Music Interviews archive
Read Matt Wilson: 'I Hear Melody In All Rhythm'
Read A Summer With Fun.
Read Locrian And Mamiffer: Affirmation Through Controlled Chaos
June 22, 2012 – Composer Jon Mueller asks the heavy electro-acoustic collaborators, "Why music?"
Read Take A Trip To Downtown L.A. With La Santa Cecilia
June 22, 2012 – On historic Olvera Street, Marisol Hernandez describes the hopes and dreams the city represents.
Watch David Byrne Finds A Disco Muse In Imelda Marcos
Read Santigold: 'Blown Away' By Fela Kuti
Read Guest DJ Patti Smith
Read Killer Mike: On Ronald Reagan And Raising Daughters
June 19, 2012 – The Atlanta rapper has a new album, R.A.P. Music, and kicks off his U.S. tour Tuesday.
Read Kate McGarry: A Singer Inspired By The Spoken Word
June 17, 2012 – While making her new album, McGarry researched what her singing idols sounded like in conversation.
Read One Father, Eight Sons, Nine Shiny Brass Bells
Read Bonnie Raitt: A Brand-New Model For A Classic Sound
June 16, 2012 – Slipstream is Raitt's 19th album — and first for her own label, Redwing Records.
Read Glen Hansard: The Best Songs Come 'As A Gift'
Read Ice-T Gives A Hip-Hop History Lesson In 'The Art Of Rap'
June 14, 2012 – The rapper and actor says he's paying a debt with his film about hip-hop: "Rap music saved my life."
Read One Road Trip, One Novelist, One-Fifth Of The Decemberists
June 13, 2012 – Siblings Colin and Maile Meloy discuss a family trip made memorable by the music played in the car.
Read Diplo: Building A Bridge From The Underground To The Mainstream
June 12, 2012 – The DJ and producer talks about his sometimes controversial role as a curator of global sounds.