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Buckle your seat belt for a spectacular ride! This road trip reel features an hour of your favorite Circle Round stories about music including "The Drum," "Sadko and the Sea,"...
When we eventually look back on 2018, the year won't be closely associated with Jack White, The Killers or Eminem, writes critic Amelia Mason. And yet, they sit atop this...
Bo Leibowitz, DJ of the KCRW show "Strictly Jazz," shares the music he's been listening to, including singer Melody Gardot and archival tracks from Miles Davis and John Coltrane.
In order to explore the relationship between the composer and the starling he adopted, author and naturalist Lyanda Lynn Haupt adopted one of her own.
Travis Hetman began a weekly ritual on his Instagram: posting an illustration inspired by the singer-songwriter, and selling it first-come-first-served style.
High school friends Matt Quinn and Sam Cooper were all set on nonmusical careers when their song "Astrovan" took off on Spotify.
Here & Now's Robin Young talks with members William Lee Golden and Richard Sterban about the new album, which features gospel with a bit of '50s flair.
“I think a lot of people associate ‘Jagged Little Pill’ with this watershed moment of female rage,” says American Repertory Theater's Diane Paulus, who directs the musical.
Over the next month, our panel of judges will deliberate, and you’ll get a chance to weigh in as well.
Mike Sharkey, host of "The Pickin' Post" on KUAF in Arkansas, shares some of his latest bluegrass and folk finds.
The musician, composer and lyricist tells Here & Now's Robin Young the music for the unique Broadway hit is the most personal he's written.
His latest EP trilogy tackles tough subjects like racism, religion and, of course, relationships.
Rob Stull, who has enjoyed a decades-long career as an illustrator and graphic designer, shows us some early works he created for Boston hip-hop showcases.
Since forming in England in 2002, Editors have played 3,000 to 5,000 capacity halls and even a 17,000-seat arena in Amsterdam. But in the U.S., the band has had a...
The R&B singer has been accused repeatedly of sexual misconduct or abuse. Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Geoff Edgers, national arts reporter at The Washington Post.
KCRW DJ Aaron Byrd shares new electronic music, including tracks by Cuco, Wajatta and Sudan Archives.
Read up, mark your calendars and lace up your walking shoes, 'cause Porchfest season kicks off this Saturday.
The ensemble's latest project, "Sheltering Voices," is a musical initiative to empower women who are homeless, raise awareness about domestic abuse and support local homeless shelters.
Kanye West tweets about subjects the field addresses, but calling his book “philosophy” erodes the discipline, writes Sarah Bates.
From Hot Lips to Janelle Monáe, here are The ARTery's staff picks of songs that motivate us and always lift our moods.