Music

1:43pm

Mon July 21, 2014
World Cafe

World Cafe Next: Honeyblood

Honeyblood.
Courtesy of the artist
  • Hear Two Songs By Honeyblood

This week's World Cafe: Next artist is Honeyblood, the Glaswegian duo of singer Stina Tweeddale and drummer Shona McVicar. The band's intriguing self-titled debut, released earlier this month, mixes country and folk with moments that veer into lo-fi punk. Download two of its songs here.

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12:39pm

Mon July 21, 2014
Tiny Desk Concerts

Hamilton Leithauser: Tiny Desk Concert

Hamilton Leithauser performs a Tiny Desk Concert.
Olivia Merrion NPR

This is the second time Hamilton Leithauser has graced the Tiny Desk. Two summers ago, he and his band The Walkmen played a powerful set of songs from their final album for now, Heaven.

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3:31pm

Sun July 20, 2014
Music Interviews

Unlocking The Eclectic: A Conversation With Shabazz Palaces' Ishmael Butler

Originally published on Mon July 21, 2014 6:39 am

Shabazz Palaces' new record, Lest Majesty, comes out July 29.
Patrick O'Brien-Smith Courtesy of the artist

3:04am

Sun July 20, 2014
Deceptive Cadence

A Guitar Hero Draws His Own Sketches Of Spain

Originally published on Thu July 24, 2014 10:26 am

Milos Karadaglic's latest album, Aranjuez, released this July.
Lars Borges Mercury Classics

If you're a classical guitarist, it may be impossible to resist the pull of one iconic piece: the Concierto de Aranjuez by Spanish composer JoaquĆ­n Rodrigo. Many musicians regard it as the holy grail of guitar repertoire, including a man so big in the classical world he is known by only one name: Milos.

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3:05pm

Sat July 19, 2014
Music Interviews

Rainbow In The Dark: Jenny Lewis On Staring Down Sadness

Originally published on Mon July 21, 2014 6:42 am

Jenny Lewis is set to release her latest album, The Voyager, on July 29.
Autumn de Wilde Courtesy of the artist

Once upon a time, Jenny Lewis was one of those child actors you might have seen on shows like Growing Pains and Mr. Belvedere. But then she started making music, and in the late '90s that started taking off. Once her band Rilo Kiley started scoring hits, it was hard to go back to sitcoms.

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