Music Interviews archive
Watch Can I Kick It? Organ Master Lonnie Smith Can
Read ¡Aparato! Takes Latin Music Traditions Into The Future
November 8, 2013 – The L.A. trio fuses rock with sounds and instruments from Mexico's son jarocho tradition.
Listen Disclosure On Working Beyond 'Build-Ups And Drops' KCRW
November 8, 2013 – Hear Jason Bentley interview British brothers and in-demand producers Guy and Howard Lawrence. KCRW
Read The Man Behind The 'Boardwalk Empire' Big Band
Read A Rational Conversation: Molly Lambert On Music Biopics
November 5, 2013 – What do we want from musician biopics, like last month's VH1 movie about TLC, and why do some fail?
Watch 'I Built The Platform Myself': M.I.A. On Being Heard
November 5, 2013 – The singer-rapper goes long on fame, war and controversy with NPR's David Greene.
Listen Broken Bells Shares New Song, Accidentally Channels Bee Gees
November 4, 2013 – Danger Mouse and James Mercer's new LP has us thinking the Gibb Brothers. Read on to find out why.
Read Ashley Monroe: Country Music Has Always 'Sliced Me In The Heart'
November 3, 2013 – Monroe speaks with NPR's Rachel Martin about her latest album, Like a Rose.
Watch What Do You Do When Your Lead Singer Quits?
Watch Lonnie Holley: Self-Made Man
Read Luscious Jackson Is Ready For Its 'Magic Hour'
Read Bach Unwigged: The Man Behind The Music
Watch Never Back Down: Fresh Air Remembers Lou Reed
Read Biography Doesn't Hold Back On Darkest Years Of 'The Man In Black'
October 29, 2013 – Through all the pain and redemption, "Johnny Cash was a good man," author Robert Hilburn tells NPR.