Music Articles archive
Watch Why Jazz Musicians Love 'The Rite Of Spring'
Read The Cocktail Party Guide To Igor Stravinsky
Watch It's A Process: Mount Kimbie On Making Their New Album
May 24, 2013 – The British duo struggled, broke through and got by with a little help from its friends.
Read Duke Ellington: Highlights Of His Twilight WFIU
Read Kobo Town: A Haunted 'Jukebox' Filled With Caribbean Sounds
May 24, 2013 – The Toronto band plays a mix of old-school calypso, ska and West Indian styles.
Listen Kanye West Stands Alone
Listen Gods And Monsters: 5 Unforgettable Wagner Moments
Watch The Doors' Keyboard Counterpoint Goes Silent
Watch Aesop Rock And Kimya Dawson Showcase Their Strengths
May 20, 2013 – Critic Robert Christgau says The Uncluded's debut album is almost like two halves of a whole.
Read Sarah Vaughan: A New Box Set Revels In Glorious Imperfections
May 20, 2013 – A new anthology packs four CDs with music, recorded live or in the studio with bands big and small.
Watch Marques Toliver: An R&B Crooner With Strings Attached
May 19, 2013 – Toliver's music is anchored by the violin, an instrument that, in a way, chose him.
Watch Bobby McFerrin: Spirituals As Sung Prayers
Read Sam Amidon: Reshaping An American Folk Tradition
Read Woody Herman At 100: 'A Blues Player From His Heart'
May 16, 2013 – A reedman, talent scout and bandleader, Herman led "Herds" that were both popular and respected.
Watch Andris Nelsons Named Music Director Of The Boston Symphony
May 16, 2013 – The announcement puts an end to years of uncertainty at the storied orchestra.