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Cover detail from the compilation Diablos Del Ritmo: The Colombian Melting Pot, 1960-1985.

Read Argentine Funk, Mexican Pop And Puerto Rican Hip-Hop

November 25, 2012 – The hosts of NPR's Alt.Latino podcast share new favorites from the Latin music world.


Korean rapper PSY is responsible for the song Gangam Style, whose flashy and humorous video has brought K-pop to new ears.

Watch Never Enough 'Gangnam': K-Pop Video Is YouTube's Most-Viewed

November 25, 2012 – Gangnam Style, by Korean pop star PSY, is now the site's most-viewed video of all time.

Piney Gir grew to love performing after getting solos in the choir at church.

Read Piney Gir: From 'The Muppets' To 'Geronimo'

November 24, 2012 – The singer pays homage to an iconic Native American while channeling '60s pop on her newest album.


Paloma Faith's newest album is called Fall to Grace.

Read Songwriter Paloma Faith's 'Fall To Grace'

November 24, 2012 – Faith spent time as a magician's assistant and a burlesque dancer before finding her way to music.


The Stray Birds perform for Folk Alley.

Watch The Stray Birds: Young, Weary And Resolute FolkAlley

November 24, 2012 – Watch one of folk's best new bands perform their hit single, "Dream in Blue," for Folk Alley. FolkAlley

(From left) Robert Sledge, Ben Folds and Darren Jessee of Ben Folds Five.

Read Ben Folds Five On World Cafe WXPN

November 23, 2012 – Hear a four-song set from the wildly popular pianist and his re-formed band. WXPN


Bette Davis in the role of Jane Hudson in What Ever Happened To Baby Jane? The classic horror film, which has just turned 50, is being released on Blu-ray

Read What Happened To 'Baby Jane'? She's Turning 50

November 23, 2012 – Robert Aldrich's classic horror film — with crucial musical elements — is now out on Blu-ray.


Logan Venderlic

Listen Logan Venderlic On Mountain Stage

November 23, 2012 – Hear the native West Virginian make his debut on his home state's biggest stage.


Read Jazz Vocalist Susie Arioli Goes 'All The Way'

November 23, 2012 – Listen to an in-studio concert and conversation with the Canadian singer and her guitarist.


What do you want for the holidays?

Read The NPR Music Holiday Gift Wish List

November 23, 2012 – Our staff picks out a lavish holiday wish list, from the practical to the fantastical.

The Mallett Brothers Band is, from left to right, Brian Higgins, Wally Wenzel, Luke Mallett, Will Mallett, Nate Soule and Nick Leen.

Watch How Much Does Crowd Funding Cost Musicians?

November 23, 2012 – Two bands add up what they've spent while asking you for money.


Sharon Van Etten's Tramp was released in February by Jagjaguwar.

Watch An Early Peek At Our Favorite Music Of 2012

November 22, 2012 – While we finalize our list, here's a preview of NPR Music's favorite albums of the year.


Bob Shank.

Listen Bob Shank On Mountain Stage

November 22, 2012 – Hear the renowned songwriter play cuts from his latest album, Don't Worry About the Moon.


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