NPR’s latest on the music scene

Watch Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams perform at the 30A Songwriters Festival.
Author: Miguel Perez
Posted: May 22, 2024, 4:11 pm
In 2021, burnt out from the intensity of her early career, Rogers considered quitting music entirely. Instead, she took a detour — to Harvard Divinity School. Her new album is Don't Forget Me.
Author: Sam Briger
Posted: May 22, 2024, 3:57 pm
Eli Conley is a singer-songwriter who specializes in helping trans people on testosterone re-learn how to sing as their voices change.
Author: Manola Secaira/CapRadio
Posted: May 21, 2024, 10:19 pm
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Jamila Wignot, the filmmaker behind a new documentary series called Stax: Soulsville USA, about the story of the legendary record label.
Author: Marc Rivers
Posted: May 21, 2024, 8:46 pm
Carsie Blanton sings a protest anthem in "After the Revolution." Sabrina Carpenter channels a disco party with her catchy hit "Espresso." "Life Is," by Jessica Pratt, is an immediate, sweeping drama.
Author: Ken Tucker
Posted: May 21, 2024, 5:55 pm
World Cafe correspondent John Morrison dives into the seminal record from two jazz giants.
Author: John Morrison
Posted: May 21, 2024, 4:37 pm
Riley Keough, Elvis' granddaughter, alleged that the company advertising a foreclosure sale of Graceland had forged documents. A Tennessee judge issued a temporary injunction on Wednesday to halt it.
Author: Rachel Treisman
Posted: May 21, 2024, 4:15 pm
NPR's Juana Summers talks with Scott and Seth Avett about their latest album, self titled "The Avett Brothers," which has been in the making since 2019.
Author: Vincent Acovino
Posted: May 20, 2024, 9:10 pm
Singing lessons can be too expensive for some kids, but a nonprofit called Art Smart provides free lessons and mentoring to young singers in Philadelphia and other cities.
Author: Buffy Gorrilla
Posted: May 20, 2024, 8:48 pm
McDonald says that earlier in his career, he tended to avoid writing about himself directly in songs. He opens up about his life and career in the memoir, What a Fool Believes.
Author: Tonya Mosley
Posted: May 20, 2024, 5:05 pm