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Watch On John Grant And Healing Yourself
Watch Remembering The Multidimensional Music Of Bobby 'Blue' Bland
June 24, 2013 – Bland's music is the kind that can school anyone about the incomprehensible depths of love.
Read Questlove's Roots: A 'Meta' Memoir Of A Lifetime In Music
June 24, 2013 – In Mo' Meta Blues, the drummer for The Roots describes how he was groomed for music at an early age.
Watch J. Cole On Competition And Writing Honest Songs
Watch Waxahatchee: A Lonesome Voice, Raised In Basements
June 23, 2013 – A gigging musician since age 14, Katie Crutchfield has found success in writing from experience.
Watch Shake, Rattle And Rally: Code Songs Spurred Activism In Birmingham
June 21, 2013 – The way to the hearts of potential civil rights marchers and organizers was through DJs and music.
Watch Statik Selektah On Boom Bap And His Mom's Favorite Rapper
June 20, 2013 – The producer spoke to Microphone Check about his fifth album and giving his childhood to hip-hop.
Watch The-Dream: Why We All Need R&B
Watch Kanye's 'Yeezus' Packs A Bite
Listen The Lonley Island: The Fresh Air Interview
Read Distinctive Voices: Three Must-Hear Violin Albums
Watch Don't Kill Your Idols: J. Cole Looks For His Place In Hip-Hop
June 17, 2013 – The rapper's new album, Born Sinner, is a reckoning with the hip-hop lineage from which he descends.
Watch The Beatles' Defining Moment (Hint: It's Not 'Sgt. Pepper')
June 16, 2013 – Author Colin Fleming says early BBC sessions provide a blueprint for who the band would become.
Watch Terence Blanchard Turns A Tragic Champion Into An Opera Hero
June 15, 2013 – The jazz composer's latest project is an opera based on the true story of a gay boxer in the 1960s.
Read Pandora Buys A Radio Station, Songwriters' Group Calls It A 'Stunt'
June 15, 2013 – Pandora's move, an effort to get more favorable royalty rates, also has some songwriters up in arms.