Music Interviews archive
Watch Take A Tour Of MacArthur Genius Vijay Iyer's Home Q2
Read Damon Albarn On 'Everyday Robots' And The Birth Of Britpop
Albarn says the sound he helped create with Blur in the 1990s was not a celebration, but a reaction.
Watch Nas: 'I'm Still Charged' 20 Years After 'Illmatic'
April 23, 2014 – The maker of a hip-hop classic on his audience and how his anniversary is inspiring a new album.
Watch Lil Bibby: 'I Need $100 Million In My Bank Account'
April 22, 2014 – The rapper is a 19-year-old from Chicago with one mixtape, a high-profile co-sign and big dreams.
Read Rufus Wainwright Shares Songs, And A Few Stories
Read How A Music Writer Learned Trust Is The Ultimate Backstage Pass
April 19, 2014 – Lisa Robinson knows how to talk — and how to make others, especially musicians, want to talk.
Read On Latest Album, Gina Chavez Unearths Her Latin Roots
Watch Jeremiah Jae And Oliver The 2nd: 'Take It Back To The Essence'
April 17, 2014 – "We just want to make the music the focal point and make that as great as we can make it."
Watch God, Drugs And Lizard Aliens: Yep, It's Country Music
April 17, 2014 – Listen closely to Sturgill Simpson's classic-sounding country and you'll hear plenty of surprises.
Watch Emicida: 'People Sample What Is Nearest To Them'
Read Ted Leo And Aimee Mann On Ego, Humor And The Uncanny Valley
April 12, 2014 – The pair say a shared obsession with a too-real statue sparked their collaboration as The Both.
Read A Debut Symphony That Embraced The World
Watch Rob Gullatte: 'I Just Can't Seem To Get These Raps Out My Head'
April 11, 2014 – "I got a job," says the Houstonian. "I like my job, it's cool. But I'm sitting there writing raps."
Read Songwriters Behind 'Frozen' Let Go Of The Princess Mythology
April 10, 2014 – Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez tell Terry Gross about the inspiration for "Let It Go."