Copy into your RSS Reader
Copy into your Podcast App
December 6, 2006 Blending bouncy, new-wave-inspired rock with hooky keyboards and jazzy rhythms, The Changes' Today Is Tonight has all the makings of a major breakthrough. After forming in 2002 and releasing a pair of EPs, the band found itself at the center of major buzz and soon played at the 2005 Lollapalooza festival.
<iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/6586503/6586760" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
September 25, 2006 Of all the modern acts influenced by '80s rock and new wave, few do it better than the Chicago band The Changes. Led by Darren Spitzer's appealing croon and songwriter David Rothblatt's music, the group combines elements of The Police, Steely Dan and R.E.M. with grooves that seem almost disco-friendly.
<iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/6140342/6140725" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
NPR thanks our sponsors
Become an NPR sponsor