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Daniel Bachman.

Read Song Premiere: Daniel Bachman, 'Copperhead'

October 10, 2012 – The acoustic-guitar instrumental rattles and burns like hot iron on leather, buzzing with brimstone.


Communication was not a strong suit for Robert and Clara Schumann. But music surely was.

Listen Jonathan Biss: Meet The Schumanns (And Their Cryptic Communications)

October 10, 2012 – The pianist performs Robert Schumann's music and decodes musical love notes to his wife Clara.


Read Iris DeMent's Emotionally Complex 'Sing The Delta'

October 10, 2012 – Sing the Delta is the roots-folk singer-songwriter's first album of new songs in 16 years.


Yo Gabba Gabba, Vol. 4

Read Song Premiere: Peter Bjorn & John, 'I Wish I Was A Spy'

October 9, 2012 – New from Peter Bjorn & John off the new volume from the hit children's series Yo Gabba Gabba!


Clockwise from upper left: Peter Gabriel, MC Ride of Death Grips, Metz, Kevin Devine of Bad Books

Read Peter Gabriel's 'So' At 25, Death Grips, Peter Bjorn And John, And More

October 9, 2012 – On the show: brutally hard rock, sweet pop, and a look back at Peter Gabriel's classic album So.


The actor Michiel Huisman has actually moved to New Orleans from Amsterdam, much like his character Sonny.

Read 'Treme,' Ep. 24: Like Donkeys To Water WBGO

October 9, 2012 – A recap of the show's music, including Tab Benoit, Monk Boudreaux, Anders Osborne and Ernie Vincent. WBGO

Read Shemekia Copeland Embodies The Blues On '33 1/3'

October 9, 2012 – Copeland's latest album addresses big-picture issues like domestic violence and income inequality.


The Helio Sequence performs for

Watch The Helio Sequence: A Song For 'October' opbmusic

October 9, 2012 – Watch the duo perform "October," the lead single from its first album in almost five years. opbmusic

Read Jazz Man Maret Makes His Way On The Harmonica

October 9, 2012 – After cutting his teeth as a sideman for jazz greats, Maret is now taking the helm of bandleader.


The CMJ Music Marathon is exactly that: a marathon, not a sprint. Prepare for a week that will look pretty much like this.

Read The Mix: Your Guide To CMJ 2012

October 9, 2012 – Eleven college radio stations pick which bands deserve attention at this year's CMJ Music Marathon.

Flying Lotus, Death Grips and Buke & Gase.

Read RSVP Now: Flying Lotus, Death Grips, Buke & Gase And More In NYC

October 9, 2012 – Get details on the NPR Music and Soundcheck showcase during CMJ, including ticket information.

Composer Robert Schumann has his share of critics. Pianist Jonathan Biss is out to prove them wrong.

Listen Jonathan Biss: Shooting Down The Schumann Detractors APM

October 9, 2012 – The acclaimed pianist performs and defends music by a misunderstood composer. APM


Muse's Matthew Bellamy includes the heartbeat of his son in utero on the song, "Follow Me."

Watch Muse: Arena-Sized Entropy On 'The 2nd Law'

October 9, 2012 – Muse's Matthew Bellamy includes the in utero heartbeat of his son in the song "Follow Me."


Tift Merritt's latest album is called Traveling Alone.

Read Tift Merritt: A Singer With An Outsider's Heart

October 9, 2012 – The latest album from the Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter is called Traveling Alone.


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