Music Articles archive
Read Glen Hansard: The Best Songs Come 'As A Gift'
Read I Never Owned Any Music To Begin With
Read A Cover Album Is A Tiny Museum Of Songs
Watch Youssra El Hawary Scales A Wall With A Wink And A Smile
June 15, 2012 – A catchy, crazy little song for one sweet voice, accordion and recorder has enraptured a country.
Watch Tracing The Trail Of Musical Fathers
Watch The Drop: A Story Of Dancefloor Destiny
Read On 'Banga,' Patti Smith Pays Homage To Friends
Read Ice-T Gives A Hip-Hop History Lesson In 'The Art Of Rap'
June 14, 2012 – The rapper and actor says he's paying a debt with his film about hip-hop: "Rap music saved my life."
Read My American Dream Sounds Like Prince
Read A Night Out In New Orleans' New Bohemia
Read The Untold Story Of Singer Bobby Charles
Watch Clear Channel Will Be The First To Pay Royalties For Music On Its Air
June 13, 2012 – The network will pay for the recordings — not just songs — it airs, and less for those it streams.
Watch Egypt's Underground Wakes Up
Read Diplo: Building A Bridge From The Underground To The Mainstream
June 12, 2012 – The DJ and producer talks about his sometimes controversial role as a curator of global sounds.
Read NPR Music's 50 Favorite Songs Of 2012 (So Far)