Apr 24, 2014 — Though today's guests call Athens, Ga., home, they have roots in Muscle Shoals, Ala., where the father of lead singer Patterson Hood recorded with the legendary studio band.
Apr 24, 2014 — With "Cherry Quartz," Lantl˘s ditches tortured black metal in favor of the most fully realized heavy dream-pop record in recent memory.
Apr 24, 2014 — The video for The Darcys' powerful song "Hunting" shows the dark side of life in an apartment building that echoes the Hitchcock film Rear Window, using subtly beautiful CGI and matte paintings.
Apr 24, 2014 — Can you tell what a band's music will sound like, just by the shoes they wear? All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen thinks you can.
Apr 24, 2014 — It's a helluva time to be a '90s emo kid. Teased over social media for weeks, the band behind the influential albums The Power of Failing and EndSerenading will tour this September.
Apr 24, 2014 — Albarn says the sound he helped create with Blur in the 1990s was not a celebration of England, but a reaction to America's encroaching influence.
Apr 23, 2014 — The musician skates across styles with ease, channeling cabaret crooners and eccentric singer-songwriters alike. Here, she plays songs from an upcoming project that remains unreleased.
Apr 23, 2014 — The Las Vegas production of Shakespeare's The Tempest features music by Tom Waits and direction by the usually silent magician Teller, who you can hear speak (!) about the production here.
Apr 23, 2014 — Make My Head Sing... is an album of contradictions. It's full of unreliable narrators who sometimes revel in jealousy, willful insanity and drugs, even as her voice and the music suggest otherwise.
Apr 23, 2014 — Twelve years after its last album, the scrappy, nails-dug-in emo band returns with a bright and sunny power-pop song that can't help but be tinged by some regret.