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Worth Watching - Portugal. The Man, The Shins, James Blake

Worth Watching – Portugal. The Man, The Shins, James Blake

A fun clip from Portugal. The Man (picured), The Shins have two different versions of Name For You, and Natalie Portman plays the role of mom in a clip for James Blake…

Worth Watching - SXSW Snapshot

Worth Watching – SXSW Snapshot

Our friends at WFUV/New York give us a snapshot of SXSW with stripped down performances from The New Pornographers, Sundara Karma, and Alex Lahey…

Worth Watching - Lorde, New Pornographers, Mellencamp, More

Worth Watching – Lorde, New Pornographers, Mellencamp, More

Problem high schoolers tear the joint up in The New Pornographers clip, Lorde returns, and John Mellencamp is in vintage form…

VuHaus Announces SXSW Live Stream

VuHaus Announces SXSW Live Stream

Public Radio collaborative VuHaus will deliver a daylong stream of live performances from SXSW, featuring Spoon, Valerie June, and more…

Tiny Desk Contest Continues to Be Among the Best Ideas In Music

Tiny Desk Contest Continues to Be Among the Best Ideas In Music

New Orleans’ Tank and the Bangas have won the 2017 Tiny Desk Contest, but the real winner may be the idea itself, having garnered more than 6000 entries…

Worth Watching - Coldplay W/ Chainsmokers, Spoon, Band of Horses

Worth Watching – Coldplay W/ Chainsmokers, Spoon, Band of Horses

Coldplay and Chainsmokers team up for a new track; Spoon and Band of Horses release new videos — both featuring costumed monsters bearing flowers…

Worth Watching - Depeche Mode, Kings of Leon, Sampha

Worth Watching – Depeche Mode, Kings of Leon, Sampha

Depeche Mode (pictured) are in vintage form as they drop a protest song, Kings of Leon deliver a new mini-movie, and Sampha releases something simple and elegant…

Grammy Notables

Grammy Notables

With a strong list of Triple A and Alternative nominees, Adele again led the pack picking up three of the Big Four, and five overall. David Bowie also won five. See other notables…

Artist Spotlight - Bobby Bazini

Artist Spotlight – Bobby Bazini

French Canadian singer-songwriter Bobby Bazini is well known at home, and hopes to duplicate that success in the States with help from some big names…

Worth Watching - Father John Misty, London Grammar, Ryan Adams, Jain

Worth Watching – Father John Misty, London Grammar, Ryan Adams, Jain

It’s shaping up to be a great Q1, with new music from Father John Misty, London Grammar, Ryan Adams, and newcomer Jain. Check out their new clips…

Playlist Freshening - Strand of Oaks, Elbow, Cass McCombs, Bash & Pop

Playlist Freshening – Strand of Oaks, Elbow, Cass McCombs, Bash & Pop

Coming back from a couple of weeks off, we’re gonna all want to freshen up the playlists. Here are a few ideas from indie labels…

Worth Watching - Sharon Jones, Kings of Leon, Elbow

Worth Watching – Sharon Jones, Kings of Leon, Elbow

The Dap-Kings release a new video for the holidays, Kings of Leon rev it up a bit, and Elbow are on a Mission in Burma…

Worth Watching - Band of Horses, Kishi Bashi, Mondo Cozmo

Worth Watching – Band of Horses, Kishi Bashi, Mondo Cozmo

More great performances coming from non-commercial Triple A stations. Check out some gems from the studios of WFUV, KCRW, and The Current…

Grammy Award Nominees - The Triple A and Alternative Cheat Sheet

Grammy Award Nominees – The Triple A and Alternative Cheat Sheet

Adele, Twenty One Pilots, David Bowie, Rhiannon Giddons, Bon Iver, and Sarah Jarosz are among the Triple A and Alternative rockers with multiple nominations…

Worth Watching - Rolling Stones, Grandaddy, Seratones

Worth Watching – Rolling Stones, Grandaddy, Seratones

The Rolling Stones and Grandaddy both release videos featuring cars and women; The Seratones release a stylized performance clip…

Between the Cracks - Songs That Aren't In Your Music Meeting But Maybe Should Be

Between the Cracks – Songs That Aren’t In Your Music Meeting But Maybe Should Be

Side projects from Wye Oak and Lykke Li have produced some very airworthy tracks, plus a little powerpop from Ohio’s Cloud Nothings…

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