The slide guitar maestro announces a new album in his World Cafe session. It's tentatively scheduled for release in February 2020 and includes a song called "Mule."
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Lizzo was nominated across five of the night's top categories, including Best New Artist. Billie Eilish is also up for that coveted prize along with Lil Nas X and Tank & The Bangas.
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On the typically far-afield, but equally understated, new album Iowa Dream, the shadow of Arthur Russell lengthens over pop music yet again.
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Much of the best indie and punk music coming out of Milwaukee right now owes a meaningful debt to emo. Here are seven bands that keep the city's emo tradition alive.
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The jazz, funk and gospel improv group brought jams and joy to the Tiny Desk.
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The late jazz pianist spins out new and old melodies and cracks little musical jokes on a new series of reissues representing albums he recorded for various labels between '59 and '73.
You don't want to ask silly questions, but sometimes a silly or lighthearted question is a great way to learn something about a band. Our audience takes over in this interview.
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Made famous by Frank Sinatra — who grew to hate it — "My Way" represents the quintessentially American outlook that nothing in life matters more than living on your own terms.
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New music from Blood Incantation, Maria W Horn, Vital Force, Forest of Tygers and Envy highlight a playlist of heavy, heady music.
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Surrounded by death and dreading the idea of promoting an album, Mike Posner decided to walk across the United States. The experience ended up changing the way he sees his country and himself.
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Music fans would seem to have gained a lot of power over the past decade. Their online fury has silenced those who would dare to criticize their faves. But the music industry has caught on.
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We know there were a lot, but we'd like to know what songs stand out the most to you from the 2010s — the ones you've gone back to again and again.
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The pop megastar's former label announced Monday that it had an agreement with the made-for-TV event. The awards show's producers say otherwise.
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Before any opera purists start wringing their hands, let's remember that the 400-year-old art form has proven itself terrifically adaptable and resilient.
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Featuring Jhené Aiko, Denzel Curry, Ambré and more, this week's Heat Check selects come from artists who don't entertain the haters or mutter their feelings.
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We talk with an influential Haitian DJ about why we should care about unique new music emerging from this Caribbean nation.
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Townshend talks about his debut novel, how it relates to The Who's rock opera, Tommy, and what he'd say now to his younger self – the one who wrote the lyric "I hope I die before I get old."
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The Nigerian singer and songwriter is one of the biggest African artists in the world and a pioneer of Afro-fusion, an inescapable sound this year.
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Watch the former One Direction star as he performs the television debut of his two newest singles, "Lights Up" and the brand-new "Watermelon Sugar."
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