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Michael Mwenso Shares A Collection Of Protest Songs
You might know him as a musician and bandleader, but Mwenso can now add "teacher" to his list of accomplishments.
It Took Maggie Rogers Lots Of Hard Work To Reach "Overnight Success"
Before the 2016 viral video with Pharrell Williams in her class at NYU, Maggie Rogers had been making and releasing music for years - and now, you can hear some of of it on her new release,
Notes from the Archive: Recordings 2011-2016
Our 2020 Nashville Music Recap
In this episode, World Cafe's Nashville correspondent and NPR pop critic Ann Powers brings you some of the artists from the Music City that you might have missed this year.
Mike Scott Leans Into The Poetry Of His Lyrics On 'Good Luck, Seeker'
Scott's continuing artistic curiosity has led to all sorts of sounds from The Waterboys. On the latest album, we see Scott explore the art of spoken word.
Bruce Hornsby Shares The Stories Behind 'Non-Secure Connection'
Hornsby's latest album features collaborations with James Mercer of The Shins and the late Leon Russell â€“ the latter of which is a reworking of an old song they wrote decades back.
Loudon Wainwright III Chose Songs From The Early 1900s For His Latest Album
So how did it all come together? How did Loudon choose the songs for his new album,
I'd Rather Lead a Band
? He speaks on just that in this session.
Lido Pimienta Opens Up And Performs Live
Listen to the Grammy-nominated Canadian perform songs from
, one of NPR's favorite albums of 2020.
Jess Cornelius Captures The Uncertainty That Comes With Big Life Changes
After 10 years of fronting the Australian indie band Teeth & Tongue, Cornelius went solo, and in the process grappled with expectations, found love, and followed her dreams.
Low Cut Connie Sets Out To 'Change The Molecules In The Room'
In this session, Adam Weiner of Low Cut Connie dissects his mindset when it comes to performing â€“ advice that, it turns out, applies to many (more normal) situations in life.
Shamir Stepped Away From The Noise And Now, Starts Over
Shamir talks about the years that followed his pop success in 2014, the pressure to take advantage of opportunities and his eclectic new album.
Back On Tour, Already: A Live Performance From The Beths
Joachim Cooder's Mbira Calms From The First Note
Owen Pallett Is A Home-Recording Wizard
Nashville Recommendations: Hear 4 New Songs From The Music City
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