February 26, 2013 A more rocking new song, "The Stars (Are Out Tonight)," continues David Bowie's career-long obsession with fame.
February 21, 2013 Cat Martino wrote her song "Yr Not Alone" after meeting a creepy admirer dressed as Charlie Chaplin.
February 20, 2013 Josh Ritter and The Royal City Band will perform most of their new album, The Beast in Its Tracks, a day before its official release. You'll be able to watch the live concert webcast online, from New York City's (Le) Poisson Rouge.
February 17, 2013 D.C. musicians Brendan Canty (of Fugazi) and Rich Morel (of Bob Mould's band) make great pop full of unexpected turns on their debut album. Deathfix's melodies and harmonies feel like Big Star or even Queen, but the album also takes a fresh look forward.
February 5, 2013 The music is languid and surreal; the images are hypnotic and poetic. Melissa Ann Sweat, a.k.a. Lady Lazarus, has a strangely alluring video for her new song, "Lapsarian."
February 4, 2013 Ferry re-imagines his songs, both solo and with Roxy Music, as the product of a 1920s jazz band. The result is a complete joy, capturing the eccentricity of Ferry's music while still conjuring up the romance of a vintage sound.
February 3, 2013 On Saturday night, the band released its long-awaited new album, m b v. Hear the album and weigh in.
February 1, 2013 The rules of the RPM Challenge are simple: Write and record a full album, all during the month of February.
January 29, 2013 When it came out in 1977, the album stood for everything in the music industry that a young Bob Boilen was trying to get away from. Until now, he's never looked back.
January 25, 2013 Ordinary-looking images of family life in the '50s get sent on a twisted, surreal ride in the video for a new song by the DJ known as Bonobo.
January 18, 2013 Illustrator Michael Arthur's drawings catch musicians in the act of a live performance. Bob Boilen caught up with him in New York at globalFEST.
January 10, 2013 Hear a new song from the band's upcoming album Until In Excess, Imperceptible UFO. The soaringly gorgeous record isn't out until April, but you can hear this early cut, "People Of The Sticks."