Music Interviews Interviews with top musicians from jazz, blues, rock, pop, folk, classical, urban, and world music. Listen online to live studio sessions and musician interviews and watch video sessions.

Taylor Swift's new album is titled 1989. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
Courtesy of the artist

'Anything That Connects': A Conversation With Taylor Swift

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/359827368/360461307" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

In 2011, Glen Campbell announced that he had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
Courtesy of the artist

No Shame: Glen Campbell Documentary Follows Singer's Goodbye Tour

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/359314188/359403579" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Maya Beiser's new rock covers album is called Uncovered. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
Courtesy of the artist

Maya Beiser Shreds The Cello

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/347724682/359120835" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips speaks to NPR's Arun Rath about his band's new album, With A Little Help From My Fwends. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
Courtesy of the artist

Messing With Perfection: Why The Flaming Lips Took On 'Sgt. Pepper'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/358551661/358898086" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Oratorio Tackles The Issue Of Leaks From 'The Source'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/358789918/358789919" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Pat Benatar and Neil Geraldo have been married, making music, and performing together for more than 35 years. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
Courtesy of the artist

Pat Benatar And Neil Giraldo: Tales From A Rock 'N' Roll Marriage

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/358371169/358789991" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Herbie Hancock's new memoir is titled Possibilities. Jessica Hancock/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
Jessica Hancock/Courtesy of the artist

Herbie Hancock: 'On A Path To Find My Own Answer'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/354871509/358242951" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

T.I. at NPR's New York City bureau. Polina Yamshchikov for NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Polina Yamshchikov for NPR

T.I. With Ali Shaheed Muhammad And Frannie Kelley

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/357643030/357656273" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Annie Lennox's new album is titled Nostalgia. Robert Sebree/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
Robert Sebree/Courtesy of the artist

'You Cannot Go Back': Annie Lennox On 'Nostalgia'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/357622310/357737243" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

"I didn't know that it was going to be my career," Jessie Ware says. Her new album is titled Tough Love. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
Courtesy of the artist

Jessie Ware On Learning To Trust Herself

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/357579388/357628491" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Primus' new album is titled Primus & The Chocolate Factory. Chapman Baehler/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
Chapman Baehler/Courtesy of the artist

Primus: Music Makers, Dreamer Of Dreams

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/356890014/357233574" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Shakey Graves' new album is titled And The War Came. Jarred Gastriech/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
Jarred Gastriech/Courtesy of the artist

A Suitcase Musician Comes Home: Shakey Graves On 'And The War Came'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/356890096/357153444" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Michael Keaton stars in Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance). It's a dark comedy about an actor who once played a superhero and later stages a vanity production on Broadway. Alison Rosa/Twentieth Century Fox hide caption

toggle caption
Alison Rosa/Twentieth Century Fox

Michael Keaton: As An Actor, You Must Lock In And Let Go

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/356649591/356869660" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript