Music Articles archive
Listen Beethoven's Famous 4 Notes: Truly Revolutionary Music
November 19, 2012 – A leading conductor and an author explain the resonances behind a famous phrase in music.
Listen Bill Withers: The Everyman Singer With A Poet's Soul
November 19, 2012 – Since the singer's 1971 debut, he has had nine albums, all of which are now available in a box set.
Listen Willie Nelson: Road Rules And Deep Thoughts
Watch DJ Shadow On Sampling As A 'Collage Of Mistakes'
Read The Week In Music: What To Read Now, Post Everything
November 17, 2012 – Read three pieces about conversations between musicians and people heavily engaged with their work.
Watch Mick Jagger On The Apocalyptic 'Gimme Shelter'
Watch Jesse & Joy, Juanes Win Big At Latin Grammys
Listen Heavy Rotation: 5 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing
November 16, 2012 – Download new music from Avant, Yeasayer, Shovels & Rope, The Stray Birds and Robert Francis.
Watch First Watch: Miguel, 'The Thrill (Live)'
Read The Jazz Side Of Thrill Jockey Records KMHD
Listen Divinity From Dust: The Healing Power Of 'The Disintegration Loops'
November 15, 2012 – Ambient music composer William Basinski's masterpiece is the sound of audio tapes falling apart.
Watch Charlie Watts On What Makes 'Satisfaction' So Satisfying
November 14, 2012 – The Rolling Stones' drummer says the 1965 hit "sums up the whole period" in the band's development.
Watch We Get Mail: What To Enjoy And How To Enjoy It
Listen An Unlikely Tribute: Jamey Johnson Covers Hank Cochran
November 14, 2012 – The country-music star has enlisted the likes of Merle Haggard to salute the prolific songwriter.