Opera and cabaret comingle when two odd bedfellows bring music by Philip Glass, The Bangles, Peter Gabriel and Christoph Willibald Gluck to a "tiny apartment" in Manhattan.
A contemporary brass band that grew out of one of Nashville's historically Black universities is helping to expand the lost musical identity of the country capital.
Michelle Zauner's stripped-down cover grounds Yoko Ono's "Nobody Sees Me Like You Do" in its mournful genesis.
The artist's community-oriented mixtape is a milestone of personal and professional transformation.
The colorful singer behind viral hit "Photo ID" is releasing her debut album, Juno. Using music to navigate struggles with sobriety, Wolf talks about vulnerability and creating to release feelings.
The sound artist and composer took a deeply unique, and wonderfully successful, approach to the composing of his score for the new Jordan Peele-written horror reboot.
Alt.Latino producer Anamaria Sayre joins to share noteworthy songs from Aventura and Bad Bunny, Silvana Estrada, Rawayana and Rodrigo Amarante.
The eclectic, prolific and beloved brother-brother pop duo is marking 50 years this year – but, somehow, you've never heard their music? Let's fix that.
Millions lost their jobs to the pandemic and needed to file for unemployment benefits, but met busy lines – including a composer from Austin, who made an album to counteract the vibe.
The Okee Dokee Brothers, Alastair Moock and Dog on Fleas — three of five acts nominated in the best children's album category — share their equity-based rationalizations for declining the ballot.
Phoebe Bridgers, Tame Impala, Black Pumas and many more of your favorites landed on this list of the most-played songs on public radio stations across the country.
Listen to seasonal performances by Loudon Wainwright III, Holly Cole, The Roches and more, all recorded live on the Mountain Stage.
The talented Canadian composer and songwriter creates an ensemble in their bedroom for our Tiny Desk quarantine series.
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with American multi-instrumentalist and meditation expert Laraaji about laughter meditation, his latest album Sun Piano and the artist he is grateful for: Mia Doi Todd.
As jazz experienced an awakening in the late '60s and early '70s , a record label from Oakland was at the forefront of capturing it. Now, those records are finally returning.