Music Interviews archive
Read For Carole King, Songwriting Is A 'Natural' Talent
June 28, 2013 – The songwriter details stories behind some of her most famous songs in her memoir, A Natural Woman.
Read Omar Grows Up To Become 'The Man'
Watch Mike Dean On Working With Selena, Scarface And Kanye
June 27, 2013 – In the '90s he helped create the Dirty South sound; now, he says, "Me and Kanye are like a band."
Watch Gospel Legend Mavis Staples Comes 'Full Circle'
Watch On John Grant And Healing Yourself
Read Chuck Leavell: The 'Fifth' Stone Speaks
Watch Macy Gray: 'I Still See My Voice As Odd'
Read Questlove's Roots: A 'Meta' Memoir Of A Lifetime In Music
June 24, 2013 – In Mo' Meta Blues, the drummer for The Roots describes how he was groomed for music at an early age.
Watch J. Cole On Competition And Writing Honest Songs
Watch Jimmy Eat World Finds The Fuel To Keep Going
Watch Statik Selektah On Boom Bap And His Mom's Favorite Rapper
June 20, 2013 – The producer spoke to Microphone Check about his fifth album and giving his childhood to hip-hop.
Watch The-Dream: Why We All Need R&B
Listen The Lonley Island: The Fresh Air Interview
Watch Guest DJ: Daft Punk On The Music That Inspired 'Random Access Memories'
June 17, 2013 – The duo talk about their latest album and share songs by other artists who've inspired them.
Watch Terence Blanchard Turns A Tragic Champion Into An Opera Hero
June 15, 2013 – The jazz composer's latest project is an opera based on the true story of a gay boxer in the 1960s.