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These finely edited features present the music and voices of artists discussing their songs, their sounds, their bands, their lives and their creative influences.
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Now with over 2,500 audio segments bringing music fans, musicians and music closer together.
- Chuck Wicks: Turning Point
- Green River Ordinance: Fifteen
- Jack Wall: Call of Duty, Black Ops III
- Black Violin: Stereotypes
- Glen Hansard: Didn’t He Ramble
- Dominik Scherrer: The Missing
- Jonathan McReynolds: Life Music, Stage Two
- Bobby Long: Ode To Thinking
- Alicia Witt: Revisionary History
- Angaleena Presley: American Middle Class
- Pat McGee: Pat McGee
- John Anderson: Goldmine
- Whitey Morgan: Sonic Ranch
- Anat Cohen: Luminosa
- Meredith Monk: Piano Songs
- Gretchen Peters: Blackbirds
- Louise Goffin: Appleonfire
- Mohammed Fairouz: Follow, Poet
- Michael J. Smith & Friends: The Spirit of Christmas
- Patty Larkin: Still Green
- Somi: The Lagos Music Salon
- The Barr Brothers: Sleeping Operator
- Lee Ann Womack: The Way I’m Livin’
- Montell Jordan: Captured
- Marco Benevento: Swift
Monthly Archives: June 2002
Michelle Williams, the first member of R&B super-group Destiny’s Child to release a solo CD, "Heart To Yours," has recorded a Gospel CD of inspirational songs with a decisively modern sound. Joined by other noted vocalists, including Shirley Ceasar, Mary … Continue reading
After two decades as Soul Asylum’s frontman, Dave Pirner has recorded his first solo CD. He began working on "Faces and Names" after moving to New Orleans, and the recording finds Pirner singing personal songs against a musical backdrop influenced … Continue reading
Richard Morel is a singer-songwriter-producer who blends rock and electronic sounds in modern-sounding songs that have more personal story lines than most club mixes. He describes "Queen Of The Highway" as an audio roadtrip, with snapshots of notable people, places, … Continue reading
Julia Fordham is an exceptional vocalist whose artistry sits on the fine line between jazz singing and well-crafted pop. Her seventh recording, "Concrete Love," features notable co-writing, production and studio talent – Larry Klein, Gary Clark, Dean Park, Indie.Arie – … Continue reading