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."
January 9, 2013 The two artists give a carefully choreographed performance highlighting songs from their 2012 album Love This Giant. They also throw in old favorites from their individual catalogs, including the Talking Heads song "Burning Down the House" and St. Vincent's "Marrow," from her 2009 album Actor.
January 8, 2013 Bowie has released "Where Are We Now" on his 66th birthday. The song will appear on a new album, The Next Day, which will be out in March.
January 3, 2013 The folk singer collaborated on two new videos with a trio of filmmakers.
December 19, 2012 You may not know this band now, but it's poised to make a splash next year. The members of The Lone Bellow sing songs born of tragedy and of the heart.