LISTEN: THE SOUND OF THE HAGIA SOPHIA, MORE THAN 500 YEARS AGO

Two scholars at Stanford have joined forces to recreate what a Christian choir might have sounded like inside Istanbul's Hagia Sophia...

Inside Sajaegi, K-Pop's Open Secret

INSIDE SAJAEGI, K-POP'S OPEN SECRET

In the digital era, accusations of surreptitious chart manipulation are common throughout the world - in South Korea, it's called sajaegi....

 
 
 
Inside Sajaegi, K-Pop's Open Secret

INSIDE SAJAEGI, K-POP'S OPEN SECRET

In the digital era, accusations of surreptitious chart manipulation are common throughout the world - in South Korea, it's called sajaegi....

City Scenes: Inside The History Of A Storied Kansas City Venue

CITY SCENES: INSIDE THE HISTORY OF A STORIED KANSAS CITY VENUE

Once a motorcycle repair and parts shop, Knuckleheads Saloon in Kansas City, Mo., has become a jewel in the city's music scene. (Image...

 
 
 
The Lessons To Be Learned From Forcing Plants To Play Music

THE LESSONS TO BE LEARNED FROM FORCING PLANTS TO PLAY MUSIC

It's not as mean as it might sound (though it does involve a little electrocution) and the results can be both beautiful and, well,...

Chris Dave And The Drumhedz: Tiny Desk Concert

CHRIS DAVE AND THE DRUMHEDZ: TINY DESK CONCERT

Chris Dave, your favorite musician's favorite drummer, takes listeners on a journey through a virtual record store, picking up different...

 
 
 

DURING BRAIN SUGERY IN LONDON, A MUSICIAN PLAYS HER VIOLIN

Doctors wanted to ensure they didn't compromise parts of the brain necessary for playing the violin, so they asked their musician patient...

Alt.Latino Playlist: The Changing Seasons Of Life And Love

ALT.LATINO PLAYLIST: THE CHANGING SEASONS OF LIFE AND LOVE

Hear a mélange of sounds and styles from across Latin America and the U.S., centered on the sentiment of loves lost and found in unlikely...

 
 
 
From Their Desks To Ours: Tiny Desk Concerts From Our 5 Tiny Desk Contest Winners

FROM THEIR DESKS TO OURS: TINY DESK CONCERTS FROM OUR 5 TINY DESK CONTEST WINNERS

These five artists make music that is singular enough to stand out among the thousands of others who enter the Contest each year with...

Archers Of Loaf Returns With 'Raleigh Days,' Its First Song In Over 20 Years

ARCHERS OF LOAF RETURNS WITH 'RALEIGH DAYS,' ITS FIRST SONG IN OVER 20 YEARS

"Raleigh Days" tugs at weathered heart strings with a reckless rock and roll abandon - just like yesteryear's Archers Of Loaf. (Image...

 
 
 
The Po' Ramblin' Boys On Mountain Stage

THE PO' RAMBLIN' BOYS ON MOUNTAIN STAGE

The Po' Ramblin' Boys stopped by the Mountain Stage to share songs from Toil, Tears & Trouble , the band's 2019 debut. (Image credit:...

All Ears: Some New Ways To Hear Distortion

ALL EARS: SOME NEW WAYS TO HEAR DISTORTION

Distortion is familiar to most of us - a 'staticky noise,' a 'noisy static.' But in the right hands, its uses can bloom and its rigid...

 
 
 
Elisapie: Tiny Desk Concert

ELISAPIE: TINY DESK CONCERT

The Canadian singer-songwriter gives a deep, soulful performance against a sometimes moody backdrop of bass saxophone and bowed guitars.

Synonymous With Soul, Percy Sledge Transcended The Muscle Shoals Sound

SYNONYMOUS WITH SOUL, PERCY SLEDGE TRANSCENDED THE MUSCLE SHOALS SOUND

For our series One-Hit Wonders/Second-Best Songs , NPR Music Senior Director Lauren Onkey recommends "Out of Left Field" by Percy Sledge....

 
 
 

RAPPER POP SMOKE, 20, HAS DIED

Brooklyn-born rapper Pop Smoke, who was born Bashar Barakah Jackson, died Wednesday morning, according to his record label. He was...

Pop Smoke, Rising New York Rapper, Dead At 20

POP SMOKE, RISING NEW YORK RAPPER, DEAD AT 20

The young rapper, who had just released his second mixtape, Meet The Woo 2 , was reportedly killed in the early morning on Wednesday....

