Watch Rokia Traoré On Taking Up Music, And Mali's 'Iron Women'
September 25, 2013 – The Malian singer finished her latest album just as war was breaking out in her home country.
Read The Choice Is Yours: 10 Great Rap Release Dates Of The 1990s
September 25, 2013 – The fat spectrum of hip-hop music released in the '90s made Tuesdays a day of tough decisions.
Read Say What? French Horn Players Run Risk Of Hearing Loss
September 25, 2013 – Nearly half the horn players in an Australian study noticed that they'd lost some of their hearing.
Read The Pianist Who Plays 'The Rascal And The Sparrow'
September 25, 2013 – In a new tribute album, pianist Antonio Pompa-Baldi pairs songs by Francis Poulenc and Edith Piaf.
Watch Syleena Johnson And Musiq Soulchild, Making Music In Nine Days
September 25, 2013 – The R&B heavyweights show off their chemistry on a new album.
Watch Vijay Iyer, Jeremy Denk Win MacArthur Genius Grants
September 25, 2013 – The two pianists exemplify creative thinking and wide-ranging intellectual and artistic pursuits.
Read First Listen: HAIM, 'Days Are Gone'
Read He's My Brother, She's My Sister On World Cafe WXPN
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Read As Artistic Freedoms Dwindle, A Tunisian Rapper Is On The Run
September 24, 2013 – The mother of Klay BBJ says he was arrested and beaten for a song that criticized police.
Read For Families In Crisis, A Songwriter Offers Humor And Empathy
September 24, 2013 – After his daughter was diagnosed with leukemia last summer, singer Alastair Moock turned to music.
Read In New Afro-Cuban Music, Ancient Tradition Meets Future Shock
September 24, 2013 – After 30 years, Michele Rosewoman and Francisco Mora-Catlett recorded their otherworldly Latin jazz.
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Watch Lucy Schwartz Is In Love With Her Own Voice, And That's OK
September 24, 2013 – On her new album Timekeeper, the singer-songwriter often sounds like a throwback to another era.