Music Interviews archive
Read Ana Popovic Shreds The Belgrade Blues
The Serbian guitarist fell in love with blues as a kid, well before she could understand the words.
Read Audra McDonald, A Broadway Star Gone Roaming, Comes Home
McDonald's first new album in seven years marks a return to her roots in musical theater.
Watch Bobby McFerrin: Spirituals As Sung Prayers
Watch Sam Amidon: Reshaping An American Folk Tradition
Watch Daft Punk On 'The Soul That A Musician Can Bring'
Watch A Songwriter And An Army Dad Share One Touching Story
May 15, 2013 – "I Drive Your Truck" is a No. 1 country hit, and a tribute to the man who unwittingly inspired it.
Watch The Canadian Astronaut's Accompanist
Watch Vampire Weekend: New Sounds Signal The End Of An Era
May 14, 2013 – Singer Ezra Koenig says the band's new Modern Vampires of the City is the final part of a trilogy.
Listen Dawes Knows Where It's Been And Where It's Headed
Watch When The Right One Comes Along: How 'Nashville' Tells Stories In Song
May 13, 2013 – The songs performed on the TV show are woven into the drama, but someone has to track them down.
Listen Balancing Influences: Saxophonist Mahanthappa Blends Styles
May 12, 2013 – Rudresh Mahanthappa blends Indian and Western styles, and still makes it rock.
Listen LL Cool J On 'Accidental Racist' And Authenticity
Listen Yngwie Malmsteen: 'I've Always Been A Little Bit Of An Extremist'
May 11, 2013 – The king of neoclassical shred guitar on being a family man and growing up on Bach and Hendrix.
Watch 'It Led Us On A Journey': The Musical World Of 'The Great Gatsby'
May 10, 2013 – Between the Jazz Age and the hip-hop era, says music supervisor Anton Monsted, is a sliding door.
Listen A Funky-Fresh Sound From Somalia, With A Political History
May 5, 2013 – A decades-old recording by a Somali dance band has caught the attention of critics.