Rock Music Interviews
Listen Trey Anastasio: The Truth About 'Valentine' WXPN
Listen Kris Kristofferson On Writing For — And Outliving — His Idols
February 3, 2013 – The legendary songwriter is still performing at 76. His latest album is called Feeling Mortal.
Listen Ron Sexsmith: At Midlife, A Songwriter Ponders Mortality
January 31, 2013 – The Canadian musician reflects on personal setbacks and the strange comfort of sad songs.
Watch Thom Yorke And Friends On Making Music As Atoms For Peace
January 29, 2013 – The Radiohead singer and two bandmates discuss the process of recording their new album, Amok.
Listen Trixie Whitley: Songs For A Charmed — And Checkered — Life
January 27, 2013 – Whitley was born with a musical pedigree and began her career with a super-producer's endorsement.
Watch After 17 Years, Adam Ant Transforms Again
Listen For Sean Lennon, Music Is Not A Solo Act
Listen Big Star, Ardent Music And Defining American Power-Pop WXPN
January 16, 2013 – Listen to an interview with Big Star drummer Jody Stephens about Memphis' power-pop scene. WXPN
Watch The History Of Sun Studio WXPN
Listen Out Of A Cult, Into The World: Owens' Transformation
January 12, 2013 – After Christopher Owens fled the cult he grew up in, he used his musical talent to launch a career.
Watch Scott Walker: 'I Don't Listen Again And I Move On' WXPN
January 9, 2013 – The ambitious, venerated singer and composer says he has reached the "point of no return." WXPN
Listen The 'Life And Liberation' Of A Black Female Metal Fan
January 4, 2013 – Laina Dawes has loved heavy metal since she was 8, but her peers haven't always loved her back.
Watch Dropkick Murphys: A 'Rose Tattoo' Tells A Life Story
January 1, 2013 – The new single from the Irish punk band serves as a memorial to singer Ken Casey's grandfather.
Listen Jack Black: On Music, Mayhem And Murder
Listen Beck Explains 'Song Reader,' An Album Fans Perform Themselves
December 29, 2012 – The shape-shifting musician's latest release is less an album than a blueprint.