Mar 8, 2014 — The concerts, songs and musical moments that stopped All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen in his tracks this week, including an a concert by St. Vincent so good he saw it twice.
Mar 8, 2014 — "My microphone stand was a broom handle," says singer Guy Garvey of his band's early days. The UK alt-rockers have been at it a quarter century, driven by what he calls a kind of foolhardy enthusiasm.
Mar 7, 2014 — The musician everyone wants playing on their record co-founded Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, and just put out his debut solo album. Hear him perform songs from the record.
Mar 6, 2014 — The Minneapolis musician brought in the full band today to perform his elegantly crafted love songs that speak to the underdog.
Mar 6, 2014 — The members of this cross-continental buzz band relish the idea of crafting a unique sound that defies categories, much like their fellow Brits in Alt-J. Watch the trio perform "Mockasin's" on KCRW.
Mar 5, 2014 — Hurricane Sandy may have uprooted Atkins from her New Jersey home, but opportunity knocked from faraway Sweden. With new goals and a familiar producer, Slow Phaser came into being.
Mar 5, 2014 — NPR Music returns to Austin with a star-studded SXSW showcase, featuring Damon Albarn, St. Vincent, and Kelis, plus emerging rock bands Eagulls and Perfect Pussy. Watch the live webcast on March 12.
Mar 4, 2014 — Brooke wrote and composed a critically-acclaimed one-woman musical about taking care of her ailing mother. Now, she's taking those songs and recording an album.
Mar 3, 2014 — Listen for hints of Local Natives and early Yeasayer.
Mar 3, 2014 — The "Space Cowboy" sits down for a lengthy interview with World Cafe host David Dye.