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WXPN's live performance and interview program featuring music and conversation from a variety of important musicians

Members of the Juno-award winning Canadian band talk about their new album, The Sun and Her Scorch , and play songs from it live.


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The eclectic band's new album, _Dream Hunting in the Valley of the In-Between_ , is its first in seven years.
Zeshan B's music combines his love of American soul with influences from India and Pakistan, where his parents grew up. His latest album is called _Melismatic_.
The Watkins Family Hour's latest album, _Brother Sister_ , is the first album that the siblings have written as a duo in their 30-plus year career.
There are lots of projects that you might know Stephen Malkmus from, but none of them sound like his latest album, _Traditional Techniques_.
Hear a conversation with Lucinda Williams recorded from her home in Nashville at the end of June about her new album, _Good Souls Better Angels_.
Killer Mike and El-P talk about the way _RTJ4_ has resonated in a moment when people have taken to the streets to protest against police brutality and systemic racism.
An estimated 1.9 billion people tuned in to watch Live Aid 35 years ago today. The brainchild of Bob Geldof, it was an unprecedented, star-studded benefit concert.
In this session, Nelson reflects on _First Rose of Spring_ , his 70th studio album released July 3.
You'll hear full band performances as well as an interview with The Jayhawks' bandleader, Gary Louris, in this session.
Though it features members of Interpol, The Walkmen and Bonny Light Horseman, Muzz says the term "supergroup" doesn't apply.
This might be kind of an unusual summer, but Nicole Atkins' new record has come just in time for you to be able to visit the beach through your headphones!
One of the most successful electronic music producers joins us for a spirited conversation that covers music, technology and foam pits.
Clark's racked up writing credits working with other artists over the years. Now she's released her third album, _Your Life Is A Record._
Glaspy found success a couple of years ago with her debut full-length album, _Emotions and Math._ Now she's back with a new one, called Devotion.
Do you remember realizing your parents weren't exactly who you thought they were? Thao Nguyen explores the themes of fault and forgiveness on her latest album.
Jason is a thoughtful, gifted storyteller and songwriter, and also a caring, engaged thinker, someone who never shies away from speaking his mind.
Mt. Joy was recently on the road with The Lumineers when the tour was cut short by the pandemic. The members of the group perform for us separately from home in this session.
The Smell has been a home to lots of LA bands and musicians, including artists like No Age, Ty Segall, Mika Miko, Best Coast, Warpaint and Feels.
From Nat King Cole and Frank Sinatra to Bonnie Raitt and Paul McCartney, here's how the studios at Capitol Records in Los Angeles influence artists' sound.