Jack White, Alabama Shakes and Beach House Top NPR Readers’ Best of 2012 (So Far)

Jack White

Jack White holds the crown of current fan favorite in 2012 In case you missed it, NPR polled their readers over the past few weeks to see who would rise to the top of public opinion with the best album of the first half of 2012. The music-loving NPR fans contributed quite the extensive, distinguished [...]

Video: Fiona Apple – “Every Single Night”


We reported earlier that Fiona Apple’s upcoming album “The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do” is currently available for free stream at NPR Music. Now the revered songstress has debuted one trippy music video for the album’s single, “Every [...]

Listen: Patti Smith – “Fuji-san”


Head over to NPR Music and check out “Fuji-san,” Patti Smith’s latest release from her upcoming album Banga. “Fuji-san” is a heavy rock tune dedicated to the victims of Japan’s Tohoku earthquake. Smith fans should not be disappointed, as the punk legend maintains her raw and untamed yet paradoxically wise and poetic vocals. In fact, Smith [...]

Radiohead Drummer, Philip Selway Releasing Solo Album – Hear it Now on NPR


Familial is the new album from Radiohead drummer, Philip Selway.  Selway brings himself into the singer-songwriter role on his new record; a role he left behind as a teen when he became a drummer.  The album is available now on NPR Music to stream until it’s release on August 31. The album is a memorable, [...]