Music Articles archive
Read Johnny Cash's Columbia Catalog Out Now — As A 63-Disc Box Set
April 10, 2013 – The music Cash made while under contract with the label is now available as an imposing reissue.
Watch Brad Paisley's 'Accidental Racist' And The History Of White Southern Musical Identity
April 9, 2013 – Like "Sweet Home Alabama," Paisley's song is a complicated expression of white Southern heritage.
Watch Can Yo-Yo Ma Fix The Arts?
Read Jherek Bischoff Crafts A Symphonic Sound On 'Composed'
April 9, 2013 – The rock musician and composer found himself writing orchestral arrangements for his latest album.
Watch The Wu-Tang Clan's 20-Year Plan
Read Vespers, Habaneras And Early Morning Walks: New Classical Albums
April 7, 2013 – NPR Classical's Tom Huizenga spins an eclectic set of new classical releases.
Watch Paramore Tackles 'Real Life Problems'
Watch How Norway Funds A Thriving Jazz Scene
Watch Bonobo: Challenging Music's 'Borders,' Finding A New Frontier
April 5, 2013 – On his new album, the British DJ uses samples from the outside world to create melody and rhythm.
Watch Justin Timberlake And The AC/DC Rule
Read The Rolling Stones And Hyde Park In 1969
Watch How A Violinist Saved 1,000 Jews In World War II
Read Mark Lanegan: A Secret Rock Star Still Shines Darkly
April 2, 2013 – Still best known as the singer for grunge-era group Screaming Trees, Mark Lanegan has stayed busy.
Read Bombino: A Desert Rock 'Nomad' Rolls Into Nashville
April 2, 2013 – The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach adds sonic heft to the Tuareg guitar virtuoso's latest album.
Read Back In The Studio, Neko Case Recovers 'That Fire'
April 2, 2013 – Morning Edition checks in with the singer-songwriter as she refinishes her first album since 2009.