New Music Friday: Nov. 16

November 16, 201827 min

27 min
How The Beatles Made 'The White Album'

November 13, 201844 min

44 min
New Music Friday: Nov. 9

November 9, 201827 min

27 min
New Mix: Deerhunter, Andrew Bird, Tomberlin, Bokanté + Metropole Orkest, More

November 6, 201848 min

48 min
New Music Friday For Nov. 2: 8 Albums You Need To Hear Now

November 1, 201827 min

27 min
New Mix: Pedro The Lion, boygenius, Rubblebucket, And More

October 29, 201838 min

38 min
New Music Friday: Oct. 26

October 25, 201824 min

24 min
New Mix: Tarriona "Tank" Ball, J. Fernandez, Tiny Ruins, Koda, More

October 22, 201840 min

40 min
Beirut's Zach Condon Shares A New Song And The Story Behind It

October 22, 201822 min

22 min
New Music Friday: Oct. 19

October 18, 201824 min

24 min
New Mix: Sharon Van Etten, SOAK, Miya Folick & More

October 16, 201846 min

46 min
New Music Friday: Oct. 12

October 11, 201822 min

22 min
Adrianne Lenker (Big Thief) On abysskiss And Songs That Heal

October 8, 201832 min

32 min
New Music Friday: Oct. 5

October 4, 201832 min

32 min
Guest DJ: Hozier - Why Music From The Civil Rights Movement Still Resonates

October 1, 201838 min

38 min
New Music Friday: Sep. 28

September 27, 201825 min

25 min
Jeff Tweedy, Allen Tate, Charly Bliss, Bad Moves & more

September 25, 201839 min

39 min
New Music Friday: Sep. 21

September 20, 201827 min

27 min
The Best Of AMERICANAFEST 2018

September 18, 201860 min

60 min
New Music Friday: Sep. 14

September 13, 201822 min

22 min
New Mix: Sylvan Esso, Thom Yorke, Buke & Gase, More

September 10, 201846 min

46 min
New Music Friday: Sep. 7

September 6, 201827 min

27 min
Paul Simon Says 'I'm Finished' Writing Music

September 4, 201837 min

37 min
New Music Friday: Aug. 31

August 30, 201821 min

21 min
New Mix: Cat Power, Laura Gibson, Greg Laswell, More

August 27, 201852 min

52 min
New Music Friday For Aug. 24

August 23, 201823 min

23 min
The Greatest Songs By 21st Century Women+

August 20, 201835 min

35 min
New Music Friday: Aug. 17

August 16, 201823 min

23 min
Aretha Franklin: A Remembrance

August 16, 201841 min

41 min
Why 'Music From Big Pink' Matters 50 Years Later

August 13, 201827 min

27 min
Encore Episode: Hallelujah! The Songs We Should Retire

August 13, 201834 min

34 min
Courtney Barnett: A Conversation

July 30, 201834 min

34 min
New Music Friday: July 27

July 26, 201821 min

21 min
Newport Folk Festival 2018 Preview

July 23, 201829 min

29 min
New Music Friday: July 20

July 19, 201820 min

20 min
New Mix: Metric, Villagers, Richard Thompson, Mirah, More

July 16, 201845 min

45 min
New Music Friday: July 13

July 12, 201822 min

22 min
New Mix: Deafheaven, Tim Hecker, John Grant And More

July 10, 201854 min

54 min
American Anthems: The Songs That Unite Us

July 3, 201829 min

29 min
New Music Friday: June 29

June 28, 201823 min

23 min
New Mix: The Decemberists, Bermuda Triangle, Shy Boys And More

June 25, 201846 min

46 min
New Music Friday: June 22

June 21, 201822 min

22 min
Roséwave: This Summer, Think Pink

June 20, 201837 min

37 min
Your Favorite New Artists Of The Year (So Far)

June 19, 201858 min

58 min
New Music Friday: June 15

June 14, 201824 min

24 min
Ben Gibbard Talks About Death Cab For Cutie's New Album And First Single, 'Gold Rush'

June 12, 201823 min

23 min
New Mix: M. Ward, David Bowie Saxophonist Donny McCaslin, Sad Baxter

June 11, 201834 min

34 min
New Music Friday: June 8

June 7, 201822 min

22 min
New Mix: The 1975, Nothing, Laurie Anderson, More

June 5, 201852 min

52 min
New Music Friday: June 1

May 31, 201822 min

22 min
Prepare Thy Body For The Summer Of Thou

May 31, 201824 min

24 min
New Mix: James Blake, Luluc, Angélique Kidjo, More

May 29, 201840 min

40 min
New Music Friday: May 25

May 24, 201822 min

22 min
Guest DJ: Stephen Malkmus

May 21, 201839 min

39 min
New Music Friday: May 18

May 17, 201822 min

22 min
The Songs That Got You Through School

May 15, 201835 min

35 min
Mitski Shares And Talks About Her New Song And Album

May 14, 201815 min

15 min
New Music Friday: May 11

May 10, 201823 min

23 min
New Mix: Childish Gambino, Mike Lindsay And Laura Marling As LUMP, More

May 8, 201842 min

42 min
New Music Friday: May 4

May 3, 201822 min

22 min
New Mix: Dirty Projectors, Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks, More

