1. bandwidthdc:

    Presenting… Twin Peaks live (and loud) at the Wilderness Bureau for WAMU 88.5’s Bandwidth.

    Watch "Fade Away" above, and check out "Strawberry Smoothie" at bandwidth.fm.

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  2. It’s about us breaking up as a couple and also about changing weather. You know, it’s multiple levels of meaning — weather being a metaphor for my emotions. That’s kind of what all of my songs were about then and, arguably, they still are.

    pwelverumandsun explains the studio creation and his state of mind for The Microphones’ “I Want Wind to Blow” from the 2001 album, The Glow Pt. 2.

  3. ALI SHAHEED MUHAMMAD: I mean, you know you carry New York. I don’t know if you know it, but to me, you’re of that KRS ilk. And there’s not a lot of that. And where we are now, 2014 and moving forward — everything that you’ve done is great, but with where you are now, with the passion for the studio —

    JOELL ORTIZ: I gotta — cause this is a moment. This feels crazy. I’d love to. I’d love to continue to make good music. I’d love to do 150 more Joell Ortiz albums. You can’t promise it.

    Joell Ortiz on Microphone Check 

  4. Watch R&B trio KING make a record lover’s paradise even better with stripped-down version of “Supernatural.”

  5. This is The Mountain Goats’ johndarnielle on nprfreshair talking about his novel Wolf in White Van, self destruction, The Incredible Hulk, and, of course, heavy metal

  6. Sure, Beach Slang’s got a Goo Goo Dolls thing going on. But the shimmering “Dirty Cigarettes” feels lived-in, even ugly, by comparison.
Photo: Jessica Flynn

    Sure, Beach Slang’s got a Goo Goo Dolls thing going on. But the shimmering “Dirty Cigarettes” feels lived-in, even ugly, by comparison.

    Photo: Jessica Flynn

  7. Congrats to Steve Coleman on becoming a 2014 MacArthur Fellow! Watch the saxophonist play the ruins of Fort Adams from our Field Recordings series.

  8. This gosh darn butterfly almost crushed this woman’s hopes and dreams… 

  9. hollyherndon:

    No Such Authority - “Home” with Metahaven

  10. pbsdigitalstudios:

    "My singing… i’ll just say it simple as possible: it’s just godly."
    - Michael Jackson in January 1980


    Watch this never before “seen” interview with Michael (and Janet) Jackson here: http://youtu.be/YoCa3Po7M_8