Music Interviews archive
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.
Read The Tallest Man On Earth: Tired Of Running
Read Fiona Apple: 'I Don't Really Have A Plan'
Read In Latest Album, Usher Takes To 'Looking 4' Himself
June 10, 2012 – The multi-Grammy Award winner is releasing his seventh studio album, Looking 4 Myself.
Watch 'Call Me Maybe': Behind The Song Of The Summer
Read How 'The Queen Of British Ska' Wrestled With Race