Music Articles archive
Watch After 30 Years, I Finally Went To A Barry Manilow Concert
February 21, 2013 – For writer Danyel Smith, the show wasn't kitschy — it fulfilled the dreams of her 13-year-old self.
Watch Mindy McCready, Whose Life Was A Country Song, Has Died
February 18, 2013 – The country singer with the wide-open sob in her voice and a high-drama life was 37.
Read From Bow To Baton: Violinist Joshua Bell Conducts Beethoven
February 18, 2013 – The acclaimed soloist leads a venerable orchestra through two beloved pieces.
Read 'China's Leonard Cohen' Calls Out Political Corruption
February 18, 2013 – The eccentric singer's lyrics address food scandals, forced housing demolitions and abuses of power.
Read Days With John And Yoko: A Writer Remembers
Watch Haitian Musicians Get By With A Little Help From Their Friends
February 17, 2013 – Natural disasters have wracked the tiny nation, inspiring a few survivors to speak out in song.
Read Jonas Kaufmann On Wagner: 'It's Like A Drug Sometimes'
February 16, 2013 – The man called the greatest living Wagnerian tenor says he's bound by duty to honor the composer.
Read Can You Learn To Like Music You Hate?
Read A Brief History Of The Grammy Sales Bump
Read Survey The Portland Jazz Scene With Five Great Tunes KMHD
February 14, 2013 – The Portland Jazz Festival, opening Friday, turns the spotlight on a diverse community of talent. KMHD
Read Measures Of Affection: Five Musical Love Letters
Read Richard Thompson's New Album Examines 'Electric' Love
February 14, 2013 – The singer-songwriter often writes songs about his complex relationships with women.
Read Saving The Sounds Of America
Watch Jim James: On A Spiritual Quest In The Digital Age
February 13, 2013 – The My Morning Jacket singer seeks authenticity in a world of artifice on his first solo album.
Read Rudresh Mahanthappa: Bicultural Jazz, Ever Shifting
February 13, 2013 – The saxophonist and his quartet cross-pollinate Indian classical music and Captain Beefheart.