 
 
 
Musician Plays Her Violin During Brain Surgery

MUSICIAN PLAYS HER VIOLIN DURING BRAIN SURGERY

Pop Smoke, Rising New York Rapper, Dead At 20

POP SMOKE, RISING NEW YORK RAPPER, DEAD AT 20

The young rapper just released his second mixtape, Meet The Woo 2 , last week, before dying in the early morning on Wednesday. (Image...

 
 
 

GO-GO BECOMES THE OFFICIAL MUSIC OF WASHINGTON, D.C

Since the 1970s, go-go's free-flowing funk has been associated with the nation's capital. And now the mayor has signed a measure making...

Madison McFerrin's Hypnotic Music Will Pull You In

MADISON MCFERRIN'S HYPNOTIC MUSIC WILL PULL YOU IN

The daughter of Bobby McFerrin, Madison is like a hypnotist: She creates expansive, atmospheric grooves that grow and bloom, layer...

 
 
 



SENSATION! PREMIERE! THE LIVE STREAM!

SENSATION! PREMIERE! THE LIVE STREAM! 19 April at 20:00(Atlanta,USA), at 3:00 (Moscow,Russia) the Transfer of the group "The show broadway group" ON the AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL... Read more ...

Law on local radio Freedom

Chuck Schumer U.S. senator Dear Mr. Gorbunov: Thank You for contacting me to Express your concern about S. Con.Res.6, the Law on local radio Freedom. While the local... Read more ...

The Hits Collection Igor Gorbunov

GET THIS SHOW !!! From NoiseTrade and get free music from @showbroadway3 at @noisetrade. Listen here... Read more ...

Blue Ivy Has Won Her First-Ever NAACP Image Award at 8 Years Old

Blue Ivy Has Won Her First-Ever NAACP Image Award at 8 Years Old

Congratulations are in order for Blue Ivy Carter! On Feb. 21, Beyoncé and JAY-Z's 8-year-old daughter won an NAACP Image Award for her vocal contributions to the song "Brown... Read more ...

BTS' 'Map of the Soul: 7' Voted This Week's Favorite New Music Release

BTS' 'Map of the Soul: 7' Voted This Week's Favorite New Music Release

Friday was packed with tons of fresh music and surprises, from a live recording of Taylor Swift's "The Man" and her bff... Read more ...

Chance the Rapper Revisits the Time Lizzo Interviewed Him Way Back When in...

Chance the Rapper Revisits the Time Lizzo Interviewed Him Way Back When in 2012: Watch

Before Lizzo became one of music's biggest stars, she was was spending her time behind the scenes studying her future peers. Earlier this week,... Read more ...

Here Are All the Winners From the 2020 NAACP Image Awards

Here Are All the Winners From the 2020 NAACP Image Awards

Beyonce is among the early winners at the 2020 NAACP Image Awards announced before the ceremony - her honors include outstanding album for... Read more ...

Pusha T Stops Streaming “Hunting Season” Out Of Respect For Pop Smoke

Pusha T Stops Streaming “Hunting Season” Out Of Respect For Pop Smoke

Pusha T has pulled "Hunting Season," his new collaborative track with Jadakiss, from streaming services. In a statement on social media, he explains that it was removed out of... Read more ...

Cardi B Goes on Twitter Rant in Response to Alleged Assault Lawsuit: 'Give...

Cardi B Goes on Twitter Rant in Response to Alleged Assault Lawsuit: 'Give Me a F--in Break'

Just hours after TMZ reported on an assault lawsuit against Cardi B for an alleged February 2018 incident, the rapper is clearing the air... Read more ...

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Every week the Stereogum staff chooses the five best new songs of the week (the eligibility period begins and ends Thursdays right before midnight). This week's countdown is... Read more ...

First Country: New Music From Kenny Chesney, Caylee Hammack, Jimmie Allen &...

First Country: New Music From Kenny Chesney, Caylee Hammack, Jimmie Allen & Noah Cyrus, More

First Country is a compilation of the best new country songs, videos and albums that dropped this week. There was no shortage of new country songs... Read more ...

Love Is Blind Season 1 Is Almost Over - Here's What We Know About Season 2

Love Is Blind Season 1 Is Almost Over - Here's What We Know About Season 2

The first season of Love Is Blind is almost over - even though it just started a couple weeks ago! - and we're already wondering if there will be a second season. Right now... Read more ...

Is the Lovers & Friends Festival Actually Fyre Fest 2.0? No, but There Was a...

Is the Lovers & Friends Festival Actually Fyre Fest 2.0? No, but There Was a Lot a Drama

At this point, you've probably seen something on social media about the Lovers & Friends festival , scheduled for May 9 in Los Angeles. A slew of artist accusations and... Read more ...