Radio Bob's Featured Artist Picks
NPR took a 2,428-mile trip along the border between Mexico and the U.S. <em>Alt.Latino</em> highlights some of the music heard along the way.
In 1974, sound engineer Owsley Stanley crafted a superior live experience with an enormous conglomeration of amps and speakers called the Wall of Sound. <em>Dave's Picks Volume 9</em> captures this era.
"You're listening to a poor Xerox," Young says of the MP3. Watch the singer describe the Pono music player, his attempt to change an audio trend that stresses convenience over quality.
Neil Young wants to start a revolution against the MP3. At SXSW, he debuted his biggest weapon, a high-quality digital audio player and music store he's calling Pono.
Young announced his long-planned, high-fidelity audio player, Pono, on Tuesday at SXSW. But at a time when music streaming is overtaking downloads, will anybody want it?
Carrie Brownstein returns to <em>All Songs Considered</em> to chat with hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton and NPR Music's Stephen Thompson about relentless earworms, annoying novelty songs and other songs they think of as quite possibly...
Now a humble parking lot, the Washington Coliseum has seen a lot in its day — including a historic night in music.
Even as they reached the Top 10 in Britain, appeared on TV and had young women swooning by the thousands across the pond, their first singles in the U.S. were released on tiny independent labels and went nowhere. What went wrong, and finally right,...
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