Music Interviews archive
Read Talking 21st Century Songwriting With Kurt Vile
Read Gillian Welch And David Rawlings: 'There's A Pull To Nashville' WXPN
April 9, 2013 – Listen to an extended conversation with the country-folk singers about their adopted hometown. WXPN
Read Jherek Bischoff Crafts A Symphonic Sound On 'Composed'
April 9, 2013 – The rock musician and composer found himself writing orchestral arrangements for his latest album.
Read Lianne La Havas: 'The Golden Girl Of British Music'
April 7, 2013 – The 23-year-old singer-songwriter and guitarist swept critics after her TV debut.
Watch Paramore Tackles 'Real Life Problems'
Watch Bonobo: Challenging Music's 'Borders,' Finding A New Frontier
April 5, 2013 – On his new album, the British DJ uses samples from the outside world to create melody and rhythm.
Read Back In The Studio, Neko Case Recovers 'That Fire'
April 2, 2013 – Morning Edition checks in with the singer-songwriter as she refinishes her first album since 2009.
Read Guitar God Richard Thompson Plays 'Electric,' Acoustic WXPN
April 1, 2013 – The folk-rock legend, now 45 years into his career, plays songs from his new album, Electric. WXPN
Read Listening Back To An Interview With Phil Ramone
Read Singing The Praises Of Pre-Dawn Walks
Read Chic Gamine: The Girl-Group Sound, Stripped To Its Bones
March 31, 2013 – Call it minimal Motown: The Canadian band is four singers, a drummer — and that's it.
Watch Bridging Arabic And Western Music With An Unusual Instrument
March 31, 2013 – Ibrahim Maalouf's four-valve trumpet plays "blue notes" common to jazz and Middle Eastern styles.
Watch In South Africa, A Reggae Legacy Lives On
Read Billy Cobham On World Cafe WXPN
Read Emmylou Harris And Rodney Crowell: Harmonizing To That 'Old Yellow Moon'
March 28, 2013 – Old Yellow Moon includes songs by Crowell, Patti Scialfa and Johnny Cash among others.