Watch Shoes: After 18 Years, The Power-Pop Band Re-Ignites
August 31, 2012 – Ken Tucker says Ignition retains the same pop-rock rigor heard in the band's 1970s records.
Watch Fire Up Your Kid's Imagination At The 'Science Fair'
August 17, 2012 – Laura Veirs, Mates of State and more contribute to an album encouraging children to pursue science.
Listen Dan Auerbach Likes It Fast, Simple And Loud
Watch The xx Teases New Album 'Coexist' With The Simplest Of Love Songs
July 16, 2012 – From a new album, the spare ballad "Angels" feels a bit like the introduction to a more lavish song.
Listen The dB's: Still Plaintive After All These Years
Listen Fiona Apple's 'Wheel' Of Extravagant Emotions
Listen On 'Banga,' Patti Smith Pays Homage To Friends
Listen Trailer Trash Tracys: A Shoegazer's Dream
Listen The Untold Story Of Singer Bobby Charles
Listen The dB's: After A 25-Year Absence, A Vital Return
Listen Tim Fite Finds The Essence Of Innocence In 'Teenagers'
June 7, 2012 – In "We Are All Teenagers," Fite nails the adolescent unease that lingers into adulthood.
Listen Japandroids: One Part Classic Rock, One Part Punk
Listen The Honeydogs: A Retail Solution For Heartbreak
Listen K-Holes: A Grimy Smear Of Rock 'n' Roll
Listen James Burton: The Teen Who Invented American Guitar
May 25, 2012 – Rock historian Ed Ward shares the story of guitarist James Burton, who backed many famous artists.