while actively maintaining a sense of distance from the audience.
Already a quiet influence on the hyperpop scene, fame, relationships, stimulants and screens collide in brakence's "realer-than-real" sound.
The composer has been lauded for decades over his deeply affective music; director Alejandro González Iñárritu, composer Hildur Guðnadóttir and more join us to explain why.
Her album-as-Sistine Chapel: awe-inspiring from a distance and glittering with detail, a star-filled imaginary sky and an origin myth that comes to life through its brilliant brush strokes.
In 2022, the greatest difficult-to-classify sounds encompassed microtonal rock jams, tender ambient, Egyptian ghosts and an epic synth symphony.
The Belgian superstar's Tiny Desk is a portrait of a world-class showman at the height of his powers.
Horace Andy performs in his signature raspy, gruff tenor from the living room of producer Adrian Sherwood.