Read Get Dumb: The Knuckle-Draggin' Riffs Of Endless Boogie
February 7, 2013 – "The Savagist" has the kind of boozy blues riff that sounds like boots sucking up mud.
Watch The Real Instrument Behind The Sound In 'Good Vibrations'
February 7, 2013 – Remembering the musician whose invention is almost always mistaken for a theremin.
Read First Listen: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, 'Push The Sky Away'
February 8, 2013 – Cave's songs seethe and surprise, marked by gorgeous strings and grabby, pervy innuendo.
Watch John Mark Nelson: A Teenager With Serious Talent KCMP
Read First Listen: 'Son Of Rogues Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs & Chanteys'
February 10, 2013 – Tom Waits, Patti Smith, Nick Cave, Beth Orton, Dr. John and more form a bleak-music Murderer's Row.
Read Mumford & Sons Take Home Album Of The Year Grammy
Read Next: John Murry WXPN
Read Brian Eno On World Cafe
Read Bryan Ferry Wants To Be Your Valentine
Watch Wild Nothing: Dream-Pop's Leading Light WFUV
Watch Mysterious Disease Infects Chicago Band: Love The Cure
February 13, 2013 – A new video from Maps & Atlases imagines a troubled addict in desperate need of a cure.
Watch Bonnie 'Prince' Billy Adjusts His Crown
Read Heavy Rotation: 5 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing
February 13, 2013 – Download new music from from The Milk Carton Kids, Cayucas, Chance the Rapper and more.
Watch KCRW Presents: Benjamin Gibbard KCRW
Read Yeah Yeah Yeahs Added To NPR Music's SXSW Showcase
February 13, 2013 – Watch the band perform songs from its upcoming album, Mosquito, live from Austin, Texas.
Watch Jim James: On A Spiritual Quest In The Digital Age
February 13, 2013 – The My Morning Jacket singer seeks authenticity in a world of artifice on his first solo album.
Watch Video: Depeche Mode Returns, Finds 'Heaven'
Read New Music By Wormed: In Space, No One Can Hear You Growl
February 15, 2013 – Wormed's "The Nonlocality Trilemma" is engineered to bludgeon you into multidimensional submission.
Read A Brief History Of The Grammy Sales Bump
Read Days With John And Yoko: A Writer Remembers
Read First Listen: Deathfix, 'Deathfix'
Read First Listen: Shout Out Louds, 'Optica'
Read Next: Pickwick WXPN
Watch Night Beds: Tiny Desk Concert