May 2, 201838 min

38 min
At 70, Smithsonian Folkways Is An Antidote To Music Algorithms

April 30, 201827 min

27 min
New Music Friday: April 27

April 26, 201822 min

22 min
New Mix: Beach House, Tank And The Bangas, Stevie Wolf, More

April 24, 201837 min

37 min
New Music Friday: April 20

April 19, 201821 min

21 min
Guest DJ: Lord Huron On The Songs That Shaped The Cinematic 'Vide Noir'

April 18, 201835 min

35 min
The Birth Of Tiny Desk Concerts

April 17, 201819 min

19 min
Swan Songs: Music For Your Final Exit

April 17, 201849 min

49 min
New Music Friday: April 13

April 12, 201818 min

18 min
New Mix: Ólafur Arnalds, Khruangbin, Whyte Horses, Ari Roar, More

April 10, 201841 min

41 min
New Music Friday: April 6

April 5, 201821 min

21 min
New Mix: Young Fathers, Confidence Man, A Stunning Tiny Desk Contest Entry, More

April 3, 201850 min

50 min
New Music Friday: March 30

March 29, 201823 min

23 min
New Mix: Guided By Voices, Fantastic Negrito, A Stella Donnelly Lullaby, More

March 27, 201838 min

38 min
New Music Friday: March 23

March 22, 201822 min

22 min
SXSW 2018 Wrap-Up

March 20, 201862 min

62 min
SXSW Late Night Dispatch: Saturday

March 18, 201818 min

18 min
SXSW Late Night Dispatch: Friday

March 16, 201817 min

17 min
New Music Friday: March 16

March 15, 201832 min

32 min
SXSW Late Night Dispatch: Thursday

March 15, 201814 min

14 min
SXSW Late Night Dispatch: Wednesday

March 14, 201814 min

14 min
SXSW Late Night Dispatch: Tuesday

March 14, 201815 min

15 min
SXSW 2018 Preview

March 11, 201862 min

62 min
+1: India.Arie Talks About Worth And The Grammys

March 10, 201832 min

32 min
Guest DJ: Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats Hop Across An Eclectic Playlist

March 9, 201843 min

43 min
New Music Friday: March 9

March 8, 201819 min

19 min
My Bloody Valentine's Kevin Shields Gets Deep Into 'Loveless'

March 6, 201857 min

57 min
New Music Friday: March 2

March 1, 201826 min

26 min
Margaret Glaspy Writes A Bookend To 'Emotions And Math'

March 1, 201822 min

22 min
New Mix: Kacey Musgraves, Parquet Courts, Yo La Tengo, More

February 27, 201837 min

37 min
New Music Friday: Feb. 23

February 22, 201817 min

17 min
New Mix: Courtney Barnett, Exitmusic, Okkervil River, More

February 20, 201853 min

53 min
+1: A Conversation With Irish Rapper Rejjie Snow

February 18, 201819 min

19 min
New Music Friday: Feb. 16

February 15, 201822 min

22 min
Guest DJ: First Aid Kit Talks About - And Sings - Swedish Pop

February 14, 201840 min

40 min
Love Songs With Jay Som And Japanese Breakfast

February 12, 201838 min

38 min
New Music Friday: Feb. 9

February 8, 201817 min

17 min
New Mix: Girlpool, Superorganism, The Messthetics, More

February 6, 201833 min

33 min
New Music Friday: Feb. 2

February 1, 201822 min

22 min
New Mix: Wye Oak, José González, Let's Eat Grandma, More

January 30, 201837 min

37 min
New Music Friday: Jan. 26

January 25, 201816 min

16 min
Kevin Morby And Waxahatchee Talk About Covering Songs By Jason Molina

January 25, 201824 min

24 min
New Mix: David Byrne, Sylvan Esso, Nils Frahm, More

January 23, 201847 min

47 min
A Conversation With MILCK: 'Women Are Viral'

