Listen to a live version of Big Freedia's "N.O. Bounce," taken from Smithsonian Folkways' massive upcoming Jazz Fest retrospective.
Kamasi Washington and Herbie Hancock are hitting the road together.
Listen to the premiere of "A Small Piece Of String" by Honey Oat.
Leikeli47 played a six-song Tiny Desk Concert for NPR on Monday.
The latest single from Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah’s forthcoming Ancestral Recall is a hypersyncopated attempt to capture cubism through rhythm.
Tracks we love this week include Billie Eilish's "wish you were gay," Carly Rae Jepson's "Now That I Found You," Deem Spencer's "how beautiful," and more.
Phony Ppl performed material from their first two albums when visiting NPR recently.
Cinematic drones, and literary whisperings saturate King Midas Sound's mix, that sounds from another dimension.
Grammy nominated South African artist Sjava talks about pushing through cultural prejudice and the creative struggles of being signed.
The acclaimed trumpeter tells a story through songs from women like Georgia Anne Muldrow, Oumou Sangare, and Anais Mitchell.
Listen to Toro Y Moi's newly released single "Ordinary Pleasure."