Music Interviews archive
Listen Conor Oberst, Ron Sexsmith Pay Tribute To Leonard Cohen
February 17, 2012 – Songwriter Ron Sexsmith says that Leonard Cohen has never sung about "frivolous things."
Listen Soweto Gospel Choir Offers Secrets To Their Sound
Listen Stephen Sondheim: Examining His Lyrics And Life
Watch A Skating Rink's 'Ribbon In The Sky'
Listen Another Take On The 'Appoggiatura'
Listen The Chieftains: For 50 Years, Irish Music For The World
February 14, 2012 – Over a long career, the Irish folk band has worked with almost everybody, just about everywhere.
Listen 'Conchords': Musical Comedy from Clueless Kiwis
Watch Bret McKenzie: A Manly Muppet And A Muppet Of A Man
February 13, 2012 – The Flight of the Conchords member wrote five songs in The Muppets, including "Man or Muppet."
Listen From Hyperpianos To Harmonious Handel: New Classical Albums
February 12, 2012 – NPR Music's Tom Huizenga and host Guy Raz spin an eclectic mix of new classical releases.
Watch Simon Joyner: A Scene Pioneer Takes The Quiet Life
February 12, 2012 – The Omaha songwriter has influenced the likes of Beck and Bright Eyes' Conor Oberst.
Listen Ana Tijoux: Addressing Global Unrest In Rhyme
Listen An Understudy Turned Star Shines On The Met Stage
Listen A Ballet Dancer's Workout Music? Classical, Of Course
February 9, 2012 – Jared Angle's warm-up playlist includes works by Prokofiev, Handel and Philip Glass.
Listen Super Bass: Can You Hit This Note?