November 5, 2012 Just in time for the election, a moving video, shot in front of the Lincoln Memorial, issues a bipartisan plea for honesty from politicians.
November 4, 2012 Van Wissem plays the lute with his heart equally in the 17th and 21st century. Jarmusch is a filmmaker whose work frequently blurs the line between movies and music. Together, they make a rich, appropriately cinematic sound on The Mystery of Heaven.
November 3, 2012 Let's say the big presidential election is already over. It's Tuesday night of next week. What are you going to listen to if your guy wins? What if he loses? All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen knows what he'll play.
November 2, 2012 The video for "Fitzpleasure" by the British group includes subtle and surprising special effects.
November 1, 2012 The Canadian band that covered Gotye's "Somebody That I Used To Know" with ten hands and one guitar have a new video. It's a visual puzzle, and one that required the band members to relearn their own song with the pieces out of order.
October 27, 2012 Bob Boilen remembers the day that the first album by Emerson, Lake & Palmer helped him push his family hi-fi a little too far.
October 22, 2012 Bob Boilen hits the CMJ jackpot and shares his top ten discoveries from the New York music marathon.
October 19, 2012 For NPR Music's Bob Boilen, Thursday was CMJ at its best — a full day packed end to end with exciting young bands playing in different styles, new and old.
October 18, 2012 Day two of the CMJ Music Marathon in New York started gently but built to a sweaty, speaker-bustingly intense climax at a show presented by NPR Music and WNYC's Soundcheck.
October 17, 2012 Bob Boilen goes to the CMJ Music Marathon to discover new favorite bands. Here are a few of his picks from the thousands of bands playing in New York this week.
October 15, 2012 Peek behind the curtain at the final rehearsal before David Byrne (of Talking Heads) and Annie Clark (of St. Vincent) took their collaborative album, Love This Giant, out on the road — complete with eccentric choreographed dance moves and an eight-piece horn section.