It’s R&B, jazz, and Bossa nova…hard to pin down, but super easy to love.
Hear some of the songs that public radio has been spinning in heavy rotation this year.
Ponder’s voice hints at vintage Memphis soul, but the song is contemporary, fresh, and taking us to new, uncharted territory. Watch the music video.
“Some simple songs will try to tempt and lure you into over-complication,” Williams says, but “this one showed no such insecurities.”
Watch the all-girl punk band behind ‘Racist Sexist Boy’ play an NPR Tiny Desk Concert in an L.A. library.
“The blueprint was to make a rock and roll record that’s less produced, more of a band record.”
The Smile is a new band that includes Radiohead’s Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood with Sons of Kemet’s Tom Skinner.
Highlighting the impact of artists such as Allison Russell, Adia Victoria, Amythyst Kiah, Valerie June, and Yola.
The Colorado Sound staff pick their personal favorites of 2021.
By Bob Boilen What a remarkable sight to see the reunion of Robert Plant and Alison Krauss gathered around a couple of microphones in Nashville. It’s been 14 years since their surprising and remarkable album Raising Sand and now they’re back at Sound Emporium, the studio where they recorded some of that first record and the entirety of their new album Raise…
When “Chaise Longue” came out in June, it felt like a gift.
‘We want to transport people into our world.’