Palacio, who died Jan. 19, was known for both his music and his celebrations of Belize.
Andy Palacio in Studio on KUT 5/25/07
Hear the relentlessly inventive singer in an interview and performance on WXPN.
MeShell Nedgéocello in Studio on World Cafe 1/31/08
The "new rave" band plays a heavy-handed dose of pop with a dance-punk kick.
A guitarist, singer, and producer, Hawley has worked in the U.K. bands Longpigs and Pulp.
Richard Hawley in Studio on World Cafe 1/30/08
The 23-year-old, already a budding star in the U.K., recently released his U.S. debut album.
The Whigs are leading a return to All-American Rock with their new record, Mission Control.
The Whigs Play Out of 'Control'
Nimble-fingered young musicians play plucked, bowed, and hammered strings with aplomb in Florida.
Plucked, Bowed, and Hammered Strings Onstage in Florida
The Scotland Yard Gospel Choir plays pop music for sad sorts in a performance and interview.
The Scotland Yard Gospel Choir in Studio on KEXP 12/2/07
The Semisonic frontman and Dixie Chicks collaborator has struck out on his own with a solo record.
Dan Wilson in Studio on World Cafe 1/29/08
On her debut CD, Jidka, the Somalia-born, Italy-raised singer addresses her African roots.
Saba's Somali Songs of Hybrid Identity