The bright and bouncy dance track adds a new color to the Maryland-born rapper’s production palette — but the song’s energy belies its lyrical content.
Songs featured Nov. 18, 2016, as part of Capital Soundtrack from WAMU 88.5. Read more about the project and submit…
On her sixth album, the Norwegian singer Jenny Hval aims for impact, surrounding her vulnerable voice with spiky, disarming instrumentation that bolsters the intensity and intimacy of her songs.
American Band, the long-running rock band’s 11th album, lives up to its name in how it digests, understands and challenges the notions of what it means to be American.
On this long-awaited solo album, the Grateful Dead veteran showcases his songwriting gifts with the aid of collaborators such as Josh Ritter and The National’s Bryce and Aaron Dessner.
The veteran composer crafts a masterfully emotional and poignant score to Yoji Yamada’s heartbreaking new film. The 28 tracks here are so patient, they can make the world seem to move in slow motion.
The newest project by Wye Oak’s Jenn Wasner is a reflective, slyly infectious set of synth-pop songs. Throughout the album, the singer demonstrates her gift for patient, atmospheric slow burns.
Scenes from the 2016 Fields Festival at Susquehanna State Park near Darlington, Maryland: Prince Rama: Dan Deacon Ensemble: Abdu Ali…
In his latest solo project, the frontman of Pittsburgh psychedelic band Black Moth Super Rainbow revels in all things synthetic.
A member of the beloved and now defunct duo The Civil Wars delivers on the long-held promise of a solo album — a wise, entrancing and meticulous bit of Southern folk.
The country-punk singer-songwriter explores complex emotions with a newfound refinement. “If self-control is what you want,” she sings, “I’d have to break all of my fingers off.”
A breathy voice floats over insistent beats in a mesmerizng collection of first takes. Singer Anika asks, “Can’t you let me fly far and wide / Up to where I can reach the sky?”
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After stints in Bikini Kill and Le Tigre, Kathleen Hanna still finds new ways to rage and inspire. On her new album at the helm of The Julie Ruin, she transforms anger into a source of power and fun.
The California musician, along with his musical partner Patricia Wells, adapt their message of social justice for modern times, while maintaining the same inspirational lyrics and conviction.
Anderson’s guitar is inextricably tied to the raw and seeking tradition of American music. The guitarist calls her fourth album an imaginary soundtrack to a science-fiction western.
Three Israeli sisters celebrate — and utterly transform — a trove of Arab-language folk songs that they inherited as Yemenite Jews, by tweaking them with electronic touches.
The band’s tense, visceral, unpredictable sound doesn’t let listeners get comfortable for very long. These 15 songs were inspired by the music each Deerhoof member grew up loving.
After a club gig, most bands would expect to get paid with money. But if you’re in a band of…
These 11 tracks creep up on you, as Mitski Miyawaki’s coiled melodies suddenly explode into cavernous freak-outs or build to a crescendo of unbearable catharsis.