Peter Moren: A Quieter 'Tycoon'

WNYC Radio

The Last Tycoon, from the Peter Bjorn and John singer, is an intimate, low-key affair.

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Marcus Johnson Serenades 'Tell Me More'

Jazz pianist Marcus Johnson performs on NPR's Tell Me More.

Marcus Johnson Serenades 'Tell Me More'

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Willie Nelson, Live from the 'Fresh Air' Studios

Fresh Air

An outtake from a 1996 performance and interview, including "Nightlife."

Willie Nelson, Live from the 'Fresh Air' Studios

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World Cafe

Jason Collett: Canadian Country Ballads

XPN

Jason Collett plays '70s pop-rock and country in an interview and performance on WXPN.

Jason Collett in Studio on World Cafe 4/30/08

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Music

'BPP' Jukebox: Peter, Bjorn and John Soloist

Peter Morén of Peter, Bjorn and John plays a solo acoustic version of 'Object of My Affection.'

'BPP' Jukebox: Peter, Bjorn and John Soloist

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Favorite Sessions

Liam Finn Strikes with 'Lightning'

KUT 90.5

In a session on KUT, Finn leaves behind his electronics for a surprisingly laid-back performance.

Liam Finn in Studio on KUT 3/15/08

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World Cafe

Chatham County Line: Bluegrass Gets Bold

XPN

The group aims to combine the speed and technique of bluegrass with sharp songwriting.

Chatham County Line in Studio on World Cafe 4/29/08

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Habib Koite Releases First Album in Six Years

The Malian musician performs and talks about his latest album, titled Afriki.

Habib Koite Releases First Album in Six Years

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Justin Townes Earle: Sobering Up to Music

The Nashville songwriter plays and talks about kicking a drug habit — then launching his career.

Justin Townes Earle: Sobering Up to Music

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World Cafe

Melody Gardot and Her 'Worrisome Heart'

XPN

Gardot's jazzy songs came out of a need for recovery therapy after a near-fatal bicycle accident.

Melody Gardot in Studio on World Cafe 4/1/08

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