May 16, 2013 — The best cover songs, the ones that endure, bring out something that wasn't already there in the original.
May 15, 2013 — A record label used to actually be a label: a small, circular piece of paper that could represent a sound, an aesthetic and a standard. But if you only listen to MP3s, do labels matter to you?
May 9, 2013 — To the vinyl lover who dumped her collection years ago: First off, we feel terrible for you, but we're here to offer some tips on how to rebuild.
May 6, 2013 — Have you jammed with The Beatles, sung with Prince or taken coffee with Elliott Smith? NPR Music's Robin Hilton has (in his ever-random, inexplicable dreams).
May 2, 2013 — Familiarity can breed contempt. So how do you rekindle passion for the albums you once loved?
Apr 29, 2013 — Just about everyone's tastes in music evolve as we get older. Some find themselves turning the volume knob down and listening to quieter songs, while others go full throttle with exponentially harder music. Tell us what's happened to your own listening habits as you've gotten older.
Apr 25, 2013 — Parents pass down countless behavioral and cultural inheritances. Is it possible to pass down musical taste?
Apr 22, 2013 — The death of Storm Thorgerson, who created classic album covers, including Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon, gets us thinking about our favorite album covers of all time.
Apr 20, 2013 — On the occasion of the 45th anniversary of their classic album, Odessey and Oracle, members of The Zombies talk with NPR's Bob Boilen about their unusual harmonies, touring the U.S. as British teenagers in the 1960s and why they broke up before Odessey even came out.
Apr 18, 2013 — For those with stacks of CDs and little desire to go digital, how do you thin out your collection?