The singer-songwriter talks about coming out as transgender and releasing a new album under the moniker teddy
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The latest album from O'Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra is a collaboration with Mexican son jarocho musicians.
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The guitar legend talks Bruce Springsteen, Chris Cornell and his new sound on his latest album, The Atlas Underground.
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Pop superstar J Balvin started the night with the most nominations. But two of the biggest prizes — for Song and Record of the Year — went to "Telefonia," by venerated troubadour Jorge Drexler.
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Julien Baker, Lucy Dacus and Phoebe Bridgers are all Tiny Desk alum, but here they play together at NPR for the first time as boygenius, one of this year's best surprises.
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Meklit Hadero hears joyful music everywhere: in laughter, nature, language, and even the sounds of cooking. She believes her job as a musician is to uncover joy and create music from it.
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Classical music has a gatekeeping problem. Through her label-defying music and commitment to mentorship, Mazzoli is fighting to correct that.
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President Trump awarded the nation's highest civilian honor to seven people Friday, including Elvis Presley, Babe Ruth and GOP megadonor Miriam Adelson.
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This week's list of essential new albums includes one of the year's most anticipated releases – Anderson .Paak's Oxnard, plus Mariah Carey's Caution, a lost Glen Campbell record, and more.
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.Paak's latest album, Oxnard -- especially the song "6 Summers" — plays hopscotch between personal and political issues.
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While inspired by his work scoring the new 'Grinch' film, this is no novelty release. Instead, the largely instrumental project feels like bonus songs from last year's Flower Boy.
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The U.K.-based artist talks about his love of cats, writing notes to his younger self through music and his debut album Village.
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The singer and multi-instrumentalist, known for his fleet guitar work and big smile, began his career as a teenage prodigy and rose to become a regular presence in the living rooms of America.
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British post-punk band Shame released its debut album, Songs of Praise, earlier this year. The band brought a full-throttle performance to the KCRW studio.
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Amy Helm and her band choose to let the music do the talking, delivering a powerful, four-song set packed with musicality, soul and candor.
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The President and First Lady have announced that, "at this time," they do not intend to be present next month at the prestigious awards ceremony, whose honorees include Lin-Manuel Miranda and Cher.
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In the video for "Never In My Arms, Always In My Heart," the New York band approaches the lives of aging rock fans with pathos and a dash of camp.
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Everything about Down the Road Wherever feels warm and inviting; if each song is a miniature room, their display is in a cozy den that also boasts a roaring fire.
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The Philadelphia singer-songwriter's cover of the 1971 classic is featured on his latest album, My New Moon Deluxe Edition.
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The singer-songwriter-rapper-drummer is one of music's most venerable Renaissance men. .Paak discusses his early struggles, building confidence and his latest album, Oxnard, with David Greene.
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