The Record


Tue April 30, 2013


Mon April 29, 2013
The Record

This Creature That I Am: The Mysteries Of George Jones

Originally published on Mon November 11, 2013 10:09 am

George Jones around 1975.
Gems Redferns


Fri April 26, 2013
The Record

The Tyler Interview: Silly, But With A Purpose

Originally published on Fri April 26, 2013 1:42 pm

Elliott Wilson (left) and Tyler The Creator Tuesday night at the Highline Ballroom.
Johnny Nunez WireImage


Wed April 24, 2013
The Record

Talib Kweli On Mainstream Hip-Hop And Honoring The Old School

Originally published on Thu April 25, 2013 2:57 pm

Talib Kweli's new album is titled Prisoner of Conscious.
Courtesy of Press Here Publicity

Talib Kweli has been writing and performing for almost 20 years now — as a solo act and as half of well-received duos that reached a broad audience — and for much of that time he's been pinned with a label that's a relic of a 1990s understanding of hip-hop: "conscious rap."

Read more


Mon April 22, 2013
The Record

Richie Havens, Folk Singer Who Opened Woodstock, Has Died

Originally published on Tue April 23, 2013 1:05 pm

The crowd at Richie Havens' Woodstock-opening set on Aug. 15, 1969.
Paul DeMaria New York Daily News via Getty Images

Richie Havens once told NPR that he believed all music is folk music. Listen to Havens speak about Woodstock, Greenwich Village and why he loved performing in Neda Ulaby's remembrance, broadcast on Morning Edition, at the audio link on this page.

Read more