Noise Pop | Sep 17, 2013
Listen to the Noise Pop mix of "challenging" music for September 2013, including tunes by Dan Casey, Volcano Choir, Darkside, Suuns, and Los Campesinos, among others.
Music | Sep 15, 2013
Jason Perry Stevens, the singer and guitarist of Before the Brave discusses "Free," the band's latest single. By Amanda Roscoe Mayo
Event | Sep 14, 2013
Big Tree releases its latest E.P. at Bottom of the Hill Saturday, September 14. By Amanda Roscoe Mayo
Music | Sep 08, 2013
The Silver Gymnasium is peppered with teenage struggles, loss and love, standing out from the crowd, and the familiar challenge (to a certain generation) of taping songs off the radio. By Amanda Roscoe Mayo
The Bay Bridged | Sep 07, 2013
Listen to The Bay Bridged mix of bands playing the Bay Area in September, including: Zola Jesus, Terry Malts, The Wrong Words, Hot Lunch, Evil Eyes, Kelley Stoltz, and more.
Music | Sep 03, 2013
A Bay Area bonanza of new releases just out or coming soon by The Dodos, A-1, The Seshen, The Fresh & Onlys, Kelley Stoltz, Fuzz and many more, compiled by the good folks at Noise Pop. By Dylan Macturk
Music | Sep 02, 2013
Nine world music concerts you won't want to miss. By Jonathan Curiel
The Bay Bridged | Sep 01, 2013
Listen to The Bay Bridged special music mix of bands playing the Bay Area this fall, including: Ty Segall, Why?, Daughter, Thee Oh Sees, Tame Impala, Destroyer, and more.
Noise Pop | Aug 26, 2013
Listen to Noise Pop's mix of picks for 2013's Indie Song of the Summer including: Daft Punk, Vampire Weekend, Chvrches, Savages and more.
Event | Aug 19, 2013
The legendary psych-rock pioneer is back in San Francisco for a gig at the Great American Music Hall this week. By Ben Marks
The a cappella group Groove For Thought has been electrifying classics and pop songs for 10 years. Tenor and baritone Kelly Kunz and soprano Amanda Taylor speak with host Scott Simon about their new holiday album, Songs of Good Cheer.
All polished young pros, Jarosz, fiddler Alex Hargreaves and cellist Nathaniel Smith breezed into the NPR Music offices to knock us out with a careful mix of technical proficiency and poppy warmth.
It's worth pausing to consider not only the legacy and achievements of former South African president Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, but also the rich musical associations of his life.
Jay Z easily led Grammy Award nominations announced Friday with nine, but left-of-center rappers Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Kendrick Lamar were among a group of new stars who took many of the major nominations.
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