Nov 20, 2013 — Fifteen years before the first East London warehouse party, young Brits congregated in dancehalls and partied all night to rare American R&B music. Celebrate the 40th anniversary of the first Northern Soul all-nighter with a 24/7 channel devoted to the best R&B you've likely never heard.
Sep 8, 2013 — The phenomenon known as Britpop took shape in 1993 after the success of Suede's self-titled debut album. Twenty years later, we look back at the era's best songs and speak with musicians who witnessed it firsthand.
Aug 30, 2013 — It's back-to-school time, so we let some Bay Area teens take over an NPR Music Radio channel. Hear songs from SBTRKT, A$AP Rocky, Robert Glasper and many, many more of your (soon-to-be) favorite hip-hop and beats-based artists in our latest mix.
Jul 9, 2013 — The songs of the civil rights era are as varied as the people who have marched in the movement. We look back over five decades of passionate, engaged music-making — from singers in the struggle to young artists celebrating their political and musical heroes.
Jun 21, 2013 — Revisiting the earworms of summers past will likely bring back sunny memories, as well as groan-inducing moments of "What was I thinking?"
Mar 28, 2013 — With Easter upon us, Cecilia Webb — host of Train to Glory on KUNM in Albuquerque, N.M. — takes us on a tour of the contemporary gospel music scene. For a limited time, listen to a continuous mix that touches on all corners of her collection.
Mar 13, 2013 — Mali is currently a country in crisis. Yet this West African country boasts one of the world's richest musical traditions, and iconic artists like Ali Farka Toure, Salif Keita, Oumou Sangare and Tinariwen. With help from our friends at Afropop Worldwide, we selected 100 songs that demonstrate Mali's musical breadth.
Mar 5, 2013 — Between now and April 4, stream and download 100 songs by artists worth discovering at SXSW 2013. Handpicked from among thousands of artists, this genre-traversing playlist picks highlights, discoveries and thrills from this year's festival.
Feb 7, 2013 — NPR Music, Jazz24.org and Seattle's KPLU asked listeners to rank their favorite lyrical songs in the jazz canon — and now you can listen to the results. Dive into a continuous stream of Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole and many more legendary singers.
Dec 5, 2012 — The DJs and music directors at public radio stations have some of the best ears in the business. So we asked them to create a 24/7 channel collecting their favorite music of the year.