Music Articles archive
Watch How 'Dancing In The Street' Became A Protest Anthem
July 7, 2013 – Mark Kurlansky's book tells the story of how one song became the anthem of 1960s protests.
Read Small-Town Audio Geeks Bring Big Sounds To The Dance Floor
July 7, 2013 – Fulcrum Acoustic speakers are in some of the hottest clubs in Hollywood, Las Vegas and Singapore.
Read Finding Meaning In The Mosh Pit
Read Patriotism And Protest: Jazz For July 4
Read The Innovative Mosaic Of American Symphonies
Watch When Pop Stars Flirt With Bad Taste
Watch New Jay-Z Album Tests The Musician And Samsung
Read For Power-Pop Fans, The Woeful Ballad Of 'Big Star'
July 2, 2013 – The cult band Big Star never fully earned its name until years after it fell apart.
Read In Search Of The Great American Symphony
Read An Improviser Learns The Art Of Patience
Read Revved-up Vivaldi, Persian Bamboo And Soaring Spirituals: New Classical Albums
June 30, 2013 – NPR Music's Tom Huizenga and host Jacki Lyden spin a wide range of new classical releases.
Watch The Slow Hit Movement: Year-Old Songs On The Pop Charts
June 29, 2013 – Some hits don't shoot up the charts, they march, as they crossover, set off a meme or land on TV.
Watch Bittersweet At No. 1: How A Japanese Song Topped The Charts In 1963
June 28, 2013 – Underlying the sweetness of the unexpected hit song "Sukiyaki" was a story of sadness and loss.
Read Bosnian Rainbows: Carving Out A New Place In Latin Rock
June 28, 2013 – The new band brings together two of the most talented musicians in Latin rock.