January 21, 201822 min

22 min
New Music Friday For January 19

January 18, 201817 min

17 min
Our Top Discoveries From globalFEST 2018

January 17, 201851 min

51 min
8 New Artists To Watch In 2018

January 9, 201856 min

56 min
+1: Ice Music: Building Instruments Out Of Water

January 5, 201813 min

13 min
New Year, New Mix: Typhoon, Lucy Dacus, Anna Burch, More

January 3, 201841 min

41 min
Viking's Choice: The Year In Cathartic Screams And Meditative Drones

December 25, 201740 min

40 min
The Big Tiny Desk Holiday Special

December 19, 201758 min

58 min
Poll Results: Listeners Pick The Best Albums Of 2017

December 18, 201770 min

70 min
The Year In Music 2017

December 10, 201784 min

84 min
The Five Year Wait Is Over: A Conversation With Rhye

December 7, 201728 min

28 min
2016 Remembered: NPR Music Turns 10

November 30, 201732 min

32 min
2015 Remembered: NPR Music Turns 10

November 29, 201724 min

24 min
2014 Remembered: NPR Music Turns 10

November 28, 201727 min

27 min
2013 Remembered: NPR Music Turns 10

November 28, 201726 min

26 min
2012 Remembered: NPR Music Turns 10

November 26, 201724 min

24 min
2011 Remembered: NPR Music Turns 10

November 23, 201723 min

23 min
2010 Remembered: NPR Music Turns 10

November 22, 201718 min

18 min
2009 Remembered: NPR Music Turns 10

November 21, 201724 min

24 min
2008 Remembered: NPR Music Turns 10

November 20, 201725 min

25 min
2007 Remembered: NPR Music Turns 10

November 19, 201714 min

14 min
What Makes A Great Album Last?

November 14, 201738 min

38 min
Guest DJs: Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile

November 13, 201740 min

40 min
Beck On Healing Through Music, The Deep Art Of Pop And His New Album, 'Colors'

November 8, 201731 min

31 min
New Mix: Pinegrove, Mary Gauthier, Partner, Selections From Womex And More

November 7, 201742 min

42 min
R.E.M. Reflects On 25 Years Of 'Automatic For The People'

November 1, 201728 min

28 min
+1 Weaves Play Guest DJ

November 1, 201734 min

34 min
Pearls Before Swine's 'Underground' Classic Reissued 50 Years Later

October 31, 201732 min

32 min
How Weezer Traded Power Chords For Pop: A Conversation With Rivers Cuomo

October 26, 201734 min

34 min
+1 Cocteau Twins' Simon Raymonde - His First New Music In 20 Years

October 25, 201734 min

34 min
New Mix: Tune-Yards, A. Savage, Balmorhea, More

October 24, 201740 min

40 min
+1: A Conversation With Margo Price

October 23, 201737 min

37 min
How Composer Daniel Hart Brought 'A Ghost Story' To Life

October 18, 201714 min

14 min
New Mix: MGMT, Courtney Barnett And Kurt Vile, More

October 17, 201743 min

43 min
Hallelujah! The Songs We Should Retire

October 11, 201734 min

34 min
Lin-Manuel Miranda Explains How He Made His New Benefit Song For Puerto Rico

October 5, 201715 min

15 min
New Mix: Tom Petty, The Breeders, Torres, Ibeyi, More

October 3, 201739 min

39 min
New Mix: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Chad VanGaalen, Lean Year, More

September 26, 201750 min

50 min
First Word: Moses Sumney Walks Us Through His Sonic Dreamscape, 'Aromanticism'

September 20, 201737 min

37 min
New Mix: Björk, Neil Young, Burial, Kelela, More

September 19, 201748 min

48 min
New Mix: Billy Corgan, Mavis Staples And Jeff Tweedy, Wolf Alice, More

September 12, 201737 min

37 min
+1: The Weird World Of 'Feature' Credits

September 6, 201719 min

19 min
The National's Matt Berninger On Creating 'Sleep Well Beast'

August 30, 201730 min

30 min
New Mix: Beck, Weaves, King Krule, Curtis Harding, More

August 29, 201741 min

41 min
New Mix: Julien Baker, Robert Plant, Daughter, METZ, More

August 23, 201740 min

40 min
Guest DJ Week: Carrie Brownstein And Fred Armisen Of Portlandia

August 17, 201748 min

48 min
Guest DJ Week: Courtney Barnett

August 16, 201747 min

47 min
Guest DJ Week: Björk

August 15, 201739 min

39 min
Guest DJ Week: Randy Newman

August 14, 201734 min

34 min
Guest DJ Week: Roger Waters

August 14, 201746 min

46 min
The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women

August 10, 201741 min

41 min
Stretch and Bobbito: The Legends Return To Radio

July 31, 201748 min

48 min
Newport Folk 2017 Preview: Drive By Truckers, Jim James, John Prine And More

