Music Articles archive
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.
Read Playing Mozart — On Mozart's Violin
Read Heartbreak Takes John Vanderslice To 'Dagger Beach'
June 14, 2013 – Isolation led the avant-indie rock veteran to new songs and an album made outside the label system.
Watch Reflections On A Dozen Years With Abbey Lincoln
Watch Flamenco Sensation Buika Embraces Her 'Animal' Voice
June 13, 2013 – Growing up, Buika was used to people saying her voice was ugly. But that didn't stop her.
Read Bob Dylan's Tribute To Medgar Evers Took On The Big Picture
June 12, 2013 – "Only a Pawn in Their Game" suggested that Evers' killer wasn't the only one to blame for his death.
Watch The National: 'We've Earned Our Stripes'
Watch Boards Of Canada Tap A Devout Following To Push New Album
June 12, 2013 – By leaking details of its new release in code, the electronic duo worked the press game backwards.