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Moon Tunes: Songs To Celebrate Our Glowing Orb

Enlarge this image In this playlist, musicians imagine what it might be like to take a step on that bright glowing ball in the sky. ...

‘Rigoletto’ In Vegas And The Pleasures Of The Metropolitan Opera

Enlarge this image Vegas, Bambino! The Metropolitan Opera’s 2019 production of Rigoletto. Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera hide caption toggle caption Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera Maybe you have ...

Sleater-Kinney Share Title Cut To New Album, ‘The Center Won’t Hold’

[embedded content] YouTube An industrial beat clangs as a low drone hums. Carrie Brownstein howls, “I need something pretty / To help me ease my ...

Video Of An Uber Driver In South Africa Singing Opera Goes Viral

Enlarge this image Kim Davey (left), a passenger in Menzi Mngoma’s Uber, made a video of his in-car opera singing that went viral. Kim Davey/Facebook ...

Blood Orange Re-Envisions The Victorian Era In ‘Benzo’ Video

[embedded content] YouTube Dev Hynes, also known as Blood Orange, has released a new music video for his song “Benzo.” The video itself is a ...

Watch Kevin Johansen, Silvina Moreno, The Beachers And More Live At Nuevofest 2019

[embedded content] VuHaus This Sunday, July 14, watch a live stream of Nuevofest 2019, a Latin music festival hosted by AfroTaíno Productions with performances by ...

Bon Iver Announces A New Album, Releases Another Pair Of Songs

Enlarge this image Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon. Graham Tolbert & Crystal Quinn/Courtesy of the artist hide caption toggle caption Graham Tolbert & Crystal Quinn/Courtesy of ...

Erin Rae: Tiny Desk Concert

Credit: Olivia Falcigno/NPR Don’t see the video above? Click here. Every time I’ve seen Erin Rae live, she transforms her quiet storms into different hues ...

The Artistic Duality Of Drummer Mark Guiliana

Drummer/composer Mark Guiliana traverses many musical landscapes from modern jazz (Brad Mehldau), Tunisian oud music (Dhafer Youssef), Hasidic reggae (Matisyahu), or legendary rock (David Bowie.) ...

A Special Slice Of New Orleans: King James And The Special Men

Enlarge this image King James Rick Olivier/Courtesy of the artist hide caption toggle caption Rick Olivier/Courtesy of the artist “Don’t Tell Me That It’s Over” ...

New Music Friday: Our Top 8 Albums For July 12

Mississippi rapper Big K.R.I.T. His latest project K.R.I.T. IZ HERE is on our shortlist of the best albums out on July 12. Courtesy of the ...

Rodrigo Y Gabriela Find Inner Peace With ‘Mettavolution’

[embedded content] VuHaus “Mettavolution” “Electric Soul” “11:11” The first time I heard Rodrigo y Gabriela, the pair was covering Metallica‘s “Orion.” It’s a beautiful composition, ...

American Football: Tiny Desk Concert

Credit: NPR Don’t see the video above? Click here. Who would’ve thought that American Football‘s fruitful reunion would include a children’s choir at the Tiny ...

Sting And Shaggy: Tiny Desk Concert

Credit: NPR Don’t see the video above? Click here. Sting and Shaggy might not be the most likely musical pairing. But one thing is certain, ...

American Football: Tiny Desk Concert

Credit: NPR Don’t see the video above? Click here. Who would’ve thought that American Football‘s fruitful reunion would include a children’s choir at the Tiny ...

João Gilberto, Master Of Bossa Nova, Dies At 88

Enlarge this image Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images Updated at 9:34 p.m. ET Saturday João Gilberto, one of the principal architects of the Brazilian musical style ...

The Curious Tale Of The Band Luxury, Who Escaped Tragedy And Embraced Faith

Enlarge this image The band Luxury in 1998. Parallel Love: The Story of a Band Called Luxury is out now. Buffy Rittweger/Courtesy of the artist ...

Miya Folick: Tiny Desk Concert

Credit: NPR/Amr Alfiky Miya Folick began her Tiny Desk Concert with an apology in the form of a song. “Thingamajig” opens with Wynne Bennett’s stark ...

Miya Folick: Tiny Desk Concert

Credit: NPR/Amr Alfiky Miya Folick began her Tiny Desk Concert with an apology in the form of a song. “Thingamajig” opens with Wynne Bennett’s stark ...

The Songs That Define Us, From NPR’s ‘American Anthem’ Series

Enlarge this image During a civil rights demonstration, folk singer Pete Seeger sings on the steps of the New York State Capital Building. James Marshall/Corbis ...

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