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NPR’s latest on the music scene

NPR's David Greene talks to Lukas Nelson about a new album, hunkering down with family, silver linings and focusing on what's important in life.
Author: David Greene
Posted: March 31, 2020, 9:06 am
After spending many years tracing the outline of a music career, Diffie finally found success in the early '90s with songs featuring his patented honky-tonk attitude.
Author: Jewly Hight
Posted: March 30, 2020, 4:59 pm
Domingo's reported hospitalization comes days after he posted a message on Facebook saying it was his "moral obligation" to reveal he tested positive for the disease caused by the coronavirus.
Author: Brakkton Booker
Posted: March 30, 2020, 4:38 pm
Ghanian trap, South African soul, Barbadian pop. This week's Heat Check does some digital globetrotting for a temporary escape.
Author: Sidney Madden
Posted: March 30, 2020, 2:02 pm
In Our Daily Breather, we ask writers and artists to recommend ways to find calm and comfort in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis. For Angelica Garcia, ranchera music provides a release.
Author: Angelica Garcia
Posted: March 30, 2020, 2:00 pm
The soul singer demonstrated a commitment to the Tiny Desk that we rarely, if ever, see.
Author: Bobby Carter
Posted: March 30, 2020, 1:04 pm
Stefon Harris has been attracting the attention of jazz fans since he released his 1998 debut, but he's less interested in praise than helping his listeners empathize with the world around them.
Author: John Burnett
Posted: March 30, 2020, 9:02 am
Known early on for his avant-garde works, the composer's challenging music nevertheless found fans far beyond traditional classical music circles.
Author: Tom Huizenga
Posted: March 29, 2020, 7:42 pm
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with the pop star and songwriter about releasing her new album, Future Nostalgia, a week early and learning to connect with an audience during social isolation.
Author: Lulu Garcia-Navarro
Posted: March 29, 2020, 12:00 pm
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Rahill Jamalifard, lead singer of the band Habibi, about the Middle Eastern influences on the group's latest album, Anywhere But Here.
Author: Michel Martin
Posted: March 28, 2020, 9:12 pm