Shiloh Morningstar Sanchez

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Questlove's Roots: A 'Meta' Memoir Of A Lifetime In Music

<i>This interview was originally broadcast on June 24, 2013. Questlove's hip hop band The Roots is preparing to move from</i> Late Night <i>to</i> The Tonight Show <i>when Jimmy Fallon takes over as the host in February. We kick off this hour with a conversation between TV critic David Bianculli and</i> Fresh Air <i>host</i> …

Goats Head Soup

History has proven it unwise to jump to conclusions about Rolling Stones albums. At first <i>Sticky Fingers</i> seemed merely a statement of doper hipness on …

The Last Bookstore

By Casey N. Cep August 27, 2013<p>Photography credit Scott Garner.<p>My father’s father was a carpenter. I never met my grandfather, but I know from photographs and stories that in addition to farming, keeping dairy cows, and working on a cannery line, he earned money by carpentry. I also know from the …

Paris Review - Gabriel García Márquez, The Art of Fiction No. 69

Interviewed by Peter H. Stone<p>Issue 82, Winter 1981<p>Gabriel García Márquez was interviewed in his studio/office located just behind his house in San Angel Inn, an old and lovely section, full of the spectacularly colorful flowers of Mexico City. The studio is a short walk from the main house. A low …

Aesop Rock And Kimya Dawson Showcase Their Strengths

Kimya Dawson and Aesop Rock both grew up in the New York suburbs and reside in the Pacific Northwest, but they only met after Aesop sent Dawson a fan letter; they eventually evolved into a duo they call The Uncluded. Aesop Rock is a brainy alt-rapper, Kimya Dawson is a playful folk-punk, and both …

Kanye West Stands Alone

What happened over the weekend? At 8:34 on Friday night, Kanye West tweeted. He said he'd be premiering a song in a half hour and we'd have to do what he said to hear it – we'd have to go to a particular address and stand outside with other people and watch a video projected onto the side of a …

Bonobo: A Smoldering Take On 'First Fires'KEXP

Conceived in part above the clouds while imagining the territories below, the songs on Bonobo's latest album, <i>The North Borders</i>, seem barely contained. Expansive and atmospheric, they tend to drift beyond designated markers that define "dance" and "electronic" music, as British DJ and producer Simon …

First Listen: Gold Panda, 'Half Of Where You Live'

<i>Audio for this feature is no longer available.</i><p>Electronic music producer Derwin Panda developed his sound in his hometown of Chelmsford, Essex, as he worked day jobs in record shops and adult bookstores while making music in his studio at night. The resulting tracks that comprised his breakout 2010 …

Microphone Check: Hip-Hop From NPR Music

Microphone Check From NPR Music<p><b>Listen</b><p>Experience the wide world of hip-hop with Ali Shaheed Muhammad, DJ, producer and one-third of the legendary group A Tribe Called Quest, and NPR Music editor Frannie Kelley. We aim to bring you the full breadth of rap music, everything from old school classics to …

Hot 97's Summer Jam: A Referendum On Hip-Hop

In 1987, a vanguard Top 40 radio station in the Bay Area put on a concert called Summer Jam. KMEL 106, under program director Keith Naftaly, played pop next to hip-hop next to dance and R&B, an ethos evident in that first year's headliner, Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam. The next year, Pebbles played and …

First Listen: Statik Selektah, 'Extended Play'

<i>Audio for this feature is no longer available.</i><p>To make <i>Extended Play</i>, producer and DJ Statik Selektah put out the bat signal and more than 40 rappers turned up. They range from middle-aged, battle-scarred pros like Prodigy, Black Thought and Bun B (Raekwon calls them "the vets in the sweats") to the …

Rihanna: Crazy in Love

<i>So a superfamous pop star walks into a comedy club . . .</i><p>Actually, “walks” isn’t quite right. Rihanna more <i>glides</i>. She slips in through the back door,</i> …

‘Rihanna 777’ Documentary Coming to Fox in May

Rihanna’s “777” promotional tour last year wasn’t just a publicity stunt for her new album <i>Unapologetic</i>: now it’s a documentary, too, which will air …