Hitting the road today? Sitting in an airport? Want some joy in your kitchen? Hear a concert from Radiohead or a profile of Duke Ellington. Listen to the Kinks' Ray Davies' favorite songs or a country music big band.
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Tom Waits, live from the Fox Theater in Atlanta, recorded July 5, 2008
Radiohead, live from the Santa Barbara Bowl, recorded August 28, 2008
The Beaux Arts Trio, live from the Tanglewood Music Festival, recorded August 19, 2008
Sleater-Kinney, live from the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C., recorded August 3, 2006
Orchestra Baobab, live from the Birchmere in Alexandria, Va., recorded June 19, 2008
All Songs Considered Shows:
'The White Album' 40 Years Later
Guest DJ Ray Davies
Guest DJ: Will Sheff Of Okkervil River
1,000 Recordings To Hear Before You Die
Guest DJ Thom Yorke
The '80s: Were They Really That Bad?
Duke Ellington: Composer Part 1
Jay "Hootie" McShann: Kansas City Swingman
Anita O'Day: High Times And Hard Times
Favorite Sessions from KEXP:
Maldives: Country-Rock's Big Band
T-Model Ford: 'Jack Daniel Time!'
Thao Nguyen Can't Say That on the Radio
Thurston Moore: Not 'A Real Guitar Player'?
NPR Music Podcast
NPR Music Podcast from 11/5/08, featuring a remembrance of Yma Sumac and an interview with Waylon Jennings' daughter about his last recordings.
NPR Music Podcast from 11/12/08, featuring a profile of Miriam Makeba, a discussion of Obama hip-hop and a profile of a high-tech violin-maker.
NPR Music Podcast from 11/15/08, featuring an installment of What Makes It Great, on the Depression-era song "Brother, Can You Spare A Dime?"