Behind the Scenes: Director Sanaa Hamri on Prince’s “Black Sweat”


Few artists are as known for their distinctive eras as Prince. From Purple Rain to The Rainbow Children to PLECTRUMELECTRUM, each Prince album is accompanied by its own creative world. 3121 represents a return to some of the legend’s greatest strengths, situated within the context of the early 21st century. Now, following the 15th anniversary of the release…

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Prince album ‘Welcome 2 America’ to be released in July


The Prince estate has announced that Welcome 2 America, an album Prince recorded in 2010 but never shared with the public, will be released on July 30. Welcome 2 America is the first stand-alone Prince album to be released posthumously, as opposed to re-releases (1999, Sign O’ The Times) or compilations (Originals). It will be…

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Interview: Colin Meloy talks 20 Years of The Decemberists

Interview with Colin Meloy of The Decemberists

Colin Meloy and Mac Wilson sit down for a virtual interview as The Decemberists celebrate their 20th anniversary this month. The two look back at iconic releases and memories from The Decemberists' catalog, and discuss the craft of building a setlist in the age of streams.

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St. Vincent talks about 'Daddy's Home,' and SNL

Interview with Annie Clark of St. Vincent

St. Vincent's Annie Clark connects with Jade to talk about her upcoming album, Daddy's Home, the visual representations that have accompanied the eras of her discography, and putting together the band for her recent Saturday Night Live performance.

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Coffee Break: Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo

Today is Cinco de Mayo, a day that commemorates the defeat of French forces in the city of Puebla in Mexico in 1862. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear by artists or bands with Mexican-American roots? Send us your requests.

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Wellness Wednesday: Staying safer during summer travel


When it comes to travel, summer 2021 happily looks a lot safer than summer 2020. Still, the COVID-19 pandemic is not over and it's important to keep safety in mind as you make your vacation plans. Infectious disease expert Jill Foster shares some considerations.

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