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The track has received co-signs from Four Tet and Ross From Friends.
Author: Hazel Cills
Posted: January 24, 2022, 7:34 pm
Wilson played rhythm guitar for The Ventures, which with over 100 million records sold, was the best-selling instrumental band of all time.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 23, 2022, 6:41 pm
The prolific artist was a mentor to generations of experimental musicians.
Author: Marc Masters
Posted: January 22, 2022, 7:13 pm
Scott Simon imagines a world where beleaguered IT workers gained the recognition they deserve through the use of sea shanties.
Author: Scott Simon
Posted: January 22, 2022, 2:24 pm
From their unlikely start as rival contestants in a music competition, the Venezuelan cuatro players of C4 Trio have become a big concert draw. They're releasing a series of EPs ahead of a new album.
Author: Betto Arcos
Posted: January 22, 2022, 1:02 pm
After performing six nights a week for four decades, LA musician Marty Roberts has died. He was half of the husband-and-wife duo Marty and Elayne.
Author: Jason Fuller
Posted: January 22, 2022, 10:00 am
After performing six nights a week for nearly four decades, Los Angeles musician Marty Roberts has died. He was half of the husband-and-wife duo Marty & Elayne.
Author: Jason Fuller
Posted: January 21, 2022, 9:27 pm
Spector, who died Jan. 12, was part of the 1960s girl group that gave us "Be My Baby." She left the music business for some years but returned to recording in the 1970s. Originally broadcast in 1988.
Author: Terry Gross
Posted: January 21, 2022, 6:32 pm
Chris Pierce brings to the Mountain Stage a gripping selection of songs from his album American Silence.
Posted: January 21, 2022, 5:14 pm
Muscially, 2004 was a notable for releases from OutKast, The Arcade FIre, Kanye West, Green Day and many more. Let's look back.
Author: Bruce Warren
Posted: January 21, 2022, 4:44 pm