From jazz to pop, Take Two music critics review some of the best new songs out this month. Have a listen, and tell us: Will you be adding them to your playlist?
NPR's All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen just got back from seeing more than 60 shows at the CMJ Music Marathon in New York, and his ears are still ringing.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office won't approve a trademark for the band's name on the grounds that it's a disparaging term for people of Asian descent. So the band is taking the fight to federal court.
See a rare appearance by the brilliant SF Jazz Collective
Most people go to Santa Catalina for the island life, but Off Ramp took the ferry over to see and hear the “Beamz,” a new musical instrument.
Pepe Aguilar's 24th album — he's already sold 12-million records — debuted at #1 on iTunes and is a tribute to his father Antonio Aguilar's great rival, Vicente Fernández. This is his first public radio interview.
Bedrock.LA celebrates Oktoberfest in true Echo Park-style — with a little help from RZA.
Now it's time for Tuesday Reviewsday our weekly new music segment. Shirley Halperin, music editor of The Hollywood Reporter, and Chris Martins, senior writer with Spin Magazine join us today.
Bluesman Lightnin' Hopkins played Ash Grove. So did Johnny Cash, Kris Kristofferson and Muddy Waters.
Nusic Critic Steve Hochman profiles three different artists who are putting a modern spin on old sounds.
Angel City Jazz Festival performers include the Richard Sears Trio and special guest jazz legend Tootie Heath
Alex profiles the 5-year-old space that has hosted the likes of Beck, Divine Fits, and Janelle Monáe, in addition to many working musicians in L.A.
“It’s really exciting to talk to you, especially right in the middle of your public meltdown.” So begins comedian Zach Galifianakis’s interview with Justin Bieber.
Last night we wrapped up our season at the Hollywood Bowl by watching what I hope is a career-making performance.
Vinyl records are making a comeback. But how do you navigate the eclectic world of vintage self-pressed vinyl records? At an event at KPCC's Forum, we learned a few tips.
Legendary alt-rock band the Pixies played a surprise show with a new line-up Friday night at the Echo, ahead of a world tour.