Music Articles archive
Read Richard Thompson: The Acoustics Behind 'Electric'
Watch Remembering Van Cliburn, A Giant Among Pianists And A Cold War Idol KERA
February 27, 2013 – The Texan pianist who captured America when he conquered Moscow has died at 78. KERA
Read Aretha Franklin Before Atlantic: The Columbia Years
February 27, 2013 – Before Franklin found her voice at Atlantic, she recorded less successfully for another label.
Watch Benedict And Beethoven: The Outgoing Pope's Musical Life
February 27, 2013 – With retirement imminent, the Pope will have more time to indulge in his love of music.
Read Heavy Rotation: 5 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing
February 27, 2013 – Download new music from from The Milk Carton Kids, Cayucas, Chance the Rapper and more.
Read A Tiny Bit Of Good News For The Record Industry
Read Women Of Grunge Reclaim Rock History In 'These Streets'
February 26, 2013 – A new play celebrates the unsung stories of women in the Seattle music scene.
Watch Johnny Marr On Quitting School, Moving To Portland And Wearing Capes
February 23, 2013 – The new solo album by the Smiths guitarist and consummate sideman is called The Messenger.
Read The Man In Black Goes To The County Fair
Read Clive Davis: A Life With A 'Soundtrack'
Watch Music, The Food Of 'Amour'
Watch Music's New 'Real Ambassadors'
Read History As Symphony: The African-American Experience In Jazz Suites WFIU
February 21, 2013 – Composers such as Duke Ellington have captured black history in long-form works. Hear five examples. WFIU
Watch Where Does The Harlem Shake Actually Come From?
Watch Long Before The Harlem Shake, We Did The Shimmy