Watch KCRW Presents: The Olms KCRW
Read Spotlighting Background Singers In 'Twenty Feet From Stardom'
June 11, 2013 – Morgan Neville's new film chronicles backup singers who have sung some of pop's catchiest hooks.
Listen World Cafe Next: Last Good Tooth WXPN
Read Jason Isbell: A 'Southeastern' Songwriter's Path To Sobriety
June 10, 2013 – The country-rock musician's new solo album digs deep, drawing on his recovery from alcoholism.
Read The Creole Choir Of Cuba: Reviving Caribbean History In 'Santiman'
June 10, 2013 – On its newest album, Santiman, the choir sings songs in tribute to its Haitian ancestors.
Apple's Music Streaming Service Smaller Than Anticipated
June 10, 2013 – Apple will finally enter the increasingly crowded field of music streaming services.
Read Fitz & The Tantrums On World Cafe WXPN
Watch Video: On Ode To Summer Fun And The Apocalypse
Read Arctic Records: Drafting A Blueprint For The Philly Sound
June 10, 2013 – The influential Philly label has just released a set of CDs covering all 60 of its single releases.
New Mantra Makes Chrisette Michele's Music 'Better'
June 10, 2013 – The soul star says adopting a 'better' attitude helped inspire her latest work.
Listen Hot Club Of Cowtown On Mountain Stage
Read Ukrainian Wins Top Prize At Van Cliburn Piano Competition KERA
June 10, 2013 – Vadym Kholodenko, 26, takes home the $50,000 purse, plus three years of professional management. KERA
Read First Listen: Statik Selektah, 'Extended Play'
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