Music Interviews archive
Watch Laura Mvula: A Soulful Voice That Once Answered Phones
May 19, 2013 – Less than two years ago, she was a receptionist. Now, she's touring the U.S. with her debut album.
Watch Bobby McFerrin: Spirituals As Sung Prayers
Read Sam Amidon: Reshaping An American Folk Tradition
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.
Read Balancing Influences: Saxophonist Mahanthappa Blends Styles
May 12, 2013 – Rudresh Mahanthappa blends Indian and Western styles, and still makes it rock.
Read LL Cool J On 'Accidental Racist' And Authenticity
Read 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.
Read 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.
Read Natalie Maines On Motherhood, Eddie Vedder And Leaving Country Music
May 2, 2013 – The Dixie Chicks' outspoken frontwoman takes more chances with her solo debut, Mother.
Read Iggy Pop: 'What Happens When People Disappear'
Watch Vampire Weekend On The Secrets Of Its New Album
Watch Mick Fleetwood On Fleetwood Mac: 'It Would Make A Great Play'
May 1, 2013 – Stream the band's new EP, and hear the drummer and founding member's thoughts on longevity.
Watch 'The Talent Comes First': Roc Marciano Takes An A&R Gig
April 30, 2013 – The New York rapper on his new role, Lil B's brilliance and doing business with good people.
Read Meet The Man Who Assembles The World's Biggest Jazz Concert
April 30, 2013 – Pianist John Beasley isn't a household name, but he directs many of them for International Jazz Day.