Music Articles archive
Listen The Kentucky Fiddler Who Inspired Aaron Copland's 'Hoe-Down'
February 10, 2013 – Bill Stepp turned the traditional tune "Bonaparte's Retreat" from a march into a hoedown.
Listen Frank Ocean's Big Year, And What Hasn't Changed In Hip-Hop
February 9, 2013 – Ocean's six Grammy nods round out a year in which his sexuality was as big a topic as his music.
Watch Famous Behind The Scenes, A Hitmaker Covets The Spotlight
February 8, 2013 – Producer Jeff Bhasker has worked with fun. and Beyonce. Now he's looking for a solo career.
Watch The Real Story Of How Macklemore Got 'Thrift Shop' To No. 1
February 8, 2013 – A rap group out of Seattle says it rose to the top without a label. But did it?
Read Remembering American Conductor James DePreist
Listen In A Diverse World, Grammy Sticks To Its Values
Watch Why J Dilla May Be Jazz's Latest Great Innovator
Watch Why Al Walser Got A Grammy Nomination And Justin Bieber Didn't
February 7, 2013 – The voting rules for the awards almost always leave room for disappointment or confusion.
Listen The 'Ancient Vibration' Of Parlor Music, Revived By Two Generations
February 6, 2013 – The only album ever recorded by the masterful Lena Hughes acts as a kind of time capsule.
Watch The Bizarre 20-Year Ride Of Two Pharcydes
Listen Anat Cohen: Bringing The Clarinet To The World
Read When Your Grandfather Is The Greatest Living Jazz Drummer
February 6, 2013 – Marcus Gilmore, 25, is in high demand these days. So is his grandpa: jazz legend Roy Haynes.
Watch Reg Presley, The Voice Of 'Wild Thing,' Dies
Listen Reissued And Relevant, Marcos Valle's '70s Bossa Nova Returns
February 5, 2013 – Four of the Brazilian singer-songwriter's classic records are being re-released this week.