The title may sound explicit, but the new techno track by Laurel Halo keeps things at a tantalizing simmer.
The best cover songs, the ones that endure, bring out something that wasn't already there in the original.
In an absorbing and comical new video, Vermont folksinger Sam Amidon finds himself in some strange woods inhabited by the creatures of his own imagination — including a knobby, human-like tree and a bearded siren.
A record label used to actually be a label: a small, circular piece of paper that could represent a sound, an aesthetic and a standard. But if you only listen to MP3s, do labels matter to you?
In the band's latest video, singer Aleksa Palladino embraces and then drowns her own likeness in a dark and strange struggle with herself. The gorgeously shot short film is a transfixing exploration of rage, fear and despair.
If the experimental, idiosyncratic filmmaker Jim Jarmusch formed a band, what kind of music would it play? On this week's show you can hear the answer with a new song and EP from the group Jarmusch calls SQÜRL. Plus some remarkable new electronic music from Baths, Sam Phillips and more.
A new video set at a backyard party in Dakar highlights a collaboration between the famous Senegalese singer Baaba Maal, a drum ensemble and a German techno producer.
One of Detroit's youngest stars unleashes one of the year's great dance tracks, and reveals a connection to a founder of his hometown scene.
To the vinyl lover who dumped her collection years ago: First off, we feel terrible for you, but we're here to offer some tips on how to rebuild.
The relentlessly propulsive beats and sense of urgency in the Telekinesis song "Empathetic People" strike the perfect tone as we look in on one of the last gasps of industry keeping music tethered to the physical world.
If you haven't paid attention to him yet, the clawing, gnarly video for "Numb" is a perfect opportunity to catch up with Gary Clark, Jr., one of 2012's biggest arrivals.
Hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton share their favorite new music of the week and things get big, fast, with an epic, gloriously exuberant cut from The Polyphonic Spree. Plus the experimental folk-rock group Akron Family, Sweden's Goat, electronic music genius Jon Hopkins and more.
Like Pavement, Speedy Ortiz inverts the notion of rock stardom, while also taking its twisted heft from Polvo, its bummer distortion from Dinosaur Jr. and its gleefully noisy pop sensibility from The Breeders. Hear the oddly hummable "Tiger Tank" from the band's debut album, Major Arcana.
Sharon Jones, whose new album, Give the People What They Want, comes out August 6, pours her heart out on a soulful new song, "Retreat."
A new video from Alpine, a six-piece ensemble from Australia, pairs an airy electronic song with a kaleidoscopic dance routine.