Read First Listen: Dave Grohl & Friends, 'Sound City: Real To Reel'
March 3, 2013 – Grohl joins Stevie Nicks, Trent Reznor, Paul McCartney and more to honor the art of recording.
Read First Listen: Marnie Stern, 'The Chronicles Of Marnia'
March 3, 2013 – Stern is a remarkable guitarist, technically speaking, but her music also exudes joy and humanity.
Read Robyn Hitchcock: 'Rock 'N' Roll Is An Old Man's Game Now'
March 2, 2013 – At 60, the British singer and guitarist says quiet reflection is the last thing on his mind.
Watch Pink Floyd's 'Dark Side,' 40 Years Later
Watch David Bowie, Rock's Shape Shifter, Returns
Listen Unknown Mortal Orchestra In Concert
Listen Foxygen In Concert
Watch How A Studio Changes Your Sound
Read First Listen: Jimi Hendrix, 'People, Hell And Angels'
February 27, 2013 – These 12 previously unreleased recordings shine a spotlight on his considerable charisma.
Read Richard Thompson: The Acoustics Behind 'Electric'
Read Women Of Grunge Reclaim Rock History In 'These Streets'
February 26, 2013 – A new play celebrates the unsung stories of women in the Seattle music scene.
Watch Things Aren't What They Seem In New Zolas Video
Read New David Bowie, My Morning Jacket Covers John Denver
February 26, 2013 – Bob Boilen crushes co-host Robin Hilton's gentle little heart as the two talk about this week's mix.
Watch Yo La Tengo: Still 'Around,' Thank God KEXP
Watch David Bowie's New Song Is...
Read First Listen: Chelsea Light Moving, 'Chelsea Light Moving'
February 25, 2013 – With Sonic Youth on hiatus, Thurston Moore's new band sets out to pulverize and polarize.
Read Next: Jacco Gardner WXPN
Read First Listen: Youth Lagoon, 'Wondrous Bughouse'
Read First Listen: Waxahatchee, 'Cerulean Salt'
Watch Johnny Marr On Quitting School, Moving To Portland And Wearing Capes
February 22, 2013 – The new solo album by the Smiths guitarist and consummate sideman is called The Messenger.
Read Prepare Thy 'Sky Burial': The Lumbering Heft Of Inter Arma
February 22, 2013 – Built on a lumbering riff, Inter Arma subdivides "The Survival Fires" with rolling blast-beats.
Read Camper Van Beethoven On World Cafe WXPN
Watch A Dance Video Inspired By An Encounter With An Oddball
February 21, 2013 – Cat Martino wrote her song "Yr Not Alone" after meeting a creepy admirer dressed as Charlie Chaplin.
Read Erin McKeown On World Cafe WXPN