Music Interviews archive
Listen Trixie Whitley: Songs For A Charmed — And Checkered — Life
January 27, 2013 – Whitley was born with a musical pedigree and began her career with a super-producer's endorsement.
Watch After 17 Years, Adam Ant Transforms Again
Listen Petra Haden Covers Classic Film Scores With A Single Voice
January 26, 2013 – Haden's new album, Petra Goes to the Movies, recasts movie scores in an a cappella setting.
Listen The 'True Story' Inside Aaron Neville's Doo-Wop World
January 24, 2013 – Neville's latest album is a collection of the songs he grew up singing in the New Orleans projects.
Read The New SFJAZZ Center, As Seen By Its Musicians
Listen Jose James: A Broad-Minded Singer Lets The Beat Build
January 22, 2013 – Known for his proficiency in jazz, the singer employs the tools of hip-hop on his latest album.
Listen New Opera Immortalizes Spat Between Paul Krugman, Estonian President
January 21, 2013 – Robert Siegel speaks with the composer about his work and the debate over austerity and stimulus.
Listen For Sean Lennon, Music Is Not A Solo Act
Listen Red Baraat: A Bhangra-Powered Party Starter
Listen A Bagpipe-Slinging Spaniard Finds A Home In New York Jazz
January 19, 2013 – Cristina Pato plays the traditional gaita, a bagpipe from her native region of Galicia.
Listen American Sound Studio On World Cafe WXPN
Listen Royal Studio On World Cafe WXPN
Listen After Big Year, Emeli Sande's 'Version Of Events'
Watch Lucero, Live At Ardent Studios WXPN
Listen Big Star, Ardent Music And Defining American Power-Pop WXPN
January 16, 2013 – Listen to an interview with Big Star drummer Jody Stephens about Memphis' power-pop scene. WXPN