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Steve Perry Makes His Return
Perry's latest solo album, Traces, out Oct. 5, marks his reunion with his own voice. And yes, it's emotional.
Sep 21 2:15PM NPR-Rock/Pop/Folk

Members Of Savages, Yeah Yeah Yeahs And Perfect Pussy Unite For 'Road Trip
The combination of Savages' thundering rhythm section, Perfect Pussy vocalist Meredith Graves and Yeah Yeah Yeahs guitarist Nick Zinner drops a metallic funk-punk bomb-track.
Sep 21 1:05PM NPR-Rock/Pop/Folk

New Music Friday For Sep. 21: Eight Albums You Should Hear Now
Intimate home recordings from Prince, ragged rock from Metric, the angelic harmonies of Mountain Man, and Richard Swift's final, posthumous album are among this week's essential new releases.
Sep 21 9:00AM NPR-Rock/Pop/Folk

Between Chaos And Desire: A Conversation With Christine And The Queens
Talia Schlanger chats with pop music's weird cousin about the new album Chris and it's blurred distinctions between aggressive and vulnerable, masculine and feminine, identity and presentation.
Sep 20 3:49PM NPR-Rock/Pop/Folk

Richard Swift's Final Album, 'The Hex,' Will Be Released Friday
The announcement comes with a new track called "Sept20." According to a statement on Swift's Facebook page, it's his final song from an album he completed shortly before his death.
Sep 20 12:25PM NPR-Rock/Pop/Folk

First Listen: Restorations, 'LP5000
The Philly band distills heft and heart, cathartic choruses and gratuitous guitars into tender, explosive rock.
Sep 20 9:00AM NPR-Rock/Pop/Folk

Hayley Williams Is The 21st Century's Pop-Punk Prophet
There is no precedent for the Grammy-winning, chart-busting, Hot Topic-surviving Williams, who didn't offer permission so much as show a generation of emo girls they did not have to ask for it.
Sep 19 4:00PM NPR-Rock/Pop/Folk

Charly Bliss Takes Us To 'Heaven' In New Single
Get ready to swoon to the power-pop band's first release since last year's charming debut, Guppy.
Sep 19 2:00PM NPR-Rock/Pop/Folk

Exitmusic's Eerie New Video An Elegy To Lost Love
Following the dissolution of their marriage and band, Exitmusic's Aleksa Palladino and Devon Church unleash a gorgeous if haunting storm of images and sound.
Sep 19 2:00PM NPR-Rock/Pop/Folk

Low's Haunting And Holistic Rock Struggles To Answer Life's Big Questions
Alan Sparhawk and Mimi Parker, with assistance from a cast of bass players, have a 25-year history of music making. Low's latest album Double Negative shows an adventurous reinvention.
Sep 18 9:26PM NPR-Rock/Pop/Folk

The Best Acts We Saw At AmericanaFest
Five great minds in public radio talk about standout events and artists across the six-day celebration.
Sep 17 7:02PM NPR-Rock/Pop/Folk

Sounds From The Camp Stage At 2018 Philadelphia Folk Festival
Hear performances from Scottish instrumental trio Talisk, Chicago bluesman Toronzo Cannon and a two song set from the bilingual, Texas-based singer-songwriter Gina Chavez.
Sep 17 4:56PM NPR-Rock/Pop/Folk

The Smashing Pumpkins' (Mostly) Original Line-Up Announces New Album
Billy Corgan, James Iha, Jimmy Chamberlin are back together and will release Shiny and Oh So Bright, Vol. 1 / LP: No Past. No Future.
Sep 14 3:16PM NPR-Rock/Pop/Folk

New Music Friday For Sep. 14: Seven Albums You Should Hear Now
It's a busy release week with a lot of notable albums, including new music from the rapper Noname, dark distorted sounds from Low, melancholy and hope from country singer Carrie Underwood and more.
Sep 14 10:41AM NPR-Rock/Pop/Folk

Alejandro Escovedo: A Latino Punk Pioneer
The Mexican-American musician's latest album, 'The Crossing,' tells a story of identity and rock and roll dreams.
Sep 13 6:42PM NPR-Rock/Pop/Folk

Ester Drang's Velvet-Draped Space-Rock Returns 'From The Ruins
On its first release in 12 years, Ester Drang illustrates that heavily reverbed space-rock truly pops when paired with heavenly melody.
Sep 13 3:00PM NPR-Rock/Pop/Folk

Watch Richard Thompson, The Milk Carton Kids And More Live From AmericanaFest
Catch live performances on Day 5 of the AmericanaFest Day Stage at The Local in Nashville.
Sep 13 2:17PM NPR-Rock/Pop/Folk

First Listen: Metric, 'Art Of Doubt
On its seventh album, the Canadian band returns to the spiky, effusive pleasures of guitar-driven rock and roll.
Sep 13 9:00AM NPR-Rock/Pop/Folk

Hear Wildhoney's Blissed-Out 'Naive Castle' For Slumberland's Singles Series
For its contribution to the 7-inch single series, Wildhoney offers densely-layered dream-pop wrapped in a cheery melancholy.
Sep 12 5:00PM NPR-Rock/Pop/Folk

On The Eve Of A New Documentary, Joan Jett Gets A 'Fresh Start
Fresh Start" sets epically crunching guitar riffs against a larger message about learning from your mistakes, starting over and seizing the opportunities in front of you.
Sep 12 3:58PM NPR-Rock/Pop/Folk