Apr 15, 2014 — Dan Wilson is your favorite songwriter's favorite co-writer, lending a pen to artists from Nas to Adele. But he also writes music for himself — and he joins the program to talk more about it.
Apr 14, 2014 — The rapper has earned a global name for fusing hip-hop, samba and Afro-Brazilian sounds with lyrics about the plight of Brazil's poor black and urban population.
Apr 12, 2014 — Alternative rock legends in their own right, the pair say their collaboration as The Both began with a shared obsession: a statue in Milwaukee that looks just a little too real.
Apr 12, 2014 — An action thriller of a symphony, Mahler's First is piled high with ambition, self-reflection and fear. Conductor Marin Alsop shares her approach to Mahler's multilayered music.
Apr 11, 2014 — "I got a job. I like my job, it's cool. But I'm sitting there writing raps," says the Houstonian. "I go out to the club and I'm like, 'Damn, I got this verse in my head.'"
Apr 10, 2014 — Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez tell Terry Gross about the inspiration for "Let It Go" and a "very strong strike across the bow at all princess-myth things" song that didn't make the film.
Apr 9, 2014 — The Bay Area legend is widely known for creating slang, flouting the rules and knowing everybody from everywhere. He speaks about his long career, Master P, Lil Jon, T-Pain, Tupac and Too Short.
Apr 8, 2014 — One of the founders of Barcelona's Primavera Sound on booking adventurously, lazy promoters and what he wishes sponsorship looked like.
Apr 7, 2014 — For years, LiV Warfield didn't let anybody know she could sing. Warfield talks about her musical journey and performs songs from her new album The Unexpected.
Apr 6, 2014 — "In the early days of electronic music, people were asking exactly the same question: Is this novelty?" The British artist Squarepusher, whose new EP features mechanical musicians, doesn't think so.