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  • Tuesday, December 4, 2018

    Aria Code, the new Rhiannon Giddens–hosted podcast series from The Metropolitan Opera and WQXR, launches today. The series, which takes a closer look at some of opera's legendary arias, opens with a look at Verdi's La Traviata and Violetta's Act I finale. The New Yorker says of the podcast: "It's a stunner on all levels, elegantly produced, with a heavenly blend of music and insight." Hear it here.

    Journal Topics: Artist News Radio
  • Monday, October 22, 2018

    Gabriel Kahane was a guest on Live From Here with Chris Thile on Saturday. You can watch him perform songs from his new album, Book of Travelers—"November," "Baltimore," and "Little Love," for which he was joined by Thile—here. "I love him," says Thile; "now so do you." Kahane joins Andrew Bird and the NSO at the Kennedy Center in DC this weekend and resumes his Book of Travelers tour in Austin next week.

    Journal Topics: Artist News Radio Video
  • Wednesday, October 17, 2018

    Gaby Moreno is the guest on the latest episode of NPR's What's Good with Stretch & Bobbito. "A versatile musician and vocalist," says the show, "Moreno's style is a combination of blues, soul, Latin rock and folk that she sings in both English and Spanish." She discusses her life and career, including her interpretation of David Rudder's song "The Immigrants," which she recorded with Van Dyke Parks and released for July 4, with proceeds going to support CARECEN and its efforts to empower immigrants. You can hear the conversation here.

    Journal Topics: Artist News Radio
  • Monday, October 15, 2018

    Olivia Chaney stopped by The Current in St. Paul, MN, during her US tour this summer, to perform songs from her new album, Shelter, on Radio Heartland. She spoke with host Mike Pengra about the album and performed three songs: "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn," "Arches," and "Roman Holiday." Watch "Arches" here.

    Journal Topics: Artist News Radio Video
  • Wednesday, October 10, 2018

    Gabriel Kahane was on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic. He spoke with host Jason Bentley about his new album, Book of Travelers, and was joined by the Lyris Quartet to perform several songs from it—"Baedeker," "Baltimore," "8980," "Little Love"—and more. Listen to the session here. Kahane performs in La Jolla tonight and will be a guest on Live From Here with Chris Thile from St. Paul on October 20.

    Journal Topics: Artist News Radio Video
  • Thursday, October 4, 2018

    Mountain Man stopped by WNYC Studios as the guest on New Sounds' Soundcheck. The trio spoke with host John Schaefer about Magic Ship and performed three songs from the new album: "AGT," "Underwear," and "Boat." "Their music features a timeless sound," says Schaefer. "Now they're back with a beautiful new album." Watch the first two performances and listen to the full session here.

    Journal Topics: Artist News Radio Video Web
  • Monday, September 10, 2018

    Olivia Chaney was on BBC Radio 2's The Folk Show with Mark Radcliffe. She performed the title track to her new album, Shelter, as well as the album tracks "Roman Holiday" and "House on a Hill," and spoke with Radcliffe about the album. Watch "Roman Holiday" here. Chaney performs at Kings Place in London on September 29.

    Journal Topics: Artist News Radio
  • Wednesday, August 29, 2018

    David Byrne was a guest on NPR's World Cafe today. He spoke with host Talia Schlanger about his new album, American Utopia, its ongoing tour, and more. His "creativity knows no bounds," says Schlanger. "Exploration, freedom, and a sense of awe rule the day. David Byrne collects wonder from the world around him and sets it to music." Hear the conversation here.

    Journal Topics: Artist News Radio
  • Tuesday, August 28, 2018

    Gabriel Kahane was on NPR's All Things Considered. He spoke with host Ari Shapiro about his new album, Book of Travelers, and performed from it. "It's a plea for empathy," Kahane says. "I think songwriting is a way to deliver that message. I think empathy is one of the primary currencies of any type of storytelling and songwriting is no exception to that." "Sometimes I can't believe I'm lucky enough to hear an intimate performance like this," says Shapiro. "And then I get to share it with you all." Hear it here.

    Journal Topics: Artist News Radio
  • Monday, August 27, 2018

    Gabriel Kahane stopped by WNYC Studios as the guest on New Sounds' Soundcheck. He spoke with host John Schaefer about his new album, Book of Travelers, and performed three songs from it: "November," "Baltimore," and "Little Love." "Terrific story, and a terrific record," says Schaefer. Watch the complete session here.

    Journal Topics: Artist News Radio Web
  • Monday, July 30, 2018

    Rhiannon Giddens's "At The Purchaser's Option," from her 2017 album, Freedom Highway, has made NPR Music's list of The 200 Greatest Songs By 21st Century Women+. The song comes in at No. 30 on list, part of NPR Music's Turning the Tables project. "The songs are by artists whose major musical contributions ... have shifted attitudes, defied categories and pushed sound in new directions," says NPR. "Giddens has become a leader in the Americana world by foregrounding her talent for telling black Americans' stories, as she does on her 2017 LP Freedom Highway."

    Journal Topics: Artist News Radio Web
  • Thursday, July 12, 2018

    Shye Ben Tzur and the Rajasthan Express—while in New York City to perform music from their album Junun with Jonny Greenwood on tour opening for Radiohead—stopped by the WNYC studios as guests on New Sounds' Soundcheck. Ben Tzur spoke with host John Schaefer about the album and joined the band to perform songs from it. You can watch the complete set here.

    Journal Topics: Artist News Radio Video

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