Feist says her goal with Pleasure is to "[go] back to a place that would be sustainable, that I can imagine enjoying when I'm 90." /Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
/Courtesy of the artist

Feist Has A Message For Her 71-Year-Old Self

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/527109174/527250452" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Sleater-Kinney (from left, Janet Weiss, Carrie Brownstein and Corin Tucker) will release new music as part of a series to benefit Planned Parenthood. Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for The New Yorker hide caption

toggle caption
Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for The New Yorker

When Apple used the song "1234" in a 2007 iPod commercial, it turned Canadian singer Feist into a star. A panel at this year's SXSW agreed that music licensing remains lucrative — and complicated. YouTube hide caption

toggle caption
YouTube

'How Did This Song Get In That Commercial?' Some Answers From SXSW

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/471759481/471762431" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Feist. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
Courtesy of the artist

Feist in-studio on World Café

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/14796003/17672315" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Jeffrey Remedios (left) and Kevin Drew, co-founders of the label Arts & Crafts. John Vettese/WXPN hide caption

toggle caption
John Vettese/WXPN

Jeffrey Remedios & Kevin Drew On World Cafe

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/245063076/244994128" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Feist's new album, Metals, comes out Oct. 4. Mary Rozzi hide caption

toggle caption
Mary Rozzi

Feist: A Pop Star With A Punk-Rock Past

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/140857143/140946272" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Atlas Sound's Bradford Cox (clockwise from upper left), Bjork, Los Campesinos! Courtesy of the artists hide caption

toggle caption
Courtesy of the artists

Fall Music Preview

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/140364822/140448943" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">