Watch The National: 'We've Earned Our Stripes'
Read '20 Feet From' The Spotlight, There's Singing Worthy Of One
June 12, 2013 – A new documentary profiles backup singers whose voices you know, but whose names you probably don't.
Read Fame Studios And The Road To Nashville Songwriting Glory
June 12, 2013 – Ace Records has a new CD of demos from songwriter Dan Penn, who's crafted dozens of soul classics.
Read Two Inch Astronaut: Go Directly To 'Spank Jail'
Watch Angélica Negrón On Q2 Music's 'Spaces' Q2
Read MTV Promises To Be About Music For An Entire Half Of A Day
June 12, 2013 – On July 4th, MTV will be about music for 12 entire hours. Try to contain your shock.
Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Alan Reid
Listen Don Byron's New Gospel Quintet: Live In Concert WBGO
Listen Tim Easton On Mountain Stage
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.
Read Low Cut Connie On World Cafe WXPN
Listen Discussion: The Year In Music (So Far), 2013
Read NPR Music's 25 Favorite Albums Of The Year (So Far)
June 11, 2013 – NPR Music's favorite albums of 2013's first half often keep their boundaries blurry.
Read NPR Music's 50 Favorite Songs Of 2013 (So Far)