August 19, 2012 The new album America is packed with melody and noise, minimalism and excess, harshness and beauty — sometimes all at the same time.
August 19, 2012 Rowe's bass-baritone rattles the soul. His latest album is a masterwork of song, production and voice.
August 14, 2012 In a new video, Laura Linney plays a robot designed to stand in for the singer on tour.
August 10, 2012 The Swedish ballad singer returns with his first album in five years in September.
August 9, 2012 A rocking new song from Palmer's forthcoming Kickstarter-funded album, Theatre Is Evil.
August 8, 2012 A song about heartbreak, made by a songwriter coping with solitude, gets a lush, high-concept video.
August 6, 2012 The strings (and accordion) of this Portland group, which includes three-fifths of The Decemberists, come together for controlled chaos.
July 31, 2012 Time changes everything. The mighty fall. Which bands that fill stadiums today will be playing at fairgrounds in 30 years?
July 10, 2012 Listen to and download an exclusive song premiere from Taken By Trees, the solo project of Swedish singer Victoria Bergsman.
July 9, 2012 What would you do if your favorite musician asked you to put away your cell phone during a concert? All Songs Considered's Bob Boilen ponders the new etiquette of technology and rock.
June 27, 2012 Three bands — Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, Mumford & Sons and Old Crow Medicine Show — hop a vintage train from Oakland to New Orleans in the new documentary, Big Easy Express.