Read For Sean Lennon, Music Is Not A Solo Act
Read 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
Read 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
Read 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.
Listen Jack Black: On Music, Mayhem And Murder
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.
Read 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.
Read Johnny Cash's Boyhood Home Tells The Story Of A Town
December 29, 2012 – With guidance from Cash's siblings, the tiny, dilapidated house is being painstakingly restored.
Watch Perfume Genius: A 'Creepy, Beautiful Mix'
Watch Rod Stewart: Big Dreams, Bigger Hair
Read 'Mellon Collie' Mystery Girl
Read For One Day, NPR Gets A House Band: Los Straitjackets
December 5, 2012 – The surf-rock band spends a day hanging out at NPR and providing All Things Considered's soundtrack.