Tom Moon Since 1983, Tom Moon has been writing about pop, rock, jazz, blues, and the music of the world. For much of that time, he was a music critic at The Philadelphia Inquirer. Moon's work has also appeared in Rolling Stone, GQ, Blender, Spin and more.
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Radiohead onstage in California last year. John Shearer/Getty Images hide caption

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Radiohead: Fool Me Twice

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Jazz pianist Vijay Iyer spent just two days recording his latest album, Solo. Hans Speekenbrink hide caption

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Vijay Iyer Blends The Old With The New

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This is the 10-year anniversary of Jason Moran and his trio. Thus, their latest album is called Ten. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jason Moran's 'Ten': The Bandwagon In Its Diamond Year

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While The Unthanks' members start songs conventionally enough, there's usually some twist. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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You'll laugh. You'll cry. You'll remember what makes NPR funding credits great. Illustration By Stephanie d'Otreppe/NPR hide caption

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CD Collection Of NPR Funding Credits Is A 'True Gem'

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Elis Regina's work mulls over the big questions of life, one magnificent half-step at a time. Courtesy of Universal Brazil hide caption

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There's a hint of restlessness to Kurt Rosenwinkel's approach to jazz standards. Lourdes Delgado hide caption

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Lourdes Delgado

On her new album, Shakira replaces Latin and Middle Eastern beats with generic dance-pop diva moves. Jaume de la Iguana hide caption

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Shakira: Just Following The Pack?

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