Music Interviews archive
Watch Laura Mvula: A Soulful Voice That Once Answered Phones
May 19, 2013 – Less than two years ago, she was a receptionist. Now, she's touring the U.S. with her debut album.
Watch Marques Toliver: An R&B Crooner With Strings Attached
May 19, 2013 – Toliver's music is anchored by the violin, an instrument that, in a way, chose him.
Watch Bobby McFerrin: Spirituals As Sung Prayers
Watch Sam Amidon: Reshaping An American Folk Tradition
Watch Daft Punk On 'The Soul That A Musician Can Bring'
Watch Vampire Weekend: New Sounds Signal The End Of An Era
May 14, 2013 – Singer Ezra Koenig says the band's new Modern Vampires of the City is the final part of a trilogy.
Listen Balancing Influences: Saxophonist Mahanthappa Blends Styles
May 12, 2013 – Rudresh Mahanthappa blends Indian and Western styles, and still makes it rock.
Listen LL Cool J On 'Accidental Racist' And Authenticity
Listen Yngwie Malmsteen: 'I've Always Been A Little Bit Of An Extremist'
May 11, 2013 – The king of neoclassical shred guitar on being a family man and growing up on Bach and Hendrix.
Watch 'It Led Us On A Journey': The Musical World Of 'The Great Gatsby'
May 10, 2013 – Between the Jazz Age and the hip-hop era, says music supervisor Anton Monsted, is a sliding door.
Listen A Funky-Fresh Sound From Somalia, With A Political History
May 5, 2013 – A decades-old recording by a Somali dance band has caught the attention of critics.
Listen Natalie Maines On Motherhood, Eddie Vedder And Leaving Country Music
May 2, 2013 – The Dixie Chicks' outspoken frontwoman takes more chances with her solo debut, Mother.
Listen Iggy Pop: 'What Happens When People Disappear'
Watch Vampire Weekend On The Secrets Of Its New Album
Watch Mick Fleetwood On Fleetwood Mac: 'It Would Make A Great Play'
May 1, 2013 – Stream the band's new EP, and hear the drummer and founding member's thoughts on longevity.