NPR’s latest on the music scene
Frontman Wayne Coyne says he thrives in environments that combine art and chaos. Hear that conversation, plus live performances of songs from Oczy Mlody.
Posted: March 28, 2017, 9:57 pm
"Connection Lost: The Tinder Opera" is an 11-minute video dramatizing a young man's quest for love via the popular dating app. It marks an effort to adapt a 400-year-old art form to modern media.
Posted: March 28, 2017, 8:32 pm
Thomas turns the Van Morrison classic into pure NOLA R&B, emphasizing the wonderful impracticality of unconditional love.
Posted: March 28, 2017, 6:00 pm
On stage in Australia and New Zealand, the singer has hinted at retirement in recent days. Naturally, it's time for a little idle speculation.
Posted: March 28, 2017, 5:45 pm
Only a year since the last one, the D.C. post-punk band already has album number four in the bag. Hear the weirdly catchy first single from Can You Please Not Help.
Posted: March 28, 2017, 5:13 pm
This week's essential mix includes a profoundly moving elegy to a lost sister from Hippo Campus, an electro-pop dance track from Sufjan Stevens' latest project, new music from Gorillaz and more.
Posted: March 28, 2017, 5:07 pm
Drake set streaming records last week, an album chart record on Monday and singles chart records today. How'd he do it?
Posted: March 28, 2017, 4:31 pm
This song's for all the dirtbags that took their sweet time to text back.
Posted: March 28, 2017, 3:09 pm
The St. Louis multi-instrumentalist leads his six-piece band in a set recorded live in Charleston, W.Va.
Posted: March 28, 2017, 3:00 pm
Now Slowdive's first album in two decades has a name: Slowdive. Watch shapes uncoil in a video for the gracefully subdued new single.
Posted: March 28, 2017, 1:22 pm