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The Wronglers with Jimmie Dale Gilmore

Read Jimmie Dale Gilmore: Old-Time Sounds On 'Heirloom Music'

March 9, 2011 – Gilmore travels back to the 1930s for inspiration on his upcoming album, Heirloom Music.


Rodney Crowell.

Listen Visiting Rodney Crowell's Dark, Raucous Childhood

February 9, 2011 – The country singer plays several songs based on his childhood memoir, Chinaberry Sidewalks.


From the top left, clockwise: Rocketnumbernine, Steffi, Factory Floor and Francesco Tristano.

Listen Electronic Edition: Blondes, Factory Floor, More

February 1, 2011 – Electronic music gets another turn in the spotlight this week on All Songs Considered.


Wanda Jackson and 'The Party Ain't Over' producer Jack White.

Listen Wanda Jackson: Getting The 'Party' Started

January 28, 2011 – The Queen of Rockabilly explains what it was like to tour with Elvis Presley in the 1950s.


Charlie Louvin

Listen Charlie Louvin: Remembering Country's Harmonizer

January 27, 2011 – Fresh Air remembers influential the country-music legend, who died Wednesday at age 83.


Day two of the Electric Daisy Carnival electronic music festival at the L.A. Coliseum on June 26, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.

Watch The Year In Music: Dubstep's Identity Crisis

December 30, 2010 – The style of dance music has branched into two genres, and fans of one are rarely fond of the other.


Frank Loesser

Listen Celebrating Frank Loesser With Michael Feinstein

November 25, 2010 – Michael Feinstein talks with Terry Gross about the composer of Guys and Dolls.


Dave Holland, Pepe Habichuela

Listen Dave Holland Finds A New Journey In Flamenco

November 16, 2010 – The jazz bassist explores unfamiliar terrain on his new album, Hands, with help from a close friend.


Reid's Records

Read Reid's Records: 65 Years Of Family-Owned Gospel

October 6, 2010 – Open since 1945, Reid's has survived changes in the neighborhood and the music industry.

Armin Van Buuren

Read Armin Van Buuren: 24 Hour DJ

September 14, 2010 – The world's most popular DJ gives himself a new challenge: a 24 hour radio show.

Listen Nels Cline: In The Avant-Garde Spotlight WXPN

December 28, 2009 – Cline's new solo album, Coward, is a collection of distorted yet delicate abstractions. WXPN


Listen For Pakistani Rockers, A Plugged-In Protest

August 23, 2009 – Songs of the Communist rock band Laal are the soundtrack to Pakistan's lawyers' movement.


Listen A Neighborhood Enterprise For The 21st Century

July 22, 2009 – There are now repair people who will pull up in their vans and fix your mp3 player, or your iPhone.


Listen A Cappella Singers Go Mouth-O A Mouth-O

July 16, 2009 – Hairspray and harmonizing were hallmarks of the 25th annual Harmony Sweepstakes in California.


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