July 24, 201737 min

37 min
+1 Sylvan Esso Like You've Never Heard Them Before

July 23, 201727 min

27 min
Josh Ritter, Ian Chang, Moses Sumney And More

July 18, 201751 min

51 min
k.d. lang Reflects On 25 Years Of 'Ingénue'

July 13, 201730 min

30 min
Music From 'The Big Sick,' Rhye, Protomartyr, Waxhatchee, More

July 11, 201747 min

47 min
New Mix: St. Vincent, Mogwai, Benjamin Clementine, My Bubba, More

July 5, 201744 min

44 min
Listener Picks For 2017's Best New Artists (So Far)

June 27, 201776 min

76 min
+1 Guest DJ: Aldous Harding

June 20, 201735 min

35 min
Lorde, Zola Jesus, Chelsea Wolfe, More

June 20, 201742 min

42 min
Metric's Emily Haines, Guerilla Toss, Chastity Belt, Gordi, More

June 13, 201746 min

46 min
Guest DJ: How The Band Phoenix Made A Joyful Record In Chaotic Times

June 9, 201734 min

34 min
Sufjan Stevens, Nico Muhly And Bryce Dessner On Creating 'Planetarium'

June 8, 201718 min

18 min
Guest DJ: alt-J

June 6, 201725 min

25 min
+1 Dan Auerbach Plays DJ

June 4, 201740 min

40 min
Jeff Tweedy, Kevin Morby, big Thief, Mitski, More

May 31, 201744 min

44 min
+1: Why We're Still Obsessed With Tupac

May 25, 201730 min

30 min
Why Remix 'Sgt. Pepper's'? Giles Martin, The Man Behind The Project, Explains

May 22, 201729 min

29 min
Fleet Foxes, The National, Harry Styles Of One Direction, More

May 16, 201741 min

41 min
+1: Ravi Coltrane On His Mother's 'Ecstatic Music'

May 15, 201760 min

60 min
A Mother's Day Mix: Songs That Remind You Of Mom

May 10, 201737 min

37 min
Feist, Beth Ditto, Frankie Cosmos, Rostam, More

May 5, 201738 min

38 min
The Decemberists' Colin Meloy & Olivia Chaney Talk About New Collaboration, Reimagining British Folk

May 5, 201747 min

47 min
The War On Drugs, Shakey Graves, Mr. Mitch, The Mountain Goats, More

April 26, 201767 min

67 min
Kendrick Lamar, Weed, Gems, Cigarettes After Sex, More

April 18, 201751 min

51 min
Todd Rundgren On Technology, Creativity And His New Song With Trent Reznor

April 13, 201727 min

27 min
+1: A Conversation With Matt Martians And Syd Of The Internet

April 12, 201740 min

40 min
San Fermin, Andrew Combs, A Johnny Cash Mashup, More

April 11, 201744 min

44 min
Son Lux, Big Thief, Public Service Broadcasting, Walter Martin, More

April 4, 201754 min

54 min
+1: Comedian Neal Brennan Of 'Chappelle's Show' And '3 Mics'

March 29, 201732 min

32 min
Sufjan Stevens, Gorillaz, Perfume Genius, More

March 28, 201753 min

53 min
+1 How Lenny Kaye, The Godfather Of Garage Rock, Illuminated 'The Psalms'

March 23, 201742 min

42 min
Why SXSW Matters: The Best Of What We Saw, 2017

March 21, 201754 min

54 min
SXSW Late-Night Dispatch: Saturday

March 18, 20176 min

6 min
SXSW Late-Night Dispatch: Friday

March 18, 201719 min

19 min
SXSW Late-Night Dispatch: Thursday

March 16, 201719 min

19 min
SXSW Late-Night Dispatch: Wednesday

March 15, 201715 min

15 min
SXSW Late-Night Dispatch: Tuesday

March 14, 201712 min

12 min
+1 Hey Bands, Why T-Shirts Matter, A Martin Atkins Minute

March 13, 20176 min

6 min
SXSW 2017 Preview

March 12, 201773 min

73 min
+1: Remembering Elliott Smith's Masterpiece, 'Either/Or,' 20 Years Later

March 10, 201732 min

32 min
Alt-J, Elliott Smith, The New Pornographers, Girlpool, More

March 7, 201752 min

52 min
+1: Resistance Radio: Darkly Reimagining The '60s Sound

March 3, 201731 min

31 min
Our Tiny Desk Contest Winner, Land Of Talk, Juana Molina, More

February 28, 201744 min

44 min
Lana Del Rey, Bonnie 'Prince' Billy, Colin Stetson, Penguin Cafe, More

February 21, 201756 min

56 min
Guest DJ: Ryan Adams

February 14, 201753 min

53 min

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