Watch The Best Rap Of 2012: A Conversation
A Tribute To Marvin Gaye's Forgotten Classic
Read Latin Roots: The Christmas Music Of Latin America WXPN
Read No Sugar Plums Here: The Dark, Romantic Roots Of 'The Nutcracker'
December 25, 2012 – Few people remember E.T.A. Hoffmann, but many are aware of his famous creation: The Nutcracker.
Watch The New Standards: A Supergroup Celebrates 'Snow Days' KCMP
December 25, 2012 – Watch the Twin Cities trio perform the centerpiece to its annual holiday show for The Current. KCMP
Read Baltimore Singer's Big Voice Touches Siberia
Watch Another Year, Another 'Christmas With The Chipmunks'
December 24, 2012 – Some of the most frequently reissued holiday music of all time comes from three animated rodents.
Read Whatever Happened To The Classical Christmas Album?
December 24, 2012 – The flow of classical Christmas albums has slowed, triggering a longing for past recordings.
Listen Billy Joe Shaver On Mountain Stage
Listen Pink Martini On World Cafe
La Havas Brings Her Soulful Songs Across The Pond
Read Tracey Thorn On World Cafe WXPN
Read The Week In Music: What To Stay In From The Cold And Read Now
December 23, 2012 – A video, a year-end essay and one piece of local reporting that say more than their headlines imply.
Watch In Toronto, An Ad-Hoc Choir Becomes A Community