Steve Earle: Kinder and Gentler?

WFUV On-Air: Music Discovery Starts Here

Hear an interview and in-studio performance by the outspoken roots-rock icon.

Hear an interview and performance from WFUV

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Les Savy Fav Explodes Beyond Radio

KEXP

The legendary live band translates its loud, angular, writhing rock into a funny, chaotic session.

Les Savy Fav in Studio on KEXP 11/30/07

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Leif Ove Andsnes: Pianist on the Precipice

WGBH Radio

Norwegian pianist Leif Ove Andsnes takes music of his compatriot, Edvard Grieg, to the WGBH studio.

Hear Leif Ove Andsnes play Grieg in the WGBH studio

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Kendrick Scott: Consulting the Jazz 'Oracle'

WBGO

The 2008 ASCAP Foundation Young Jazz Composer award-winner gives a performance and interview.

Kendrick Scott in Studio on WBGO 2008

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Joey DeFrancesco: Master of the B-3

KPLU

The current reigning king of the Hammond B-3 organ performs a solo set on KPLU.

Joey DeFrancesco in Studio on KPLU 2007

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Sharon Jones Stirs Up the Soul Thick

KEXP

Part gospel soul-stirrer, part James Brown disciple, Jones performs a high-energy session on KEXP.

Sharon Jones Stirs Up the Soul Thick

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The Jupiter String Quartet: Orbiting Perfection

WGBH Radio

The ambitious young musicians play Benjamin Britten's String Quartet No. 2 in the WGBH studio.

The Jupiter String Quartet in Studio at WGBH

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Mike Moreno: Jazz Guitar 'Between the Lines'

WBGO

The guitarist sets out on his own after putting in time with Joshua Redman and Terence Blanchard.

Mike Moreno in Studio on WBGO 2007

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Andy Palacio's Garifuna Music Lives On

KUT 90.5

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

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A Morrissey Shirt Says a Lot About a Person

KEXP

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

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